The Cat Who Regularly Catches Bus Rides

The ginger moggy, who was named after the Artful Dodger from Oliver Twist, has taken to hopping on and off the public transport at the bus station near his home. The 15-year-old Tom even sits on bemused passengers’ laps as the bus makes up to 10 mile round trips from Bridport to Charmouth in Dorset. Dodger is such a regular customer that some of the drivers take tins of cat food to work with them to give to him. They even know what stop to let him off at. At the end of his journies the roving moggy returns to his home and owner Fee Jeanes. Mrs Jeanes, 44, believes Dodger first took a liking to the buses as they are warm like greenhouses when the sun is on them.” w/ photo

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Cardboard Cop Cars Slow Traffic

Traffic police in China have come up with a cost effective way of slowing down speeding motorists – with a cardboard cut-out of a squad car. The cut-outs, which look like police vehicles from behind, are being used as a traffic calming technique in eastern China’s Jiangsu Province. One motorist, Liu Yuan, said: “I spotted what I thought was a police vehicle parked on the hard shoulder so I hit the brakes. “It when I went past it, I was stunned to see that it was just a thin piece of board painted to look like a cop car. “It was so realistic. It even had a solar panel to power a flashing light to make it look even more realistic at night.” w/ photo

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Restless Pigeon

“A pigeon choose an escalator to rest, which may not be the best place to do so.”

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Stage Actor FAIL

“Actor falls after standing on a chair during a screaming fit. She had on high heels and stood on a padded folding chair. The play went on after a few quick jokes and ran for 2 more days. (the not so funny part) This actor now has a torn muscle in his back. He won’t be standing/screaming/jumping on any more chairs for awhile.” — MrParts2007

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Can Babies Spot Liars?

Babies can recognize liars and will avoid imitating their unreliable behavior, a study has revealed. If an adult has previously acted dishonestly, babies will not copy them as they would with other grown-ups, according to researchers from Montreal, Canada. The study published in LiveScience said that even in their early years, children can identify certain behavior as ‘irrational or inefficient’, reported the NZ Herald… Researcher Ivy Brooker from the Concordia University department of psychology said: ‘This shows infants will imitate behavior from a reliable adult. ‘In contrast, the same behavior performed by an unreliable adult is interpreted as irrational or inefficient, therefore not worth imitating.” w/ photos

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Top 7 High Tech Ready-To-Eat Meals

“Even so, there is perhaps one thing, due to biological necessity, that all the peoples of the world can agree upon: food is good. However there is also something else that most people will agree to: cooking is bad. Given these two propositions it is hardly surprising that significant amounts of scientific, economic and technical resources have been invested in reducing in the amount of time it takes to get that tasty treat ready to eat. With this is mind we present for your delicious infotainment 7 of the most cunning ready-to-eat meals that human ingenuity has yet devised.” w/ photos

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