Hippopotamus

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Name: Hippopotamus
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 41 mins ago - 2 reports

Watch: And This Is What Zoo Animals Do for Halloween

Polar bears, grizzly bears, gorillas and hippos feast on pumpkins at Brookfield Zoo in Illinois. ... [Published ABC News - 6 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Weighted blankets give autistic children the warm fuzzies

Leslie Brooks had always been handy with a needle and thread. So when a psychologist she was working for told her a young autistic client was having trouble sleeping at night, Ms. Brooks decided to make the child a weighted blanket – a type of bed covering ... [Published Globe and Mail - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

NH This Weekend: Get Out (While You Can)

The cold weather is coming... and Hippo Editor Amy Diaz is thinking about getting outside before it does. This weekend is a good opportunity to see some nature at in Holderness, Listen Listening... / Amy Diaz explains why it’s a great time of year to ... [Published NHPR - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Amy Diaz, Hippopotamus
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

’Fatstar’ passenger reveals truth behind letter

Source: Supplied SOMETIMES, you have to wonder about humanity. This is one of those cases. A man whose open letter claiming to be a fat man who was shamed on a Jetstar flight has fessed up — it’s not really him.Here’s the deal.In December last year, Sydney ... [Published NEWS.com.au - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Discovery of role for key genes opens new blood cancer research avenues

Laboratory reers from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have discovered a role for an important group of genes in the development of blood cells, opening the door to new re directions in blood cancers.In findings published overnight in Current Biology, ... [Published Noodls - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Evolution vs. Engineering: 5 Inventions Nature Beat Us To

When marvelling in the magnificence of human innovation, it’s easy to forget the power of good old fashioned trial and error. Natural selection has produced arguably the most complicated thing in the known universe (tip: it’s in your head). So we shouldn’t ... [Published Forge Today - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

An “Imminent Cure” for Diabetes? The Real Story Behind the Headlines

Wudan Yan in Hippo Reads: You may have read  recent media stories stating that a cure for Type I Diabetes is “imminent”  and wondered what the buzz was about—is a cure indeed imminent and, if so, what does this mean for modern medicine? Yes, scientists ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 5 reports

Zoo Announces Winning Hippo Name

Posted On October 29, 2014Share This:(Louisville, KY) — The Louisville Zoo’s baby hippopotamus has a name. Zoo officials say “Jahari” is the winner, based on votes cast through visitors’ donations. Jahari was one of 25-hundred names submitted for ... [Published EagleCountryOnline.com - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Help Lowry Park Zoo name newborn pygmy hippo

TAMPA --A pygmy hippo was born two weeks ago at Lowry Park Zoo, and now the zoo is asking the public to help name the newborn.The 2-week-old female calf was born Oct. 11 to its mother, Zsa Zsa. To celebrate, the zoo is holding a contest to name the 14.5-pound ... [Published Bay News 9 - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Asian Hollywood in Bunbury (The West Australian)

Movie moguls: Alan Lindsay and Kerr Xu. Picture: Hayley Davis/WA NewsBunbury could become the "movie capital of Australia" through a five-storey studio and training facility on the back of $160 million in film deals.Bunbury production company Vue Group ... [Published West Australian - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

'Obese' plane passenger hits back after being called 'hippo' in traveller's viral complaint letter

Tony Posnanski has disputed a letter of complaint penned by Rich Wisken to Jetstar that branded the person next to him a "fleshy boulder"A holidaymaker labelled a 'hippo' in a complaint letter to an airline firm that went viral has hit back at the angry ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

READ: Plane passenger's complaint letter about man 'the size of hippo'

"I want to be compensated for the physical pain and mental suffering caused by being enveloped in human blubber for over four hours"The letter to Jetstar Airways, which has since gone viral, was penned by a furious Rich Wisken.Rich was flying Jetstar ... [Published Closer Online - Oct 29 2014]

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...fractures have straight edges, showing that they were made by a sharp instrument, rather than as a result of accident or trauma," she points out. "We know that Howard Carter, and a colleague of his, [Dr. Douglas] Derry, who carried out an autopsy on the mummified remains , had to break the body in several places to remove it from the sarcophagus, where it was stuck with resin. There is, in fact, only one fracture, which occurred actually around the time of death, and that is the knee fracture. To find a single fracture lends support to the epilepsy theory, as unusual fractures are common among people with untreated epilepsy."
...The plucky owner, Michelle Mazurkiewicz, greets us by saying, "It's quite rustic, but that's what we like about it." The well-used stables were the neighbouring Rhebokskloof Wine Estate's original wine cellar, once upon a time...
Yes, you definitely get the nut jobs, the ones waving placards saying, "Carrots are an abomination before God! Kill the orange sticks of evil!" And these are the people who do deserve to be scorned, snorted at and sidelined

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An “Imminent Cure” for Diabetes? The Real Story... [Published 3quarksdaily - Oct 30 2014]
Wudan Yan in Hippo Reads: You may have read  recent media stories stating that a cure for Type I Diabetes is “imminent”  and wondered what the buzz was about—is a cure indeed imminent and, if so, what does this mean for modern medicine? Yes, scientists ...
Wall Streeters Are Heading To This Safari Resor... [Published Clusterstock - Oct 25 2014]
For two decades, Singita lodges have been a destination for the world's wealthy to experience an African safari in the lap of luxury. So naturally Wall Street has taken notice. With 12 different safari experiences at five lodges/camps over half ...
But they wear tutus in cartoons! [Published CNN.com - Video - Oct 21 2014]
Tony is surprised to learn hippos are vicious, unpredictable, incredibly fast-moving killers on Parts Unknown: Tanzania ...
Why Offer a Hand When It’s Funnier to Take a Pi... [Published JD Journal.com - Oct 21 2014]
Summary : Funny pictures of the conflicted relationship mankind has with the animal kingdom. Have you ever seen a graphic or violent picture in the news or on the internet, and after empathizing with the victim, stopped to ask, “Why didn’t the ...
Improving Your Information Architecture With Ca... [Published Smashing Magazine - Oct 20 2014]
Information architecture (IA) is one of those buzzwords you’ve probably heard before. It refers to the organization of the information on your website and how it all fits together. When planning your IA, involve users of your website in the process ...
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