Heather Payne

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Has Half of World's Wildlife Been Lost in Past 40 Years?

The "2014 Living Planet Report" tracked population trends among species.<p>A compilation of wildlife trends suggests that populations of some wild animals have fallen by half in the past four decades, according to a report released Tuesday by the advocacy group World Wildlife Fund.<p>The <i>2014 Living</i> …

John Crawford in Walmart: Fatal 911 call (opinion) - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Jesse Williams, an actor best known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on ABC-TV's "Grey's Anatomy," serves on the Board of Directors of the Advancement Project, a multiracial civil rights organization. He is also executive producer of the project Question Bridge: Black Males. Follow</i> …

5 Ways To Teach My Son Empathy

Shares 2<p><i>Sarah Fader shares why she believes that few things are more important for her son to learn than empathy.</i><p><b>—</b><p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter …

Exposed by My Children for What I Really Look Like

Flipping through the pictures on my phone, I see it.<p>My first reaction is shock. Who took this hideous picture of me?<p>Self-loathing and disgust swell up and threaten to bring me to tears.<p>Just as I am about to hit "delete," my boy walks in the room.<p>"Do you know anything about this picture?" I ask …

10 things I wish I'd known about raising a boy

<i>Editor's note: This story was first published in 2014; we think these truths about having a boy stand the test of time! Agree? Disagree? Weigh in on our Facebook page.</i><p>When you have a girl, you know that you can always fall back on your own childhood memories to guide you as a parent. But unless you …

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Republicans and FOXNews are now pushing the ridiculous idea that Pres. Obama is the "worst president ever." It's just a statement inferred from a poorly designed poll. As usual, they back it up with no facts. Here are some facts for them:

The next time Congress proposes higher/new taxes on the middle class to generate revenue needed for things such as infrastructure, remind them of these companies and their malicious business practices. We can generate billions in revenue if we close the loopholes and make these companies actually pay taxes. Thanks to TRACE.

Very Rare All-White Humpback Looks Like A Ghost (VIDEO)

On June 19, some lucky whale watchers caught a rare glimpse of this magnificent creature along the Green Cape in New South Wales, Australia. Though the ghostly whale is hardly ever spotted, this is the third year in a row it has been seen.<p>The all-white, albino humpback whale, affectionately …

California health officials declare whooping cough epidemic

The number of whooping-cough cases in California is now at an epidemic level, state health officials said Friday.<p>More than 800 whooping-cough cases were reported over the past two weeks, suggesting that the infection, which is also known as pertussis, is spreading rapidly, according to a statement …

The 50 Best Celebrity Bob & Lob Haircuts

The timeless cut can be styled so many different ways.<p>Lobs and bobs are short, sophisticated, and surprisingly low maintenance. Click through our favorite short hair inspirations from timeless (Katie Holmes, Miranda Kerr) and elegant (Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lopez) to cool and edgy (Selena …

getting ready with taylor schilling

Thanks to series trailers, posters, and a behind-the-scenes look that reconfirmed our love for Crazy Eyes, let's just say the countdown to the season …

Study of 1.3 Million Kids Reveals Vaccines Aren't Associated with Autism

A meta-analysis including nearly 1.3 million children posted online last week in the journal <i>Vaccine</i> has demonstrated, once again, that there's no …

Why Free Food Matters For You And The Environment.

Shares 2<p><b>Every city should have one of these as its heart…</b><p>—<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p>Just think for a …

O’Malley’s Maryland is Obama’s oasis

The legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly adjourned Monday at midnight with balloons falling from the ceiling of the state house in …

Hero Cat will throw out a first pitch at a minor league baseball game

First Hero Cat conquered dogs. Then it conquered throwing baseballs?<p>Remember Hero Cat, the courageous kitty that saved a boy from a vicious dog?<p>We're not fully sure how that was SPORTS beforehand, but now it is Officially Sports: Hero Cat — her actual name is "Tara" — will throw out the first pitch …

17 Things Boys Need from their Moms

Children need many things from their parents. They need stability, protection, nurturing, and love. They also need other things, different things …

Massive dose of measles vaccine clears woman's cancer

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Mayo Clinic researchers announced a landmark study where a massive dose of the measles vaccine, enough to inoculate 10 million people, wiped out a Minnesota woman's incurable blood cancer.<p>The Mayo Clinic conducted the clinical trial last year using virotherapy. The method …

Republicans’ deadly political strategy: Ruining our country hurts the Democratic Party

<b>Mitch McConnell (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)</b><p>The GOP knows that if it can damage the economy, the average voter might blame it on the president<p>Thom Hartmann<p>May 15, 2014 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The Republicans have their strategy, and they're sticking to it, even though …

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