These stories are worth a click

By People Staff
Updated October 13, 2011 03:30 PM
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These stories are worth a click:

A squirrel ran across home plate during a St. Louis Cardinals playoff game, and since then, even as it sets traps to catch squirrels in the stadium, the team has embraced the “Rally Squirrel” as a good-luck charm. The Cardinals are two games away from advancing to the World Series. –AP

That’s one costly hairball! A retired security guard was brushing his dog’s hair in a park in Nottingham, England, when he was issued a $117 fine for littering. –Daily Mail

Researchers at Northwestern University say that they have “found a way to safely and rapidly turn off the allergic response to food allergies.” In experiments on mice bred to have food allergies, scientists introduced proteins to blood cells that stopped the allergic reaction. –CBS News

Always wanted to pet a cat on your iPad? There’s an app for that, called KITTY!, and it features “fur modeling.” –Laughing Squid

An Indiana man driving through Georgia refused to let police officers search his car at a highway traffic stop, and explained it was because he had snakes in his car. Officers found 10 snakes and three different lizard species in the vehicle. –Atlanta Journal-Constitution