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An organic watchdog organization says big organic egg and milk producers are violating organic rules. As evidence, it offers aerial photos — but some photos may not be of organic operations.
Archivists at Norway's National Library, at its vault in the Arctic Circle, found an almost complete version of Empty Socks, featuring the character who came before Mickey Mouse.
The number of students being held back has been cut nearly in half, and researchers have no idea why.
The southern sea pup, now known as Luna, was found on a beach in California in October and later transferred to the Shedd Aquarium, where a naming contest was held this month.
The UK's National Air Traffic Control Center experienced a mid-afternoon power failure that has grounded most of the air traffic over London.
SeaWorld has be under fire for years, over its treatment of Orcas. A critical documentary suggested the treatment led to the death of a trainer in 2010.
Quick and inexpensive genetic sequencing is offering a glimpse of the microbes inhabiting our bodies. One woman volunteered to have her microbes catalogued. Her mom, husband and dog did, too.