Maggie Davenport

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How Facebook Is Trying To Out-Snapchat Snapchat

do we even want this?<p>In what could be seen as an attempt to edge in on Snapchat’s game, Facebook is rolling out a new feature on their much-used, much-criticized Messenger app that will allow users to put a time limit on how long recipients of their messages are allowed to see them. Coming first to …

Tim Cook says next-generation of kids will have no idea what cash is

Tim Cook is so bullish on Apple Pay, the CEO predicted that the next generation of children “will not know what money is”, on a recent visit to the across the pond.<p>The death of cash will happen sooner than expected, says Cook who told students at Trinity College Dublin that their kids will have no …

Tim Cook

After 7 Years of Abuse, Rescued Bait Dog Waits For His Forever Home (PHOTOS)

When Murdock first arrived at the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh New York, he was part of an ongoing animal cruelty investigation.<p>This …

H&M & Lush Commit To Banning Animal-Testing In China

The future is looking a little brighter for our furry friends. Two major international brands — H&M and Lush — just joined the campaign to end …

The History of the Ballet Body: From Anna Pavlova to Misty Copeland

“Ballet is woman,” said George Balanchine, the inimitable Russian choreographer who is credited with bringing ballet into the great American artistic oeuvre. It’s a legacy that tonight the American Ballet Theatre will continue to push forward with the debut of its fall season. Among its talented …

California Enacts Strictest Animal Antibiotic Law in the U.S.

California just passed a bill to sharply limit the use of antibiotics in farm animals, making it the first state to ban the routine use of the drugs …

Agriculture

Never List Animals on Craigslist!

Working at an animal shelter for three years, one of my responsibilities was to make sure no animals adopted from the shelter ever wound up on Craigslist or any other site to be re-homed. Did it happen? Yes. Did we get the animal back? Yes.<p>People use Craigslist and Facebook for just about anything …

God and Marriage Equality

In the late nineteen-fifties, Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter met and fell in love amid the sleepy small towns and picturesque horse farms of Virginia’s Caroline County. Loving was white and Jeter black (as well as Native American), which meant that the state’s Racial Integrity Act of 1924 forbade …

Beautiful ballerina: NYC ballet creates dance program for kids with disabilities

As a mom, Natalia Armoza has many wishes for her 5-year-old daughter Pearl.<p>One of these wishes is that Pearl, who has cerebral palsy, be afforded the same opportunities as every other child her age. So when Armoza learned that the New York City Ballet held workshops for children to dance in the …

Dancing