The Water Bowl: Would Women Ditch Their Dates for Their Dogs?


updated 11/08/2012 AT 6:00 PM ET

originally published 11/21/2012 AT 12:40 PM ET

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A quarter of women surveyed said they would leave their significant others if their pet didn’t approve. Half of those who participated in the study also said they greet their pets before anyone else when they get home. –Daily Mail

The turkeys making their way to the dinner table this Thanksgiving are genetically different than their wild ancestors. “Ancient turkeys weren’t your Butterball,” the head of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute’s Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics says, noting that today’s turkeys have less genetic variation. –Discovery News

After an ad comparing a laptop to a puppy caused controversy among consumers, Samsung pulled the commercial in question, titled “Don’t Give up on Puppy Love.” “It was clearly upsetting people,” a rep for the company’s ad agency says of the video, which showed people physically attacking their computers. –Mashable

Before recording his latest track, rapper Lil B found the purr-fect guest star: his Tabby cat, Keke. The single, billed as a history-making appearance by a feline as the primary artist, was unveiled on YouTube on Wednesday, and features Keke purring throughout with Lil B spitting rhymes as backup. –TIME