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America’s Original Gangster Couple, Trailblazing Women Explorers and Other New Books to Read

Smithsonian
At the height of the Roaring Twenties, the Whittemore Gang targeted banks and jewelry stores across the East Coast, stealing upward of $1 million in diamonds and precious gems (around $15 million today). Led by young couple Richard and Margaret Whittemore, known respectively as “the Candy Kid” and “Tiger Girl,”......

50 Most Wholesome Rescue Pet Photos Of The Month (February Edition)

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Another month, another list of rescue pets. We at We have made it our monthly tradition to visit the subreddit r/BeforeNAfterAdoption, and it’s incredibly sweet to see that people continue to open their doors and hearts to neglected shelter animals that deserve a second chance at life. Best Friends Animal......

Rescue animals comfort children with disabilities

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live An Austin animal sanctuary pairs children with disabilities and animals with disabilities. Omar Villafranca has their story. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page......

Will We Ever Send Humans to Venus?

Smithsonian
Q: We’ve successfully sent humans to the Moon, and there’s talk of sending people to Mars. How about Venus? —Alan E. Wright | Salt Lake City Landing on Venus is challenging enough for robotic missions, says Bruce Campbell, a senior scientist at the National Air and Space Museum. The temperature......

Scientists Successfully Clone A Ferret That Died In 1988, And This Might Be A Way Of Protecting Endangered Species

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The chances are you haven’t seen a black-footed ferret, also known as prairie dog hunter, because the species were thought to be extinct. Only in 1981, seven of North America’s only ferret species were found on a Wyoming ranch. Seven years later, one of the ferrets called Willa had its......

Homeowner Is Surprised To Find A Hibernating Bear Raising 3 Cubs Under His House After A Gas Leak

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When a Tennessee homeowner noticed a gas leak on his property, he quickly called for repairs. But when the repairmen showed up, they called animal rescue. Turns out, the leak wasn’t your usual wear-and-tear. As the repairmen investigated the situation, they discovered a bear was using the basement crawl space......

Woman Takes In Neglected Animals No One Wants, No Matter Their Species, And Has Already Saved Nearly 200

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How kind someone is should always be measured by their actions, not just their words. After all, you might promise someone all the help in the world, but in reality, it’s tangible help that’s like little drops of gold, making the world a better place one gilded splash at a......

8 New Hilariously Adorable Comics About Pixie And Brutus To Instantly Make Your Day

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Remember Ben Hed, the cartoonist who showed us funny comics about what would happen if humans flirted like animals? He’s created another fantastic cute drawing series we believe you have to see. It’s about the most unlikely animal friendship between a tiny kitty cat and a large German shepherd dog getting......

Texans Are Bringing Farm And Wild Animals Inside To Keep Them Warm During The Cold Wave (19 Pics)

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All eyes are on the southern US states, most of all, on Texas. A powerful winter storm has brought everything to a standstill this week, leaving millions without power, and has claimed the lives of at least 21 people in the area. But this dark and frigid time is also......

These Comics By A Legendary Cartoonist Might Make Your Day (50 Pics)

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Mark Parisi is a 59-year-old cartoonist born in New England, and is the creator of his own comic series called “Off the Mark.” His comics revolve around good-hearted humor, visual gags, and jokes that stem from witty observations. In these dark times, where everything may offend everyone, the comics provide......

39 Mesmerizing Shots That Won The 2021 Underwater Photographer Of The Year Competition

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About 71 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered in water, so it is only natural that there is a photography competition dedicated to celebrating 71 percent of the world’s natural splendor. Yep, the Underwater Photographer Of The Year Contest has just now announced its winners for the year 2021......

Before And After Adoption: Tik Tok Challenge Has People Sharing Incredible Dog Transformation Pics, Warming Everyone’s Heart (100 Pics)

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A new challenge has just emerged on TikTok and let’s hope it continues for as long as the platform is online. It started when user Alexa posted a video, saying “Show me what your dog looked like in their shelter picture versus now.” She even went first herself and introduced......

Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium penguins become online sensation during pandemic

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As the country began to shut down in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the penguins at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium became a sensation, as videos of them wandering around the empty aquarium quickly went viral. Almost......

Arizona lawmaker compares non-cis people to farm animals: ‘Where do we draw the line?’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Polus Arizona Republican State Rep. John Fillmore compared non-cisgendered people to chickens during a House Government and Elections Committee meeting Wednesday, KPNX reports. “I don’t believe that we as a society should have all of the different binaries identified,” Fillmore......

50 Animals Who Had To Travel And Still Behaved More Civilized Than Many People

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Everyone’s longing for traveling these days. I don’t know how much I’d give for that sweet moment of being seated on a plane, cramming my legs by the window, hoping there won’t be a screaming baby sitting right next to me. Oh, the joys of open borders from the pre-pandemic......

43 People Share How They Accidentally Conditioned Their Pets To Learn Unusual Skills Or Habits

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Training an animal is hard work. You have to create a fun, interesting, and stimulating environment for it, constantly monitoring the animal for desirable and undesirable behaviors, reacting to each accordingly. You also have to arm yourself with patience. A lot of the time, the process can seem to be......

40 Of The Best Family Photos Featuring Dogs And Their Owners From Facebook’s #FamilyPortraitChallenge

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A nationwide survey conducted back in 2019 revealed that most dog owners—98 percent, to be exact—consider their pooches to be full-fledged members of the family. Also, another study about dog-human relationships conducted in 2018 showed that 79 percent of pet-owning homebuyers said they would pass up an otherwise perfect home......

“Conscious Like Us”: This Online Group Collects Photos And Videos Of Animals Acting Like Humans (41 Posts)

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There’s a subreddit where people share photos and videos that can reveal animal consciousness, intelligence, and emotion. And let me tell you, the evidence is pretty convincing. Created in 2013, r/LikeUs has over 1.8 million members, and over the years, the online community has collected loads of interesting and heartwarming......

WHO says Covid ‘most likely’ originated in animals and spread to humans, dismisses lab leak theory

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Peter Ben Embarek and Marion Koopmans (R) arrive at a press conference to wrap up a visit by an international team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) in the city of Wuhan in China’s Hefei province on February......

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