Nobel Prize winner honored with dedicated campus bike rack

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri is honoring its Nobel Prize-winning scientist with an unusual accolade: a dedicated spot in a bicycle rack.

Manchester Students’ Union passes motion for jazz hands to be used instead of clapping

A students’ union has replaced clapping with jazz hands in a bid to prevent people suffering from anxiety or sensory issues.
The University of Manchester Student’s Union passed a resolution encouraging the practice at their first meeting of the year.
According to the student newspaper, Mancunion, they will use the British Sign Language alternative of jazz hands so that clapping is more inclusive.

Police find stolen doughnut van, share treats with homeless

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — It was a lucky day for some Florida police officers who recovered a stolen van filled with Krispy Kreme doughnuts.

Perfect scapegoat: Goat on road jams morning traffic near DC

GERMANTOWN, Md. (AP) — The appearance of a goat on a road in a Maryland suburb of Washington created traffic delays and an opportunity for county police to come up with many puns.

Doggy bag: Beagle intercepts roast pig at Atlanta airport

ATLANTA (AP) — A passenger traveling from Ecuador was relieved of leftovers when an intrepid beagle found a roasted pig's head in baggage at the world's busiest airport.

Couple plans to visit 6 Disney parks on 2 coasts in 1 day

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Tennessee couple plans to visit six Disney parks on two U.S. coasts in one day.

$1,000 reward to nail thieves of California hammer sculpture

HEALDSBURG, Calif. (AP) — The artist who created an 800-pound (363 kilograms) sculpture of a hammer that was stolen from a Northern California community center is offering a $1,000 reward to nail the thieves.


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