In the wake of Newport Beach's allegations of poor conditions at the Orange County Humane Society and the cancellation of its contract with the Huntington Beach nonprofit for animal shelter services, Costa Mesa officials say they're maintaining their agreement with the society for the time being...
Many animals exhibit learned behaviors, but humans are unique in their capacity to build on existing knowledge to make new innovations. Understanding the patterns of how new generations of tools emerged in prehistoric societies, however, has long puzzled scientists. Show More Summary
Robots that we interact with in today’s society are programmed to carry out tasks without deviation. The robots of the future might just be a little more defiant. Researchers at the Tufts University Human-Robot Interaction Lab in Massachusetts...Show More Summary
A 2005 Society for Human Resource Management survey found that 8 in 10 hiring managers spend less than a minute reading a cover letter. It is widely accepted that the cover letter is an essential part of any job candidate's application,...Show More Summary
Amidst widespread cultural shifts on sexual norms that have impacted Christian churches, the Evangelical Theological Society has adopted four resolutions affirming biblical teaching on human sexuality.
A Washington humane society has teamed up with a local women’s correctional facility to develop a purrfect solution to help both stray cats and prisoners. The Kitsap Humane Society, in Silverdale, has developed an initiative called the...Show More Summary
Bruce Almighty "The cat, who had no identification, collapsed into the arms of officers late Wednesday evening and purred as they began the delicate process of removing the bands which had destroyed his limbs."-- the Regina Humane SocietyThe...Show More Summary
Although it has far-reaching consequences for humanity, attention to climate change impacts on the ocean lags behind concern for impacts on the atmosphere and land. Understanding these impacts, as well as society’s diverse perspectives...Show More Summary
Check out Mashable's coverage of the 103rd Annual Old Dogs, New Tricks competition to celebrate Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month. Special thanks to the Humane Society of New York and our senior dogs stars Lorenzo, Roger, Lola and Fred. Read more: http://on.mash.to/1O7AUHU Read more... More about Pets, Dogs, Competition, Watercooler, and Videos
Humans suck at preparing for disasters. Society barely made it through the scourge of Twitter changing stars to hearts. When the sky darkens, thunder rumbles, or snow starts falling, many people simply fall to pieces. These five tips will help you get through the next big storm that’s bad enough to earn its own scary name. Read more...
The Cool Kids is a series documenting creative humans shaping present day society with their work and outlook. AMY MORRIS AND ANNA POLONSKY | THE MP SHIFT | FOUNDERS If you spent time in Rockaway Beach last summer you are sure to have seen, The Summer Shift. Show More Summary
PENSACOLA, Fla. - An increasing amount of drugs taken by humans and animals make it into our streams and waterways, and pharmaceutical pollution has had catastrophic ecosystem consequences despite low levels of concentration in the environment. Show More Summary
For me, an inclusive economic system means extending accountability beyond financial transactions and recognising that society impacts business. An inclusive system seeks to enhance the value to business of all economic, human, social and environmental resources. Show More Summary
Could humans survive a nuclear apocalypse, like the one seen in the "Fallout" video game series? That's the premise of a new video (above) of the American Chemical Society on Tuesday. In a nutshell, the video concludes that we couldShow More Summary
Back in September, Humane Society International rescued more than 100 dogs from a South Korean dog meat farm that the organization shut down. Last week, the organization removed the last animals from the farm — nine puppies that had been too young to bring to the U.S. and their two mothers — and...
As part of the annual extreme weather issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society released today, five papers by Australian authors including us, investigate the role of climate change in extreme weather in 2014.
he American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and groups including The Obesity Society (TOS) and Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), filed a complaint this month with U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) claiming...Show More Summary
Sia photo by Mary Ellen Matthews Racing Extinction is a new documentary from Academy-Award-winning director Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) presented in collaboration with the Oceanic Preservation Society that explores humanity's role in mass extinctions. Show More Summary
The campaign focuses on human traits that help people beat cancer.
There is a clear juxtaposition between Putin’s ambition for Russia to be a superpower in the global arena and the disintegration of human rights and civil society at home.