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18 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Poop
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, health, excretion, excreting, food, science, interesting )

- 21 hours ago -
Because it's an action all humans share. The simple act of pooping is one of the most universal experiences on the planet. Let's celebrate our similarities with 18 bits of fascinating, little-known facts about feces!
Canadians Are Using Phones In Some Of The Worst Possible Places
Society & Culture  (tags: canada, canadians, cell phones, Cell phone abuse, cell phone etiquette, safety, health, news )

- 2 days ago -
Not good people. Not at all. Canadians are really, truly terrible at using their cell phones, and they know it.
How to Cook the Perfect Oatcakes | Life and Style | The Guardian
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Cooking Recipes, Felicity Cloake, culture, Oatcakes )

- 2 days ago -
Now this is a recipe I'm dying to try. Are oatcakes delicious or dull, what do you top them with - and is it worth making your own?
Oldest Shipwreck In Mediterranean Found? Ancient Phoenician Vessel Contains 2,700-Year-Old Artifacts
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, history, science, Medierranean Archaeology, Malta, Phoenicians )

- 4 days ago -
Really cool. An ancient vessel that once transported Phoenicians around the Mediterranean Sea was found near the island of Malta with its cargo still remarkably intact, a team of archeologists from the U.S., France and Malta report.
Pre-Columbian Mycobacterial Genomes Shows Seals as a Source of New World TB
Science & Tech  (tags: disease, research, South America, tuberculosis )

- 8 days ago -
New research shows that tuberculosis likely spread from humans in Africa to seals and sea lions that brought the disease to South America and transmitted it to Native people there before Europeans landed on the continent.
Could Whale-Watching Replace Whaling in Japan? | MNN - Mother Nature Network
Animals  (tags: whales, Whale Watching, Japan, Japan Tourism, protection, wildlife, animals, environment )

- 8 days ago -
Let's hope this is the future. The newly created Japan Whale and Dolphin Watching Council will promote marine mammal eco-tourism, offering a lucrative alternative as Japan loses its taste for hunting wild cetaceans.
Michigan Wolf Hunting: Lengthy Battle Continues With Expected Vote on Pro-Hunt Initiative
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, wildlife, slaughter, cruelty, crime, death, killing, humans, abuse, suffering, extinction, animalcruelty, ethics, conservation, environment, endangered, animalrights, law, habitat, protection, society )

- 9 days ago -
Here's a Michigan timeline on the new resurgence of sociopathic whiteman brutally killing of native North Americna wolves. The nation you support - is it doing what YOU would do?
Near US-Mexico Border, Working to Identify Immigrants Buried in Unmarked Graves - Metro - The Boston Globe
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, ethics, humans, society, illegal immigration, Illegal immigrants, USA, Brooks County Texas activists, politics )

- 9 days ago -
Because they were human beings. Among the many illegal migrants who die crossing the southern US border, hundreds are never identified, buried without ceremony, casket, or name.
Food Giant Nestlé Tackles Animal Cruelty on Factory Farms | TakePart
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare )

- 9 days ago -
It's 'the most comprehensive and ambitious animal welfare program' in the industry, says the Humane Society.
Russia's Growing Military Presence in the Arctic a Concern to Harper
World  (tags: Prime Minister Stephen Harper, northern tour, russia, military presence, arctic )

- 9 days ago -
Russia's growing military presence in the Arctic is a concern and Canada should not get complacent about it, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday during the second leg of his annual northern tour.
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