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Pet Pig Was Bought As A Baby — And Was Found Like This 11 Years Later

Her hooves were so long that she couldn't walk without crying — but now she looks completely different and is falling in love with her new family.<p>A …

Lioness Steals a Photographer’s Camera, Gives It to Her Cubs as a New Toy

Photographing wild animals has certain risks. But often, the potential hazards are worth it—something photographer Barbara Jensen Vorster can attest to first hand. In July 2018, she was snapping pictures of a lion pride in Botswana, until a local lioness stole Vorster’s Canon 7D after she …

The dangers men don't see

Three high-profile murders in recent months shared two common factors: 1) The victims were women engaged in physical activity outdoors; 2) They were …

University of Iowa

Texas Couple Enslaved, Beat, and Called 5-Year-Old Girl a ‘Whore’ Until She Escaped Out a Window: DOJ

After 16 years, D.D.*, who was allegedly kept as a slave in a Fort Worth, Texas, home since the age of 5, decided to escape.<p>After a fight with her …

U.S. Department of Justice

Woman Rides Bicycle To 183.9 MPH — A World Record

The fastest human to ride a bicycle over open ground is named Denise Mueller-Korenek, who rode a custom bike at an average of 183.932 miles per hour – shattering a world record that had stood since 1995.<p>Mueller-Korenek, 45, set the record for fastest speed riding in a slipstream, teaming up with …

World Records

Texas superintendent is sorry his racist comment about black quarterbacks was made publicly

"You can’t count on a black quarterback."<p>On Sunday afternoon, after a frustrating Houston Texans loss to the Tennessee Titans, school superintendent …

Lamar Jackson

Monogamy May Be Even More Difficult For Women Than it Is For Men

Experts are challenging long-held ideas about gender and fidelity.<p>It’s a widely held belief that monogamy comes more naturally to women than it does to men. A lot of people subscribe to a narrative that says the sexes are just “wired” differently, with women having evolved to be monogamous and men …

Feminism

Amazing Footage of Wild Alpine Ibex (Goats) Climbing a Near Vertical Wall of an Italian Dam for Nutritious Salt

In 2015, nature photographer Andrea Battisti of Hybrid Wildlife captured remarkable footage of wild Alpine Ibex (mountain goats) as they climbed up …

Nature Photography

Murdered man's body found after tree 'unusual for the area' grew from seed in his stomach

A missing man who was murdered more than 40 years ago has been found - after a seed from a fig in his stomach grew into a tree.<p>Ahmet Hergune was …

Black Candidate Who Had the Police Called On Her While Campaigning Gets the Last Laugh

“It’s 2018,” Stubbs told the Times. “It shouldn’t be strange that a Black woman’s knocking on your door. I didn’t do anything to make myself stand …

Women of Color

Trump admin moves $260M from cancer research, HIV/AIDS and other programs to cover custody of immigrant children costs

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration is planning to shift more than $260 million to cover the rising cost and strain of housing thousands of undocumented immigrant children in their custody -- including millions of dollars from programs like cancer research and HIV/AIDS prevention.<p>The …

Cancer

If This Great Dane Learning To Workout Doesn't Inspire You Then Nothing Will

This dog is more of a copycat.

Great Dane

Michigan Man Discovers Strange Glowing Rocks In The Upper Peninsula

A Michigan man made the discovery of a lifetime when he stumbled on glowing rocks on the beaches of Lake Superior. The rocks, which he named “Yooperlites” emit an eerie glow, appearing to be partially molten rock.<p>Rintamaki, a gem and mineral dealer, made this discovery after hunting for rocks in …

Lake Superior

Cat Walks Into Tesco Helps Himself To Some Food Then Has A Nap

Get ready to meet your idol, as I introduce to you, this chubby cat who strolled into a supermarket, stole some dinner and then had a little nap.<p>The …

Cat Food

How to hack your unconscious

Aha! moments of inspiration seem to come from nowhere – but the counterintuitive key to a creative brain is to defocus your thoughts<p>You can determine …

Consciousness

Trump's False Hurricane Maria Tweet Was Just Shut Down By The Expert Who Calculated The Death Toll

In a couple of tweets that quickly sparked intense backlash, Donald Trump on Thursday suggested that 3,000 people did not die following the …

Hurricane Maria

Oregon Woman's Racist Rant Goes Viral on Facebook

A video that's been viewed more than 2 million times on Facebook appears to show a woman challenging another Asian woman's legal status in the …

Race & Ethnicity

Aggressive goats, with taste for human urine, are airlifted out of park

What do you do when hundreds of mountain goats have become so addicted to the salt found in human urine and sweat that they are a deadly menace to national park visitors, charging at hikers and trampling vegetation?<p>If you run Olympic National Park in Washington State, about 100 miles west of …

National Parks

Coping with the rejection of a child | The Recovery Expert

One of the hardest things to experience is the betrayal wound that occurs when your own child grows up to hate you. I have seen this numerous times …

Psychology

JUST IN: North Austin mosque vandalized for 2nd time this month, police say

Austin police are investigating a second case of vandalism at a mosque in North Austin this month.<p>Police received reports of the vandalism at the …

Crime

Michael Moore Warns Trump Could Fake ‘National Emergency’ to Win 2020

In the lead up to the release of his newest documentary, <i>Fahrenheit 11/9</i>, Michael Moore has been telling everyone who will listen that he believes …

Bernie Sanders

Dolphin Was Left All Alone In Her Tank In Closed-Down Zoo

She's slowly going crazy 😢💔<p>Captivity is a lonely existence for any marine animal. But for a bottle-nosed dolphin named Honey, her situation is …

Dolphins

Dog Who Was Afraid To Be Touched Can’t Stop Snuggling With His Rescuer Now

“Aka has found his reason to live.”<p>For a dog named Aka, life was all about survival. He wandered the streets in Lahan Sai, Cambodia, searching for …

South-east Asia

Young people share their abortion stories in new stigma-busting leadership program, Youth Testify

The National Network of Abortion Funds (NNAF) and Advocates for Youth teamed up to create a new leadership program for young people aged 17-24 who’ve …

Gun Control

A rare, endangered aye-aye lemur was just born at the Denver Zoo

The Denver Zoo welcomed a new member to its family on August 8: an aye-aye lemur! She is super cute, and reminds us why we should take care of the …

Lemurs

Little One-Eyed Dog Who Was Thrown Out Of Car Won't Let Anything Slow Her Down

“She was literally tossed into our life ... She was not supposed to survive the night but she pulled through." ❤🐶<p>Alesha Brandt’s daughter was …

Pets

14 Very, Very, VERY Goob Dog Posts From This Week

Consider your Friday *~BLESSED~*.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>17 Very Goob Dog Posts From This Week (WARNING: They Are EXTRA Goob)<p>21 Very, Very Goob Dog Posts From This Week<p>The Best Pupper Posts Of The Week Are Finally Here!!!

At 102, Man Kaur Is Still Running — And Winning Gold Medals

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>This story was originally published in January and has been republished with updates on Man Kaur's running achievements.</i><p>At 102, Man Kaur is still running — and winning gold medals.<p>The phenomenon from India just nailed the gold medal in the 200-meter race for the 100-to-104 age group …

7 Unexpected Habits Sociopaths Have In Relationships

Sociopaths aren't exactly known for being the best type of partners. They tend to focus more on themselves than anyone else. When it comes to …

Sociopathy

The Gay Black American Who Stared Down Nazis in the Name of Love

In Italy at the end of 1944, the Negro 92nd Infantry Division of the United States Army discovered two gaunt men who claimed they had escaped from a …

Empathy