How can professional journalists draw public attention to important news stories? A team of investigators from the University of California and the University of Miami have a word of advice. And the word is ‘Dogs’. Their findings are published in PS: Political Science & Politics, (Volume 47, Issue 04, October 2014, pp 819-823) under the […]
Animal Fighters Speculation (c.1901)
“Supposing all the animals in the ‘Zoo’ at Regent’s Park [London] were to begin a fight to the death, who would be the ultimate victor?” – asked a syndicated item in The Mercury (Hobart, Tasmania) on Wednesday the 16th of January 1901. The article ran through the various fighting attributes of elephants, lions, tigers, deer, […]
Telegraph: BBQ sauce good for health!
The London Telegraph cautiously interprets a possibly new research study, presenting the happy headlines: Barbecue sauces ‘are good for your health’ Barbecue sauces can be good for your health, scientists have found. (Thanks to investigator Ron Josephson for bringing this to our attention.)