And now let's toast schnitzel! (Reuters) - Reuters - Not enough time to fry your own schnitzel? A German firm has come up with a frozen version that can be cooked in a pop-up toaster in just three minutes.
Brits less popular after Europeans get to know them (Reuters) - Reuters - A poll of Europeans showed people ofdifferent nationalities liked each other more after getting toknow each other, except in the case of the British -- whobecame less popular.
The wedding's off -- see you in court! (Reuters) - Reuters - Instead of walking down the aisle of achurch, a former New York couple will traipse down the aisle ofa court room to settle a fight over a $48,800 (23,866 pound)diamond engagement ring.
Australia cemetery trains lifeguard gravediggers (Reuters) - Reuters - An Australian cemetery is traininggravediggers as lifesavers and has installed a defibrillator tojumpstart the hearts of grief-stricken mourners who regularlycollapse at funerals.
Pentagon's record contract: a recording error (Reuters) - Reuters - The U.S. Defense Department said onThursday it was awarding what might have been its richest-eversingle contract at $24 billion (11.7 billion pounds), but iterred by a factor of 1,000.
Study shows elephants can literally sniff out danger (Reuters) - Reuters - Elephants can literally smell danger,according to a study on Thursday that shows the animals cansniff out whether humans are friends or foes.
'Lingerer' asks NYC court to drop case (AP) - AP - Standing around to chat on a busy Manhattan street can certainly create an inconvenience for other pedestrians. But is it illegal?
Australia's treasurer stuck with stockbrokers (Reuters) - Reuters - Australia's Treasurer Peter Costelloshowed stockbrokers he is a good man in a crisis after gettingstuck in an elevator for close to an hour while campaigning forthe November election.
Woman with DUI arrests told not to drive (AP) - AP - A judge ordered a woman arrested five times in six months on suspicion of drunken driving, including three times in the last month, not to drive after finding out she still had a valid license.
Research shows Neanderthals may have talked (Reuters) - Reuters - Neanderthals, often portrayed asgrunting, club-carrying brutes, may have been capable ofsophisticated speech, researchers said on Thursday.