“Cluck Norris” and “Billie the Pidge.”

“Cluck Norris” and “Billie the Pidge.”

Two of the Las Vegas pigeons seen around town wearing tiny cowboy hats have been captured. Animal rescuers trapped the pigeons, which they’ve named “Cluck Norris” and “Billie the Pidge.” Each one still had the hat glued to its head, but a local veterinarian has safely removed them. The group is looking for a third hat-wearing pigeon they’ve named “Coolamity Jane.” She still remains at large and still no suspect who has time in his life to glue little pastel cowboy hats to pigeons. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Metro UK claims Amazon’s virtual assistant, Alexa, now has the ability to stop families from arguing during their Christmas dinner. The company did research and found that 6:30 p.m. on Christmas Day is the time when family arguments are most likely to happen. Amazon has added a distraction feature to Alexa. When someone says, ”Alexa, change the subject”, she’ll spark a new debate by asking questions like ‘Is Die Hard a Christmas movie?’ and ‘What would your superpower be and why?”

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CBS says a British company, called Standard Toilet, has designed a new toilet seat that stops employees from taking long bathroom breaks. The toilet bowl and seat are slanted at 13 degrees. This puts pressure on people’s legs and makes them less likely to sit on the toilet for long periods of time. (Oh, great, I guess I’ll have to respond to emails from my desk from now on.)