July 2018

13 Animal suffering

What are the reasons we eat food? That might seem like a silly question, because we eat to feed our bodies, first of all. Many of us also obtain an emotional gratification when we eat, and most of us are omnivores, meaning we eat everything, including meat and poultry. There are many compelling reasons to […]

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Female orcas surrounded this grieving mom in a heartbreaking circle of solidarity.

Parents everywhere are empathizing with this orca mom grieving the loss of its newborn. The orca’s baby died about 30 minutes after it was born in Puget Sound, off the coast of Washington state, but the mother had a hard time letting go. For three days, whale researchers observed her carrying the calf’s body, carefully […]

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When reporters team up, better journalism ensues. This refreshing clip shows why.

Something strange happened at the White House on July 18. OK, I guess I’ll need to be a bit more specific, as there’s a lot of strange stuff happening over at 1600 Pennsylvania these days: Something strange happened during the daily White House press briefing between two journalists from competing news outlets. NBC’s Hallie Jackson […]

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California city OKs jail time for defying plastic straw ban

Video California plastic straw law punishes restaurant servers with jail time Conservative commentator Kurt Schlichter reacts to a bill proposed in California that would make it illegal for restaurants servers to give guests plastic straws unless requested. Sippers, beware.  A California coastal city has become the latest municipality to ban plastic straws, enacting what is […]

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Date Lying

Date Lying A reader of my articles wrote to me about the article I wrote entitled, “Why do People Lie?” He said that he would be “very interested in a similar article with examples about all the lying that women do….At least in the initial stages of dating, women lie sooooo much.” Well, being a […]

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Fire Ants

Fire Ants Fire ants come in many sizes, and there are quite a few of these species that are know for being mean. They are going to fight for their survival and they may bite because they feel threatened. It is part of how they are able to survive in their natural environment. If these […]

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‘A huge win’: New Zealand brings in paid domestic violence leave in world first

MPs cheer after legislation passes to tackle what one called horrifying rates of family violence New Zealand has passed world-first legislation granting victims of domestic violence 10 days paid leave to allow them to leave their partners, find new homes and protect themselves and their children. MPs clapped and cheered as bill passed on Wednesday […]

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Bug Facebook: The unlikely social media hive for insect lovers

Read more: https://www.dailydot.com/unclick/bug-facebook-2-girls-1-podcast/

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Helsinki summit between Trump and Putin runs long

Helsinki, Finland (CNN)US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin blew past the 90 minutes they were scheduled to spend with only interpreters at their sides on Monday, just hours after the US President blamed US policy for the dismal state of relations between the two countries. Putin is known for arriving late to […]

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Trump Tells Kansas City Rally Everything They’re Seeing Is A Lie

On Tuesday, the President spoke at  The line fits with other famous lines of purposeful deception, such as Obi-Wan Kenobi’s “These aren’t the droids you’re looking for” in “Star Wars: A New Hope,” and the Wizard of Oz’s admonition, “Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.” George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel “to reject […]

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