AP (Jan. 23, 2012) 22 Pilot whales die after pod beaches in New Zealand. Rescuers are trying to save the 77 animals that are left, dousing them with water, waiting for high tide to take them back out to ... watch video
AFP (Apr. 28, 2012) Argentina's farmers cannot roll back climate change -– but with a new biotech advance which allows crops to survive in hot, dry climes, they may not need to. One team has found that ... watch video
AFP (Feb. 18, 2013) Just a short journey from the hectic center of Hong Kong, water buffaloes roam over jungle-clad hills. But a decision to move some of them has sparked a row between villagers who view them as a ... watch video
Howdini (Oct. 17, 2014) From mummy bottles to a jack-o-ice-bucket, give your bar the halloween treatment with simple to make, spooky touches, to take your fright fest to the next level. Happy Hallowini from Howdini!
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RightThisMinute (Jan. 28, 2015) From new-puppy happy tears to helpful-grocery-carrying-dog laughter, our four-legged best friends can make us feel the entire spectrum of emotions.
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TheStreet (June 17, 2014) How much does a person really know about the supermarket business? For example, did you known there is special lighting placed over the fruit and veggie sections to bolster freshness perception? ... watch video
AFP (Sep. 25, 2015) A British man who wanted to "take a holiday from being human" is sharing his experiences after spending time in the Swiss Alps -- living as a goat.
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Oct. 3, 2015 Every day, hundreds of different plant species -- many of them listed as invasive -- are traded online worldwide on auction platforms. This exacerbates the problem of uncontrollable biological ... read more
Oct. 2, 2015 Tick species not normally present in the United States are arriving here on migratory birds. Some of these ticks carry disease-causing Ricksettia species, and some of those species are exotic to the ... read more
Oct. 1, 2015 How do our brains allow us to smile and breathe? Scientists have identified a network of neurons in the nerve cords of live fruit fly larvae that are similar in most organisms, including humans. ... read more
Sep. 26, 2015 Researchers have discovered how a tiny viral protein enables the infection of a complex plant, and the finding could lead to understanding viral diseases in other plants, animals and ... read more
Oct. 1, 2015 A new DNA stain that can be used to image living cells has been created by scientists. The new stain works by binding to a part of the DNA helix known as the "minor groove." Once bound, it turns on ... read more
Oct. 2, 2015 Imitation behaviors play a key role in many collective phenomena seen in animals. An analysis of the collective movements of grazing sheep has revealed that sheep alternate ... read more
Aug. 25, 2014 To get the most enjoyment out of our dollar, science tells us to focus our discretionary spending on trips over TVs, on concerts over clothing, since experiences tend to bring more enduring pleasure ... read more
July 24, 2014 'Experiential products,' items such as books or musical instruments that are designed to create or enhance an experience, can make shoppers just as happy as life experiences, according to a ... read more
May 1, 2014 Many shoppers, regardless of whether they buy life experiences or material items, are no happier following the purchase than they were before, a new study finds. These shoppers -- about a third of ... read more
June 18, 2012 Spending money on activities and events, such as concert tickets or exotic vacations, won't make you happier if you're doing it to impress others, according to new findings. Research has ... read more