Songwriter Diane Warren saves escaped cow from slaughter

Songwriter Diane Warren stepped in Thursday to save the life of cow that eluded capture for more than a day after a herd escaped from a Southern California slaughterhouse and stampeded through a suburb. The Grammy-winning artist contacted the city of Pico Rivera to arrange to have the cow sent to the Farm Sanctuary north […]


Mike Ditka opposes Bears leaving city of Chicago

One of the most popular Bears of all time is not happy with talk that the team could leave the city of Chicago. Mike Ditka, who was both a Hall of Fame tight end for the Bears and the only head coach to lead the Bears to a Super Bowl victory, said he opposes the […]


Unique neuron can guide our way home by turning compasses into a gyroscope

Finding our way home from work or school is something most of us take for granted. Persons with Alzheimer’s disease, however, can get lost even when moving between such familiar locations and often struggle to find their way home. Exactly the same inability to get home is also seen in people who do not have […]


Nissan CEO says performance for April, May better than expected

Nissan Motor Co’s (7201.T) financial performance in April and May was better than expected, the automaker’s president said at the annual general meeting (AGM) on Tuesday. The announcement to shareholders came after the automaker’s forecast last month that its sales would break even for the fiscal year that began on April 1. “But we already […]


Final Fantasy 9 animated kids series in the works

A Final Fantasy 9 animated kids series is in the works. Kidscreen reports Paris-based Cyber Group Studios has done a deal with Square Enix to adapt the 21-year-old role-playing game into an animated series aimed at eight to 13-year-olds. It’s early days, though. Cyber Group Studios plans to pitch the project to broadcasters in the […]


Holy cow, not again! More bovines get loose in a US town

The revenge of the cows heated up Thursday with yet another instance of a herd getting loose in a U.S. community. This time a cattle-hauling truck rolled over along Interstate 64 in West Virginia, and an emergency dispatcher in Cabell County said a bridge connecting Huntington to Lawrence County, Ohio, also had to be shut […]