Researchers in Britain have trained dogs for a remarkable project: Using the canine sense of smell — far more powerful than any machine — to help doctors save lives.
Jon Stewart noticed that conservative media will treat news stories about racism as all being isolated incidents — and there sure do seem to be a lot of isolated incidents going on.
By L.L. Brasier, Detroit Free Press The jogger who was mauled to death in July by two large dogs on a rural road in Michigan was bitten at least eight times and knew, as he lay bleeding in a ditch, that he was dying, even as frantic neighbors tried to save him. Craig Sytsma, 46, […]
SeaWorld’s stock took a dive last week in the backlash against its treatment of captive killer whales. The company reported that attendance at its marine theme parks fell 4.3 percent during the first half of the year, and predicted revenue will continue to drop substantially in the coming months. In the entertainment business, this is […]
By Jon Lender, The Hartford Courant HARTFORD, Connecticut — Charla Nash, blind since a 2009 mauling by a chimpanzee that ripped off her face and hands, says in a video plea to legislators that her disabilities make her feel “locked up … like I’m in a cage.” Nash’s legal and public-relations team released the video in […]
New York (AFP) – In Britain, wild swans may be prized for their beauty and protected by the Queen, but the U.S. state of New York has declared war on them, branding them a violent menace. Draft proposals to kill or resettle the state’s 2,200 wild mute swans by 2025 may be supported by some […]