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Veganism: The Evolution of Moral Consciousness by EVOLVE! Campaigns

Bewegender Protest vor dem Brandenburger Tor - Animal Equality

Wissenschaft

Can You Call Yourself an Animal Lover if You Still DO these 5 Things?

Every day, we get to make choices. Choices that affect others, the environment, ourselves, and all the other animals that are sharing this planet …

Green Living

Animal welfare and animal rights are very different beasts

More than 20 years ago, the university department where I was doing my PhD was fire bombed by animal rights activists. At the time, I was conducting …

Cost-benefit Analysis

Why the Animal Protection Movement Has Failed

<i>Guest post by Michael Mountain</i><p><i>(A new paper by Dr. Lori Marino and Michael Mountain explores the psychology behind why we humans continue to reduce</i> …

How Our Immortality Projects Impact the Other Animals

In previous posts we've talked about how our relationship to our fellow animals and the way we treat them is driven by our anxiety over the fact that …

Pope Francis

Psychologist Explains Why People Eat Certain Animals But Love Others (VIDEO)

Have you ever wondered why we treat certain animals like friends and others like commodities or food? For example, dogs and cats are considered …

TED Talks

7 Animal Rights Messages From the 'Harry Potter' Series

If you’re like me, then you’re a die-hard Potterhead. And I don’t mean the casual “I’ve read the books once” fans but rather the “I carry my wand …

What the world's most popular websites looked like on the day they launched

Long gone are the pixellated and cluttered monstrosities of the HTML era.<p>Many of today's most successful websites bear only a small resemblance to how they looked when they were first launched.<p>Here, New York-based designer Robert Morris of Ninja Essays put together a graphic of nine of the most …

Terry Pratchett's Joyful, Absurd, Human Fantasy

The late author brought insight and compassion to his satire, and to his outlook on life and death.<p>“Death isn't cruel—merely terribly, terribly good at his job,” British fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett wrote in <i>Sourcery,</i> the fifth book in his long-running <i>Discworld</i> series, in 1988.<p>On Thursday, …

Here's why the Apple Watch always shows the time as 10:09 in advertisements

Watchmakers have traditionally chosen 10:10 as their display time because it ensures that the watchmaker's logo, which is usually engraved beneath the 12, isn't obscured by the watch hands. On top of that, having the hands at 10:10 is symmetrical.<p>Apple, however, chooses to display a slightly …

Ex-NSA director: China has hacked 'every major corporation' in U.S.

The Chinese government -- seeking to steal valuable secrets -- has hacked into the computers at every major American company, according to the nation's former spy director.<p>Mike McConnell, who served as director of national intelligence under President George W. Bush, made the comments during a …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

4G around the globe: Spain has the fastest LTE speeds, the U.S. has among the slowest

OpenSignal has published its second The State of LTE report, looking at aspects such as speed and coverage of 4G on a country-by-country basis.<p>The London-based company gathers a lot of useful data from its giant, crowdsourced sensor network, enabled through millions of people downloading its app to …