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Quiz: Could You Pass Donald Trump's Cognitive Test?
Offbeat  (tags: Trump, Test, Quiz )

Ray
- 22 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Take a similar cognitive test to Donald Trump, US President Donald Trump has shown no abnormal signs following a cognitive exam and is in excellent health, his White House doctor says. But what sort of questions was he asked?
Sale of Puppy Mill Dogs Now Banned in 250 Places in the U.S.
Offbeat  (tags: puppy mills, bans, Animal Cruelty, exploitation, ethics and morality, Animal welfare act, stronger protection, standards, pet stores, sales )

Kalliope
- 19 hours ago - ladyfreethinker.org
The city of Poulsbo, Washington, has joined hundreds of other places in America that have banned the sale of puppy mill dogs and cats in pet stores. That brings the total number of towns, cities, counties and even states who now forbid the cruel practice
It's Not Just Human Bloodshed: War Is Killing Our Wildlife, Too
Offbeat  (tags: war, animal killings, wildlife loss, sufferings, Habitat Destruction, ecosystems, living conditions, safety, risks, effects, food, destruction )

Kalliope
- 18 hours ago - ladyfreethinker.org
The effects of war on human populations are generally well documented. With some exceptions, the harm done to animals and ecosystems is considered only as an afterthought (if at all). But this week, in a letter in science journal Nature, researchers...
VIDEO: Clever Kitty In Need of Forever Home Takes Matters Into Her Own Paws
Offbeat  (tags: shelter cats, adoptions, initiative, choices, forever homes, happy ending )

Kalliope
- 18 hours ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Rosie the cat, born in 2013, found herself at Purrfect Pals Cat Shelter in Arlington, Washington after her first two adoptive families returned her. It was important that Rosie was placed in the care of someone who understood her "cattitude" and had...
VIDEO - Barn Dog Instigates The Cutest Mini Horse Race YouâEUR(TM)Ve Ever Seen.
Offbeat  (tags: barn dog, mini horse race, miniature horses )

Lone
- 15 hours ago - inspiremore.com
Cabin fever finally got the best of four resident miniature horses, so they decided to create their own indoor fun, led by their energetic ringleader of a dog, Buckshot.
Cat Conversation   video
Offbeat  (tags: Cat Conversation, Cat Lovers, Animals Lovers, animals, cats, funny, humor, news, odd, off-beat, video, unusual )

Fiona
- 12 hours ago - youtube.com
Yep Cats are people too but we all know that. Here they may be exchanging sage advice....or what do you think they are discussing? Please enjoy, note, comment, and forward.
Turning Soybeans Into Diesel Fuel Is Costing Us Billions
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, crime, environment, ethics, government, interesting, news, world )

Kathy
- 10 hours ago - npr.org
This year, trucks and other heavy-duty motors in America will burn some 3 billion gallons of diesel fuel that was made from soybean oil. They're doing it, though, not because it's cheaper or better, but because they're required to, by law.
Meet Your Art Twin
Offbeat  (tags: art twin, dopplegangers, fun, surprise, painting )

The
- 5 hours ago - nytimes.com
oss W. Duffin stumbled upon his art twin, a warrior from a 17th-century Jan van Bijlert painting. Many people intentionally set out in museums to find their doppelgängers.
   

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