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Ayoung male moose sauntered into an administrative office building of healthcare technology giant Siemens in Dresden, Germany, last week and got stuck behind a glass wall. Dresden police and wildlife specialists spent six hours trying to shoo the moose into a container but eventually had to use a tranquilizer gun after he refused to follow orders. The animal will be released back into the wild. ... A public health-spurred move to ban the sale of grain alcohol in Maryland— aimed at curbing binge drinking by college students—has hit some unintended targets: violin makers and bakers. Violin makers told the Washington Post that nothing works better than Everclear grain alcohol for making the varnishes they use to repair chipped or broken musical instruments. Bakers use Everclear to create a colored paste to paint on fondant, the sculptable icing used on fancy cakes.
The moose had evaded capture until it wandered into the Siemens building.