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Daily Cute: Dog Bounds Through Wheat Field

What better afternoon adventure for a puppy than running through a waving field of wheat. So what if he can barely see over the top of the grass? Just be sure to check for ticks afterward! div.imag…

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15 Surprising Uses for Bananas

Sure, most of us love to enjoy bananas for breakfast or, perhaps, a snack. But bananas have so much more going for them than just a delicious and nutritious treat. In fact, so many of the reasons bana…

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3 Reasons Why Birds Might Actually Be Dinosaurs

Not too long ago I was visiting New York City and enjoying the Museum of Natural History. I arrived at the floor with all the dinosaur fossils—which was the first time I’d ever seen anything like it—w…

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Daily Cute: Baby Turkeys Rescued From Factory Farm

These baby turkeys may have lost the tips of their beaks due to inhumane factory farm practices, but they've also been given another chance to run free at Farm Sanctuary. And that is a happy ending th…

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Best and Worst Dads of the Animal Kingdom

With Father's Day just around the corner, everyone is thinking about fathers; whether it's their father, someone they know who's a father, or just the concept of what a father is. There are some great…

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Daily Cute: Elephant Does Yoga

Talk about a lazy day. This elephant's stretching turns to a clumsy yet deliberate slide into the water. If only all yoga classes could end this way. Related Disturbing Number of Whale Strandi…

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The Animal Kingdom’s Hardest Working Dads

As we're celebrating our own dads this Father's Day weekend, don't forget that there are plenty of patriarchs in the animal kingdom who deserve to be celebrated, too. Of course, there are some species…

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Disturbing Number of Whale Strandings in California This Year

A dozen dead whales in the past two months have washed up on the shore of California—twice the average of an entire year. The experts at The California Academy of Sciences have a few suspicions as to …

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7 Natural Wonders You Haven’t Heard Of

We all know about the Grand Canyon and Mount Everest. Sure, they're spectacular, but there are plenty of other places on this planet that are just as spectacular but don't get the recognition they des…

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Daily Cute: Baby Ducks Learn to Fly

These baby ducks are learning to fly...or fall. Either way, it's all part of the learning process. Good thing mom has lots of patience for all her little ones...especially the last one who needs a lit…

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I just don't drink milk any more, haven't for years.

While I would love to use LED lightbulbs, the problem is that they (and other alternatives) produce …

Also, if you have central air conditioning (yes - there are areas which can get almost unlivable wit…