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Here's what popular dog breeds looked like before and after 100 years of breeding

Dogs have been our furry companions for thousands of years, but they didn't always look the way they do today. Many well-known breeds have changed a lot physically in the last century, thanks to humans.<p>By identifying specific traits — such as size, coat color, and demeanor — and allowing only those …

Pets

Florida Keys guide: hotels, restaurants and things to do

Taking a road trip through Florida's sunny Keys? Here's our pick of where to stay, where to eat, where to swim, sunbathe and soak up the best atmosphere...<p>When most people think of Florida, there is usually one thing that comes to mind; Walt Disney World, Orlando.<p>But believe it or not, there’s a …

Florida Keys

The Best Of Singapore: Must-Sees and Dos Before Or After A Flight Or Cruise

Recently, Singapore hosted the christening of Seabourn’s largest cruise ship, the <i>Seabourn Encore</i> <i>(</i>which offers modern design by Adam Tihany, and innovations including The Retreat, a secluded for-charge deck-top sanctuary for guests to relax in private cabanas, and Seabourn’s first dedicated sushi …

This couple is cycling from Canada to New Mexico with their toddler

Last year, they successfully hiked the entire Appalachian Trail when their daughter was just a baby.<p>Every year, people from all walks of life attempt …

Hiking

8 Major K-Beauty Finds That We Scored on Amazon

Staying on top of the K-beauty trend is an exercise in patience and googling. But we’re here to tell you it doesn’t have to be so complicated. Thanks to Amazon and its impressive inventory of makeup and skin care finds, you can start a K-beauty collection as fast as you can click. We scoped out the …

See our solar system like you've never seen it before

Book Excerpt: Otherworlds<p><i>The following is an excerpt from Otherworlds by Michael Benson.</i><p><i>Editors note: to see all of the incredible, otherworldly details in these photos, click on the arrows at the top right of each image to enlarge.</i><p><i>Excerpted from Otherworlds by Michael Benson, published by Abrams</i> …

Astronomy

If you’re a European, your body requires more vegetables and grains

Genome study reveals different human groups evolved to eat specific diets.<p>A new study of hundreds of human genomes has revealed that groups in …

Anthropology

Man with sons in arms dies in leap from bridge; boys survive

WANAQUE, N.J. (AP) — A man died after jumping off a highway bridge with his two toddler sons in his arms, yet the boys survived the 100-foot plunge …

Domestic Violence

Here’s Another Good Reason Not to Be Scared of Carbs

They just want to be loved.<p><i>This article was written by Caroline Praderio and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Proclaiming that pasta and pancakes can help you lose weight is borderline heresy in today's health circles, where headlines assert that carbs make us fat and sick and the Ghost of …

Abused Dogs Comfort One Another While Being Treated in Animal Clinic: The 'Understanding Between Animals Is Beyond Me'

It’s a shocking photo – two puppies, marred by abuse and disease – made sweeter by the unexpected moment at its center: One is comforting the other, …

South Carolina

Seagull basically forces family to accept it as their pet

If you thought seagulls existed solely to swoop in and steal your snacks on the beach, think again. We also have to fear seagulls strolling through …

Rescue Cat Turns Broken Jaw Into Gorgeous Smile

Last year, Duchess the Miracle Cat was brought in to a Texas animal hospital. She had a broken jaw and other complications after being hit by a car, …

Two Toddlers Found Tied Up Outside Texas Home, Mother of Six Arrested

A mother of six was arrested Friday after two toddlers were found chained and tied in the backyard of a Texas home late Thursday, authorities said.<p>Deputies went to the home at around 11:45 p.m. after a neighbor reported hearing a crying child, and found the toddlers tied up, one with a chain to the …

Crime

Temptations Made a Collar That Finally Gives Your Cat a Human Voice, So It Can Talk to You

Since the dawn of time, humans have been confounded by cats, those mystifyingly aloof creatures whose inner thoughts are famously inscrutable. But no …

Police Chief And His 'Drug-Sniffing' Cat Pull Off Epic Traffic Stop Prank

Feline "officer" Froo Froo assisted in the April Fools' Day joke.<p>A Utah police chief pranked citizens during a traffic stop on April Fools' Day by pretending he and his cat were part of a fake "feline unit."<p>Salina City Police Department Chief Eric Pratt pulled a vehicle over for allegedly speeding …

Police cats might soon be a thing thanks to this little girl's convincing letter

Some little girls dream of becoming Princesses. Others dream of movie stardom. And still others dream of a world where cats and dogs can serve …

Marley the puppy deeply regrets decision to eat tube of expanding glue

That is the face of someone who regrets their life choices.<p>Marley the seven-month-old cocker spaniel puppy found himself in a bit of a sticky …

School district apologizes for student KKK skit

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A Philadelphia-area school district superintendent has apologized for a class skit in which students dressed in Ku Klux …

Puppy tied to helium balloons 'floats away' in cruel prank on devastated owners

A beloved puppy is accidentally sent into orbit in this viral clip - or so it seems.<p>For his latest trick, YouTube prankster Ryan Hamilton fooled his …