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John Lasseter’s Leave Of Absence At Disney/Pixar Comes As Women Detail Unwanted Behavior

UPDATED with more details: John Lasseter, the architect of Pixar and Disney’s juggernaut animation operations, is taking a leave of absence from his post effective immediately. He holds the title Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney...Show More Summary

Pixar head John Lasseter takes leave of absence amid sexual misconduct allegations

John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Disney Animation Studios and close friend of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, is taking a six-month leave of absence after allegations of inappropriate behavior toward female co-workers.

John Lasseter Taking Leave of Absence from Disney-Pixar as Misconduct Allegations Emerge

John Lasseter, the head of Walt Disney Animation Studios, overseer of Pixar Animation Studios, and a giant in the industry, is taking a leave of absence as anonymous sources allege that he engaged in inappropriate behavior. The newsShow More Summary

Video tags reveal surprising details of blue whale feeding behavior

(University of California - Santa Cruz) The lunge feeding of blue whales is an extraordinary biomechanical event in which the largest animal on Earth accelerates and opens its mouth under water, expanding its enormous throat pouch to engulf a huge volume of water, then filtering out its prey. Show More Summary

Mike Barnicle: 'We Can't Wait For History, The Judgment Is Being Made Now'

The Morning Joe crew discussed the low minimal standards for Trump's behavioral abroad after he attacked the intelligence community during his trip. Mike Barnicle was appalled, especially since Trump installed political animal Mike Pompeo...Show More Summary

Mice in social conflict show rule-observance behavior

Humans have learned to live together by solving most conflicts with compromises and rules rather than aggression. But how did this evolve in the first place? But do animals learn to set up new social rules? A new study from the Center...Show More Summary

Texas Church Shooter Escaped From Behavioral Health Facility In 2012

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Devin Kelley also had a history of domestic violence and animal abuse, yet still managed to obtain a gun.

KENYA: Censor Wants Ex-Gay Therapy For Male Lions, Says They Learned Gay Sex From Watching Humans

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The New York Daily News reports: Two male lions photographed while seemingly having sex has fur flying in Kenya, where a local moral leader and censor blames the same-sex behavior on gays who’ve visited the area. “These animals needShow More Summary

Kenyan censor outraged as gay lions spotted having sex

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A photograph of two male lions in an apparent sexual encounter has caused quite a stir in Kenya—and the head of the country’s film censorship board thinks that the animals must have learned their behavior from humans....

These Pet-Themed NeatoShop T-Shirts Are The Purr-Fect Addition To Your Wardrobe

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Cat Attack by Vincent Trinidad Our pets rule our animal lovin' lives, and even though they sometimes make it hard to keep the house clean, or relax, or have nice stuff, we put up with their bratty behavior largely because they're so darn cute. Show More Summary

Research shows how environment plays key role in changing movement behavior of animals

(University of Leicester) University of Leicester mathematicians develop theory which helps to unravel long-standing mysteries of animal movement.

Research shows how environment plays key role in changing movement behavior of animals

Theory explains how animals such as bats, insects and birds adjust movement behaviour based on environment Environmental cues which could change animal movement include seeking out food, avoiding predators and locating mating partners Animals...Show More Summary

Ten Animals with Interesting Names

Here are ten interestingly named animals to start the week: Canuck, crow. He was hand-raised in Vancouver, Canada, and his ongoing crazy behavior is being chronicled via Facebook, naturally. John L Sullivan, elephant. He was a circus elephant trained to “box” (standing on hind legs and wearing boxing gloves). He was named for boxing’s first […]

Animal Behavior: Family Lives VERY Closely With Racoon Named “Dawson” [Video]

What in the hell is the coon doing in the fridge and the sink? I mean gross to the 50th power!!!!

Our Antidepressants Are Harming Marine Animals

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

In a new study, being exposed to the main ingredient in Prozac radically altered the behavior of crabs.

"Universality of the Blood Molecule" --Evolutionary Roots Hundreds of Millions Years Old Triggers Predatory Behavior from Wolves to Dracula

"The odor of blood is characterized by a rare universality," senior author Johan Lundstrom, a biologist at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, told AFP. The faintest whiff of a molecule from mammal blood known as E2D sends some animals into...        

Scientists spend endless hours researching animal behavior. But...

Scientists spend endless hours researching animal behavior. But do animals ever wonder about human behavior? Jake Likes Onions suggests that wolves and bears are completely stumped by joggers. Why do they run like that?

Nickelodeon Fires 'Loud House' Creator After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Multiple women have come forward and accused animator Chris Savino of inappropriate behavior. read more

Studying insect behavior? Make yourself an ethoscope

Fruit flies are a common research animal in neuroscience and behavioral studies because of their surprising similarities to humans. The mysteries of a broad range of human conditions can be studied in detail in these organisms, however this often requires the use of expensive custom equipment. Show More Summary

Live fast die young: Updating signal detection theory

Signal Detection Theory is a popular and well-established idea that has influenced behavioral science for around 50 years. Essentially, the theory holds that in a predator-prey relationship, prey animals will show more wariness and be more prone to flee as predators become more common. Show More Summary

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