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Petition: Please Help Save Oatmeal the Blind Steer
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, ethics, slaughter )

- 2 minutes ago -
Petitioning Kane Beef slaughter house that purchased Oatmeal the Blind Steer to sell him to a Sanctuary. Oatmeal, blind and raised as family, has now been sold to a slaughterhouse. He is scared, and alone and will be slaughtered in days if we do not help,
TAKE ACTION NOW! LOS ANGELES: Help Stop Another Flint Disaster
Environment  (tags: water pollution, drinking water, chemicals, activism, environment, ecosystems, politics )

- 2 minutes ago -
Los Angeles has switched to the same cheap disinfectant, chloramine, which is believed to have compounded FlintâEUR(TM)s water crisis.
Ask President Obama to Stand Up For Lake Turkana!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, energy, environment, eco-friendly, sustainable, water )

- 2 minutes ago -
'Over 300,000 indigenous people depend on Kenya's Lake Turkana for their livelihood. Yet the lake's unique cultural and natural heritage is in great danger due to the construction of Ethiopia's Gibe III Dam'
 Repairing American Democracy Should Be a Central Issue in the 2016 Campaign
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, news, usa, politics, reform )

- 15 minutes ago -
 Three ways to fix US politics: Reduce big money, end gerrymandering, make it easier to vote.
Einstein Was Right: Scientists Finally Detect Gravitational Waves in Breakthrough
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, gravity waves, interesting, LIGO, news, science, space, universe )

- 1 hour ago -
Scientists detected gravitational waves--tiny ripples in the fabric of space-time generated by two massive black holes crashing together in a space-warping cataclysm. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Father's 'Horrible' Rabbit Farm Adds to Parkland County Woman's Grief - Edmonton - CBC News
Animals  (tags: Rabbits, rabbits welfare, Breeding, suffering, Animal Welfare, animals, habitat, pets )

- 1 hour ago -
Poor bunnies! When Katalin Allen's father died last December, she was left with an unwelcome inheritance: more than 60 rabbits from her father's acreage in Parkland County..
Urgent Action Needed to Save Farm Sanctuary for Disabled Animals
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, protection, pets, sadness, rescued )

- 2 hours ago -
Without a place to go, Duke and the other animals, including six cows and bullocks, 30 sheep, five pigs, 12 chickens, three turkeys and four goats, will be homeless.
Head Case: Henry VIII Beheaded Wives Due to Head Injuries?
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Henry VIII, Head Injuries, European History, Brain Trauma, Sports, CTE, History, Royalty, research, medicine, study, society )

- 3 hours ago -
Whoa Henry! England's King Henry VIII is best known for his erratic and sometimes violent behavior âEUR" he married six times and had two of his wives beheaded
Nuna Baby Essentials Recalls High Chairs Due to Fall Hazard
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, risks, safety, prevention, babies )

- 3 hours ago -
The arm bar can bend or detach during use, posing a fall hazard to children.
Nearly 50 Georgia Correctional Officers Arrested for Drug Trafficking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Georgia Dept of Corrections, corrections officers, corruption, drug trafficking, FBI sting, indictments )

- 3 hours ago -
The indictments revealed "staggering corruption within Georgia Department of Corrections institutions," said John Horn, the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia.
Obama Creates 3 New National Monuments to Protect 1.8 Million Acres of California Desert
Environment  (tags: National Parks, Presidential designation, Environmental protection, California desert protection act, Death Valley, Mojave desert, Joshua Tree )

- 4 hours ago -
President Obama designated three new national monuments in the California desert Thursday, expanding federal protection to 1.8 million acres of landscapes that have retained their natural beauty despite decades of heavy use.
Far-Out Fun for Friday 2/12/2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Humor, Art, Photoshop, fantasy, imagination, creativity )

- 4 hours ago -
A post on TomCat's blog to fill in for SoINeedAName's regular column while he is our of town.
Video Captures Rare Glimpse of âEUR~El Jefe,âEUR(TM) Perhaps the Only Remaining Wild Jaguar in the U.S.
Animals  (tags: animals, endangered, extinction, GoodNews, habitat, wildanimals )

