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Dogs' brain scans reveal vocal responses

<b>Devoted dog owners often claim that their pets understand them. A new study suggests they could be right.</b><p>By placing dogs in an MRI scanner, researchers from Hungary found that the canine brain reacts to voices in the same way that the human brain does.<p>Emotionally charged sounds, such as crying or …

First Fecal Transplant Bank Opens

The Massachusetts-based company has delivered stool samples to 13 hospitals around the country.<p>A lot of people don't give a crap. But OpenBiome, a company based in Cambridge, Mass., does, quite literally. The group has opened a facility that collects stool samples from healthy, pre-screened …

Men Who Vandalized Egyptian Pyramid To Prove Theory Face Charges

Two self-styled amateur archeologists from Germany, who filmed themselves scraping off pieces of Egypt's Great Pyramid in hopes of proving that the ancient wonder was built by people from the legendary city of Atlantis, are now facing possible criminal charges in their home country.<p>During a trip to …

Time travellers: please don’t kill Hitler

If you find yourself suddenly gaining access to a time machine, what’s the first thing you’d do? If you said “kill Adolf Hitler”, then congratulations; you’re a science-fiction character. Actually, the whole “access to a time machine” thing suggested that already, but the desire to kill Hitler …

World Press 2014: Polar Homelands and Haystacks

<i>Each year, an international panel of visual luminaries gathers at World Press Photo in Amsterdam to judge tens of thousands of images submitted by photojournalists from around the world. The results of this year’s contest were announced on February 14, with six awards going to photographers on</i> …

Personalized voices crafted for those with speech problems

If you were a little girl who couldn't speak, would you want to sound like Stephen Hawking?<p>Hawking, the renowned physicist who has lost the ability …

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Public Mobile to end Unlimited Data option, will now offer 1GB per month

When the Competition Bureau completed its review of the TELUS/Public deal they noted that Public Mobile believed its current $19/month Unlimited plan …

Google deal is no 'gentlemen's agreement', says EU antitrust chief | News Home | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - The EU antitrust chief defended a deal with Google over how it displays web search results, following criticism from rival firms and his own colleagues, saying there had been no gentlemen’s agreement to close the case.<p>The Google signage is seen at the company's offices in New York …

Hot Pocket Alternatives: 8 Recipes for Flaky, Filled Treats

Don't fret over the Hot Pocket recall! Make your own version at home instead, with these 8 recipes.<p>If you're a Hot Pocket fanatic—like some of us here at <i>Bon Appétit</i> <del>are</del> were in high school—you might be shocked/hurt/upset that two kinds of the meat-and-cheese-filled dough sacks have been …

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How Tuscan Butcher Dario Cecchini Breaks Down a Pig

Famed Italian butcher Dario Cecchini shows—in 23 detailed photos—how to break down a pig, Tuscan style<p>When you're a larger-than-life character like <b>Dario Cecchini</b>, a mythical quality can follow you around. So while it's a fact that Cecchini, the storied butcher of Chianti, has long been a mentor to</b> …