Alexandra Ashlenn Blake

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3 ways the universe might end

Astrophysicists don't know exactly how the universe will end, but they have some ideas. A group from Munich called Kurzgesagt put together a video explaining the three most likely ways it could happen.<p>The problem is that the universe is expanding, and the rate that it's expanding keeps increasing. …

Universe

Hot on Horse Nation: So God Made a Lesson Horse

<i>This post originally appeared on EN’s awesome sister site, Horse Nation, and was reprinted with permission from The Poor Amateur’s Almanac.</i><p>There are …

Horse recovering well after savage dog attack *Warning: graphic images*

<b>A horse that had his ears and eyelids chewed off by dogs</b> is <b>“thriving” since his rescue</b> earlier this month.<p>Rudy was found <b>entangled in barbed wire</b> in …

Boss faces jail after admitting horsemeat charges

Peter Boddy, 65, admitted one count of failing to abide by EU meat traceability regulations concerning more than 17 horse carcasses at London’s …

Abandoned pony left tied to a tree rehomed by local resident

A young colt found <b>tied to a tree</b> in an Essex village earlier this month (13 January) has been <b>given a new home</b> by a local resident.<p>The nine-month-old …

Travelers

Clipping death sparks safety reminders

The death of a woman due to a clipping accident has reminded the equestrian community of the potential dangers of handling horses on the ground.<p>Mary …

February 2015: A Rich Life

Northbound on I-95 past the Chesapeake House on a cold January night, I listened as my 80-year-old father tried to put into words what a horse meant …

Hearing Loss in Adult Horses

Have you ever strained to hear your trainer over a blustery wind, pattering rain on an arena roof, or a crowded warmup arena at a competition? Guess …

6 horseboxes that are more luxurious than a five-star hotel

Buying a top-of-the-range <b>luxurious horsebox</b> can put you back some quarter of a million pounds. Most of us can only dream about driving around in one …

Pangolins: 13 facts about the world's most hunted animal

With its armoured shell and peculiar gait, the humble pangolin looks more like an anteater prepped for medieval battle than an animal under threat. Illegal trade in South Asia, however, has now rendered the scaly mammals the most trafficked animal on earth, with some estimates claiming that sales …

Survival Skills: 10 Ways To Enhance Home Security

Your home is your castle, so how do you keep the bad guys from breaching the walls? The answer is simple: Create layers of defenses that will deter …

Home Improvement

Steve Troletti Nature and Wildlife - Editorial Photographer - Location Scout - Los Angeles - Varese - Montreal

<b>L'on célèbre le 100e anniversaire de Nikon avec une entrevue exclusive</b><p><b>Lexus Driven to discover / En voiture à l'aventure avec Patrick Langlois</b><p>Lexus …

Los Angeles

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

The War on Wolves in Canada’s Pacific Northwest

Authorities in BC are calling for a cull of wolves in an effort to save the dwindling caribou population, but conservationists say that's the wrong approach.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>It's been argued that man is the only species in history to make the transition from prey to …

Wildlife

Amber

Amber is fossilized tree resin (not sap), which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times. Much valued from …

This Rare Philippine Turtle Is Being Driven to Extinction by Pet Owners

When most people want a pet, they get a cat or a dog. Other people steal endangered species from the wild.<p>That’s the sad situation confronting the …

Species Are Dying Off, Human Disease Is On the Rise and Doomsday Is Closer Than Ever

<i>This post first appeared at</i> Truthout.org.<p>(Photo: Ralph Arvesen/flickr CC 2.0)<p>I’m graced to live adjacent to Olympic National Park and have it as my …

Climate Change

Gold retains position as safe haven for 2015

The metal is the only store of wealth that has a proven track record over thousands of years, and experts predict prices to remain at $1,200 in the year ahead<p>Gold has retained its place as a safe-haven investment in 2014, despite the rising strength of the US dollar and turmoil elsewhere in …

Skeletal Remains May Be Famed English Racehorse

NEWMARKET, ENGLAND—Skeletal remains of a carefully buried racehorse have been uncovered at the seventeenth-century royal stables at Palace House in …

Archaeology

Eurodressage | Home

Step One: Taking Your Time

Do you remember the first week of your freshman year in high school? Getting used to the layout, your classes, where your locker was, making sure you …

Why Does a Horse Whinny?

Learn about equine vocalization and how horses might or might not use whinnies to communicate.<p>Preliminary results suggest that horses are able to …

21 Reasons Your Horse Is Always The Best Present

Because they're even more than best friends.

Cute Animals

Girl on horseback in the mountains of Nepal

Riding into the mountains of Nepal<p>My guide and I were coming back from the Annapurna Circuit in the dead of winter when we came across these tough …

Mountaineering

Britney Spears and Boyfriend Charlie Ebersol Enjoy Horseback Riding Birthday Date

They were taking it slow, but now it appears to be full gallop ahead!<p>Britney Spears and new beau Charlie Ebersol spent his 32nd birthday together, …

Oslo, Stockholm can’t reenter bids for 2022 Winter Games

Though the International Olympic Committee’s more flexible approach for venues will help attract future bid cities, it’s too late for Oslo and …