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Homeless Pets Are Now Featured In Some Ikea Showrooms

Ikea stores in Tempe, Arizona, and Singapore have teamed up with Home for Hope and the Arizona Humane Society to add life-sized cardboard cutouts of homeless animals to its showrooms. The cardboard critters, which are based on real photos of shelter cats and dogs, will be placed in the spots a real-life pet might hang out — on [...]

Want a Beagle With Your Billy Bookcase? IKEA Showcases Homeless Pets on the Showroom Floor

You know what goes perfectly with that furniture? A new pet. That's what IKEA is betting on in Tempe, Arizona. The store recently teamed up with the Arizona Humane Society to feature six life-sized cardboard cutouts of adoption-ready dogs and cats in their display rooms. And guess what? All six animals have since found homes. READ MORE »

6 Human Jobs That Computers Will Never Replace

Computers can drive cars now. What does that mean for us as a society? As technology advances and computers learn to perform human tasks with greater efficiency than even humans themselves, how many of us will be left in the dust? Is...Show More Summary

An HSUS Reprimand and My Reply

Someone from the The Farm Animal Protection Corporate Outreach Program at the Humane Society of the United States sent me a poster bearing the standard welfarist slogan, “don’t be divisive,” apparently to reprimand me for not getting with the corporate program: (Click to enlarge.) I liked the color scheme and general layout. Show More Summary

Cat Lover Leaves $800,000 to Local Shelter

A self-described "cat daddy" left $800,000 to a California humane society, expressly for taking care of cats. That's a lot of Fancy Feast and feather wands! Read more...

Great Moments in Dystopian Knitwear

Snowpiercer has a lot going for it. It's a fresh look at a dystopian future, with a funky premise — the surviving members of human society all live on a train — and strong performances. But it's also part of a noble tradition of the Knitwear of the End Times.... More »

Daily Dose of Cute

Zelda Three years ago today—I cannot believe it has been that long!—Iain and I walked into the local humane society and fell in love with a little black-and-tan mutt who didn't even have a name. We brought her home and gave her the name...Show More Summary

New Study Shows Leading Iranian Figures Support Nuclear Negotiations

July 16, 2014— In a study released by the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran today, Voices from Iran: Strong Support for the Nuclear Negotiations, prominent members of Iranian civil society expressed their strong support for the P5+1 nuclear negotiations between Iran and the world powers.

Voices from Iran: Strong Support for the Nuclear Negotiations

As this study demonstrates, leading Iranian civil society figures support the P5+1 nuclear negotiations and hope for a successful deal. No one can presume that such a deal will automatically lead to improvements in human rights and civil liberties in Iran. Show More Summary

California Man Leaves $800,000 to Homeless Cats in Will

A real estate attorney in California, made sure cats were taken care of after he was gone by leaving $800,000 in his will to the Marin Humane Society. Read More The post California Man Leaves $800,000 to Homeless Cats in Will appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Turkish Law Professor Says Transparency Unaccepted in Politics in Turkey

Today's Zaman interviewed ??tar Gözayd?n, a professor of law and politics at Do?u? University in ?stanbul, who has alslo done extensive academic research on Turkish law, society, politics, and is one of the founders of the human rights organization the Helsinki Citizens Association. In the interview, Gözayd?n claims, among other...

CGI apes eclipse live humans in powerful 'Dawn'

Primate society evolves at an alarming rate in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, but it still doesn’t come close to the escalating improvement of cinematic CGI technology. In 2011, Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ reboot of the venerable...Show More Summary

WATCH: This May Be The Single Greatest Lie We've All Been Sold About Disability

Being disabled doesn't automatically make you a noble inspiration to all humanity, says Stella Young. In this very funny talk, she breaks down society's habit of turning disabled people into "inspiration porn." We want to know what you think. Show More Summary

WATCH: This May Be The Single Greatest Lie We've All Been Sold About Disability

Being disabled doesn't automatically make you a noble inspiration to all humanity, says Stella Young. In this very funny talk, she breaks down society's habit of turning disabled people into "inspiration porn." We want to know what you think. Show More Summary

WATCH: This May Be The Single Greatest Lie We've All Been Sold About Disability

Being disabled doesn't automatically make you a noble inspiration to all humanity, says Stella Young. In this very funny talk, she breaks down society's habit of turning disabled people into "inspiration porn." We want to know what you think. Show More Summary

WATCH: This May Be The Single Greatest Lie We've All Been Sold About Disability

Being disabled doesn't automatically make you a noble inspiration to all humanity, says Stella Young. In this very funny talk, she breaks down society's habit of turning disabled people into "inspiration porn." We want to know what you think. Show More Summary

WATCH: This May Be The Single Greatest Lie We've All Been Sold About Disability

Being disabled doesn't automatically make you a noble inspiration to all humanity, says Stella Young. In this very funny talk, she breaks down society's habit of turning disabled people into "inspiration porn." We want to know what you think. Show More Summary

WATCH: This May Be The Single Greatest Lie We've All Been Sold About Disability

Being disabled doesn't automatically make you a noble inspiration to all humanity, says Stella Young. In this very funny talk, she breaks down society's habit of turning disabled people into "inspiration porn." We want to know what you think. Show More Summary

WATCH: This May Be The Single Greatest Lie We've All Been Sold About Disability

Being disabled doesn't automatically make you a noble inspiration to all humanity, says Stella Young. In this very funny talk, she breaks down society's habit of turning disabled people into "inspiration porn." We want to know what you think. Show More Summary

WATCH: This May Be The Single Greatest Lie We've All Been Sold About Disability

Being disabled doesn't automatically make you a noble inspiration to all humanity, says Stella Young. In this very funny talk, she breaks down society's habit of turning disabled people into "inspiration porn." We want to know what you think. Show More Summary

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