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Six Habits of Highly Empathic People - Via Alternet
Offbeat  (tags: Research, Empathy, Humans, Interesting News )

Victoria
- 83 days ago - alternet.org
Are you a HEP (highly empathic person)? Well, even if you're not, it's possible to cultivate these highly pro-social traits. This interesting article was originally published by UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center.
Antarctic Researchers Focus on Penguin Poo
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, environment, penguin, poo, research, Antarctic )

Naoko
- 179 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
SYDNEY - Ancient penguin droppings and the impact of global warming on the Antarctic food chain are the focus of Australia's latest scientific mission to the icy continent, which departed Oct. 15.
Sharks Vs. Dinosaurs: Deadly Encounters
Offbeat  (tags: sharks, versus, dinosaurs, encounters, interesting, research )

Giana
- 256 days ago - news.discovery.com
Sharks and dinosaurs were both prevalent during the same periods, but did they ever encounter each other? Recent evidence suggests that they likely did. Here are the most probable shark encounters with dinosaurs.
Heartland Virus Is Carried By Ticks
Offbeat  (tags: ticks, disease, health, heartland virus, discovery, research, medicine )

Giana
- 274 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Heartland virus, a mysterious virus first identified last year in two Missouri farmers, is indeed transmitted to people by ticks, new research suggests.
Cleopatra's Boudoir Website
Offbeat  (tags: past & present perfumes, interesting, collecting, research )

Ginger
- 302 days ago - cleopatrasboudoir.webs.com
This website is a treasure trove of information regarding the history of perfumes both past and present, perfume companies, dates of perfume manufacture, unbiased reviews of perfumes, perfume bottle research and collecting, how to buy and sell perfume...
A National Treasure Faces a Changing Climate (Slideshow Popup)
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, climatechange, destruction, environment, conservation, protection, science, research, greenhousegases, unusual, news, pictures, photos, americans )

JL
- 309 days ago - secure2.edf.org
Millions of Americans visit Monticello every year. A national treasure with a history as complicated as America's own, Monticello was built by Thomas Jefferson on land he inherited from his father at age 26. There, he found an outlet for one of his great
Food Scare: Not Enough Bees to Pollinate Crops | WashingtonExaminer.Com
Offbeat  (tags: honey bees, healthconditions, Sustainabililty, humans, safety, research, risks, protection, health, humans, wildlife, news, animals, health )

Dianne Ly
- 309 days ago - washingtonexaminer.com
The honey bee disaster just got worse. In a new Agriculture Department report about the declining health and numbers of beehives, one of the nation's leading bee experts said that the federal government doesn't think there are enough
Our Orgiastic Future
Offbeat  (tags: animals, research, wildlife, endangered, humans, evolutionary research animals, interesting, society, funny, unusual )

Hilary
- 315 days ago - laphamsquarterly.org
What are bonobos? And what can we learn from them about our own evolutionary trajectory? This article takes a look at the love and lives of bonobos, especially their sex lives, for a thoughtful reevaluation of our behaviour.
MoEF Says NO to Dolphinariums in India
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, wildlife, protection, destruction, environment, nature, oceans, world, safety, prevention, healthcare, research, treatment, protection, culture, safety, violence, sadness, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, conservation )

Kelly
- 339 days ago - victoriesfortheanimals.wordpress.com
FIAPO thanks MoEF for releasing the policy stating that they will not allow dolphinariums to be established in India
Greenwash: To Mislead, Cover Up, or Gloss Over Damaging Facts By Appealing to Environmental Values.
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Kelly
- 366 days ago - peta.org
With this goal, many people donate, totaling millions of dollars each year to organizations that say they are working to protect the environment and wildlife. But how much do we really know about these organizations and their activities?
Video:'Don't Frack My Mother'
Offbeat  (tags: climate, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, habitat, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, humans, politics, pollution, protection, science, research, Sustainabililty, wildlife, water, arts, ethics )

JL
- 400 days ago - thenation.com
One of the hippest and most amusing videos you'll watch this year might also be the most important. In a new star-studded anti-fracking spot released today, Sean Lennon and Yoko Ono, the forces behind Artists Against Fracking,
Research: Cats Cannot Taste Sweets Due to Broken Gene
Offbeat  (tags: cats, research, discovery, animals )

Bryan
- 415 days ago - examiner.com
All cat species have a broken gene (pseudogene) in their sweet taste receptor.
A New Vision for Retirement: Productive and Meaningful
Offbeat  (tags: americans, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, health, media, politics, society, usa, safety, rights, law, children, dishonesty, family, government, research )

JL
- 421 days ago - blogs.hbr.org
Today tens of millions of 50-, 60-, and 70-somethings say they are eager to apply their accumulated skills in areas like education, health, and the environment. According to research from 2011, some 31 million people ages 44 to 70 want encore careers
First Ever Video Of A Thought Taking Shape Captured [Video]
Offbeat  (tags: thoughts, video, research, technology, unusual, interesting, off-beat )

Tamara
- 425 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Researchers at Japan's National Institute of Genetics believe they've captured a world first video -- images of a thought making it's way through the brain of a zebrafish. It's not a particularly complicated thought -- essentially 'Hey, that looks like it
 

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