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Flatulent cows make shed explode, report says

Methane gas from 90 cows comes together with a static electric charge to cause a lot of damage.

By Jan. 27, 2014


Robot cowboys get cows moooving on the range

Researchers set loose a real-life electric rustler to round up livestock, and say the cows fared well with their new robotic herder.

By Nov. 20, 2013


Police: Texting woman plows into cows (her name is Cowit)

Some things you cannot make up. In New York, a 21-year-old named Daisy Cowit is busy on her phone and, according to police, drives her Jeep into a herd of cows.

By Nov. 5, 2013


Cows' lady parts text farmers when it's time for a booty call

A female cow's privates aren't so private anymore with Anemon, a system that senses when she is in heat and texts an alert to the farmer.

By Oct. 2, 2012


Tipping cows down on the FarmVille

To encapsulate many game experts' view of wildly successful social games as mindless and repetitive, one video game theorist has created the purposely inane "Cow Clicker" as a statement.

By Jul. 26, 2010


'Smart cows' can text owners when mooood strikes

A U.K. research project will equip dairy cows with the same sensor used in Wii controllers to alert farmers by text if they're getting sick or they're, um, in heat.

By Feb. 22, 2012


As Nissan shifts production from Japan, no sacred cows

Automotive News reports on Nissan's manufacturing plans.

By Feb. 23, 2011


Teat tweet: Dairy cows udderly into Twitter

Dairy cows on a farm in Canada have joined the Twitter herd, tweeting about milk production. The project aims to get consumers to think about where their food comes from.

By May. 18, 2010


Dodging cows, not bullets in Colombia

A herd of cattle blocking the road in rural Colombia could have been a precursor to kidnapping. Thankfully, for News.com's Ina Fried, it was just a bunch of cows. Plus, more observations from Colombia.

By Apr. 9, 2008


Google Earth shows cows point north

A study by German scientists using images sourced from Google Earth shows that cows align themselves to the north-south magnetic axis.

By Aug. 26, 2008