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Poor Pups: Chocolate Poisonings in Dogs Spike During Christmastime

Poor Pups: Chocolate Poisonings in Dogs Spike During Christmastime

The findings reveal significant seasonal peaks of chocolate ingestion cases across the year, most notably at Christmas and to a lesser extent at Easter - as chocolate becomes more accessible within the home. Chocolate contains a stimulant called theobromine , which is similar to caffeine. When a vet receives a dog exposed to chocolate, the usual course of action is to administer vomiting-inducing medication to flush the chocolate out of the stomach.


Nokia 9 to feature dual selfie cameras with autofocus and FHD support

Nokia 9 to feature dual selfie cameras with autofocus and FHD support

The f/2.0 sensor is responsible for video and the camera module supports autofocus. Notably, the listing highlighted a Chicony CKACE16 module that is now found to have a dual camera system, as reported by folks at GSMArena . The Nokia 9 device also comes with an Android 8.0 Oreo operating system and with 128GB of Internal Storage memory. The handset will also come with dual rear cameras, one camera will feature a 12 megapixel sensor and the other one a 13 megapixel sensor.



Amazon May Be Developing A YouTube Competitor

While these could easily mean anything, there's a good chance that these are names for an upcoming video streaming service from Amazon . In the filings, both services appear to be quite similar to YouTube , with Amazon writing, that each would deliver "non-downloadable pre-recorded audio, visual and audiovisual works via wireless networks on a variety of topics".


Amazon Music Ending Cloud MP3 Storage, Streaming Option

Amazon Music Ending Cloud MP3 Storage, Streaming Option

Audi's is injecting a cohort of its cars with access to Amazon Prime Music and Amazon Music Unlimited through its nifty infotainment unit. Amazon Music , meanwhile, let you upload your own songs from your Mac or PC. If you're a paid member for the service that allows for up to 250,000 songs, or if you sign up before January 15, you'll be able to continue to upload music, and you can also continue to renew your subscription for the foreseeable future.


Winter Solstice at Newgrange

Winter Solstice at Newgrange

Each year, the OPW runs a Winter Solstice Lottery to select a handful of visitors from across the globe to witness the spectacular display in person. Up until December 21, we are losing daylight minutes every day, then once the winter solstice occurs we start gaining seconds of sunlight back every day.


SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket sets up at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket sets up at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch

Earlier this morning, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted photos of the company's much-hyped Falcon Heavy rocket. The rocket's maiden launch should be quite a spectacle, whether it's a success or failure. The post, which included the simple message "Falcon Heavy at the Cape", also featured three photos, including two showing the rockets laying on the Space Coast facility and a third showing the rockets' thrusters.