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Ever Wonder Why Your Cat's Nose Is Wet and Cold? Vets ExplainEver received a head boop from your feline pal in the middle of the night? Fortunately, that brief touch of wetness isn't a cause for alarm.
These Spiritual Interpretations of a Waxing Crescent Moon Are so InspiringMany look to the night sky for peace of mind and guidance. Some interpretations of waxing crescent moon include creating change or reflection.
Peppermint Oil Has Many Benefits for Our Well-Being, but Is It Safe for Dogs?Peppermint oil is known to be relaxing for humans to use, but for dogs, it's toxic and should not be used near or on them.
Are Pork Rinds Actually Healthy? Let's Explore Ways to Make This Snack Better for YouPork rinds are not a healthy food, considering their high fat and sodium. However, there are healthy alternatives to pork rinds out there.
Veneers Are the New Black: People Are Shelling Out Five-Figures for the Dental Trend (Exclusive)Marketed as a means to boost the confidence to those unhappy with the look of their teeth, veneers are an expensive, non-essential oral expenditure.
Here Are Safe and Successful Methods to Keep Your Dog out of the Litter BoxDogs typically find themselves in litter boxes out of misguided hunting instincts. Try these tips, like adding a baby gate or moving the box, to keep them out.
Ice Chewing Is a Popular Habit, but Dentists Say It's Destructive to Your Oral HealthChewing ice is seen as a social norm, but it could degrade your fillings and crack your teeth. Here's what to know about this bad habit.
Cats Have Amazing Agility and Senses of Smell and Hearing, but How Is Their Color Vision?It's no secret that cats see well in the dark, but can they see color? And what colors can they see? They can see more than just black and white.
Pain Medication Flexeril Was Mysteriously Discontinued — Here's Why, According to a Pharmacist (Exclusive)Flexeril, a brand name version of the muscle relaxer Cyclobenzaprine, was mysteriously discontinued — and we spoke to a pharmacist who believes it had to do with the price.
Cremating Your Dog Is Less Expensive Than You Might ThinkWhen a pet parent loses their dog, it can be difficult to cope with their passing. Let's explore two common options: cremation and burial.
Make Sure Your Dog Never Goes This Long Without Drinking WaterDon't sweat it if your dog hasn't touched their water bowl for a few hours. Learn more about the signs of dehydration and how to keep your dog safe.
This Common Dog Food Ingredient Is As Gross As It SoundsAs dog parents, we care about the short- and long-term health of our pups. Unfortunately, chicken meal and its byproducts may be secretly lurking in your dog's food.
The Health Benefits of Hibiscus Are Plentiful — Here's What the Flowering Plant Tastes LikeHere's everything to know about the hibiscus plant's unique taste, as well as some of the ways this powerful plant can support your health.
These Spiritual Interpretations of Butterflies Will Fill Your Soul With JoyMany cultures find the interaction with a butterfly to be spiritually meaningful. Let's explore the reasons for these ethereal moments.
North Korea Has Threatened to Launch Three More Spy Satellites in 2024North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made clear his intention to launch three spy satellites, as well as increase the country's military activity overall, in 2024.
Coast Guard Miraculously Rescues Dog Trapped in Shipping Container for Over a WeekLearn how a routine shipping container inspection by the U.S. Coast Guard led to a heartwarming rescue mission for a precious dog in need of care.
These Toilet Paper Memes Will Have You Laughing As You Scroll From the ToiletSome people are shy about bathroom humor, but not us. Enjoy these TP memes while you're (probably) reading this from the bathroom.
An Artist's Work Sold for Hundreds — Then She Bought It Back for $6 at GoodwillBeth S. Zamarripa is an artist with a unique story to tell. Her work is well-traveled and eventually ended up back in her hands. Here's the story.
These Super Relatable and Adorable Memes Made Me Realize I'm a Capybara at HeartThe internet loves the world's largest rodent, and so do we. Check out these memes of way-too-relatable capybaras to get you through the week.
It May Not Be a Super Blue Moon, but Tonight's Orange Moon Is Still SpecialMany factors affect how we interpret the color of the night sky from solid ground on Earth. Let's explore why tonight's moon looks the way it does.
Micro Pig Cafés Are the New Cat Cafés — Here's What You Should KnowSimilar to cat cafés, pig cafés are a phenomenon that can be found throughout Japan. However, is such a business ethical?
Concerned a Loved One May Be Hoarding? How to Identify the 5 StagesHoarding can appear in a variety of ways and is diagnosable by a professional. Keep these tips in mind to support loved ones you suspect of hoarding.
For Groundhog Day, PETA Suggests Replacing Punxsutawney Phil With This Unique ItemA disturbed and manhandled groundhog's weather predictions are no more accurate than a coin toss, PETA argues. Here are the details on this proposal.
Are Garbanzo Beans Good for Dogs? Weighing the Pros and Cons of This Tasty TreatAre garbanzo beans good for dogs? Your sweet furry friend can eat these legumes — in moderation. Here's what to know.
Try These Vegetarian and Vegan Oyster Sauces to Transform Your Home CookingNo longer shall you be limited by fish-based oyster sauce. Here are our favorite vegetarian and vegan oyster sauces on the market, plus a few recipes.
