Image via Shutterstock Great news animal lovers--a new federal bill introduced last week could finally put an end to cruel cosmetics testing on animals in the United States. Endorsed by The Humane Society of the United States and industry giants such as
How does our secular society manage its heritage and, with that, its future? By collecting and archiving data with near-religious zeal: human DNA in the form of slivers of umbilical cord, dental samples and sperm, DNA of animals already extinct in the wild, the seeds of all manner of (agricultural) plants. Show More Summary
Periods are a perfectly natural element of the human experience, not a blood-soaked nightmare from whence we can never wake. But you wouldn't know that to talk to many dudes out there! And maybe it's time that we, as a society, maybe fixed that. Read more...
By Morgan Myrmo: "Only when the human spirit is allowed to invent and create, only when individuals are given a personal stake in deciding economic policies and benefiting from their success -- only then can societies remain economically...Show More Summary
Thanks to the incredible publicity generated by Ellen DeGeneres‘ now-infamous Oscar selfie, which was taken with a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and re-tweeted more than three million times on Twitter, Read More The post Humane Society Thanks Ellen for Oscar Selfie appeared first on Ecorazzi.
If only Bradley’s arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars pic.twitter.com/C9U5NOtGap — Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014 If you watched the Academy Awards, you know that Oscars’ host, Ellen DeGeneres, kept pulling out her Samsung Galaxy Note 3 during the show. … Read More
"Yeah, that's right... I'm wearing early '90s-style flip-up sunglasses on top of my head, and I make it look good." :D This is Antonio, a (clearly) supercool bun who's up for adoption with the Lowell Humane Society in Lowell, MA....
It’s always nice when famous folks use their celebrity for a good cause, and Ellen DeGeneres helped raise $3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Humane Society. After snapping a selfie with Bradley Cooper, Jennifer...Show More Summary
Murdock came in during one of my Sunday shifts at the Sonoma Humane Society, where I work as a Registered Veterinary Technician. He was only a few weeks old. He had a chronic infection in both eyes that had caused them to rupture. I took him home with me that night to take care of […]
Ellen DeGeneres will divide up the money donated by Samsung between St. Jude's Children's Hospital and Humane Society of the United States.
The author Aldous Huxley is best known for his novel Brave New World, about a dystopian global society where humans are split before birth into castes and programmed to consume voraciously, to numb themselves with drugs and casual sex,...
Going beyond the rhetoric, should access to education be legally protected and addressed as a human right under international law? Education is increasingly highlighted as fundamental to the advancement of societies as well as essential to opportunity for individuals. Show More Summary
Hey isn’t that… It was a busy day on the Hill in terms of star-gazing. With the spotlight on actors Seth Rogen and Ben Affleck, Elvis’ ex-wife Priscilla Presley quietly roamed the marble halls of Congress on Wednesday. We reported yesterday that the former Mrs. Presley was spotted dining at 701 restaurant and a reliable […]
“Manhood is the social barrier that societies must erect against entropy, human enemies, the forces of nature, time, and all the human weaknesses that endanger group life.” -David D. Gilmore There is much discussion these days about manhood and the future of men. Sometimes I will see people try to stop one of these conversations before […]
We thought we’d round out Monday on a cute note. Draftfcb Chicago created a new pro-bono campaign for The Shelter Pet Project that lets the animals speak for themselves. Working in partnership with The Ad Council, The Humane SocietyShow More Summary
I’ve recently become addicted to the Fox series Almost Human. If you’re not familiar with it, the series is all about the future and how society’s crime rates have risen because of advancements in technology. Every police officer is partnered … Continue reading ?
What if I told you that the people of Pompeii had it coming? That the whole city was a moral cesspool and the eruption of Vesuvius was a final judgment on a corrupt society? You would probably object on grounds of basic human decency, and you’d be right. Show More Summary
This is about as unappetizing a meal as you could get. The Humane Society has exposed a method of dealing with the fast-spreading porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) that's killed more than 2 million piglets since April: Grind up the intestines of piglets that succumbed to it, and feed the...
The Humane Society of The United States has released a video [warning, graphic] shot secretly at Iron Maiden Hog Farm in Owensboro, Kentucky which shows evidence of humans doing something really gross to pigs: feeding them "piglet smoothies," blended dead baby pigs, in an effort to stem the spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, or PEDV.
By the time we find out about deforestation, it’s usually too late to take action. Scientists have been studying forests for centuries, chronicling the vital importance of these ecosystems for human society. But most of us still lack timely and reliable information about where, when, and why forests are disappearing. Show More Summary