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Got Bugs? Animal Planet Will Fix It, Film It

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

You may think bed bugs are so 2010, but they still exist, so much so that Animal Planet wants to help New Yorkers by fixing the problem. The catch? Th...

Catch Him, But Don't Kill Him

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

We're in bed watching an old black-and-white movie when suddenly my wife sits up with a jolt, pointing toward the kitchen with a trembling finger. "Oh my God, a mouse just ran by!"

GROSS: Pennsylvania Home Found With Foot-Deep Piles Of Rats

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW BRIGHTON, Pa. — A western Pennsylvania home will be demolished because it is so overrun with rats that they measure about a foot deep in spo...

Rats & Land Mines: Colombia Teaches Rodents To Sniff Out Explosives

The Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Early next year, anti-narcotics police will begin deploying squads of rats to sniff out land mines in remote areas of Colombia where leftist rebels an...

1,000 Rats Removed From House On Reality TV Show

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SAN JOSE, Calif. — About a thousand rats are awaiting adoption in California after being rescued from a house featured on the A&E reality TV sho...

WATCH: Coyote Takes A Stroll Down State Street

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A coyote that was spotted running down State Street early Monday may be in the Loop on assignment: to help keep the city's rodent population at bay. ...

PHOTOS: Adorable Or Ugly? The Ultimate Animal Showdown

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Occasionally we here at Huffington Post will post a video or photos of what we think is a cute little animal, and the comments will erupt into a debat...

Genetically Modified Soy Diets Lead to Ovary and Uterus Changes in Rats

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/235 If you're still eating genetically modified (GM) soybeans and you plan on having kids, a Brazilian study...

'Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat'

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals" (HarperCollins, $25.99), by Hal Herzog: Consider the cockf...

Replacing the "Guinea Pig:" Safer, Humane Chemical Tests

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Animal tests are expensive and time consuming, and their relevance is often questioned by stakeholders on one side or the other, leading to disputes over which chemicals represent a real threat.

WATCH: Man Teaches Mice To SURF

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A gang of surfing mice in Australia are giving Laird Hamilton a run for his money. Shane Wilmott, a resident of the Gold Coast in Australia, has bee...

Rats Invade The Upper East Side

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Are rats taking over the Upper East Side? Subway construction, cutbacks on city exterminators, and the nice weather (well, not today), may be a respo...

COLUMN: What We Can Learn From Rats

The Cornell Daily Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

These similarities between stressed rats and students are remarkable, and Cornell students can learn quite a few lessons from the rodents. Studies on ...

Rodent Infestation Closes Pennsylvania Capitol Cafeteria

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Why is the cafeteria at the Pennsylvania Capitol infested with mice? Probably because health inspectors didn't visit it for fo...

Farmer Kills 83,000 Rats And Wins Color TV

Telegraph | Ben Leach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mokhairul Islam, 40, won a first prize of a colour television for killing some 83,450 rats in the past nine months in Gazipur district near the South ...

Ten Ways to Sane in an Insane World

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

7. Take the time to look people in the eye, say hello, goodbye, ask "How are you" ; listen to their answer and ask a question. Remember how to communicate with people again on a human face-to-face basis.

This Week in Animals: Bat Love Songs, Celebrity Pets, Lobster Power And More!

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HuffPost Green posted some informative animal stories this week, which we hope that you enjoyed. Flip through our slideshow for a refresher and don't ...

Rats Cleared From Alaska's Rat Island

McClatchy | Erika Bolstad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After two centuries of an epic infestation, Alaska's Rat Island finally may merit a name change. The island, part of a national wildlife refuge in the...

3 Accused Of Letting Rats Chew Toes Off Ohio Baby

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WAVERLY, Ohio — Three people have been accused of letting rats bite a 6-week-old girl and chew off her toes at their cluttered Ohio mobile home....

How To Live On $0 A Day: Finding A Best Friend You Can Afford

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

Whether you're a President or a pauper, everyone needs a best friend. Someone you can trust with your deepest darkest secrets. Someone who won't sell you out for money or status.

Understanding W.

Charlie Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charlie Rose

2008-10-20-brolin.jpg I spoke with with Oliver Stone and Josh Brolin about their new movie, W. Brolin, who plays Bush, told me about what he did to prepare for such a role.

Iger's TV Rat Problem

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The ladies of "The View" kicked off Tuesday's show by complaining about the gigantic rats scurrying around backstage. By the end of the hour, they rec...

Sam Stein

Does Romney's Ad Against McCain Contain A Subliminal Message?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Is there a subliminal message in Mitt Romney's recent attack (err... contrast) ad against Sen. John McCain? About seven seconds into a spot criticizi...