Ig Nobel winner: Using pork to stop nosebleeds
BOSTON (AP) — There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center.
Winners of the 2014 Ig Nobel Awards
The 2014 Ig Nobel winners, awarded Thursday at Harvard University by the Annals of Improbable Research magazine:
Dog found in Oregon heading back to Pennsylvania
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania.
46 years later, owner to get stolen Jaguar back
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forty-six years ago Ivan Schneider, successful Manhattan lawyer, bought himself the Jaguar convertible that would feature in a most unusual tale of unrequited love.
Skunk with head stuck in beer can rescued in Ohio
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio.
Police: Lonely man made repeated 911 calls
HARRISON CITY, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been charged with making three 911 calls to report bogus emergencies simply because he was lonely and wanted paramedics to show up.
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