The dogs arriving today, including Cody, pictured above, came from an unlicensed and therefore illegal backyard dog meat operation in Jeonju in South Korea. Photo by E.K. Park/Free Korean Dogs Humane Society International’s campaignShow More Summary
WHEN HER CURRENT BOY FRIEND SHOT HER "BABY DADDY" 5 TIMES, YET AFTER A MULTI-STATE POLICE DRAGNET - THE KILLER STILL DENIED HAVING SHOT THE BLACK MAN TO DEATH - THIS KILLER IN COLD BLOOD DID NOT TRIGGER ANY RESIDUE OF "PAST WHITE RACIST KILLERS OF BLACKS" WHO ALSO HAD NO KNOWLEDGE OF "JUSTICE". Show More Summary
The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA is experiencing what they are calling a ‘true miracle.’ The staff shared in a recent Facebook post that they were shocked to discover that someone had visited the donation box in the Neely Cat Center and anonymously left a donation in their collection box. The Facebook post reads: “Seeking […]
Think you love cats? Good luck topping this. An anonymous donor quietly left $8,000 in the Pasadena Humane Society's Neely Cat Center donation box around 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Yes, that's $8,000 — 400 twenty-dollar bills, to be precise. SEE...Show More Summary
Politicians just love to bring up “the children” when they are trying to secure votes. Children are the most vulnerable human beings in any given culture, and appeals to their suffering tend to draw compassion and motivation to action in ways that other things don’t — as they should. However, politicians know this and often […]
By Heather Spohr There's nothing quite as magical as parenting, right? Bringing a tiny human into the world and molding them into a functional member of society is a pretty amazing thing. Raising a child comes with many awesome milestones -- the first smile, first laugh, first word are all moments for the baby book. Show More Summary
BETHESDA, Md., and ROCHESTER, Minn. — The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine (CIM) announced today a formal collaboration under which the two organizations will facilitate the use of genomics in medicine through the education of health professionals. Show More Summary
This week, some 1,300 diplomats, international experts, and human rights defenders from 57 countries in Europe, Central Asia, and North America will gather in Warsaw for Europe’s largest human rights conference? -- ?the
The musicology is the scientific or academic study of all phenomena related to music, as its physical basis, its history and its relationship to the human being and society. Their guidelines are very diverse, emphasize different work areas, objects of study and research problems. Show More Summary
Empathy is an incredibly valuable, woefully rare human trait, but while it’s a boon to a functional and harmonious society, empathy can be a real drag on a story. Atlanta has a deep sense of empathy for all its characters, even the fleeting characters that would be relegated to a minimal, functional role on many other shows. Show More Summary
Today, our Humane Society International team announced with one of Mexico's leading restaurant operators, CMR, that the company will switch to exclusively cage-free eggs in its entire supply chain. Photo by David Paul Morris/For TheShow More Summary
Most of my thinking on this blog turns on the idea of human nature as shaped by human evolutionary history, and on the argument that this evolutionary understanding of human nature allows us to adjudicate debates in the history of political philosophy. Show More Summary
The Humane Society of the United States has launched a petition seeking to save the lives of 45,000 wild horses and burros currently in government holding facilities across the country after the Bureau of Land Management's National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board voted to recommend euthanizing all of the unadopted animals.
There are 45,000 horses no one wants, and the US government is suggesting destroying them all, the Verge reports. In what an exec for the Humane Society calls "a complete abdication of responsibility for their care," the Bureau of Land Management's National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board has...
(European Society of Human Genetics) The law requiring compulsory DNA testing of all Kuwaiti residents, as well as of all those visiting the country for whatever purpose, is a serious assault on the right to privacy of individuals, and is also likely to lead to the isolation of Kuwaiti scientific research and researchers, according to the European Society of Human Genetics.
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Nearly three dozen cats stuffed in cardboard boxes were abandoned outside the Marin Humane Society in the middle of the night and authorities at the shelter suspect they came from the same mystery hoarder who’s been dumping felines on their doorstep for four years. Show More Summary
We live in a society where human health is increasingly enhanced by artificial augmentation and implantation including hip replacements and hearing aids. French company Carmat have been working for 15 years on the artificial heart, a device that completely replaces the human heart in people with end stage heart disease and a life expectancy of... Show More Summary
Today, over twenty organizations in eleven countries will hold "simultaneous events and public demonstrations on topics like protesting customary practices such as honor killings and FGM/C, overturning discriminatory and life threatening...Show More Summary
“Virtually all human societies are marked by inequality, at a level that surpasses what could be expected from normal differences in individuals’ capabilities alone.” - Per Molander, The Anatomy of Inequality from the liner notes: So begins this new approach to the greatest social ill of our time, and nearly every other era. Show More Summary