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5 Harsh Truths About the Internet Marketing World

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everywhere you look, you are inundated with advertising for various products and services from Internet marketers. You can't scroll through Facebook without seeing an ad for some webinar that promises the secret system to make six or …

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9 Quick Changes That Make Your Bedroom Healthier

Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

STOCKHOLM (AP) — More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway.<p>The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie images showing a jumble of reindeer carcasses scattered across a small area on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. The agency says 323 animals were …

Scientists turn old plastic bottles into fuel

<b>(CNN) —</b> Millions of tons of plastic garbage pollute our world. What if we could turn them into fuel instead?<p>That's the ambitious plan of a team of scientists from the University of California, Irvine (UCI), and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) in China.<p>The technique involves …

Police Officer Caught Washing Blind Homeless Man’s Feet in Touching Moment

A police officer cleaning the feet of a blind homeless man has been captured in a heartwarming photo.<p>"We cleaned him up and gave him new clothes," …

This Guy Is Living Inside A Kennel For 2 Days To Help Homeless Pets

For 48 hours, he's eating out of a dog bowl, walking on a leash and getting headscratches from volunteers.<p>Rob Morlino doesn’t deny that living inside a dog kennel for 48 hours is “absolutely a publicity stunt.”<p>But it’s for a cause — helping homeless animals find homes — that Morlino, strategic …

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Scientists Find Whales And Dolphins Mourn Their Dead Too

Just like us.<p>Just in case you wanted to feel really sad today, scientists have discovered that at least seven species of marine mammals mourn the …

Dolphins Spotted Riding Whales Off The Coast Of Hawaii

It's long been understood that dolphins and whales are incredibly intelligent, playful creatures. They regularly interact playfully with humans, and …

Natural History Museum

Testing drugs on animals could soon be a thing of the past

Before a drug can be tested on humans, it has to be tested on animals. The drugs regulators demand it. Nobody – including researchers – likes testing …

Have We Reached Peak Cruelty? How Animals’ Lives Will Change In The Next 5 Years

By Teressa Iezzi7 minute Read<p>It’s been a big year for animals in the media.<p>Last summer’s multi-platform firestorm over the killing of Zimbabwe’s most …

42 Beagles Were Rescued From An Animal Testing Lab And They Are The Happiest Pups In The World

Live wild and free, pupsters.

More Than 150 Beagles Saved From Animal Testing Are Up for Adoption

You'll definitely cry when you see them play outside for the first time.<p>More than 150 adorable beagles will now find new forever homes after living …

Brazilian State Bans Cosmetic Animal Testing

Andrews University Dairy Farm Shutters After 111 Years<p>Due to shifting consumer habits, the private school's century-old dairy farm has lost $750,000 …

Helping Humans & Reducing Animal Testing

The 3D printing of cells and tissues, along with other new techniques in bioprinting, offer all sorts of new hope to patients around the world with a …

Lab dogs kept in cages see sunlight for the first time in their lives

This is the heart-wrenching moment dogs saved from an animal testing facility in India saw natural sunlight for the first time.<p>A total of 156 beagles, ranging between the age of two and five, were rescued from the facility in Bangalore by the Compassion Unlimited Plus Action (CUPA), with 42 …

China Urges Its Citizens to Eat Less Meat

China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission recently updated its 2007 dietary guidelines to reduce the recommended amount of meat …

Chips that Mimic Organs Could Be More Powerful Than Animal Testing

Each year, millions of rats and mice die for the sake of human safety. Scientists studying toxicity in chemicals feed, inject, or spray them on …

Australia Pledges to Ban All Cosmetic Animal Testing by Next Year

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University of California

Development of new prescription drugs and antidotes to toxins currently relies extensively on animal testing in the early stages of development, which is not only expensive and time consuming, it can give scientists inaccurate data about how humans will respond to such agents.<p>But what if …

University of California

A victory for lab rats: Congress moves to limit chemical testing on animals

By Karin Brulliard<p>, Reporter/editor<p>The Senate’s approval Tuesday of a far-reaching bill to overhaul government regulation of toxic chemicals was hailed by environmental and public health experts as a key move toward protecting Americans, as well as their land and water, from harmful substances.<p>But …

EPA

Congress sends landmark bill to reduce animal use in chemical testing to Obama · A Humane Nation

The long-established practices of poisoning animals for a variety of purposes is on the way out, and it will be replaced by human biology that will …

We’re Getting Closer Than Ever to Replacing Animal Testing With Computer Chips

Yes.<p>Before a new drug or medical treatment can be let loose on human beings, it has to go through a rigorous set of tests to make sure it's safe – …

Technology offers hope for end of animal testing

LIVERMORE — Hoping to make the lab rat a thing of the past, scientists at Lawrence Livermore Lab are testing technology that replicates vital human …

Revealed: Full horror of brutal animal testing at government military lab sparks campaigners' fury

Horrific tests on animals involving the mutilation of pigs, rabbits and monkeys have been uncovered at a controversial government laboratory.<p>The …

New Mars 2020 rover will be able to 'hear' the Red Planet

<b>(CNN) —</b> When the newly developed Mars 2020 rover lands on the Red Planet in February 2021 after embarking on a seven-month cruise through space, we will be able to hear sounds of the landing and the Martian surface for the first time, according to NASA.<p>"Not only is there going to be a microphone, …

​Soon we'll hear what Mars sounds like

We all love that feeling of "being there" when it comes to missions to other planets. Juno's arrival at Jupiter, New Horizons' flyby of Pluto and the …

Mars Curiosity Rover Can Now Autonomously Decide What to Laser

Pew pew!<p>Look out Mars, Curiosity now has the authority to laser at will.<p>After nearly four years of sciencing the Red Planet, NASA has announced it will now let the Curiosity rover choose which targets to zap with its laser spectrometer—sans human approval.<p>As part of its science arsenal, the rover …

7 of the best duvets for a good night's sleep in 2018

As easy as it might be to run down to your local department store and grab the first duvet you see on the shelf, if you want to ensure you get the best night's sleep possible, the key is to research the different duvet types available.<p>One of the most first things to consider when purchasing a duvet …