For research purposes, dogs are argued to be a good compromise between the very long life span of humans, meaning costly and lengthy studies that result in high quality data, and the very short lives of mice, meaning less expensive, shorter studies, but questions regarding the relevance of the data to human medicine. Show More Summary
Three burial shafts believed to contain mummified birds were discovered near Cairo. …. Animal mummification was also common practice in ancient Egypt. While the precise purpose of mummifying creatures like dogs, cats and birds remains unknown, ancient Egyptians viewed animals as of equal...
Sci-fi movies and action films ruled in 2017. 50. "The Dark Tower" (2017) 49. "Baywatch" (2017) 48. "Patriots Day" (2016) 47. "Masterminds" (2016) 46. "A Dog's Purpose" (2017) 45. "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter" (2016) 44. "Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie" (2017) 43. Show More Summary
The Nutcracker is getting the lavish Disney live-action treatment. Filmmakers Lasse Hallström (A Dog’s Purpose, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape) and Joe Johnston (Captain America: The First Avenger, October Sky) unite to send Mackenzie Foy to a magical world where Morgan Freeman has an eye patch and Keira Knightley and Matthew ... More »
Here are a few kinds of movies that get made all the time: Dog Movies (Marley & Me, A Dog’s Purpose, Reservoir Dogs, Cujo) Ghost Movies (Ghost, Ghostbusters, The Men Who Stare at Goats, The Ghost and Mr. Chicken) Wedding Planning Movies...Show More Summary
Dennis Quaid, star of The Rookie and A Dog's Purpose and hot dad of The Parent Trap, likes dogs. This we can tell. In fact, a 2003 Architectural Digest feature on Dennis Quaid's Montana ranch is so good not because of the ranch (although...Show More Summary
Yet another dog owner has ignited outrage online after dragging his dogs behind his car. But this time, the owner admits to actually doing it on purpose. [ more › ]
My Epiphany As I Walked My Dog This Morning WHEN I TOOK "BLACK STUDIES' IN MY UNDERGRAD - The PURPOSE Of "Black 'Oppression Studies' History" WAS THE SAME AS IT IS TODAY: IMPLANT A WORLD VIEW INTO THE MINDS OF 'YOUNG BLACK STUDENTS'Show More Summary
Rabies is, for all intents and purposes, 100% fatal for humans. And yet fears of autism appear to be behind the latest anti-vaccination craze targeting dogs.
After a rather difficult week relaxing with a nice guilty pleasure movie may be just what the doctor ordered. The Windows Store is running an amazing deal on some great rental titles, with many movies as fresh as 2017, including hitShow More Summary
Lucky Whitehead is not having a good two weeks. The Dallas Cowboys wide receiver had to deal with a bunch of Ft. Worth rappers last week, who purposely came in his house and stole his dog, only to hold him for ransom. He eventually paid an undisclosed amount and got his dog back. Then his […]
And of course people are complaining about it.
To the editor: The Times is correct to support a state bill to ban pet stores from selling cats, dogs and rabbits bred for that purpose. (“That puppy in the window may have come from a bad breeder,” editorial, July 5) When I worked as a veterinary technician in a public animal shelter near San...
Can a show about a talking dog be profound? Downward Dog, ABC’s new summer comedy starring Allison Tolman (Fargo), can often feel like its main purpose is to answer that question with a resounding, persuasive yes. The series is intently modest and spare, with the kind of humane aesthetic that network executives treat like the ratings plague. Show More Summary
American audiences didn’t really care about A Dog’s Purpose, either because it wasn’t very good or because of the enormous (and misleading) controversy that completely devoured it, but that wasn’t the case in China. People loved A Dog’s...Show More Summary
A Dog’s Purpose may have found its calling: in China. The heartwarming tale of a dog (voiced by Josh Gad) who gets reincarnated multiple times before he finds its way back to his owner (Dennis Quaid) may have had middling success inShow More Summary
Amblin is moving ahead with a sequel to A Dog's Purpose thanks to strong performance at the box office in China.
A Dog’s Purpose, which follows the many deaths and reincarnations of a dog voiced by Josh Gad, did not make a big impact in the U.S. Here, it earned $64 million, a respectable number considering the furor over alleged animal abuse on set, but nothing remarkable. In China, however, A ... More »
This week’s new disc releases – Life, Wilson, and A Dog’s Purpose among them – underscore just how listless the late-spring theatrical releases were, but no worries. We’ve got a three new streamers on three different services for you, plus an undiscovered indie gem and a long-dismissed ‘80s flick that’s worth another look. ON NETFLIX […]
Psychologists have long pondered what is the cause, and the evolutionary purpose, of depressed feelings. Dogs have the answer.