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Daily GIFs: August 27, 2014

Getting through the day can be tough, but you know what makes it easier? Adorable GIFs. Check out these furry mini-flicks floating around the Internet. It's probably the cutest way to waste time and wait for the weekend. 1. "Time for some love?" 2. Shuffling seal. 3. "Ah, yes, that's the spot. And there. Right there is good too." 4. "Do you have any bamboo for me?" 5. "I'm coming to say hi! Wait, no, I'm not. False alarm." Share this on Facebook? Get another dose of adorable animals:...

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Science Exonerates Theft-Accused Magpies

PARIS - Magpies, black-and-white birds which for generations have been known as jewelry thieves, are in fact wary of shiny objects, a myth-busting study has claimed. Credit: Getty Creative In a series of experiments, British animal behaviorists found that, far from being kleptomaniacs, the birds were in fact fearful of unknown objects. The team had arranged a selection of objects, shiny and dull, at different sites on the University of Exeter campus and observed the reaction of wild and captive magpies. Items included metal screws and foil rings -- half of them painted blue with matt paint and the rest left shiny -- and a piece of aluminum foil, with piles of nuts in between. "Magpies...