Donald Gallagher

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It’s Pooches vs. Poachers in the Fight Against Wildlife Smugglers

The fight between wildlife poachers and conservationists is an arms race, with poachers relying on increasingly advanced smuggling techniques to keep …

Heroism

Pit bulls and the court of public opinion

Recently I asked readers of our Pet Pal Connection newsletter to tell me their opinions about pit bulls. Here is what they had to say.<p>My grandparents …

Pets

A Deep Dive Into The Trendy—Often Troubled—Pet Food Industry

For the conscientious human companion of a cat or dog, a trip to the pet food aisle can be a bewildering experience. Over the past decade, the options have exploded. There are foods for different breeds; foods that promise to clean teeth and sharpen minds; foods that claim to be natural, organic, …

Pets

This study proves just how well dogs communicate with their humans

Babies figure it out early on. They see a toy, point to it and look at mommy or daddy. Being quick learners, parents pick up the plaything and give …

Pets

Straight out of sci-fi: See the Boeing GoFly Prize winners

Georgia Tech

Hidden Somewhere on Earth, This ‘Card’ Will Give the Finder Free Sports Gear for Life

The mission is to locate a wallet-sized piece of wood hidden somewhere on the surface of the Earth. It was placed in its hiding spot by two …

Advertising Industry

The Twilight of Air Jordans

Before the first Air Jordan was released, in 1985, N.B.A. players generally wore bland shoes in black or white with perhaps a splash of color. The league’s idea—shoe color was in the rule book—was to emphasize team unity over individual stars. But, at a Madison Square Garden preseason game, Nike …

Shoes

8 Delicious Dog Treats You Can Make for Your Pooch This Summer

One of the best things about being in your home is its familiar scent. And when that great and familiar scent mixes with the smell of sweet baking …

Pets

Police departments are training dogs to sniff out thumb drives

Police departments in the US are using canines to sniff out thumb drives, phones, and other electronics. They train search dogs to associate food with locating the faint chemical smell of electronic devices, as detailed in this report by <i>CNET</i>.<p>It’s a lesser-known use for the K-9 programs across the …

Pets

Take Dazzling Photos of Dogs with These Fun & Easy Tips from Pro Anne Geier (VIDEO)

As much as everyone loves their furry best friends, all too often photographers settle for snapshots, rather than artistic images, of their pets. All …

Pets

The True Story Behind 'White Boy' Rick

Seth Ferranti talks about his correspondence with Richard Wershe, a.k.a. White Boy Rick, a teenager who gained notoriety for underworld drug dealing.<p>Seth Ferranti was serving his own prison sentence when he started speaking with Richard Wershe, the notorious babyfaced drug dealer known as White Boy …

Crime

Why do dogs dig holes?

There's a reason your best friend is rearranging the dirt in your yard.<p>Some dogs just can't help it. Let them loose in the backyard and the …

Pets

How an Aspiring ‘It’ Girl Tricked New York’s Party People — and Its Banks

Photography by Sergio Corvacho<p>Above, Anna Delvey.<p>It started with money, as it so often does in New York. A crisp $100 bill slipped across the smooth …

Martin Shkreli

Twitter Goes Crazy After Pusha-T Ethers Drake on “The Story of Adidon”

After Drake dropped Pusha-T diss track “Duppy Freestyle” and sent the internet into raptures, the G.O.O.D. Music president has responded ruthlessly …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How The Internet Is Changing The Way Dogs Find Homes

In the age of the viral doggo, shelters and rescue organizations are recognizing the need to hop aboard the meme train — or risk getting left behind.<p><b>Interspersed among all</b> the things you’d expect to see in Kaitlyn Garrett’s office — desk, rolling chair, filing cabinet — are a few things that …

Pets

The winners (by a nose) in top US sniffer dogs competition

GALLOWAY, N.J. — One of America’s best law enforcement officers at sniffing out hidden explosives is 8 years old, already going grey and loves …

Pets

I Rewatched "Can't Hardly Wait" As An Adult And It Was Kinda Problematic

The movie that was synonymous with Smash Mouth long before Shrek.<p>I recently revisited <i>Cruel Intentions</i> and <i>She's All That</i>, two of my fave movies as a teen, with somewhat mixed results (<i>Cruel Intentions</i> has NOT aged well, <i>She's All That</i> actually has). I couldn't continue on this trip down memory lane …

Cultural Appropriation

Bethenny’s Work in Puerto Rico Made Us Look into Potcake Dogs and Boy Are We Glad We Did

The Real Housewives of New York City humanitarian is doing her part to help these island pups.<p>As you would assume from her to-do list and …

Pets

How Ryan Reynolds Found ‘Deadpool,’ and Also Himself

Ryan Reynolds’s introduction to superhero movies, and our introduction to Ryan Reynolds in superhero movies, is clichéd, and obnoxious, and close to …

Toronto wants to make condos more dog friendly

As city dwellers compete for green space, high-rise developers are starting to cater to canines

Here All The Underrated TV Shows You Should Be Watching

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Giving shelter dogs a new chance at life -- as search and rescue K-9s

<b>(CNN) —</b> For K-9 handler Wilma Melville and her dog Murphy, the aftermath of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing was a frantic blur: the choking dust, the mountains of debris and the anguish of knowing people buried alive were praying to be found before time ran out.<p>"I was definitely impacted. It was a …

On the Sad Sweetness of André 3000’s Return

About halfway through an interview published in <i>GQ</i> in October, André 3000 blithely talked about mending himself and satisfying guilt. He wasn’t, of …

25 Free DIY Dog House Plans & Ideas for Your Furry Friend

If you’re a dog owner and a DIYer, there’s no way you wouldn’t want to build a beautiful dog house that will make your dog the happiest. Plus, you …

College Sports: Ricky Williams opens up about his favorite memories at Texas, his draft day experience and his controversial NFL career | SportsDay

<i>Ricky Williams, Texas' all-time rushing leader and 1988 Heisman trophy winner, joined the Midday Show with Will Chambers and Jean-Jacques Taylor on</i> …

Protecting Police Dogs From Fentanyl

The drug can be extra dangerous when your detective work involves sniffing.<p>In October 2016, three dogs in Broward County, Florida, showed symptoms of overdose after they assisted in a federal drug raid. The dogs were more lethargic than usual, and they refused water. In West Virginia, the …

Pets

'No hugging, no learning': 20 years on Seinfeld's mantra still looms large

It’s clear now that “the show about nothing” moniker was always a misnomer. Seinfeld, the nine-season juggernaut, built its brand by being nothing like anything else on air in the early 90s. Television of the time was built around motivating touchstones, whether that be a job or a setting (Cheers) …

TV

How Donald Glover Charted His Own Path to Hip-Hop Stardom

"Is there room in the game for a lame who rhymes? Who wears short shorts and makes jokes sometimes?"<p>Related<p>Donald Glover's 'This Is America' Is a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be Scared to Rescue a Special Needs Dog

Studies have found that animals with disabilities languish in shelters for four times longer than the average pet, and often don’t get adopted at all.<p>…

Inside Wild Wild Country: How a 'Sex Guru' and His Cult Overwhelmed a Tiny Oregon Town — and Poisoned 700 People

After more than three decades, John Silvertooth, believed he’d finally put the memories to rest about the time the Indian cult leader Bhagwan Shree …