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How To Take A Selfie With Your Dog

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When you're trying to take a selfie with your dog, telling your pet to "say cheese" probably won't elicit a smile.

But a tennis ball perched on top of a smartphone is a real attention getter.

The "pooch selfie" is a simple attachment that allows dog owners to attach the fluffy ball.

It's been a hit on Kickstarter. Now to the bigger challenge — getting cats to focus.

Adventures In Airport Securty

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Customs agents in Paris seized 115 live scorpions.

They'd come from Cameroon, bound for the U.S., marked as samples for medical research though the shipper sells "animal companions."

Screeners in Denver noticed bottles labeled T-N-T. They cleared the area.

And they found the bottles held bath salts.

They bottles labeled T-n-T were wedding favors at the marriage of people whose names both start with T.

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A new rule from the Obama Administration aims to further reduce the main ingredient in smog. That might sound like good news if you live in a city where smog is a problem. But after the rule was announced, there were plenty of complaints about it.

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