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"I myss ye earth so much/I miss my wyfe/Tis lonely out in Space!/On syche a ty-y-ymeless flyte! I'm a Rocket Catte!" A researcher at the University of Pennsylvania was startled, gazing at a recently digitized manuscript, to notice what appeared to be a 16th-century cat in a jet pack.
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The Swiss Arms Classic Green semi-automatic rifle, placed on the prohibited list by the RCMP, will stay in the hands of owners for five years after a government amnesty.
Teens who have tried electronic cigarettes may be more likely to smoke regular cigarettes, according to the authors of a new study.
The Senate on Thursday rejected legislation that would have stripped military commanders of the power to prosecute sexual assaults and other major crimes.
In this Jan. 23, 2012 file photo, cast member Titus Welliver arrives at the premiere of "Man on a Ledge" in Los Angeles.
KENDAL Calling returns for a 9th action-packed year with a whole host of artists confirmed for the Lake District festival.
TOWARDS 680, ALMOST A 35-MINUTE DRIVE. THESE SHORT FREEWAY LOOKING GOOD. STILL IN THE GREEN.
Disappointed with the annual conservative gathering of national activists known as CPAC, U.S. Rep. Steve King is going to a different event.
Portland hasn't always been as liberal as it is now. The 2013 Oregon Values & Beliefs Project survey shows it is far more liberal than the rest of the metro area and the rest of the state.
Santa Cruz County Sheriff/Coroner Phil Wowak is expected to announce Thursday that he will not seek re-election, a surprise move by one of the most respected public officials in the county.
Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to a bill limiting the ability of Missouri cities and counties to restrict cellphone towers.
My wife and I recently moved to Los Angeles. To prepare, I reread a handful of the Philip Marlowe novels by the great Raymond Chandler, from The Big Sleep to The Little Sister .
Homeowners who want to go solar but don't have the cash now have a new alternative, courtesy of Oakland startup Mosaic : Mosaic President Billy Parish, left, attends a ceremony celebrating an installation on the roof of the Oakland Youth Employment Partnership with Mayor Jean Quan.
Happy Mondays front of house engineer Gerry Parchment and monitor engineer Jasen Hattams at one of the Avid S3L control surfaces on the tour For a UK tour by British alternative band Happy Mondays celebrating the 25th anniversary of its second album entitled Bummed , the band and crew returned home when possible.
The Fairfield Art Assocation's exhibit "Pseudoscience: The Photograph as Evidence of Truth and Artifact of Fiction" features photos like the one above by Texas artist Twyla Bloxham.
The loose change in American pockets could get a bit lighter and take on a new hue as the U.S. Mint considera a change to the mix of metals it uses to make quarters, dimes and nickels.
The rave reviews and vivid photographs of Beck Center and Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre Program's production of CARRIE the musical captured the attention of its writer and composer.