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Grieving Orca Carries Dead Calf for More Than 3 Days: ‘She’s Just Not Letting Go’

Her dead calf resting on her nose, an orca has swum in mourning for more than three days in the Pacific Northwest.<p>The calf died Tuesday morning, half an hour after it was born off the coast of Victoria, British Columbia, to a 20-year-old whale called J35. It was the first calf known to have been …

Animals

Amazing video of orcas breaching off British Columbia

OMG!<p>Paul Keene captured amazing video of orcas breaching right in front of his boat off the coast of Victoria, British Columbia.<p>The Orca Network says …

New Painkiller Discovery Could Lead to First Non-Addictive Opioid Drug

This could reshape the opioid crisis.<p>In the United States, more than 90 people die of overdoses from prescription and illegal opioids every day. The …

The 9 Most Insane Sex Diaries of 2017

Every Sunday night, the Cut posts a new sex diary — anonymous accounts from city dwellers about a week in their sex lives. The results are funny and …

US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is "zero training value" in drawing penises in the sky.<p>Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia …

Military

This pregnant dog's maternity photoshoot is absolutely fantastic

If you don't feel empowered on Lilica the dog's behalf, you're not human.<p>This dog had a pregnancy photoshoot - and she looks amazing.<p>If Beyonce were a dog, this pregnant pup would be her.<p>Lilica’s owner asked Brazilian photographer Ana Paula Grillo to do a maternity shot for the dog just before she …

Maternity

Canada’s mysterious, fabled Sable Island

Misty and mystical, populated by 560 wild horses and a handful of hardy souls, Sable Island has long loomed large in the imagination of sailors and adventurers.<p>When I saw the thin ribbon of sand for the first time, I couldn’t quite believe my eyes. This far-flung and fabled island, for most, exists …

16 Dogs With Their Cute Mini-Mes

Feeling the Burn at Burning Man: Pictures

The Arts

20 Needy Animals Who Just Can't Leave Your Side

Revealed: The secret to how parrots talk

Key structural differences in the brains of parrots explain the birds' ability to imitate sounds and human speech<p>Scientists have discovered how parrots talk, as they believe it's down to the wiring in their brains.<p>And the same brain region controls movement which may explain why some parrots …

Amy Schumer pranks Kanye, Kim

<b>(CNN) —</b> Amy Schumer seems to be trying single-handedly this week to make everyone in America laugh. And she's off to a good start.<p>The comedian took a fake tumble on the red carpet Tuesday night at the 2015 TIME 100 gala in New York -- right in front of fellow honorees Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, …

Scientists Probe Puppy Love

It's a question that bedevils dog owners the world over: "Is she staring at me because she loves me? Or because she wants another biscuit?"<p>Research published Thursday in the journal <i>Science</i> suggests that love (or something close) could be behind that stare. The work shows that when dogs and their …

15 Remarkable Colorized Photos From History. #7 Is Just Horrifying Beyond Words.

<b>#1. This boy clutching a stuffed toy in 1945 London.</b><p><b>#2. Albert Einstein enjoying a Long Island summer in 1939.</b><p><b>#3. This young boy in Baltimore in 1938.</b><p>…

An Incredible, Unexplainable Event Was Filmed. You Have To See This!

Not everyone has seen the glories that Mother Nature has to offer us. From breath-taking natural landscapes to animals that inhabit them, nothing can …

We Talked to the New York Chef Who Saved a Lamb Instead of Serving It

In the wake of news that he would have to give up his adopted lamb, we asked NYC chef and Black Tree owner Sandy Dee Hall what's behind his relationship with Smokey.<p>When Sandy Dee Hall—the chef and co-owner of New York City's Black Tree—first met Smokey, he was just a few days old and weighed less …

A Puppy In Need Walked Up To A Man At Work. What Followed Shattered My Heart.

There is always time to help a needy dog. Irrespective of age- puppies or the matured ones, they really need to be assisted by us. The fact is that …

Meet Zeus: The Rescued Blind Owl With Stars In His Eyes

It can be easy to lose sight of what’s important in life. At times we are so caught up in the particulars of our day that we don’t stop to think of …

21 Signs Your Dog Is The Best Dog Ever

Is your pup the best one of all?

Devoted dog in critical condition after refusing to leave Her Human’s Side

An exceptionally devoted dog (Boxer) is battling to remain alive soon after she anxiously attempted to save her owner’s life from a lethal house …

Smithsonian Magazine's 2014 Photo Contest

The editors of <i>Smithsonian</i> magazine have just announced the finalists in their 12th annual photo contest, selected from more than 26,500 entries. They've kindly allowed me to share several of these images here from the competition's six categories: The Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, …

This Incredible Photo Of A Baby Weasel Riding A Woodpecker Is Straight Out Of A Children's Fantasy Book

Unfortunately, the weasel was attacking the bird. Fortunately, the bird escaped.<p>It's a photo of a weasel trying to kill a woodpecker.<p>Le-May, a hobby photographer, was taking a walk with his wife through the Hornchurch Country Park in East London in the hopes of her seeing a green woodpecker for the …

An Elephant Found The Man Who Saved Him 26 Years Ago And Their Reunion Is So Sweet

Reunited and it feels so good.<p>Deeble wrote:

Hawaii's Most Epic And Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens?<p>To refresh your memory, here was what it looked like:<p>Well, thanks to a powerful storm, it's gone. Possibly forever. And we're heartbroken.<p>The Stairway to Heaven, Hawaii's …

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