Pound (mass)

In this undated photo provided by Eric Dahl, Dahl, a University of Wisconsin computer engineering  student with a nickname of "Silo," fills up on a 13-pound bowl of Vietnamese noodles known as pho. The competitive eater has become a top-ranked competitor nationally, using prize earnings to help pay for his UW-Madison degree. (AP Photo/Aramis Phillip Alvarez)

College student helps pay tuition by eating

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A University of Wisconsin student with a nickname of “Silo” is eating his way through school — competitively. Computer engineering student Eric Dahl now ranks third in the world of competitive […]

09/21/2013

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Top 10 items found during 2012 coastal cleanup

(AP) – The Ocean Conservancy, a Washington D.C.-based environmental organization, released its 2012 list of trash collected during its International Coastal Cleanup. More than 10 million pounds of debris was collected globally, with more than […]

05/24/2013