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  • Chimps find human yawn contagious, but is it monkey see, monkey do?

    Chimps find human yawn contagious, but is it monkey see, monkey do?
    A young chimpanzee will yawn when a human does, regardless of whether the face is familiar, according to a study that suggests contagious yawning grows stronger in our primate cousins as they grow up. Researchers yawned, gaped or wiped their nose in...
  • Video shows chimpanzees find human yawns contagious

    Video shows chimpanzees find human yawns contagious
    Grown chimpanzees can't resist the power of a yawn, even if it comes from humans. That's the result of a study involving orphaned chimpanzees rescued from Africa's illegal bush meat trade. Elainie Madsen, an evolutionary psychologist from Sweden's...
  • Florida man awakens in Palm Springs ER speaking only Swedish. Why?

    Florida man awakens in Palm Springs ER speaking only Swedish. Why?
    It's a story that is captivating people on both sides of the Atlantic. On Feb. 28, the Desert Sun newspaper reported, a man was discovered unconscious in a Motel 6 in Palm Springs. He was taken to the hospital, where he awoke in the emergency room. ...
  • Relative of man who awoke in Palm Springs hotel with amnesia found

    Relative of man who awoke in Palm Springs hotel with amnesia found
    A relative of a man who was found unconscious in a Palm Springs motel room four months ago and woke up speaking only Swedish has finally been located, the Desert Sun newspaper reported Tuesday. A sister of 61-year-old Michael Boatwright -- who has spent...
  • Search of Justin Bieber tour bus in Sweden yields weed, stun gun

    Search of Justin Bieber tour bus in Sweden yields weed, stun gun
    As if Justin Bieber's European escapades haven't been entertaining enough already, let's add ... a drug raid in Sweden! A strong smell of marijuana got authorities' attention Wednesday night when the bus was outside the Biebs' hotel before the Stockholm...
  • Summer crayfish festival at IKEA stores Aug. 16: Wear a funny hat

    Summer crayfish festival at IKEA stores Aug. 16: Wear a funny hat
    Every summer, I regret the loss of the Swedish restaurant Gustaf Anders in Costa Mesa and its annual crayfish festival. Not to mention the Princess cake draped in pale green marzipan.  It won’t be the same, but here’s the thing: It’s...
  • Obama's Moscow visit is called off, and not just because of Snowden

    Obama's Moscow visit is called off, and not just because of Snowden
    WASHINGTON — The Edward Snowden case may have been the last straw, but the White House decision to cancel a Moscow summit next month came after President Obama decided the meeting was unlikely to resolve any of the issues increasing tension...
  • Volvo Trucks president stars in stunt video 'The Hook'; now he's done

    Volvo Trucks president stars in stunt video 'The Hook'; now he's done
    Despite the fact that he "doesn't like heights," Volvo Trucks President Claes Nilsson recently spent two hours standing on the front panel of a Volvo FMX construction truck dangling 66 feet above the ocean. There was no stunt double. It really was...
  • Obama drops in on Sweden for last-minute visit en route to Russia

    Obama drops in on Sweden for last-minute visit en route to Russia
    STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Like a distant cousin who unexpectedly shows up for dinner after years of ignoring invitations, President Obama arrived in Sweden on Wednesday for a last-minute, but first-ever, presidential visit to this Scandinavian capital....
  • Pictures in the News | September 4, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia, where Japanese and Russian flags are visible on the plane of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Saint Petersburg's airport ahead of the G20 summit. The Group of 20 advanced and emerging nations summit...
  • 'The Story of Film: An Odyssey' gives a non-Hollywood history

    'The Story of Film: An Odyssey' gives a non-Hollywood history
    Hollywood is not the center of the cinema universe in film critic-historian Mark Cousins' acclaimed 15-hour documentary, "The Story of Film: An Odyssey," which has its U.S. television premiere Monday evening on Turner Classic Movies. Cousins, 48, said...