The Water Bowl: What Happened to the Dog Heroes of 9/11?
Now that 10 years have passed since 9/11, many of the search-and-rescue dogs who worked through the rubble are retired, but the efforts they made are still remarkable. They searched for 12 hours at a time and were "pulling on the leash to go back to work" each day. –Reuters
A woman waiting for on a New York City subway platform was sitting on a bench when a rat bit her foot. She was "quite hysterical" after the incident and was taken to the hospital. –am New York
The world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini raced two dolphins in a pool outside of Rome and lost. They had to swim twice as many lengths as he did, but they overtook him anyway. –AP
Dolphins talk in a manner similar to humans, according to a study of recordings made in 1977. They "convey information and their identity regardless of the depth that they are swimming." –Wired
A British woman who has spent more than $150,000 on her four pet Yorkies, in part to throw a wedding party for one of her dogs, has now found a man of her own. –Daily Mail