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Human sense of smell as good as that of dogs

Human sense of smell as good as that of dogs

What scents - glorious or gross - can a twitchy little mouse nose detect that are passing right by us? "But you don't necessarily need to smell more smells because you're bigger". In 1879, Broca divided animals into two groups. Cheer up, humans! We're not as bad as we think we are. In addition, humans subconsciously use smell to learn about their surrounding world, including the people in it.


Juncker hails expanding European Union on visit to Romania

Juncker hails expanding European Union on visit to Romania

Besides addressing the Parliament and meeting President Klaus Iohannis and Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu, Juncker also attended a public debate with the citizens, held at the National Art Museum. Last week, Mr Davis had already accused the Commission of attempting to intimidate the United Kingdom. It reported that European Union officials and Mr.


Head of troubled NYC jail system plans to resign

Head of troubled NYC jail system plans to resign

The head of New York City's jails is expected to resign on Friday amid mounting pressure following a series of scandals over the misuse of city property and his department's spying on city investigators, according to local media reports . Staffers were drafting Ponte's resignation speech Thursday evening, the sources said. The calls for his resignation came after Ponte, who has served in the role since 2014, allegedly lied under oath at a City Council hearing Monday, Burrell reported.


Blame game heats up as budget work hits a standstill

Blame game heats up as budget work hits a standstill

Complicating the situation is that Republicans, with a one-vote majority in the Senate, have not been able to vote on the remaining budget bills because a key lawmaker is out on a family medical emergency. "They pulled out", Dayton countered. Both sides are hoping to avoid a repeat of 2011, when Dayton and a GOP-controlled Legislature deadlocked over how to solve a $6 billion budget deficit, triggering a 20-day government shutdown.



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Mexican victory celebration now flawless reason for American revelry

Mexican victory celebration now flawless reason for American revelry

To celebrate Cinco de Mayo , taking place Friday this year, try this recipe for salsa by Sammy Millan, executive chef at Buck & Honey's Restaurant. Though cities like Puebla and Mexico City have their own traditions marking the holiday, it's not one of Mexico's bigger celebrations as a country.