Alexandra Ruiz

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Adorable Video Of Puppy Who Defied The Odds And Made It To Adulthood Will Bring A Tear To Your Eye

Dave Meinert's pet pooch Pegasus was born with a pigment deficiency defect.<p>The Great Dane was rescued from "backyard breeders" as a puppy. Sadly, …

Great Dane

Orange County farmer uses aquaponic farming to grow fruit, veggies

Adam Navidi's daily ritual involves harvesting fresh greens and other vegetables from his farm in Brea and it is how he grows them that's far from …

Elusive Siberian Tigers Captured in Brilliant Images (Photos)

<i>Jonathan Slaght is projects manager for WCS's Russia Program. Julie Larsen Maher is staff photographer for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS),</i> …

Painted Dog

Jane Goodall on New Gardens for a Changing World

<i>This is an excerpt from Jane Goodall’s new book</i> Seeds of Hope.<p>Gardening is changing. Until recently, modern landscaping and gardening was oriented …

Photographer Captures World’s Tiniest Rodeo: Frog Riding A Beetle

In perhaps what is one of the most astonishing spectacle in the world, Hendy MP, an Indonesian photographer who is interested in wildlife …

These gorgeous photos of endangered animals will make you want to save the earth

With more than 50 species in the world currently listed as endangered, or critically endangered, on the World Wildlife Fund's Species Directory, …

Endangered Species

Costa Rica hits 100% renewable energy record

<b>Costa Rica has reached a record 113 days using only renewable energy sources to generate its electricity.</b><p>The record means the country has not used …

Renewable Energy

Articles about 7 bathtubs killer views on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nothing makes a bath more relaxing than a breathtaking view.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>As Hurricane Gustav approaches the Gulf Coast, this may be an opportune time to recall that Lowe's is selling Katrina …

National Parks of Svalbard, Norway

<b>Name:</b> National Parks of Svalbard <b><br>Location:</b> Norway <b><br>Date Established:</b> Beginning in 1973 <b><br>Size:</b> Over 60 percent of Svalbard is protected land.<p>Did You Know?<p><b>• Seven Parks</b> The Svalbard Islands, an Arctic Ocean archipelago halfway between mainland Norway and the North Pole, are home to seven Norwegian …

Scientists Have Created an Organic Farm That Stores More Carbon Than It Emits

Is this how we make agriculture more sustainable?<p>Agriculture contributes approximately 35 percent of the planet's greenhouse gas emissions, but …

Waste Management

Don’t Let Your Garden Become An Eco-Nightmare!

Picture, if you will, a backyard in Anywhere, USA. A carpet of green grass stretches out before you while vibrant flowers dot the fence-line. Plump, …

Nocookies

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Software

Stray Pit Bull Found Nursing Kitten On Roadside

A vet tech working at the Mercy Animal Clinic in Garland, Texas came across a female pit bull that was hanging out on the side of a road. After …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Google Analytics

11 of the world’s most threatened forests

Saving Forests at Risk<p>Many of the world's forests are at risk for deforestation. Learn what must be done to save them.<p>Download the Report <i>h</i><p>The Amazon, …

Tweet

Get to know Duncan and his dog, Bella, who took the Purina ONE 28-Day Challenge with us in Asheville, North Carolina.<p>It’s a rare day in Asheville …

Pets

Here’s why you should care about ocean acidification: It’s behind Earth’s worst-ever mass extinction

<b>(Karen Grigoryan/Shutterstock)</b><p>Rapid carbon emissions 252 million years ago wiped out the majority of the planet’s species<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>April 9, 2015 8:16pm (UTC)<p>Ocean acidification is like global warming's sad, ignored twin. It results, like climate change, from human emissions of greenhouse gases, …

Bust Belly Fat: How A Smoothie Diet Can Trim Your Tummy

As another mother, beer-drinker, or probably any other person would attest - one of the hardest places to lose weight in is the belly. Even if one is …

LEED Reference Guide for Homes Design and Construction | U.S. Green Building Council

Web-based Reference Guide (all rating systems)<p>The fully interactive web-based reference guide is a simple, one-stop-shop for all LEED v4 resources …

Tutorials

Paws right there! Playful kitten drives kindly St Bernard to distraction

• <b>Russian YouTube user Vladlena Tkachenko filmed the moment her giant St. Bernard dog attempted to get a nap before being annoyed by his kitten …

Six seconds of symmetry: watch these perfectly-balanced Vines

Last week, we challenged our Vine community to shoot six-second videos exploring the idea of symmetry — and the results were harmonious.<p>It's easy …

Psychedelia

The CEO's Statement On Work-Life Balance

Liz, I want to tell my staff members how I feel about work-life balance.<p>- How do you feel about it, Chuck?<p>I think it’s important. It’s important for my staff members, and it’s important for me.<p>- Do you struggle to make time to do the things you want to do?<p>Heck yes! That’s my biggest problem. Now …

The Workplace

7 haunting songs sung by whales

Listen to eerie audio of humpbacks, bowheads and other whales singing in their natural habitats.<p>Scientists have been studying humpback whale songs …

Whales