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Stop coddling your dog—he’s 99.9% wolf

SANTA CLARITA, California—Cesar Millan crosses the road to meet me. Two pit bulls, a Chihuahua, and a Yorkshire terrier—named Junior, Taco, Alfie and Kaley Cuoko—follow. Off leash and at heel, the dogs are calm, almost languid. If Millan communicates with them, I do not notice.<p>For the past few …

Dogs

70 Hurt In Argentina Piranha Attack

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An attack by a school of carnivorous fish has injured 70 people bathing in an Argentine river, including seven children who lost parts of their fingers or toes.<p>Director of lifeguards Federico Cornier said Thursday that thousands of bathers were cooling off from …

Argentina

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

Guy Fakes Falling Off a Cliff Photo for Reddit -- And His Italian Greyhound Tries to Save Him

One day, a Redditor by the username French Heart was out taking a walk with his dog friend — an adorable Italian Greyhound. French Heart was enjoying …

Social Media

The iPad finally gets a great productivity suite — and it’s not from Microsoft

A new, free productivity app for iPad enables you to create and edit Microsoft Word and Excel documents with a gorgeous user interface rebuilt for the iPad. It’s the app Microsoft wishes it built — but it’s actually from a small, publicly traded company called HopTo.<p>The Campbell, Calif.-based HopTo …

A Kangaroo And Wombat Form An Absolutely Adorable Friendship

Some of the best friendships are the product of the most unlikely pairings. Case in point? The union of Peggy the wombat and Anzac the kangaroo. …

INSANE Domino Tricks! (Hevesh5 & MillionenDollarBoy)

Former Stray Becomes First Dog to Climb Mt. Everest

Meet Rupee, he's a former stray dog that just made history by becoming the very first dog in the world to climb Mount Everest! Found starving in a dump in Northern India, his owner, Joanna Lefson, decided to rescue him and nurse him back to health by feeding him a high protein diet that consisted …

Mount Everest

How Giant Birds Can Fly Nearly 10,000 Miles in One Go

<b>Forget circumnavigating the globe in 80 days—an albatross can do it in a mere 46!</b><p>These world travelers are among the largest flying birds, weighing up to 25 pounds (11 kilograms), and with a wingspan of 11 feet (3 meters). But hefting such huge bodies off the ground takes a lot of energy. If …

Times of India on Twitter: "Dogs have a brain like humans http://t.co/dcCw8ODeh2 http://t.co/zLKelpuKsU"

Polar Bear Attacks on the Rise

Scientists warn that a polar bear attack in Churchill, Canada, last week could be the harbinger for more dangerous encounters between humans and polar bears as Arctic ice melts.<p>On November 1, a young polar bear attacked a group walking home from a party in the pre-dawn hours. Two people were …

Portraits of a ravaged land: incredible photography by Nick Brandt

The Best Dogs in Costume at the Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade

Saturday saw the 23rd Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade, a competitive yet friendly gathering of miraculously well-behaved pets, comparatively monstrous human children, and the adults who dragged them all there. Despite the dog parade’s emphasis on interspecies intermingling, much of the media …

Animal Earth: New Photos Exploring the Diversity of the World’s Most Obscure Species | Colossal

<p>We’ve all grown up learning about familiar animals like fish, tigers, elephants and bears, but this new book from Ross Piper takes the opposite …

Articles about 11 creative uses ladders on Dwell.com - Dwell

Stephen Shoup is the kind of person to see potential in things that others might miss.<p>The popular myth claims that cats have nine lives—well, what about a well-worn plank of wood?<p>Want to add a pop of color to your kitchen backsplash or redesign your shower with a cool pattern? Well, we have a …

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Amazon's Kindle Countdown Deals give customers ticking-clock discounts

Amazon's launched a new program that's going to give Kindle owners discounts on ebooks — albeit in a rather high-pressure fashion. Kindle Countdown Deals are basically ticking-clock sales: users can visit the page for the Kindle edition of a participating book and see the discounted price, along …

Ecomm Newcomer Greats Is Building A Brand On Sweet, Affordable Sneakers

Someone should probably go make a Wikipedia page for the “Warby Parker model,” since it has rapidly become the go-to business strategy for online retail startups.<p>The latest addition to the genus <i>Ecommerce Lowoverheadus</i> is Greats, a men’s footwear brand that launched in August. The name derives from …

Point This Magical Scanner At Your Food And It Will Count The Calories

The TellSpec could be the missing link for people watching their weight or trying to avoid certain ingredients–if its creators can manage to bring it to the market.<p>Today there are wearable trackers available for just about every move you make and step you take. Almost. If there’s a missing link, …

Too good to be true? Airo wristband says it tracks calories consumed, not just burned

All kinds of new health trackers monitor your activity to tell you how many steps you’ve taken and the number of calories you’ve burned. But a new …

Competitive Ruling Will Bring New Generation Of Swiss-Made Smartwatches

The Swatch Group has long been the primary movement supplier to the majority of Swiss (and non-Swiss) watch manufacturers. These movements — essentially the guts of the watch — have powered 60 percent of the world’s watches in the past decade. That’s about to end.<p>WEKO, the Swiss competition …

Electric velocipede adds tech touches to olde-tyme bike

I'm so excited about the Concept 1865 electric velocipede I might have to lie down on my Victorian fainting couch for a moment. OK, better now...<p>For those who haven't watched any silent films recently, a velocipede is any one of several early bicycles with pedals attached to the front wheel. Unlike …

FDA approves more powerful painkiller

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration has approved a stronger, single-ingredient version of the painkiller hydrocodone, the widely-abused prescription medicine for chronic pain.<p>The agency said it approved the pill Zohydro for patients with pain that requires, daily, around-the-clock …

Medicine

Group auctions off chance to hunt endangered rhino — to benefit rhino charity

<b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the Dallas Safari Club's auction of black rhino hunting permit would benefit the Save the Rhino Trust. The auction benefits the government of Namibia's Game Products Trust Fund. NBCDFW regrets the error.</i><p>Save a critically …

Wolf protection plan raises hackles in Southwest

ALBUQUERQUE — In the small, rural community of Reserve, children waiting for the school bus gather inside wooden and mesh cages provided as protection from wolves. Parents consider the "kid cages" a reasonable precaution.<p>Defenders of the wolves note there have been no documented wolf attacks in New …

US military dedicates first national monument to combat dogs

SAN ANTONIO — The United States' first national monument to a soldier's best friend, recognizing the sacrifices of dogs in combat, was dedicated by the U.S. military on Monday.<p>Inscribed with the words "Guardians of America's Freedom," the nine-foot tall bronze statue at Lackland Air Force Base in …

Texas Group To Auction Hunting Permit For Endangered Black Rhino

<b>The Colbert Report</b><p>Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Video Archive<p>WASHINGTON -- The Dallas Safari Club, a Texas-based trophy hunting group, has announced plans to auction off a permit to hunt and kill a black rhino, a critically endangered species. Organizers believe the rare permit could fetch …