Turtle40

9,488 Flips | 17 Magazines | 2,681 Likes | 4 Following | 1,061 Followers | @Turtle40 | One speed and always doubting.

Pence details plan for creation of Space Force in what would be the sixth branch of the military

Vice President Pence laid out an ambitious plan Thursday that would begin creating a military command dedicated to space and establish a “Space Force” as the sixth branch of the U.S. military as soon as 2020, the first since the Air Force was formed shortly after World War II.<p>Pence warned of the …

Military

The terrible 'what if': how OCD makes every day a matter of life or death

OCD is often called the 'doubting disease' because deep down, the sufferer knows the thoughts are irrational.<p>The first time I thought someone contaminated my food was at the Paramus Park mall food court when I was 12. As the employee handed me an extra gooey Cinnabon nestled in crinkly tissue, I …

Mental Health

A hailstorm left two animals dead at a Colorado zoo and 14 people injured

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chunks of hail the size of golf balls rained havoc on a Colorado zoo on Monday, shattering windows, damaging cars and sending animals and humans running for cover.<p>The massive hailstorm damaged buildings and animals habitats at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs. The zoo will be …

Weather

Lucky Dog Found Alive

Crazimals7 days ago<p>This scared dog survived nearly a week alone in a home gutted by the wildfires that devastated Greece.

Wildfires

Killer Whale Goes on Joyride

Trending News7 days ago<p>Fisheries and Oceans experts say the 27-year-old orca was showing off some playful behavior when it took hold of a sailboat’s …

Fisheries

Rhino vs. SUV

Crazimals3 days ago<p>We have seen and heard horns being used in traffic, but one rhinoceros used his horn in a whole different way at the Africam …

Wildlife

What Could go Wrong?

Trending News4 hours ago<p>When a bison stops traffic in Yellowstone, a man gets out of his car and tries to scare it away -- bad idea.

Yellowstone National Park

Gorse Fire in Ireland Reveals Huge Sign From World War II

Trending News5 hours ago<p>The huge sign was created during WWII to alert Allied and German airmen that they were flying over neutral territory.

World War II

Worst Air Quality in America May Surprise You

Environment7 hours ago<p>The park remains closed indefinitely as air quality levels become comparable to those of smoggy, polluted Beijing.

Air Quality

Softball-Sized Hail Pummels Colorado Springs, Colorado

Severe Weatherless than an hour ago<p>Parts of El Paso County, where Colorado Springs is located, were hammered with hail Monday afternoon, according to …

El Paso

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease is Making a Comeback

Adults often remember the wonders of childhood—summers off, a high tolerance for junk food, and a glorious lack of responsibility. But one summertime …

Alzheimer's Disease

California Beachgoers Rescue Baby Great White Shark

White Shark

Cats Sense Earthquake Seconds Before it Strikes Osaka, Japan

Show me the weather in... city, zip, or place<p>Recently searched<p><i>No items to display</i><p>more_vert<p>Remove<p>Do you want to save this location?<p>YesNo<p>Add …

3 Foods You Probably Eat That Are Dangerous For Your Brain According To Science

Seven years ago, Max Lugavere was sitting at the dinner table when he asked his mother to pass the salt. The simple request should have take a fraction of a second, but it took his mother three or four. Those were the first signs that something was wrong. Within a few months, he and his brother …

Nutrition

The Overlooked Emotions of Sperm Donation

"My hope is that people think about how this is more than a transaction," says one family therapist.<p>Sperm donation offers a tidy solution to an aggravating problem: When a person or a couple wants a baby and needs a different ingredient than what they’ve currently got to make one, a man with viable …

Sperm

Over 100 People Show Up At Shelter To Comfort Dogs During Fireworks

"As people talked to the dogs and stroked their fur, their eyes were getting heavier and heavier ... that right there speaks volumes to how important …

This Woman Noticed a Baby Dolphin Struggling on the Beach and Did the Most Incredible Thing!

A baby dolphin beached on Seapoint Beach in Ireland was lucky to be found by a fearless animal lover. Jenni Hänninen, originally from Finland and now …

A pride of lions brutally killed a bunch of poachers and I’m struggling to feel sad

Despite all the very clear evidence that illegal hunting is pushing many species into extinction, animals like rhinos are still being taken down by …

Mother of 10-Year-Old Who Came Out as Gay Weeks Before Death Charged with His Murder and Torture

The mother of a 10-year-old Lancaster, California, boy who came out as gay weeks before his death has been arrested and charged with his …

Ivory Coast to Start Destroying Cocoa Trees in Forests

Ivory Coast said it will start destroying cocoa crops that are grown in protected areas as the world’s top producer seeks to end the destruction of …

Forests

Madrid Police Dog Performs CPR

Show me the weather in... city, zip, or place<p>Recently searched<p><i>No items to display</i><p>more_vert<p>Remove<p>Do you want to save this location?<p>YesNo<p>Add …

Meat Allergies on the Rise Because of Lone Star Tick Bites

HealthJune 28, 2018<p>The Lone Star tick is to blame for a rise in tickborne meat allergies, which can lead people to have allergic reactions to beef, …

5 People Dead in Shooting at Maryland’s Capital Gazette Newsroom

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A man armed with a shotgun and smoke grenades stormed into the newsroom of a community newspaper chain in Maryland’s capital on Thursday afternoon, killing five staff members, injuring two others and prompting law enforcement agencies across the country to provide protection at the …

Capital Gazette

This soldier was finally able to adopt the dog he served with in Afghanistan — and the story will warm your heart

• <b>A bomb-sniffing military dog named Mally was finally reunited with her former handler in Afghanistan after seven years apart.</b>• <b><br>After US Marine Nick</b> …

Supreme Court deals major financial blow to nation's public employee unions

WASHINGTON — A deeply divided Supreme Court dealt a major blow to the nation's public employee unions Wednesday that likely will result in a loss of money, members and political muscle.<p>After three efforts in 2012, 2014 and 2016 fell short, the court's conservative majority ruled 5-4 that unions …

Dangerous Rip Current in Florida Kills 1, Injures 5

Here are the colleges that will allow you to bring furry friends

If getting into college makes you nervous, imagine how your cat must feel. Her chances are slim.<p>Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of SavingForCollege.com, …

Social and Emotional Development in Teens Ages 13 to 18

In the five short years between the ages of 13 and 18, your teen will undergo tremendous social, emotional, and physical growth. This development may …

Ten Signs Your Boss Is A Manager -- But Not A Leader

A simple way to answer the question “What’s the difference between managing and leading?” is this:<p>Managing people means watching them to make sure they do what they’re supposed to do.<p>The concept of traditional supervision is rooted in the fear that working people will misbehave or make mistakes if …

Leadership

Sister led California police to shackled, starving siblings

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — In a plea to a police dispatcher to "help my sisters," a 17-year-old girl in a childlike, quivering voice detailed years of abuse she and 12 siblings suffered in a squalid house where she said they were shackled to beds, choked and the stench was suffocating.<p>The 911 call …