Ancient Beaver Fossil Named After Buc-ee’s

An ancient beaver fossil discovered by University of Texas researchers has been named after Buc-ee’s, the Texas- based convenience store chain that also has several travel centers in Alabama. Buc-ee’s is known for its beaver mascot. The lead author of a scientific journal article about the discovery said a Buc-ee’s billboard inspired the name for […]

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‘Winnie the Pooh’ Slasher Canceled In Hong Kong

‘Winnie the Pooh’ slasher film pulled from Hong Kong cinemas Public screenings of a slasher film that features Winnie the Pooh were scrapped abruptly in Hong Kong on Tuesday, sparking discussions over increasing censorship in the city. Film distributor VII Pillars Entertainment announced on Facebook that the release of “Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey” […]

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Hospital to Stop Delivering Babies

Idaho hospital to stop delivering babies, partly due to ‘political climate’ Brooke Macumber planned to have her fourth child in the same small hospital where two of her older children were born — the same place her husband had been delivered decades earlier.   But at 23 weeks pregnant, she found out that the facility, […]

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Buffalo Wild Wings Sued

Buffalo Wild Wings sued over claim that ‘boneless wings’ aren’t wings A new lawsuit has a bone to pick with Buffalo Wild Wings: A Chicago man is suing the popular chain for false advertising, claiming its “boneless wings” aren’t really wings at all. Aimen Halim says he purchased the “boneless wings” in January only to […]

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Chinook Salmon Season Canceled

The recreational and commercial salmon fishing season has been canceled along the coasts of Oregon and California, through the middle of May, due to dwindling numbers of Chinook salmon in the states’ largest rivers following years of drought. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries announced the in-season action to protect the Klamath River fall-run […]

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$632K For A Single Tuna

A sushi chain boss paid $632,000 for a 466-pound bluefin tuna at auction on Thursday. The 74.2 million yen winning bid for the prized but imperiled species was the second highest ever after a record 155.4 million yen bid in 2013 at the annual New Year auction at the famed Tsukiji market. Kiyomura Corp. owner […]

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