Elaine Marasigan

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The only 15 foods worth buying organic

Instead we're faced with awkward produce-aisle decisions every time we step foot into a grocery store — is this worth paying 50¢, $1, $5 more?<p>What are the health implications, and is organic equally important across the board?<p>Let's get real here: Most organic food has not been proven to be "better" …

25 Little-Known Facts About Monopoly, 80 Years Later

Monopoly has endured as a family favorite game since 1935.<p>That’s 80 years of passing "GO" and collecting $200.<p>In celebration of its 80th year on toy …

Choosing Your Wedding Colors | The Ultimate Guide!

Searching for the perfect wedding colors? Well, you're in luck because I'm pretty sure I've put together just about every color palette imaginable. …

Well, hello there color lovers! And happy Friday to you! Today I'm excited because I have a new color series to introduce you to! It's a bit of a different format and I'm hoping you'll love it! The concept is simple, really. Each week I'll take a different palette and I'll break it down for you so that you can see various ways that you can use color to bring your wedding day to life! http://www.theperfectpalette.com/2013/10/pretty-in-pink-color-your-wedding.html

Top 5 Wedding Color Mistakes + Ways to Avoid them! Okay, so I think it's safe to say that I've witnessed my fair share of wedding color mistakes over the years. So I thought it might be helpful for you guys if I gathered up the top 5 mistakes that I sadly see pop up a lot more than you'd expect! Some of these might surprise you! http://www.theperfectpalette.com/2013/09/top-5-wedding-color-mistakes-ways-to.html

How The Wrong Artist Got Credit For Inspiring The Macintosh Logo

The logo of the original 1984 Macintosh is usually referred to as the Picasso logo, but in reality, it was inspired by another famous artist.<p>When the original Macintosh first shipped to customers in 1984, it came with a whimsical line drawing of a rainbow-hued Macintosh on front. Drawn with just a …

Debunking Captivity: 3 Reasons Not to Keep Dolphins in a Tank

Wildlife<p>A bottlenose dolphin in the wild. (Photograph by Maddalena Bearzi)<p>I have spent much time in the company of wild dolphins over the last twenty-something years. I’ve built a career following their everyday movements and observing their behavior both from shore and from research boats. When I …

Dancing Animals Help Tell Us Why Music Evolved

In the search for how and why music evolved in humans, scientists are trying to see if animals can keep a beat.<p><b>Like cat videos, it's pretty easy to stumble over dancing animal videos online. Are these animals really hearing the music and keeping a beat, or are they merely moving around at someone</b> …

Surprise: Elephants Comfort Upset Friends

Asian elephants recognize distress and offer a helping trunk, study says.<p><b>The short list of animals that console stressed-out friends just got longer … and heavier.</b><p>Asian elephants, like great apes, dogs, certain corvids (the bird group that includes ravens), and us, have now been shown to recognize …

Dolphins Have "Names," Respond When Called

Having identities may help dolphins communicate, study suggests.<p><b>We already knew that bottlenose dolphins can follow "recipes" in preparing mollusks, help other species in distress, and possibly do math. So it may come as no surprise that the marine mammals also call each other by whistles that act</b> …

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Fish Uses Sign Language With Other Species

Changing Planet<p><b>The coral grouper is an agile hunter, quick to chase and attack prey in the open water.</b><p>And when its prey dives into cracks and crevasses within a coral reef, the grouper uses its own version of sign language to get help, a new study says.<p>The fish enlists the assistance of two other …

Gallery: Animals Can Suffer Human Diseases Too

Zoonotic diseases can go from us to them.<p>_<p>Click to launch the photo gallery_<p>This week we found out that fruit flies can get depressed--in at least one experiment, anyway--after they realize they cannot escape uncomfortable heat no matter what they do. Depression is actually pretty common in the …

Do Whales Have Culture? Humpbacks Pass on Behavior

Whales communicate with other humpbacks via social learning, study shows.<p><b>Whether it'slearning a new song, figuring out how touse tools to forage for food, orpicking up the local customs, learning from others is an important part of life for many animals, including people.</b><p>The idea of a culture or …