Alexandria Morales

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Why vegan cheese is about to go mainstream

When General Mills announced last May that it was investing serious money (think <i>millions</i>) in Kite Hill, beloved for its artisanal vegan, almond-based …

Dog Finds a Litter of Abandoned Kittens, Then Adopts Them as His Own Babies

We are not worthy of dogs.<p>Aragon the rescue dog lives in Greece alongside his human, a volunteer for Second Chance Animal Rescue Society. Last week, …

A Photographer Manipulates Light to Mimic the Magic of Reality

André Distel is a self-taught photographer using digital tools to match the perceptive power of the human eye.<p>The colorful coastline of the Cinque Terre in Italy, neon lights shining through the night in Singapore, and the rugged landscape of Iceland are just some of the landscapes photographer …

This Talented Therapy Pig Is Bringing Joy And Oinks To Seniors

"It is as if she just knows that they need her."<p>Her name is Blue, but she makes people who meet her anything but.<p>The South Florida pot-bellied pig isn’t just a budding fashionista and Instagram star — she’s a certified therapy animal who spends time bringing joy to seniors at an assisted living …

Cute Animals

11 reasons why Russian Blue cats are the best

<b>From the humble British Shorthair and the super-cute Ragdoll to the exotic Siamese and the leopard-like Bengal, there’s something to love about every</b> …

PHOTOS: 10 Cats Who Are Totally Tolerating Hugs

Serious side eye — it could be headed your way this Hug Your Cat Day.<p>Let’s face it, some cats don’t like to be hugged but on this annual holiday, …

Pets

A Tattooed, Animal-Loving YouTuber is Teaching Thousands How to Save the Kittens Shelters Can't Help

“I don’t even have a cat,” SummerUnicorn10 commented on a YouTube video posted by Hannah Shaw, aka The Kitten Lady. “Why am I watching this?”<p>The …

Animal Rescue

32 Cats Who Totally Outdid Themselves

Cats, please calm down.

Pets

Capture the Beauty of Long Exposures with Your Camera’s Live View Mode and an ND Filter (VIDEO)

Greg Benz is a Minneapolis-based photographer known for his stunning landscape and cityscape images, and he creates some real magic by using his …

How to Take Charge of Your Landscape Photography in 3 Clear Steps

If you think landscape photography is easy, then you'd be wrong. Hate to break it to you.<p>Did you ever once fall into the trap of thinking: “Tripod, …

6 Photography Tips for Making Puddles Look Epic

Spring is in full swing, which means it’s time to dust off your camera and head back outdoors. Don’t let April showers keep you from taking photos! …

Landscape Photography

These award-winning photos show planet Earth in ways you've never seen it

It's easy to get caught up in worrying about how crazy the world is. But sometimes it's important to stop and remember that it's also beautiful.<p>There are ice caves that shimmer sapphire blue, glowing swirls in the sky as particles carried by solar wind collide with Earth's atmosphere, and serene …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Fighting meerkats, a posing leopard and rescued turtles are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

'Goat yoga' is a thing - and hundreds are lining up for it

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's actually a little hard to believe we, as both a goat- and yoga-loving society, have slept on this concept for so long. Leave it to Lainey Morse of Albany, Oregon to realize something as glorious as goat yoga.<p>Her goat yoga classes have become so popular, there's a 1,200-person waiting …

Goats

23 Adorable Then and Now Photos of Dogs Who Are the Same Puppies But Bigger

What’s better than photos of darling dogs? Why, photos of darling dogs when they were puppies, of course! In a too-cute trend that is sweeping the Internet, doting dog parents have been sharing then and now puppy photos, showing their precious pooches all grown up and still just as cute as ever.<p>At …

A Pasta So Rich and Creamy You'll Never Believe It's Vegan

This is one of my favorite pastas in the world—creamy farfalle pasta with sun-dried tomatoes and mushrooms. I’ve hosted millions (well, maybe not …

Bees Added To Endangered Species List For The First Time

Trouble in paradise for seven species of pollinators native to Hawaii.<p>Seven species of bees native to Hawaii were declared endangered on Friday in what The Associated Press said was the first time any bee in the U.S. has received the protection.<p>Hawaii’s various species of yellow-faced bees will be …

Conservation

7 Vegan Bowls So Good You'll Be Spooning Up Seconds

There's something so satisfying about scooping up dinner (or breakfast or dessert or... you get the gist) from a big bowl. Is it because bowls hold …

VegeWay Burger Drive-Thru Sets Opening Date

Eagerly awaited by the local vegan community, the first all vegan drive-thru in Las Vegas is almost ready to serve "plant-based fast food."<p>The brainchild of <b>Kenny Chye</b>, the operator of <b>Veggie House</b> in Chinatown, <b>Vegeway</b> will debut in "soft opening" mode on Sept. 18 at 11 a.m., with a "Grand Opening" a …

Las Vegas

Couple makes the most of flight on totally empty plane

Winning the airline travel jackpot is having an empty seat next to you. What could be better than that? A completely empty plane.<p>Carrie Fisher and …

Hands-on with the eagerly-awaited Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Before jumping in and giving you our take on the Canon 5D Mark IV, it's important to note this is a hands-on article and not a full review. We didn't …

This Puppy And Cheetah Cub Are Going To Be Raised As Brothers

Interspecies friends are the best friends.<p>Cullen's role as "companion puppy is to "help Emmett to be more confident and calm as cheetahs are naturally skittish animals," zoo representatives said.<p>This isn't the first time dogs have been used to assist in cheetah conservation. The San Diego Zoo first …

Cute Animals

The Shot: Raindrops on Fire in Yellowstone

In my long career documenting events for Reuters and many other clients, I occasionally get to witness something that is truly amazing.<p>It happened the other night in Yellowstone National Park, a place I visit four or five times a year. I usually spend my days far away from the crowds and the …

The Beautiful Chaos of Crashing Waves

Australian photographer Luke Shadbolt has traveled the world chasing waves.<p>For the past five years, Shadbolt has been shooting surf and underwater …

Portraits of endangered animals expressing humanistic traits

Orangutans

Photos Taken Over Three Decades Show How 12 Couples' Relationships Changed Over Time

Photographer Barbara Davatz took portraits of people who communicate a world view through their appearance as a pair.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Alps</i><p>In 1982, Zurich-based photographer Barbara Davatz photographed 12 couples. Six (1988), 15 (1997) and 32 years later (2014) she did the …

Baby gorilla shows off his bouffant hair-do in Virunga National Park, in pictures - Telegraph

Wildlife

Animal pictures of the week: 11 March 2016 - Telegraph

National Parks

White bread, bagels and rice 'increase the risk of lung cancer by 49 per cent'

Largest study of its kind finds consuming a diet with a high glycemic index increases lung cancer risk<p>Carbohydrates, long blamed for fuelling obesity, have now been linked to lung cancer.<p>A new study has revealed a 49 per cent increase in risk among people consuming a diet with a high glycemic index.<p>…

Cancer

21 Hilarious Dog Pictures Guaranteed To Make You Laugh

Dogs are the happiest animals!