Sarah Phoebe Alley

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32 Cutest Photos of Dogs with Their Mini-Me Puppies

Think raising a kid is hard these days? Stressed about passing the right lessons on to your children? If you think raising a few screaming kids is …

Pets

Starbucks Just Banned Plastic Straws

<i>This article originally appeared on Food & Wine.</i><p>As calls for fast food restaurants to adopt more environmentally friendly business practices grow …

Green Living

Orcas of the Pacific Northwest Are Starving and Disappearing

SEATTLE — For the last three years, not one calf has been born to the dwindling pods of black-and-white killer whales spouting geysers of mist off the coast in the Pacific Northwest.<p>Normally four or five calves would be born each year among this fairly unique urban population of whales — pods named …

Puget Sound

What to Read When You Want to Reclaim Your Time

It’s been nearly a year since Rep. Maxine Waters gifted us the phrase “reclaiming my time,” and the California member of the House of Representatives …

Books

A Phone Call Changes Everything In Ann Tyler's 'Clock Dance'

Anne Tyler's latest novel is about a woman in her 60s who marries young, has two children and is widowed young, remarries — and finds her life truly changed, late in the game, by a phone call asking for help, that was probably made in error. (Though that doesn't make it a mistake.)<p>The new book — …

Baltimore

Here's why meat is linked to colon cancer

Video<p>SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Numerous studies have linked a high intake of red meat or processed meats to colon cancer.<p>Health expert, Karen Owoc, …

Nutrition

A radioactive wolf was spotted leaving Chernobyl's 'exclusion zone'

It's a wildlife preserve unlike anywhere else on the planet. About 4,300 square kilometers of untamed wilderness, chock full of thriving populations …

Wildlife

Many Look To Buddhism For Sanctuary From An Over-Connected World

On the floor of a Zen Buddhist worship space in an apartment building in Washington, D.C., about 15 people recently sat on meditation cushions. They chant <i>sutras</i> and meditate, in complete silence, for a full 30 minutes.<p>And then one of the lay leaders of the All Beings Zen Sangha, or congregation, …

Meditation

‘Natura Morta’: Colorful Photos Memorialize Dead Animals

Russian artist Maria Ionova-Gribina’s <i>Natura Morta</i> is a beautiful example of a practice in photographic endeavors that I am slowly seeing more of: …

Orphaned Animals Learn to Love After Losing Their Mothers to Poachers (VIDEO)

The bond shared between animals and their parents is just as strong as that in humans. With this in mind, when a baby animal loses their parent – for …

Animals

Be a Voice for Dolphins and Take Action on World Love for Dolphins Day

World Love for Dolphins Day on February 13, 2016, marks the third year of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s protests to bring dolphin defending …

San Antonio

The Incredible Story of a Danish Girl Who Left High School to Fight ISIS in Syria and Iraq

During the Iran-Iraq war, a couple fled Kurdish Iran, giving birth to a baby girl in a refugee camp in Iraq. Three years later, they made a home in …

Middle East

Harrowing Photographs Capture the Gravity of the HIV / AIDS Epidemic in Tijuana

<i>Transgender sex worker Fernanda Sanchez waits for clients at night on a street in Tijuana’s red light district. Transgender women and gay men have</i> …

Public Health

Wyoming’s Proposed Mountain Lion Trapping Bill Contradicts Science

Changing Planet<p>A mountain lion unlucky enough to be caught in a trap set for a bobcat. Photograph compliments of Nevada Department of Wildlife and Tom Knudson, author of RevealNews article, “America’s trapping boom relies on cruel and grisly tools.”<p>This January, a bill called HB0012 was introduced …

Lack Of Deep Sleep May Set The Stage For Alzheimer's

There's growing evidence that a lack of sleep can leave the brain vulnerable to Alzheimer's disease.<p>"Changes in sleep habits may actually be setting the stage" for dementia, says Jeffrey Iliff, a brain scientist at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.<p>The brain appears to clear out toxins …

Dementia