- 5 hours ago -
ItâEUR(TM)s said that of all the worldâEUR(TM)s big cats, jaguars are the only ones that canâEUR(TM)t be tamed. They have thick, muscular bodies, stocky limbs and massive skulls. Yellow eyes ringed with black peer out from gorgeously spotted coats. In the shifting...
Beyond Vaccines: Zika Raises Many More Questions
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika Virus, vaccine, WHO, women, pregnancy, research, protection, prevention, health, disease, science )

- 5 hours ago -
Telling women not to get pregnant isn't the answer. At least a dozen research groups are now working on developing a Zika virus vaccine
[Report] | The Rogue Agency, By Christopher Ketcham
Animals  (tags: )

- 5 hours ago -
Stop the insanity.
Go to Hell: 11 Ways to Enter the Underworld | Atlas Obscura
Offbeat  (tags: Travel, Hell, Unusual Destination, world, off-beat, culture )

- 5 hours ago -
Let's all go to Hell together! Hades. Naraka. Guinee. Xibalba. Though names may differ from one set of teachings to another, almost every religion on the planet features the concept of an underworld
Horses Can Read Human Emotions, Sussex Research Shows
Animals  (tags: Horses can read human emotions, research, University of Sussex )

- 5 hours ago -
Horses can read human facial expressions, according to researchers at the Univ. of Sussex. For the first time horses have been shown to be able to distinguish between angry and happy human faces. The effect on their heart rate has not been seen before.
Https://Www.Youtube.Com/Watch? V=9vh0DU8--E8   video
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, endangered )

- 5 hours ago -
beautiful but endangered sadly
Each Persons Life Is Like a Mandala
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 5 hours ago -
Each personâEUR(TM)s life is like a mandala âEUR" a vast, limitless circle. We stand in the center of our own circle, and everything we see, hear and think forms the mandala of our lifeâEUR¦ ~ Pema Chodron
Florida Man Shoots Puppies, Puppy Shoots Back
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates )

- 5 hours ago -
Florida man Jerry Allen Bradford had 7 puppies he couldnâEUR(TM)t find a home for. So he decided to shoot them. However, things went wrong for him as Karma rose up to bite him in the ass.
How a Basketball-Size Cyst Eluded Doctors
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, illness )

- 5 hours ago -
Fortunately, the CT scan found no evidence of cancer in the ovarian cyst. Surgeons were able to remove the cyst along with the woman's left ovary.
Petition Seeks Ban on Trade in Fake Rhino Horn
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, alternatives, Bioengineering, criminals, humans, illegal products, NGO Petition, NewTechnology, rhino horns, science, wild animals, synthetic or farmed alternatives, trafficking )

- 5 hours ago -
Trade in bioengineered rhino horn shouldnâEUR(TM)t be allowed. That's the contention behind a petition filed today with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service by the Center for Biological Diversity, a U.S.-based group that uses science and law to protect
Environmental Justice, Explained   video
Environment  (tags: environment )

- 5 hours ago -
We already know that pollution and climate change negatively affect peopleâEUR(TM)s health and quality of life. But weâEUR(TM)re not always clear about which people are most exposed and impacted.
Toxic Chemicals Found in Beached Pilot Whales in Scotland
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, environment, animalwelfare, whales )

- 5 hours ago -
Scientists find levels of mercury and cadmium in the whalesâEUR(TM) brains increased with age
Two-Thirds of AmericaâEUR(TM)s Science Teachers Are Misinformed About Climate Science
Environment  (tags: climate-change, humans, education )

- 5 hours ago -
The first nationwide survey of middle and high school teachers found that they spend one or two hours a year teaching the subject.
Argentine and Brazilian Doctors Name Larvicide as Potential Cause of Microcephaly
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, disease, environment, family, microcephaly, mosquitoes, risks, safety, treatment )

- 5 hours ago -
A report from the Argentine doctors' organisation, Physicians in the Crop-Sprayed Towns, challenges the theory that the Zika virus epidemic in Brazil is the cause of the increase in the birth defect microcephaly among newborns.
Adam Osborne Struck Off for Affair With Vulenrable Patient
World  (tags: Psychiatrist Adam Osborne, brother of Chancellor George Osborne, struck off medical register, inappropriate relationship with vulnerab )

- 6 hours ago -
Psychiatrist Adam Osborne has been struck off the medical register after having a two-year affair with a vulnerable patient. The 39 year old brother of Chancellor George Osborne, married at the time, had admitted an inappropriate relationship.

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