Xristos Karastogiannis

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Woman Gets a Text About Six ‘Hairless’ Puppies. When She Sees a Picture, Her Heart Is Destroyed

As Detroit's first and only no-kill shelter, Detroit Dog Rescue is known for helping extremely sick dogs when shelters don't have space, nursing them …

Brilliant bamboo house uses ground water for natural cooling

This experimental bamboo home is helping to set the pace for sustainable growth in China. Milan-based Studio Cardenas designed Energy Efficient …

NASA finds evidence of life-supporting conditions on Saturn’s moon Enceladus

NASA held a press conference on Thursday to reveal some exciting new discoveries about ocean worlds within our solar system: It has found evidence that suggest a type of chemical energy that can support life exists on Enceladus, one of Saturn’s 62 confirmed moons. The new evidence comes from the …

Astronomy

Ice cream shop for dogs gets tails wagging in Mexico City

Dogs with a sweet tooth can now satisfy their cravings at a Mexico City ice cream shop which serves up frozen treats specifically made for animals.<p>Shop owner Mauricio Montoya says the puppy ice cream, which he created, is safe for humans, but is especially designed for pets and can even aide in …

3 Reasons to Celebrate National Pet Day

We know you love your pet because he or she is cute, loyal, and entertaining, too. But scientific evidence suggests that you might want to show your …

Pets

7 Cities to See Powerful Street Art

Travel<p>Graffiti, murals, vandalism—street art takes on various names, but one thing that rings true across the world is the cultural relevance behind these works of art.<p>Travel<p>Street art is a city's outdoor museum. Not just attractive to look at, it often functions as a gateway into the underlying …

Puerto Rico

Why the North Pond Hermit Hid From People for 27 Years

Book Talk<p>Christopher Knight did not have a conversation with another person for almost three decades—but he committed roughly a thousand burglaries.<p>In 1986, 20-year-old Christopher Knight left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the woods. Living in a tent in …

Your beloved pet is making you broke

Americans are fools for love — puppy love, that is.<p>"Dogs used to be thought of as guards, then as companions," writes Alexandra Suich for The …

Donald Trump, Inevitable Hawk

The 45th president’s worldview was eventually going to lead him into military conflict.<p>President Trump’s decision this week to launch airstrikes against the Syrian regime has come as a bitter disappointment to those who cast their votes last November for “America First”-style isolationism. But the …

What Did Putin Know and When Did He Know It?

Russia is deeply complicit in the Syrian tragedy. Stopping Assad requires standing up to Moscow.<p>As U.S. Tomahawk missiles soared over the Mediterranean toward Syria’s al-Shayrat airbase, speculation was already flying about how the attack would affect the thaw in U.S.-Russia relations anticipated …

Indian girl found in jungle was not living with monkeys, officials say

The discovery of a girl reportedly living with monkeys in the forests of northern India has been compared to a modern-day Jungle Book but officials and doctors close to the child say the true story is darker.<p>This week news reports from the state of Uttar Pradesh said the girl, aged around eight, …

Monkeys

A study suggests that women do most of the reminding to get stuff done (and no, it’s not nagging)

Research has shown that, in heterosexual couples, women tend to do more of the housework. Now a new study suggests that couples create memory systems to help them get stuff done—and women also do more of the reminding.<p>They found that men are less likely than women to offer “mnemonic assistance,” or …

Yang Maoyuan Turns Animal Hides into Surreal Balloon Taxidermy

The Beijing-based artist constructs controversial spherical sculptures.<p>When we think of taxidermy, we think of stuffed animals sitting awkwardly among old antiques. There are many cases of bad taxidermy, with animals' teeth, eyeballs and ears out of place, these creations still appear to resemble …

NASA Photos: 13 Amazing Images From The First Moon Landing

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy gave NASA a mission: send a man to the Moon before the decade was up, and NASA responded by doing exactly that.<p>In …

Gambier House

Gambier Island, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine a contemporary cedar and glass house on a remote island, nestled into a steep hillside of fir trees overlooking the ocean below. It would be the perfect weekend refuge from a hectic urban work life.<p>A city-dweller in British Columbia, dreamed of such …

Egyptian women's tales of sexual harassment anger conservatives

CAIRO - Hundreds of Egyptian women and girls have come out to denounce sexual harassment and share personal stories about it on social media, breaking a taboo and raising the ire of some in the country’s conservative majority.<p>In posts on Facebook and Twitter from the weekend to Wednesday, rare, …

Why Did Cannibals Eat Other People? (Hint: It's Not For the Calories)

No matter how hungry you are, you’d be very unlikely to sit down to a piping hot bowl of Larry—or anyone else, for that matter. In other words, you …

Nature’s Fury Revealed in These Spellbinding Time-Lapses

A photographer relentlessly pursues the perfect storm.<p>Come spring, the air over Tornado Alley begins to crackle and neon lightning whips across the denim sky: Nature’s brazen declaration that storm season has arrived in the southern plains of the United States.<p>For many, the telltale signs—dark, …

Don't Shame Me For Grieving My Dog's Death

A loss of a pet is still a loss.<p>“U want to cancel bc ur dog back home died? Haha.”<p>A few months after I moved to New York in 2013, I learned that my beloved childhood yorkie, Sapp, passed away. I was supposed to go on a date that night ― my first one ever since moving to the city ― and I felt like I …

Pets

'My dog is famous and he absolutely loves it'

Pet photographer Rachel Oates's dog has thousands of followers on Instagram. Introducing Winny the Corgi...<p>Rachel Oates is lucky enough to spend her …

CNN: terrorists have developed laptop bombs that can evade some airport security

The FBI conducted tests on the devices late last year<p>Terrorists have “developed innovative ways” to conceal explosives in electronic devices that are capable of avoiding detection by some airport security systems, according to a report from CNN. The finding from US intelligence and law enforcement …

Secret Moon Base Conspiracy – Strange Unexplained Mysteries

Secret Ancient Alien Base found on the moon<p><b>The Luna 13 Photographs</b><p>This staggering photograph above, which appears to show an axle and wheels …

Lab Mice Are Way Too Clean, And It Could Be Influencing Medical Studies

Because most humans don't live in labs.<p>Scientists have drawn attention to the fact that lab mice living in super-clean conditions might be confusing …

Astronomers Discover Mysterious Radio Signals from Deep Space

Astronomers from the University of Manchester have announced a very intriguing discovery. The astronomers have announced that they have picked up …

3 NASA Astronauts Who May Have Seen UFOs

Buzz Aldrin<p><i>(NASA)</i><p>In a 2005 interview with Science Channel, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin seemed to say he saw an unidentified flying object (UFO) that followed …

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What life is like in the most remote corner of the world

In the name of science, there are currently three women and 10 men living on the edge of the world. Outside Concordia Station in Antarctica, the average temperature is about -70°C (-94°F). The crew, who come from France, Italy, Switzerland and the UK, are surrounded by 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) …

Water

Stephen Hawking Has Finally Weighed In On Zayn Malik Leaving One Direction

Alternate universes contain multitudes of Zayns.<p><b>Stephen Hawking</b> was beamed into the Sydney Opera House last night for a chat about the universe, black holes, the history of time, and, of course, the future of One Direction without <b>Zayn Malik</b>.<p>A hologram of the famed physicist and cosmologist, whose …

Mexico begins swearing in former vigilantes for new Michoacan force

<b>Mexico has started to swear in members of self-defence groups for its newly created rural police force, as part of a drive to disarm local vigilantes.</b><p>The move is designed to bring the militias fighting the Knights Templar drugs cartel in the western state of Michoacan under official control.<p>The …