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These 4 Cancer Charities Are Accused of Being Frauds
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, charities, fraud, investigation, scams, telemarketing )

- 643 days ago -
Four cancer charities deceived donors and spent more than $187 million on personal expenses, according to a complaint filed this week by the Federal Trade Commission and the attorneys general from all 50 states.
Promise Cards
Society & Culture  (tags: )

- 744 days ago -
"Because I said I would" is a social movement and nonprofit organization dedicated to bettering humanity through promises made and kept. People use promise cards to remember the importance of their word, for promises both big and small.
Dog People Vs. Cat People: Who's More Outgoing? More Intelligent?
Animals  (tags: cats, dogs, investigation, pets, pet owners, personalities )

- 993 days ago -
"Dog people" and "cat people" really do have different personalities, according to a new study.
What's Lost as Handwriting Fades
Society & Culture  (tags: children, education, Handwriting, learning, school, teaching )

- 993 days ago -
New evidence suggests that the links between handwriting and broader educational development run deep.
Dolphins Guide Scientists to Rescue Suicidal Girl
Animals  (tags: behavior, dolphins, instincts, communication )

- 996 days ago -
The dolphins were still feeding in circle near shore, when suddenly, one individual changed direction heading out toward deeper water.
It's Insanely Easy to Hack Hospital Equipment
Health & Wellness  (tags: hacking, hospitals, hospital equipment, investigation, medical devices, risks, safety, security, study, technology, warning )

- 1028 days ago -
When Scott Erven was given free rein to roam through all of the medical equipment used at a large chain of Midwest health care facilities, he knew he would find security problems-but he wasn't prepared for just how bad it would be.
Powerlines Disturb Animal Habitats
Animals  (tags: deer, environment, habitat, investigation, wildlife )

- 1073 days ago -
Powerlines disturb animal habitats by appearing as disturbing flashes of UV light invisible to the human eye
Elephants Comfort Upset Friends
Animals  (tags: animal behavior, animal emotion, elephants, wildlife )

- 1096 days ago -
Asian elephants, like great apes, dogs, certain corvids (the bird group that includes ravens), and us, have now been shown to recognize when a herd mate is upset and to offer gentle caresses and chirps of sympathy, according to a study.
Wait, What Does the Fox Say?
Animals  (tags: animal sounds, foxes, offbeat, research, wildlife )

- 1097 days ago -
So, what does the fox say? Like other animals, foxes have a lot of different calls that they use for different situations.
American Skier Gus Kenworthy Poses With Adorable Sochi Strays, Hopes to Bring Them Home
Animals  (tags: dogs, GoodNews, Olympian, Sochi )

- 1103 days ago -
Kenworthy seemingly became aware of the strays after reading a New York Times tweet on February 5, and on Monday he found the time to become acquainted with some new friends.
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