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The Latest: Vigil held at Cincinnati Zoo for slain gorilla

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the killing of gorilla after a child fell into a Cincinnati Zoo enclosure (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Animal rights activists have gathered at the Cincinnati Zoo for a vigil in remembrance of a gorilla who was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into its […]

Beauty and the Beast Screenwriter Reflects on Fighting For Belle’s Independence - "It's not right for a woman to read. Soon she starts getting ideas, and thinking..."

yesterdayHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Linda Woolverton became the first woman to write a Disney animated feature when she wrote the screenplay for Beauty and the Beast back in 1991, and while she won't be attached to the live-action remake she's also recently penned scripts...Show More Summary

Are animals “persons”? Or just cute objects capitalism can save? Animal rights enter a strange new era

Apes may be legal "persons," and the meat industry struggles to move past cruelty -- a new era in animal rights?

Trump: A Star Is Scorned

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

It started with dog feces. One day, someone took a service animal to the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame and the dog did its business right on Donald Trump’s star. Then the picture went onto Twitter. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary

There are 2 serious books out right now about a man trying to live like a particular nonhuman animal.

These are nonfiction books, and they are being taken seriously. I read about them in Joshua Rothman's article in The New Yorker, "The Metamorphosis/What is it like to be an animal?"Two men — Thomas Thwaites and Charles Foster — independently conceived of their projects. Show More Summary

Who Wants to Be a Billionaire?

Get out your magnifying glass to see the tiny percentage of charitable donations allocated each year to the environment. That's right: 3%, including animal welfare, parks, zoos, and gardens. But a growing number of very very rich people...Show More Summary

The Best Animated Movies On Netflix Right Now

3 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Cartoons aren't just for kids anymore. As an ardent indulger in the genre, I poured through Netflix to pick out the best animated movies that are now streaming. Minions (2015) These Tic Tac-looking scene-stealers ran away with Despicable Me. So,...

Santa Monica pony ride owners, accused of abuse by animal rights activist, prevented from suing for libel

Marcy Winograd’s campaign against Tawni’s Ponies and Petting Farm began in March 2014, when Winograd launched an online petition claiming the Santa Monica Farmers Market  attraction was “cruel and inhumane.” She accused the couple who owned the ponies, Tawni Angel and Jason Nester, of forcing injured...

Nebraska pig supplier promises to investigate alleged abuses

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A national pork supplier promised Thursday to investigate abuse allegations at one of its Nebraska facilities after an animal rights group released an undercover video showing pigs with open wounds and other health problems. The Animal Legal Defense Fund released the footage Wednesday and sent letters to the Nebraska and Illinois […]

This Chicken Farm Footage Is Disturbing, But Not Unusual, Animal Rights Group Says

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

An undercover investigation at a farm contracted with meat giant Tyson Foods shows horrific treatment of chickens, but what’s most disturbing is that the cruelty is not new or even unusual, animal advocates say. Sick and deformed chickens...Show More Summary

“Pearl” will hit you right in the feels

Tired of all the VR hype? You'll love "Pearl," a new animated short directed by the Oscar-winning Patrick Osborne.

Gisele Bundchen Steps Up For Animal Rights

She’s always been a lover of creatures big and small, and Gisele Bundchen just put her support behind a new United Nations campaign to help animals. The stunning supermodel is helping to launch the United Nations Environment ProgramShow More Summary

Short Film Shows What It's Like to Grow Up Being Player Two in Video Games

4 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

If you grew up with an older brother or sister and an old school video game console, Zachary Antell’s short animation Player Two should hit you right in the nostalgic feeling bank. Some people call that a heart, and maybe make you want to pick up the phone to call him or her (or let’s be honest, shoot a text to them). Read more...

SeaWorld attendance sinks while other theme parks rise in 2015

The 60th anniversary celebration at Disneyland helped push attendance at the park up by 9% last year, while SeaWorld San Diego continued to struggle amid animal rights controversies, with attendance falling 7%. New attractions and celebrations helped lure more visitors to every major theme park...

Frank, Honest, and Funny, Moby’s Memoir Belongs on Your Bookshelf

More than a trip down memory lane, Moby's memoir shows his passion for being a vegan, animal rights, and New York in the '90s. The post Frank, Honest, and Funny, Moby’s Memoir Belongs on Your Bookshelf appeared first on PETA.

Relive The Magic of the 'X-Men' Animated Series With This Honest Trailer

Early reviews of X-Men: Apocalypse haven’t been particularly welcoming, even as the nine-film franchise seemingly skews closer and closer to the colorful weirdness of its comic heyday. Many a fan jump right back to the ‘90s X-Men: The...Show More Summary

Animal Collective Remixed Bob Dylan's "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" For His 75th Birthday

They've Remixed His Famous Single "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right?" In Celebration Of Him Turning 75.

Naked Vegans Stage Protest in Human Meat Packaging

In a protest against the production and consumption of meat, 20 naked animal rights activists covered in fake blood in Barcelona wrapped themselves up in cling film as if they were about to be bought in a supermarket on Sunday. The protest,...Show More Summary

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