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Endangered Giant Salamander Celebrated in China - on Plates
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, cruelty, crime, conservation, humans, killed, killing, investigation, suffering, wildlife, sadness, law, death )

- 63 days ago -
A critically endangered amphibian found itself at the centre of a new Chinese festival on Thursday, officials said -- promoted as a "350 million year old" health treatment and served up on plates.Chinese giant salamander numbers are estimated by the Inte
Scientist Has A Bedbug Breakthrough After Subjecting Herself To 18,000 Bites
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, odd, off-beat, performance, wildlife, women, protection, humans, safety, environment, bizarre, animals, culture, ethics, unusual, world, disease, research, safety, study, health, health, environment, treatment, warning, women, safety, humans )

- 325 days ago -
For five years, she willingly succumbed each night to the wrath of tiny, bronze-bodied critters who fed on her blood.odied critters who fed on her blood. SCIENCE More: Biology Bedbugs Health Scientist Has A Bedbug Breakthrough After Subjecting Herself
3 Things You Can Literally Learn In Your Sleep
Green Lifestyle  (tags: healthconditions, humans, habitat, green, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, oceans, Sustainabililty, water, ecosystems, eco-friendly, environment, home, Sustainabililty, organic, protection, garden, CoolStuff, design, ecosystems, conservation, health )

- 400 days ago -
If someone suggested you play music or light a scented candle while you slept to better remember what you learned earlier in the day, you'd probably laugh.But while y ou might not be able exchange a night of studying for playing some jazz while you snooz
The Waltons Are Robbing America. Workers Are Fighting Back
Business  (tags: business, americans, dishonesty, corporate, humans, marketing, money, lies, labor, law, wal-mart )

- 405 days ago -
I support Walmart workers' calls for $15/hr and access to full time hours. If you fail to respond by Black Friday, (November 28th) the biggest shopping day of the year, we will hold massive protests nationwide.
Is This the Worst Story Ever Told on 'Jeopardy'?
Offbeat  (tags: culture, design, americans, ethics, funny, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, performance, society, technology, world, protection )

- 407 days ago -
Dan Tran, a PhD student living in Boston, was a contestant on Monday night's episode of "Jeopardy," and he told a story that many are claiming is the worst story ever told by a contestant on the long-running game show
Offbeat  (tags: photos, interesting, odd, off-beat, business, bizarre, culture, unusual, society )

- 407 days ago -
There are fewer treats out there more familiar than the Oreo. Since the National Biscuit Company (today Nabisco) created it in 1912, it's become one of the top-selling cookies in the world. But there's likely plenty you don't know about it, and this BuzZ
Exclusive Look Behind the Scenes at a McDonald's Food Plant
Business  (tags: business, ethics, sustainabledevelopment, news, goodnews )

- 408 days ago -
McDonald's announced today it's taking a dramatic step to bring more transparency to how its food is made by launching a new campaign to highlight customer concern IS IT AS BAD AS WE THINK???
Why You Should Check Your Cheese, Creamer and Non-Dairy Milk Labels for This Scary Ingredient
Green Lifestyle  (tags: greenliving, greenproducts, healthy, eco-friendly, CO2emissions, conservation, green, health, organic, interesting, Sustainabililty, technology, food, globalwarming )

- 411 days ago -
Carrageenan. You've heard about it. You've also probably avoided it. Possibly even feared it, perhaps? If you haven't heard of it, brace yourself: this food additive is linked to mild gastrointestinal problems and even permanent damage to the digestive
Tens of Thousands of Walmart Workers Are About to Lose Their Health Insurance -- and It's Good News!
Business  (tags: corruption, abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, cover-up, dishonesty, economy, environment, ethics, money, news, investments, lies, law, labor, wal-mart )

- 414 days ago -
Walmart, the world's largest retailer, announced Tuesday that it would no longer offer health insurance benefits to its 26,000 part-time workers Nobody likes losing any kind of benefit at work. But for the particular Walmart workers in this case, the end
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bizarre, food, dogs, humor, interesting, odd, off-beat, pets, performance, photos, pictures, protection, safety, police, unusual )

- 416 days ago -
Watching These Dogs Eat Peanut Butter In Slow Motion Is Everything We've Ever Wanted
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