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10 Big Employers That Let You Bring Your Dog to Work

While Donald Trump has yet to appoint a four-legged friend to walk the halls of the White House (making him the first president since William …

Tiny Piglet and Tiny Puppy Become Best Friends

Meet Piper, a tiny abandoned piglet who was rescued by a family in Tennessee. (They already have a flock of mini pigs, so they knew how to properly …

This “pink” dolphin makes waves whenever it’s spotted

<b>By Thomas Johnson</b>, <i>The Washington Post</i>The sight of a dolphin swimming next to a boat is not uncommon – the internet is home to thousands of examples …

Dolphins

How a Service Dog’s Love Can Change Your Life

Nate Schoemer, an ex-U.S. Marine turned canine educational expert, is co-host of Animal Planet’s new series ‘Rescue Dog to Super Dog.’ He writes …

Teleportation: Photon particles today, humans tomorrow?

<b>Chinese scientists say they have "teleported" a photon particle from the ground to a satellite orbiting 1,400km (870 miles) away.</b><p>For many, however, teleportation evokes something much more exotic. Is a world previously confined to science fiction now becoming reality?<p>Well, sort of. But we are not …

Quantum Physics

Everybody lies: how Google search reveals our darkest secrets

Everybody lies. People lie about how many drinks they had on the way home. They lie about how often they go to the gym, how much those new shoes cost, whether they read that book. They call in sick when they’re not. They say they’ll be in touch when they won’t. They say it’s not about you when it …

Google Search

9 Disturbing Side Effects Of Drinking Regular And Diet Soda

Need a reason to break your soda addiction? We've got plenty. They're not pretty.<p>If you've been reading health magazines and websites for any length …

Deepest Dive Under Antarctica Reveals a Shockingly Vibrant World

In the morning, when we arrive on foot from Dumont d’Urville, the French scientific base on the Adélie Coast of East Antarctica, we have to break up a thin layer of ice that has formed over the hole we drilled the day before. The hole goes right through the 10-foot-thick ice floe. It’s just wide …

Nature

Here's how much you should be paying in rent — and how to spend less on housing

There's a classic rule: Don't pay more than 30% of your income in rent. But getting a decent place for that much is hard. About 38% of American …

Do Birds Listen When You Play Music?

<b>Q. Do the songbirds on the wire outside my window listen when I practice the violin?</b><p><b>A.</b> In all likelihood, they do, said Timothy J. DeVoogd, a professor of psychology at Cornell University, who has long studied both human and bird brains, particularly how the brains of birds encode learned behaviors …

Birds

Stock Market Basics: What Beginner Investors Should Know

If you’re not well-versed in the basics of the stock market, the words and numbers spewed from CNBC or the markets section of your favorite newspaper …

New Documentary Reveals the Lives of Orcas and Bottlenose Dolphins at Marineland Antibes - One Green Planet

Two years ago almost to the day of writing this article, Freya the orca died at Marineland Antibes, France. It was reported that her death followed a …

The best ways to make your own GIFs

3 ways to make your own memes.<p>First introduced to the world by Compuserve in 1987, the graphics interchange format—better known as the GIF—is having a real moment. Your mom loves ‘em, your social media feed loves ‘em, even politicians are getting in on the action, because who doesn’t need the tiny …

Apps

What to do when your emergency fund runs out

You’ve cut spending to the bone, sold excess stuff and hustled every side gig imaginable. But your emergency fund, if it ever existed, is on fumes.<p>What you do next may determine how fast — or even whether — you recover from the setback of losing your job.<p>Denial and desperation prompt people to …

Personal Finance

5 easy home upgrades that will make your house sell faster — and get you a higher sale price

If you're trying to sell your house this summer, here's some good news: It's finally a seller's market, thanks to an improving economy that has …

Real Estate

The Best Hacks for Organizing Your Refrigerator

If you're anything like me, your fridge is almost always in a constant state of disarray. Try as I may, I can't seem to find an organizational …

Hacking

A Mexican Town Is Giving Americans Something Donald Trump Can’t: Affordable Dental Care

Trump’s anti-Mexican rhetoric doesn’t worry the 600 dentists in Los Algodones or the US “dental refugees” they treat, many of whom voted for Trump. “We’re helping the United States take care of the people they are not able to.”<p>LOS ALGODONES, Mexico — “Hello, my friends, are you looking for a …

Dentistry

America’s new tobacco crisis: The rich stopped smoking, the poor didn’t

MARTINSVILLE, VA. — After decades of lawsuits, public campaigns and painful struggles, Americans have finally done what once seemed impossible: Most of the country has quit smoking, saving millions of lives and leading to massive reductions in cancer.<p>That is, unless those Americans are poor, …

Public Health

Six Google search tips to find anything faster

Start searching smarter.<p>Google is the go-to destination when you need to find something on the web—the verb "to google" even made it into the dictionary. But while everyone's heard of the popular search engine, very few know how to make the most of it.<p>Behind the unassuming Google interface, you'll …

Google Search

Yawning May Promote Social Bonding Even Between Dogs And Humans

Bears do it; bats do it. So do guinea pigs, dogs and humans. They all yawn. It's a common animal behavior, but one that is something of a mystery.<p>There's still no consensus on the purpose of a yawn, says Robert Provine, professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Maryland, …

Neurology

Filing Taxes Late And How To Still Claim A Refund From The IRS

The short answer is yes, you can still file a 2016 tax return. If you're owed a refund, you can still claim it, and if you owe the IRS money, they'll …

The Pros and Cons of Starting a Handmade Crafts Business

Updated September 09, 2016<p>I have always enjoyed making crafts, paper crafts specifically. I've made handmade cards and boxes, folded origami, …

Crafting

The Truth Behind All Those Gut Health Claims

No alternative facts here.<p>I get it. Gut health is not a sexy topic. (Who wants to talk about something called "leaky gut?") It is, however, a buzzy one. Just do a Google search, and you can easily fall down a rabbit hole of weird blog posts and misinformation about diets and nutrition. Finding …

Wellness

Why I Take Fake Pills

So here they are,” John Kelley said, taking a paper bag off his desk and pulling out a big amber pill bottle. He looked momentarily uncertain. “I …

Pharma

40% of Americans don't know these 3 basic facts about money. Do you?

It's not your fault if you're confused by dense fine print on credit card or student loan statements. But there's a difference between …

Money saving tips from Randi Zuckerberg, Mark Cuban and more

<i>April is Financial Literacy Month, and the Council for Economic Education has engaged 28 entrepreneurs, economists, and editors to publish their #1</i> …

10 Small Money Moves That Can Have a Big Impact

10 Small Money Moves That Can Have a Big Impact<p>These Changes May Seem Minor, but They Can Have a Major Impact<p>Updated September 21, 2017<p>When it comes …