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Hunger eats away at Venezuela’s soul as its people struggle to survive

Hunger is gnawing at Venezuela, where a government that claims to rule for the poorest has left most of its 31 million people short of food, many desperately so. As night falls over Caracas, and most of the city’s residents lock their doors against its ever more violent streets, Adriana Velásquez …


Mesmerising drone footage shows whale playing with dolphin pod in Australia

Incredible drone footage captures a whale appearing to play with a pod of dolphins as the group swim just off of the coast of Western Australia. Jamien Hudson filmed the unusual encounter and posted it online, where it has had nearly half a million views.

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Rescuing the Last Two Animals at the Mosul Zoo

Mosul’s forlorn little zoo, a collection of rusted cages in a park near the Tigris River, was abandoned by its keepers in October, as the Iraqi Army began to liberate the city from the Islamic State. For three months, the zoo was a staging ground for <i>ISIS</i> fighters. More than forty of the zoo animals …

A Compilation of Crazy Cats With a Lot of Adrenaline

The Pet Collective has assembled a hilarious video compilation of crazy cats with a lot of adrenaline.<p>From cats sprinting underneath tables, cats …

Lady Gaga Hits Back at Comments About Her Body at the Super Bowl

“Be you, and be relentlessly you,” the singer told her followers on Instagram.<p>After her dazzling and subtly political Super Bowl performance Sunday night, <b>Lady Gaga</b> received praise from across the Internet, including a shout-out from fellow high-flying diva <b>Pink</b> and an enthusiastic <b>Hillary Clinton</b>. …

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Buddha Reveals 5 Profound Truths That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Buddhism is a profound philosophy that counters what we are taught in the west. It offers something for everyone, no matter your faith or …

5 Pelvic Floor Exercises for Women

Introduction<p>After childbirth, or as you get older, you may notice that your pelvic floor muscles have weakened.<p>The pelvic muscles support the …

The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yet

A new report looks at more than 10,000 studies on marijuana. It has good and bad news for pot users.<p>Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot of public debate about what, exactly, pot’s risks and benefits are.<p>A recent …

Meditation Is Exactly What Your Workout Routine Is Missing

Here are six exercises to get you started.<p>Fitness comes down to two simple things: 1) doing what helps you, and 2) not doing what hurts you. Most active people are great at the first part—they lift weights, do cardio, wear ultra stretchy T-shirts, etc.—but aren't great at the second.<p>So, what hurts …


Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy |

For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that allow humans to access a different mental or emotional space than the one they …

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Non-verbal boy's special bond with deaf dog captured in heartwarming photo

A heart-warming photo which perfectly captures a non-verbal boy’s special bond with a dog has been shared by thousands of internet users.<p>New Jersey mother Brandi Guillet posted the image on the Deaf Dogs Rock Facebook page along with more information about the pair’s growing friendship.<p>“I adopted …


Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …


32 Mindblowing Documentaries On Netflix To Binge-Watch On Your Day Off

Just in time for the holidays.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>


A Buddhist monk explains mindfulness for times of conflict

“Compassion is not sitting in your room; it’s actually very active and engaging,” a senior disciple of Thich Nhat Hanh says.<p>Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist leaders, second only to the Dalai Lama in fame and influence.<p>With his 100+ books, he’s been an advocate for …

Vegan Thanksgiving dessert recipes that everyone — even carnivores — will love

Every part of your vegan Thanksgiving feast should be delicious — desserts included. And just because you're not using whipped cream to top off …

Holy Hecking Heck, French Bulldog Puppies Are Just The Best



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This cute baby bat has better manners than most kids

Yawn!<p>A lot of people are scared of bats, so given our proximity to Halloween, we thought we’d remind you of how polite they are! Today, we stumbled upon the cutest video of a baby bat flapping its wings. What struck us — other than how adorable it is — is just how well-mannered this lovely creature …