August 24, 2010 10:09 PM

These stories are worth a click:

Terrible idea of the day: A British woman threw a cat into a garbage can – and was caught on tape doing it by a CCTV camera. The woman stopped to pet the tabby, but then picked her up by the scruff of her neck, tossed her into a green bin and shut the lid. The cat was rescued by her owners 15 hours later. –Mail Online

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined SeaWorld $75,000 for three safety violations surrounding the events that resulted in the death of trainer Dawn Brancheau last year. Brancheau died after a 12,000-lb. killer whale pulled her into the water. SeaWorld disputed the agency’s findings. –CNN.com

Will dogs save us from bedbugs? Humans are relying more and more on canines trained to sniff out bedbugs, which have been spreading rapidly across the country. But as the demand for these dogs increases, watch out for imposters. –WSJ’s Metropolis

Bedbugs aren’t the only thing dogs are sniffing out – they’re also being trained to find smuggled cell phones in prisons. Mobile devices, believe it or not, have a distinct odor. –AP

The egg industry, which was already under scrutiny for operating methods that critics have called cruel and unsafe, is being investigated after half a billion eggs were recalled because of concerns about possible salmonella infection. The FDA has said that the farms in question were not operating using acceptable practices. –New York Times

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