The Water Bowl: Squirrel Interrupts Tense MLB Playoff Game!
A squirrel ran across home plate during the fifth inning of a playoff game between the Phillies and the Cardinals, briefly interrupting the game and prompting the Phillies' manager to later say that he would have liked to shoot the rodent. "The whole place was laughing," said first baseman Ryan Howard. "It was like a streaker." –SportsGrid
In more squirrel news, U.K. television viewers were stunned to see a shot of a well-endowed squirrel's other nuts during the finale of a reality cooking contest called The Great British Bake Off. "DAZZLING," reported one viewer. –Guardian
Love your dog and love cooking? It must be your birthday! There's a new cookbook coming out this month called The Culinary Canine and features recipes for that will please your beloved four-legged friend. –Grub Street
To better understand autism and related conditions, scientists have bred autistic mice. "There should now be hope that sometime in the future, it might be possible to develop new autism treatments using this new mouse model," said a researcher. –Daily Mail
Seven hundred and fifty members of the media are the lucky recipients of leather boots made to fit for cats. The boots were created to promote the upcoming animated film Puss in Boots. –WSJ.com