Hilary L Bruce

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Golden Retriever Adopts an Orphan Kitten Rejected By Her Mother

When Ichimi the kitten was rejected by her mother, Ponzu the golden retriever and his owner Jessiepon took her in and have begun nursing her back to …

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Scotland's Parliament Legalizes Gay Marriage

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Scottish Parliament overwhelmingly passed a bill on Tuesday that will legalize gay marriage in …

​People Are Getting High On An Actual Drug Called "Nintendo"

That headline isn't a euphemism—people are actually getting high on an actual drug called "Nintendo." A potent club drug bearing the name and logo of …

Ancient Chinese cat bones shake up domestication theory

A cat-and-mouse game played out in a Chinese village 5,300 years ago is helping scientists understand how wild felines became the tame pets we know today.<p>Scientists believe it was the cat's appetite that led to domestication. Grain stored by ancient farmers was a magnet for rodents, which in turn …

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Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

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Picture of Pope kissing, blessing disfigured man at Vatican goes viral

A touching image of Pope Francis tenderly embracing a severely disfigured man in St Peter’s Square has gone viral.<p>Pope Francis kissed and blessed the man, whose face was covered in boils, after his general address at the Vatican on Wednesday. The pope laid his hands on the head of the sick man, who …

Investors see legal marijuana as growth industry

Business News<p>It looks like any other business conference — lots of suits, name badges, a long line to the buffet — except that the 700 people who each paid $599 to be in this conference hall south of Seattle are in an industry unlike any other: marijuana.<p>The people at this meeting aren’t Cheech and …

Following Wave Of Homophobia, Zambia's First Lady Steps Out To Oppose Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Zambia's first lady, Dr Christine Kaseba-Sata, called for an end to discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation during a reception hosted by UNAIDS on Tuesday evening in the country's capital, Lusaka.<p>This took human rights activists by surprise — this year has seen a rapid deterioration of …

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It's time to listen to the voices in your head

Hearing voices in your head when there's no one around … that's a sign of madness, right?<p>In the popular imagination voice-hearing is often viewed with fear and suspicion, frequently reified as a chaotic, corrupted symptom of illness. But that is changing, with a growing acceptance of voice-hearing …

The science and magic of wine-making

… a new friend is as a new wine; when it is old, thou shalt drink it with pleasure. <i>Ecclesiasticus 9:10</i><p>I grew up on tales of my Dad's 1970s homemade hedgerow wines. Their fruity aroma and potency were legendary. All that remains of this heady era are five very dusty bottles of "vintage" wine sitting …

A brief, complete history of the gummi bear

Hans Riegel, chief executive of the German confectionary company Haribo, died of heart failure today at the age of 90 in Bonn, according to a statement from the company. Riegel, along with his brother Paul, built the small candy company founded by their father—also named Hans—in 1920 into a global …

See The World Through The Eyes Of A Cat

An awesome, disorienting look at kitty vision.<p>What does the world look like through a cat's eyes? The basic structure of feline eyes is pretty similar to what humans have, but cats' vision has adapted to very different purposes, so the world they see looks familiar, but isn't quite the same as …