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Are People Quick to Judge You for Having Multiple Cats?

In my world, the more pets I can love, the better. If I have the time, space, and budget to welcome multiple four-legged friends into my home, why …

Pets

A Trio of Bear Cubs Play a Funny Roughhouse Game of Capture the Flag on an Alaskan Golf Course

The wonderful humans of the Sunflower Farm Creamery in Cumberland, Maine quite generously offered a new home to three kittens named Bob, George and …

Fascinating Comparison Shows How Cats See the World

Artist and researcher Nickolay Lamm created this fascinating series that compares the differences between how humans and cats see the world. Each comparison includes one scene appearing in two different ways. The top image shows a panorama of crisp and colorful human vision while the bottom image …

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Do Cats Control My Mind?

New neuroscience research says that Toxo—the cysts in our brains from cats—can improve our self-control. For the 30 percent of people who have this infection, it's about more than promiscuity, schizophrenia, and car crashes.<p>“It is definitely not smart to intentionally infect yourself. I’ve already …

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Antarctic helicopter rescue mission a success

A rescue mission to evacuate scientists, tourists and journalists from a ship trapped in ice off Antarctica has passed off smoothly, with 52 people removed from the stricken vessel.<p>A helicopter sent from the Chinese icebreaker Xue Long landed next to the trapped Akademik Shokalskiy on Thursday …

Hopes fade for Antarctic air rescue of ice-bound ship

<b>Sea ice conditions in the Antarctic are likely to delay plans to take passengers off an ice-bound ship, officials say.</b><p>Rescue co-ordinators based in Australia said it is now likely the airlift will not go ahead on Thursday as hoped.<p>They had earlier been optimistic that helicopter operations would …

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Auld Lang Syne in the Antarctic as stranded adventurers await rescue

In the afternoon on New Year's Eve, three dozen passengers from the MV Akademik Shokalskiy walked town the gangplank and stepped on to one of the ice floes that had trapped the ship since Christmas Day.<p>They walked, carefully, along a pathway marked by small flags until they reached a relatively …

News on Fukushima from Dedicated News Site

Copyrighted Image? DMCA<p>Fukushima update provides the latest new and information about the nuclear crisis, including radiation readings, at the …

Fukushima Radiation Ten Times More than From All Nuclear Tests Combined

<b>Putting Fukushima In Perspective</b><p>There was <b>no</b> background radioactive cesium before above-ground nuclear testing and nuclear accidents started.<p>Wikipedia …

Japan radiation poisoning America?

Some tuna caught off California is showing evidence of radiation poisoning. (RT photo)<p>Like a slow-motion train wreck, the Fukushima nuclear plant …

Fukushima meltdown? Mystery steam rising over Reactor 3

Fukushima's Reactor Building 3 exploded on 13th March 2011 as a result of a hydrogen buildup, breaching the building's containment and emitting a …

Is There A Lot To Fear With Fukushima Radiation In The Pacific?

Some of you may have noticed a video spreading on Facebook and Twitter lately in which a man took a Geiger counter to a beach in Pacifica and found …

Former MSNBC Host Told Not to Warn Public About Fukushima

<b>“Because the official government position is that it’s safe”</b><p>Former MSNBC host Cenk Uygur was told not to warn the public about the danger posed by …

Japan's homeless are being recruited to clean up the radioactive debris at Fukushima

Cleaning up radioactive waste in Fukushima may be one of the worst jobs in Japan. Clean-up of the site has fallen behind schedule and finding workers has been a challenge. Now it turns out, the homeless are among those being recruited for the job.<p>Antoni Slodkowski, one of the reporters who …

Japan’s Homeless are Cleaning up Fukushima Waste for Less than Minimum Wage

<i>Photo © Shutterstock</i><p>A recent Reuters report reveals that a black labor market run by Japanese gangsters, or yakuza, has been using taxpayer funds to …

Labor Economics

Fukushima two years on: a dirty job with no end in sight

Carefully, gently, one-by-one. The removal of nuclear fuel rod assemblies from a badly damaged building at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant is finally under way. Months in the planning, the job is risky, complex, and crucial. Here begins the first major step in the toughest decommissioning project …

USS Ronald Reagan sailors report cancers after Fukushima rescue mission

Fifty-one crew members of the USS Ronald Reagan say they are suffering from a variety of cancers as a direct result of their involvement in Operation Tomodachi, a U.S. rescue mission in Fukushima after the nuclear disaster in March 2011. The affected sailors are suing Tokyo Electric Power Company …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Good news for mountain gorillas: the number of the critically endangered apes residing in the Virunga Massif is...<p>We tend to view plastic waste as …