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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
By United Press International
Researchers create harness that translates body language of dogs

Researchers create harness that translates body language of dogs

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- North Carolina researchers said they have created a dog harness outfitted with technology designed to ease interspecies communication with canines.
Ben Hooper
Nestlé Japan putting robot in stores to sell coffee machines

Nestlé Japan putting robot in stores to sell coffee machines

TOKYO, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Nestlé Japan announced that a humanoid robot designed to read human emotions will be used to sell Nescafé coffee machines in stores.
Ben Hooper
Naperville houses amaze with Halloween light show

Naperville houses amaze with Halloween light show

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- VIDEO: Nick Thomas and his neighbor Steve Jandick are once again celebrating Halloween night with a musical light show synced with Halloween decorations.
Aileen Graef
Burger King Japan offers all-you-can-eat Whoppers

Burger King Japan offers all-you-can-eat Whoppers

TOKYO, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Burger King Japan announced its annual all-you-can-eat Whopper promotion is returning for customers who purchase an $11 meal.
Ben Hooper
Satanic Temple submits materials for Fla. schools

Satanic Temple submits materials for Fla. schools

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A New York-based Satanist group has officially submitted a coloring book and two fact sheets to a Florida school district to review for distribution.
Ben Hooper
Mustache Hall of Fame accepting nominations

Mustache Hall of Fame accepting nominations

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The American Mustache Institute announced the first inductees into the International Mustache Hall of Fame will be announced on Burt Reynolds' birthday.
Ben Hooper
French town bans clown costumes for Halloween

French town bans clown costumes for Halloween

VENDARGUES , France, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Officials in a French village have banned anyone over the age of 12 from dressing up as a clown for Halloween to avoid crimes committed by "evil clowns."
Ben Hooper
Survey: Phones used more as alarm clocks than to make calls

Survey: Phones used more as alarm clocks than to make calls

LONDON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A British survey suggests making calls is the sixth most common use for a cellphone, behind browsing the Internet and using the alarm clock function.
Ben Hooper
'Social experiment' gets fake racist punched

'Social experiment' gets fake racist punched

HAMILTON, Ontario, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A Canadian filmmaker's "social experiment" to see how Canadians respond to anti-Muslim bigotry ended with the actor playing a racist being punched by a witness.
Ben Hooper
The Almanac

The Almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
By United Press International
Dog helps police track down its owner

Dog helps police track down its owner

PRATTVILLE, Ala., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Police track down alleged drug dealer with help from the suspect's dog.
Danielle Haynes
Ghostly orbs, the Grey Lady and a Doorway to Hell

Ghostly orbs, the Grey Lady and a Doorway to Hell

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Halloween ghost stories: Glass-smashing orbs, a haunted Game of Thrones location and Ohio's "Doorway to Hell" among the spooky sights caught on camera in 2014.
Ben Hooper
Some see 'Jesus' in smoke of California fire

Some see 'Jesus' in smoke of California fire

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Some California residents said a shape in the smoke above a house fire may indicate the home's occupants were being watched over by Jesus Christ.
Ben Hooper
Groom carries bride, falls on top of her

Groom carries bride, falls on top of her

CAMP VERDE, Ariz., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A viral video from an Arizona wedding shows the groom running with his bride in his arms before falling face-first onto his beloved.
Ben Hooper
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