Does Breadfruit Actually Taste Like Bread? Exploring the Flavors of 'UluBreadfruit is described in taste as similar to everything from to potatoes to, yes, bread. Here's what you need to know about this fruit.
Is Toilet Paper Biodegradable? How to See If Your TP Is Actually Eco-FriendlyBy its very nature and purpose, toilet paper must be able to safely go down pipes without causing a blockage — and fortunately, most TP is biodegradable.
Are Tamales Healthy? It Depends Who You Ask, but We Think Vegan Tamales Are BestVarious types of meat, combined with dairy cheese, can cause a litany of health problems. We explore healthier versions of the famous tamale.
Is the 'New Club Penguin' Game Safe? Concerns for Child Safety RemainUnaffiliated with Disney's 2005 hit game with hundreds of millions of players, 'New Club Penguin' is another in a long line of 'Club Penguin' recreations.
The Best Vegan Restaurants in the Las Vegas Valley Are As Diverse As Vegas ItselfSin City has become a vegan hot spot in recent years, attracting top chefs with creative, globally-inspired meals in mind. Here's our favorites.
Scientists Developed a Camera to Record How Animals See Color — and It's BreathtakingTouting nearly 100% accuracy, research into enhanced camera and software technology will allow users to see the world the way animals perceive it.
Regenivores Are the New Climatarians: How the Trendy Diet Impacts the PlanetThe regenivore diet is just one more way that consumers are trying to reduce the impact their food has on the planet through climate-conscious habits.
The 2024 Puppy Bowl Lineup Features Record-Setting Adorable — and Adoptable — DogsWith nearly three-fourths of all states represented, more than 130 shelter dogs are competing in the 2024 Puppy Bowl. Meet the adorable puppy players.
A Reflection on Peanut, the Abuse Survivor and World's Ugliest Dog of 2014As a 2-year-old, Peanut was named the World's Ugliest Dog of 2014 as a burn victim and survivor of abuse. We recount the loving pup's story.
How People Have Described the Taste of Dog Meat After Trying Man's Best FriendIt's unethical to eat a dog — and people who have tried eating dogs, which has been banned in many countries, don't always have good things to say.
286-Million-Year-Old Reptile Skin Found in Oklahoma CaveThe fossilized skin of what researchers believe to be a reptile-like land animal may provide clues into evolutionary history, scientists say.
In the Artificial Intelligence Race, Elon Musk Seeks $1 Billion for His xAI StartupAfter raising $135 million from investors for an artificial intelligence startup, Elon Musk is seeking $1 billion in capital. Here's what we know about buying stocks in the AI company.
Mark Zuckerberg Dragged for Proudly Eating a Cow He Raised on His Hawaii RanchMark Zuckerberg is raising and eating his own cows, and the internet is ablaze with criticism of him, considering beef's high environmental footprint.
A Shopper's $2 Thrift Store Necklace Turns Out to Be Worth $3,000Jess Smith was shopping at a local thrift store when she found a $2 necklace that looked like a Tide Pod. It was valued at $3,000. Here's the story.
FDA Issues Recall of Benny T's Dry Hot Sauce Due to Undeclared Allergen: What to KnowAfter it was discovered that various Benny T’s Vesta Hot Sauce products contained an undeclared allergen, the FDA issued a voluntary recall.
WSJ Alleges Elon Musk's Alleged Drug Use Could Cause a Health CrisisCiting unnamed executives, board members, and his own public behavior, Elon Musk has been alleged to take everything from LSD to cocaine to marijuana.
South Korea Policymakers Vote to Ban Dog Meat, After Decades of PressureIn a historic measure after years of pressure from animal welfare organizations, South Korea has officially nixed the sale and production of dog meat.
Drinking Fountains Contain 50,000x More Bacteria Than Toilet Seats, Study FindsReducing plastic water bottles is good for the environment, but research shows public water fountains are teeming with bacteria — luckily, there are ways around this.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Killing Nearly a Half Million Owls Over 30 YearsThe agency drafted a proposal to kill "invasive" barred owls as the population of the native spotted owl remains on the decline.
Rescued Lab Bunnies, Donna and Figaro, Find Paradise at New Sanctuary HomeBest friend bunnies Donna and Figaro lived a catastrophic life of merciless testing and forced breeding, until they were rescued and moved to a sanctuary.
A 385-Million-Year-Old Forest in NY Is the Oldest in the WorldThe world's oldest forest resides near Cairo, N.Y. Its fossils offer insight into the evolution of some trees and animals. Here's what we know.
Is Elon Musk Really Scamming People With an Energy-Saving Device? We Investigate the RumorsOnline ads claim Musk is behind an energy-saving device that can significantly slash your energy bill. We explore whether it's legit or a hoax.
American Kennel Club Names Lancashire Heeler Its 201st Recognized Dog BreedBeginning Jan. 1, 2024, the American Kennel Club tabbed the Lancashire heeler as its newest official dog breed. Here's what to know.
Can You Keep a Black-Footed Cat As a Pet? Experts Say "No" to World's Deadliest CatThe black-footed cat ranks as the deadliest cat in the world, despite being 8 inches tall and weighing as much as a kids' bowling ball.
You Can Now Use Your Own Cup at Starbucks for Mobile, Drive-Thru, and In-Cafe OrdersAcross the U.S. and Canada, fans are rejoicing as Starbucks announced it will allow clean personal cups for all orders, along with a discount.