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Is A Rat Smarter Than Google?

Posted 06.06.2012 | Science

By: Sean Captain, TechNewsDaily Managing Editor Published: 06/04/2012 11:47 AM EDT on TechNewsDaily A rat is smarter than Google. And that's no ...

Rodent Study Yields Surprise About 'Success' Of Rats, Mice

Posted 04.29.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/27/2012 05:21 PM EDT on LiveScience Rats and their close relatives, including mice, make ...

Giant Rat Killed In England

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.23.2012 | Weird News

An English man named Brian Watson killed a large rat his granddaughter's boyfriend found while cutting grass, Sky News reports. "I heard him shout...

'House': House Lies To See Who He Can Trust

Posted 04.03.2012 | TV

Everybody lies. That's Dr. House's mantra, and he proved it this week by playing a trick of sorts on his team in the latest "House" (Mon., 9 p.m. ET o...

Everyday Beverage Turns Hard Workers Into Slackers, Study Suggests

Posted 03.30.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/28/2012 01:08 PM EDT on LiveScience What separates a hard worker from someone who doe...

Sperm Scientists Test Odd Approach To Male Contraceptive

Posted 01.30.2012 | Science

Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer First Published 01/29/2012 07:44 PM EST Two 15-minute tickles could be the future of...

LOOK: Picture Of HUGE Rat Allegedly Found In New York Foot Locker Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.06.2012 | New York

A stomach-churning picture of a giant rat that was allegedly found in a Bronx, New York, Foot Locker store is making the rounds on the Internet a few ...

Blek le Rat, "The Godfather" of Stencil Graffiti Celebrates 30 Years of Art in the Streets

Mia R. Benenate | Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts
Mia R. Benenate

In the intense world of street art, Blek le Rat's work is a breath of fresh air--ironic considering he's stood at the forefront of the movement for ov...

Watch: Rat Tempts Predators With Poisonous Mohawk

Posted 10.05.2011 | Green

A species of African rat has developed a novel advantage in the evolutionary struggle - it slathers poison across the fur on its back. The rats apply ...

Ben Muessig

PHOTOS: It's Rat Catcher's Day -- And Exterminators Don't Even Know It

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Muessig | Posted 09.21.2011 | Weird News

Exterminators work long hours setting traps in dark corners and dank basements -- but July 22 is their day in the sun. Or at least it's supposed to...

Utah Man Accused Of Eating Live Baby Rat

AP | Posted 08.22.2011 | Food

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah man faces an animal cruelty charge after a Facebook video surfaced showing him eating what appeared to be a live baby rat. T...

PHOTOS: Rat Fashion Show Highlights The Best In Rodent Couture

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Rats can play a big role in the world of science -- but what about in the realm of style? Rodent lovers tried to prove that rats aren't creepy hous...

Starbucks Responds To Video Showing Rat On Store's Counter

Posted 06.29.2011 | Food

Despite a local resident finding what is believed to be a black rat inside a Starbucks located in Richmond, British Columbia, there is no cause for al...

Rodent Scurries Past Obama In Rose Garden: Was It A Vole? (PICTURE, VIDEO)

Mark S. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP)- In the midst of his battle with the titans of Wall Street, President Barack Obama was nearly upstaged by a rodent. Obama had just beg...

Man Catches 3-Foot-Long Rat, Flees Scene With It In Satchel

Telegraph | Malcolm Moore in Shanghai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The rat, which weighed six pounds and had a 12-inch tail, was caught at the weekend in a residential area of Fuzhou, a city of six million people on C...

Rat Found Roasting In Salmonella-Infected Peanut Plant

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(CBS) A former employee of the Georgia peanut plant at the center of a criminal investigation in a nationwide salmonella outbreak says he saw a rat dr...

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...