2012 YEAR IN REVIEW
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Year in Review 2012: Astronomical Wonders
Once-in-a-lifetime astronomical events and monumental scientific achievements drove people to look to the skies and online on Yahoo! throughout 2012.
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- Do Dogs Need Coats or Sweaters? Only 3 Types Do
Q. How do I know if my dog needs a sweater or coat this winter? A. I feel safe in saying that if you have a healthy, young Siberian Husky or Alaskan Malamute who's acclimated to the cold and has the glorious coat common in the Northern breeds, you likely won't have to invest in canine clothing for walks in the snow. In general, there are three kinds of dogs who benefit from the insulation provided by a sweater or coat, as well as the protection afforded by life as a pampered house pet: Though protection from the elements is the biggest reason to put clothes on dogs headed outside, it doesn't hurt to leave a sweater on these dogs inside if you're keeping the heat down to save energy and money.
- Teens Arrested for Letting Friend Drive Drunk in Fatal Crash
Could you be held accountable for allowing someone else to drive drunk? Two 17-year-old boys arrested in Glastonbury, CT on Thursday are finding out the hard way that you possibly can. They were charged with misdemeanors because police say they knew their friend Jane Modlesky, also 17, was too drunk to drive when she got behind the wheel of an SUV in July before crashing into a tree and dying.
- Kate Middleton's $35 Zara Necklace is (Unsurprisingly) Sold Out
Another day, another company strikes gold thanks to Kate Middleton. A day after the Duchess of Cambridge wore a $35 sparkly, crystal bead Zara necklace to attend the premiere of "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" to honor the late Nelson Mandela, the necklace has sold out on Zara's website. Middleton paired the piece with a cream-colored Roland Mouret gown and wore her hair in a casual ponytail - a departure from the previous evening when she showed off a glittery tiara (a family heirloom valued at quite a bit more than $35) for an event at Buckingham palace. More on Yahoo Shine: Extra, Extra! Kate Middleton Has Gray Hair, Too
- Doc McStuffins Is Breakout Holiday Toy for Boys and Girls of All Races
- Here's Why You Don't Have to Refrigerate Butter
You'll visit some homes where butter is left on the counter, while others would balk at ever leaving a dairy product outside of the refrigerator for long. Though, according John Bruhn, a dairy-foods specialist at the University of California at Davis: "Most butter contains added salt, which impedes the growth of spoilage bacteria." So, while butter will go bad, it happens much more slowly than with unfermented dairy products, such as milk. Unsalted butter takes about a week to spoil, but it contains enough natural salt to slow the growth of bacteria that causes spoiling.
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- Trim the Treats: 7 Secretly Healthy Christmas Cookie Recipes
- Takeout at Home: Pad Thai