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Humane Society International Partner Groups Intercept 153 Dogs, Some Believed Pets, Headed For Slaughter

Humane Society International’s partner groups’ animal advocates successfully intercepted a truck transporting 153 dogs headed for slaughter to be offered for meat in China. Humane Society International posted the breaking news on its Facebook Page Friday. Show More Summary

Mad Scientists in China Attempt to Create Genetically-Modified Babies, It Didn’t Go Well

For nearly a decade, I have been trying to warn pro-lifers about the advent of genetically-modified, designer babies. Society’s total blind acceptance of creating human life in the laboratory en masse with IVF has now brought us to this very precarious point. Scientists in China have taken left-over IVF embryos and tried to edit their […]

What makes societies happy?

The idea that the happiness of people should be a goal of public policy is not new. As early as 1809, Thomas Jefferson stated publicly his belief that “the care of human life and happiness… is the only legitimate object of good government.” And yet, for the lion’s share of human history, we have gauged…

Daily dose: "Well, duh, that's the whole point!" edition

2 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Commercial Exposing Animal Cruelty at NC Farms Deemed "Too Graphic" (Public News Service) -- The Humane Society of the United States recently submitted a commercial to select TV stations across the state, highlighting why it opposes so-called ag-gag legislation (SB 433/HB 405) to punish whistleblowers on factory farms. Show More Summary

Wonkbook: The global economy’s weird problem is that we have too much stuff

It ought to be a good thing that human society is richer than ever before, so rich that the storage tanks in Cushing, Okla., are nearly overflowing with crude oil and some 110 million bales of cotton are sitting in warehouses around the world, as Josh Zumbrun and Carolyn Cui report in The Wall Street Journal. […]

StreetEasy and Zillow Named Among Top 10 Companies to Work for in New York

The Zillow-StreetEasy office in New York City has been recognized as one of the 2015 Best Companies to Work for in New York State by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management.

Protecting God’s gifts of life and family

'We invite every member of our human society to the noble service of constantly and courageously defending the sanctity of human life, marriage and family.'

What Will It Take For Humanity to Listen to Scientists

That was the question a panel of Nobel Laureates asked at Hong Kong’s Asia Society Center on April 22nd as they urged quick global action on climate change.  “We can” make the transition to a low-carbon future, said Brian Schmidt (2011 Nobel for physics), “but I’m not sure we will.” [...]

D.C. adopt a pet

Chico, a 1-year-old, 38-pound American Staffordshire terrier mix, is available for adoption through the Washington Humane Society.The D.C. Animal Shelter, 1201 New York Ave. NE, and the Humane Society shelter (www.washhumane.org), 7319 Georgia Ave. Show More Summary

National Ad: Would You Give to a Humane Society that Doesn’t Run Any Pet Shelters?

Humane Society of the United States Called Out for Lack of Support for Pet Shelters Washington, D.C.–Today HumaneWatch.org, a project of the nonprofit Center for Consumer Freedom, announced a new ad running on national cable targeting the deceptively named Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). Show More Summary

Largest Structure Ever Found Is a Really Cold Hole

Researchers using NASA's Wide Field Survey Explorer and a telescope in Maui have discovered what they are calling the "largest individual structure ever identified by humanity," reports the Royal Astronomical Society. So large, in fact, that the only way to measure its size is in light years—1.8 billion...

Belgian King Urges Creation of 'Decent Society' in Address to PACE

King of Belgium urged PACE to create a "decent society" that preserves human values and ancestral cultural heritage.

Paul McCartney Wants ‘Brutal’ Commercial Seal Hunt Called Off

Animal activist and music legend Paul McCartney is once again demanding that Canada’s commercial seal hunt be called off. The long-time vegetarian has joined with Humane Society International (HSI) to ask the Canadian government Read More The post Paul McCartney Wants ‘Brutal’ Commercial Seal Hunt Called Off appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Could Post-Apocalyptic Humans Reboot Civilization Without Fossil Fuels?

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The scenario: Out of the ashes of some global catastrophe, humanity rises to re-establish civilization. The question: How far could such a society realistically rebuild without the aid of fossil fuels? Read more...

Legalized and medical marijuana runs afoul of drug testing in the workplace

last weekNews : The Raw Story

At a Society for Human Resource Management conference in Washington DC last month, a session on drug testing in the workplace was so heavily attended that organizers had to switch rooms to accommodate the audience. Even then, it was standing room only. And the hour set aside for the talk wasn’t...

BRENDAN O’NEILL: Hopkins Hate and the inhumanity of political correctness. “What kind of twisted s…

BRENDAN O’NEILL: Hopkins Hate and the inhumanity of political correctness. “What kind of twisted society would be made more irate by 400 words in a newspaper column than by the deaths of 400 human beings at sea? Our society. Britain in 2015…. It’s official: we’re now more offended by words than by death. Behold the […]

Postponed: Abortion-expanding Tanzania referendum

Pro-lifers are appealing to the government to include constitutional clauses that respect life from the moment of conception until natural death, traditional marriage, and the natural family as the basic cell of human society.

Humane Society Seizes 20 Dogs From ‘Deplorable’ Compound: Stomach-Churning Conditions Reported

The Humane Society works to provide animals with better homes. Unfortunately, that often means rescuing them from some of the most deplorable conditions imaginable. Such was the case for 20 dogs seized from a compound near Houston. All the animals belonged to the same owner, and they were discovered in a number of shocking conditions. Show More Summary

There’s More To Your Fuzzball Than You Realize When You Learn How To Speak Cat

If you want to learn how to speak cat, you aren’t alone. Cats aren’t just for crazy cat ladies. More pet households own cats than other animals, according to the Humane Society. Cats rule households and now they rule the internet. We’re pretty sure they rule the entire universe. Show More Summary

Neiman Marcus Sells Real Fur as Fake, Complaint to FTC Says

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images Looking for a woman's boot with a faux fur trim? Neiman Marcus had a model called the Taryn Rose, at least in March, for $213, according to a screen grab provided by the Humane Society of the U.S. Show More Summary

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