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Making Gains Against the World’s Biggest Spectacle of Animal Sacrifice

With our team on the ground, Humane Society International (HSI) and its partners are making pretty remarkable progress to halt the largest religious sacrifice spectacle in the world -- in the mountain nation of Nepal where nearly half...Show More Summary

?Restaurants in Saudi Arabia Are Illegally Banning Single Women

Saudi Arabia's National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) has asked several restaurant owners in the country to take down signs banning single women (women without a husband or male guardian) from their eateries. Apparently restaurant owners felt these women were behaving in an utterly "shocking" manner. Read more...

Groomers shave 7.6 pounds off an abandoned Cocker Spaniel

A neglected Cocker Spaniel left outside the Connecticut Human Society has officials trying to figure out who is responsible for the deplorable condition of the dog.

Famous People Reveal How Having a Dog Makes Their Life Better

Celebrities, socialites and prominent public figures were all dressed to the nines on Friday for the Humane Society's annual New York gala event "To The Rescue! New York" at the famed Cipriani in Midtown Manhattan. Marking the 60th anniversary...Show More Summary

Pope Francis to European Union: Keep Democracy Alive!

In his address Tuesday morning to the European Parliament, Pope Francis issued a powerful plea to Europe to rediscover its religious roots and to place the human person at the center of society. “A Europe which is capable of appreciating...Show More Summary

See Darren Aronofsky’s Lost Animal Masterpiece

Darren Aronofsky was honored by the Humane Society of the United States Friday night, in part because of his commitment to using only CGI animals in Noah. But Aronofsky tells Vulture that he did make one little movie featuring live beasts — and frankly, he's a little surprised so few... More »

Dreaming Out Loud to Host "When Dreams Emerge: Building an Equitable Food System"

WASHINGTON, DC – Dreaming Out Loud, Inc., a nonprofit whose mission is to inspire and build a more ethical society through human development, community engagement and social enterprise, will host its third annual “When Dreams Emerge” fundraiser on Wednesday, December 3rd from 6-9pm at Pepco Edison Place Gallery in DC. Show More Summary

Patta x Dana Lixenberg Signature Collection

Dutch-born photographer Dana Lixenberg is renowned for her intimate portraits which reveal the humanity in people from all sectors of society, which includes commissions shooting the likes of Gil Scott Heron, George Clooney, Heath Ledger… The post Patta x Dana Lixenberg Signature Collection appeared first on Highsnobiety.

Grumpy Cat Christmas Movie Comes With Grumpy Cat Christmas Songs

Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever is coming, and there's nothing your or I or the Humane Society can do about it. With it comes an entire soundtrack of holiday songs, curated by Lifetime, available now from iTunes. God bless. Read more...

Interview: Forming a Society Worthy of Humans

Robert Sirico says that in order to get economics right, we must first understand what it means to be human. Robert Sirico, a Catholic priest and co-founder of the Acton Institute, is perhaps one of the most economically literate clergymen you will find among America’s public intellectuals. Show More Summary

Neighborhood Cats: Working to Bring TNR to NYC and Beyond

In my 16-plus years with the Humane Society of the United States, the nation’s largest animal protection organization, I’ve gotten to know many wonderful people around the world caring for community cats -- and the feral-cat rescue group...Show More Summary

ResQte Of The Week: Mahalo, Papio & Chicha!

This time ’round, our ResQte Of The Week comes from The Big Island of Hawaii! Specifically, the Hawaii Humane Society in Honolulu. Emily M. writes, “I just adopted a pair of kittens from the Hawaii Humane Society.” “I don’t think I’m being biased, [Note: you are, but that's OK. Who wouldn't be? -Ed.] -but these […]

So this is how fancy dinner rolls feel!

"Ooo! A soft blanket inside a basket... why didn't I think of this before?!" This is Azelea, an adorable girl who's up for adoption with the Lawrence Humane Society in Lawrence, KS. You can find out more about her through...

The weirdest people in the world?

Psychologists are routinely publishing board claims about human behaviour that are based on biased and ethnocentric samples. Many of these samples are based on WEIRD (Western, Educated, Industralised, Rich and Democratic) societies and...Show More Summary

Watch the world's age demography dramatically change shape from pyramid to column

Since humans started organizing into communities, the shape of any given society, broken into age groups and gender, has always resembled a pyramid: The largest age group has always been the youngest (0-4), and the oldest group (75+)...Show More Summary

The Bible voted most valuable book for the modern world

The Bible has been voted more valuable to humanity than Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species by the British public. The Folio Society survey conducted by YouGov asked members of the public to name the books of most significance for the modern world. The Bible edged just in front with 37 per cent of […]

Minimizing Environmental Footprint while Delivering Affordable Healthcare

Most people agree that a healthy environment is a necessary foundation for human health. And yet, our society faces an interesting paradox in health care: as hospitals deliver care to individuals, their environmental footprints – pollution, energy use, waste production, unsustainable food services – can be harmful to our health. Greening health care, the benefits […]

Newswire: Nick Cannon will host a Lifestyles Of The Rich And Famous reboot for NBC

Wealthy people have always been one of most enigmatic groups in human society. For centuries, us disgusting poor people have wondered what their lives are like—since they must be so much more exciting than our own. Do they play around...Show More Summary

Italian Cardinal: Same-Sex Marriages a ‘Trojan Horse’ to Attack Society

The head of the Italian Bishops Conference rails against 'undermining culturally and socially the core of humanity.' read more

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