Mount Rushmore to reopen Monday thanks to donated funds

http://twitter.com/#!/jimdseward/status/388800072202190848 The nation’s state parks, closed to the government shutdown, are beginning to reopen through deals between state governors and the Department of the Interior. Several parks in Utah will partially reopen this weekend after a deal was reached for the state to loan the needed funds to the federal government, and now a deal has […]

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Chrissy Teigen: ‘Holy sh*t can we stop Ebola-shaming, America?’

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http://twitter.com/#!/Em_Arylin/status/522952829045338113 Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen makes a good point. How about giving Ebola patients some privacy?  Does the world really need to know their names and faces? Never been a fan of the rampant use of the word "shaming" but holy shit can we stop Ebola-shaming, America? — christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) October 17, […]

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In 1957, This Dog Made History By Being The First Animal To Orbit The Earth

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When we think about animals in space, we usually think of primates, such as Albert II the rhesus monkey and Ham the chimp, but did you know that the first animal to orbit our planet was actually a dog? Laika was a stray mutt living on the streets of Moscow, but she was chosen by […]

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16 Adorably Needy Pets That Absolutely Will Not Be Ignored

Part of having pets is loving on them and giving them all kinds of attention. Cuddling with my pup and kitties is my favorite part of the day, by far. Every once in awhile, though, I get busy and think to myself that my animals might be feeling a little bit neglected. Usually that’s just […]

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