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By Cristina Roskoff-Harris | Exciting Articles From Around The World

Kids make their cat its own newspaper to read while it’s sitting in its litter box

There’s nothing like having something good to read while you’re locked down on the loo.<p>No bathroom is complete without a magazine basket.<p>So why …

Cats

Live crocodile found on Hollywood's beach

A live six-foot crocodile arrived on Hollywood beach Monday morning, leading authorities to cordon off part of the beach from swimmers.<p>The crocodile, …

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

New Amazon Fire Tablet OS Update Stops You From Sideloading Apps

Amazon recently pushed out a firmware update for their FireOS operating system and the build number is OS 5.6.0. It is primarily applicable to the …

BTV brings local TV to your phone and desktop for free

There’s a new way to watch local TV on your PC or smartphone, and at no cost. Didja, a Silicon Valley-based company, is taking over-the-air TV …

San Francisco Bay Area

Operation Burnham Dairy

Share This Story<p>Just one week ago, disturbing surveillance video at an Okeechobee, Florida dairy farm that sells and distributes milk to Publix …

Medicine

New report shows how Mexican cartels are infiltrating Texas

Print Media

Tiny house owners can find land to park on with Try It Tiny

A new resource for tiny home lovers<p>One of the biggest qualms folks have about tiny houses is where to park them—after all, zoning regulations differ state by state and aren’t always tiny home-friendly. Enter Try It Tiny, a new online community that hopes to connect tiny house owners with landowners …

Housing

Is Now the Time to Get Rid of Cable TV?

With one daughter headed to college and another just a few years away, Ron Baslow, a single dad, was looking for ways to economize. One easy target: …

This $40 box is your new best friend and your cable company’s worst enemy

If you have a standard cable internet provider like Comcast, Spectrum/Time Warner Cable/Charter, and so on, it’s high time you met the TP-LINK DOCSIS …

Wi-Fi

How is your pet handling the roll back of Daylight Saving Time?

<b>Dear Readers:</b> If you haven’t signed up for my Pet Pal Connection newsletter, you’re missing out on some good stuff. It includes links to some …

Pets

'Hell is Here' for burning elephants in award-winning photo

An image of two elephants fleeing a mob that set them on fire in eastern India highlights the ongoing human-elephant conflicts in the region.<p>The photograph, named “Hell is Here,” was taken by Biplab Hazra and was named the winner of the Sanctuary Wildlife Photography Awards 2017.<p>The image shows a …

West Bengal

12 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Your Streaming Devices

With the emergence of streaming devices, getting your favorite content from the internet to your TV is getting easier every day. Although Roku, …

Smart TV

Senior Dog Left Behind When His Family Moved Was So Hungry He Ate Rocks To Survive

When Stewie’s family decided to move away, they left him behind — and the poor dog waited at their old house for a year, hoping that one day they’d …

Dogs

Driving with your pet in the car could get you a £5,000 fine

Drivers are being warned that they could face fines of up to £5,000 if they drive with their pet in the car.<p>New research from uSwitch.com has …

Pets

The Latest: Trump says he's monitoring situation in Texas

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a church in Texas (all times local):<p>2:35 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump has tweeted from Japan that he is monitoring the situation in Texas following a mass shooting at a church.<p>Trump tweeted: "May God be w/ the people of Sutherland Springs, …

San Antonio

New 'Black Death' FOUND: Deadly virus WORSE than plague and with no CURE breaks out - WHO

The disease, known as Marburg virus disease (MVD), is similar to Ebola and can be lethal in up to 90 per cent of cases.<p>Emergency screening has begun …

Disease

America Fights Back: 1 Million Cord-Cutters Freak Out Cable Industry

The only way patriotic Americans can forever destroy the likes of CNN, MSNBC, ESPN, and a whole herd of left-wing entertainment corporations is to …

Televisions

Florida Woman on Horseback Charged With DUI

LAKELAND, Fla. — A Florida woman may have to pony up after police busted her for riding a horse down a busy highway while intoxicated.<p>Polk County police arrested 53-year-old Donna Byrne and charged her with drunk driving after multiple drivers called 911 to report a woman on a horse was hoofing it …

Crime

The Poor American

I started working at home back in the ’80’s when it wasn’t so cool or even a trend.<p>As the time progress and working at home become more and more the …

I met Sophia, the world's first robot citizen, and the way it said goodbye nearly broke my heart

• <b>Sophia, an emotionally expressive humanoid robot and new citizen of Saudi Arabia, was in town for a conference, and I got to meet it.</b>• <b><br>It doesn't have legs and couldn't move anything but its face, but I was touched by what it had to say.</b>• <b><br>Robots like Sophia are going to make us confront what</b> …

Robots

Ghosts of bad decisions haunt Florida highway

Let me tell you a ghost story.<p>No, I'm not talking about some ectoplasmic special effect from Disney's Haunted Mansion. I'm talking about a real ghost …

Ghost Stories

Comcast: Loss of cable television subscribers accelerates

Cable television subscribers are leaving Comcast at a faster pace, the company reported Thursday, reflecting the impact of a consumer shift from traditional TV services to online channels and streaming services.<p>Philadelphia-based Comcast (CMCSA) reported a loss of 125,000 total video customers …

Televisions

Roku streaming may soon be available on many more devices

Roku is still synonymous with its media devices, but you may have to shake that notion before long. <i>Variety</i> tipsters claim that Roku is planning a first move into streaming video on third-party hardware. Reportedly, it's negotiating rights to offer its ad-supported video beyond its own gear, with …

Smart TV

Sling TV May Soon Be Included With Your Wireless Bundle

Today Sling TV announced a deal with the Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) to bundle their live and on-demand service with CCA members’ wireless …

Televisions

'Soap' and 'Benson' actor Robert Guillaume dies at age 89

Robert Guillaume, known for his Emmy, Tony and Grammy-winning work, as well as TV sitcoms "Soap" and "Benson," has died at age 89.<p>The St. Louis-born performer died at home Tuesday in Los Angeles, according to his widow, Donna Brown Guillaume. He had been battling prostate cancer, she told The …

Entertainment

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs raised their kids tech-free — and it should've been a red flag

• <b>Interviews with Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and other tech elites consistently reveal that Silicon Valley parents are strict about technology use.</b>• <b><br>A new book suggests the signs may have been clear years ago that smartphone use should be regulated.</b>• <b><br>There may be a way to integrate tech into the classroom,</b> …

Bill Gates

‘Zoo’ Canceled By CBS After Three Seasons | Deadline

After three seasons, CBS summer drama series <i>Zoo</i> is coming to an end.<p><i>Zoo</i>‘s run matches that of CBS’ first summer drama series under the current …

TV

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Professor shames entire class by publishing students' browsing history

A university professor publicly shamed his students by publishing a complete list of the class's internet browsing history.<p>Entitled "Things I Noticed …

Education