The HSUS reaches out to meet the needs of all animals, including those thriving on wild lands throughout the United States and abroad. The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust, our affiliate, works to ensure the permanent protection of...Show More Summary
While small-scale horticulture is a relatively recent addition to the human repertoire of food provisioning, hunting has deep evolutionary roots. In practically every society, hunting ability correlates with reproductive success — the better the hunter, the more children he is likely to father. read more
You're shopping for holiday gifts when you spot someone pocketing a nice pair of leather gloves. What do you do?A new study by University of Maryland researchers appearing this week in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B predictsShow More Summary
"Okay, so I'm trying to act like this blanket is actual snow, and really cold... does this look convincing??" :D This adorable girl is Cake (hee!), and she's up for adoption with the Oregon Humane Society in Portland, OR. You...
I believe that entrepreneurship is the natural human state; however, today most people choose the security of a more stable work situation. Our society needs more entrepreneurs, but it’s hard to take such a big risk without circumstances that make it a less risky proposition. Since we can’t give everybody rich parents, we need to […]
Whether we like it or not, people with more money and power than the rest of us--the rulers, chiefs, elites--have been a part of human society for thousands of years.... Read Full Post
Kitty toebeans extraordinario. Puppeh workin’ the toebean mojo. Otter toebeans like fo’ sho. Turtle toebeans in slo-mo. “My snowshoe kitty, Quinn’s little speckled toe beans. We adopted her on Sunday from the Kentucky Humane Society & I’m just so in love with her already. I’m sure she’d love to be on your website in celebration […]
Last week at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, business, civil society and government gathered to assess the progress companies have made in implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The event underscored...Show More Summary
There are many reasons to reject fossil fuels now, after 200 years of their reign as society’s primary energy source. History will articulate both the benefits provided to human society derived from fossil fuel energy technologies from 1750 to the present — and the extensive costs. Show More Summary
From the Radiological Society of North America: Researchers have used radioimmunotherapy (RIT) to destroy remaining human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected cells in the blood samples of patients treated with antiretroviral therapy, offering the promise of a strategy for curing HIV infection. Show More Summary
When the Humane Society of the United States investigated a puppy mill, they rescued 50+ dogs, and one in particular got a whole new lease on life. Read More The post WATCH: Paralyzed Puppy Mill Dog Gets New Wheels, Life appeared first on Ecorazzi.
Jason Kuznicki This month’s Cato Unbound tackles an issue as old as humanity, and maybe even older: Sex work has been a part of nearly all human societies, even despite frequent prohibitions. Well, some say, we should allow it – but we should regulate it very heavily. Lead essayist Maggie McNeill takes a much more libertarian view: simply allow it. Show More Summary
The idea of the market as ‘information aggregator’ is, like many ideas, probably as old as humanity itself, but Friedrich Hayek is usually credited with popularising the idea in his 1945 article “The Use of Knowledge in Society”.
The Humane Society of the United States is urging buyers beware as they've caught real rabbit fur being sold as 'faux' at Kohl's department store. Read More The post Beware: HSUS Catches Rabbit Fur Marked as ‘Faux’ at Kohl’s appeared first on Ecorazzi.
Experimental evidence for the influence of group size on cultural complexityAuthors:Derex et alAbstract:The remarkable ecological and demographic success of humanity is largely attributed to our capacity for cumulative culture. The accumulation...Show More Summary
Beer and brick have both been essential to humanity for thousands of years, dual pillars that helped us build the societies we know today. Now, scientists have combined them, fortifying bricks with grains left over from breweries to create bricks that keep a building better insulated. Turns out beer really can keep you warm on a cold day. Read more...
Only one turkey pardoned by the president has lived to see a second Thanksgiving: So, what’s wrong with our political turkey class? A 2010 report for the Human Society detailed the burdens Turkey eugenics have wrought on the birds. Simply put, they are not bred for living, but for eating. “Farming interests have transformed Ben Franklin’s tree-perching ‘Bird […]
According to new findings that were presented at a meeting of the Royal Society in London last week, ancient Humans and Neanderthals weren't the only two humanoid species walking around and breeding with each other at the same time. Updated genome sequencing suggests that there was a third species -- and we don't know anything about it.
There are many reasons to reject fossil fuels now, after 200 years of their reign as society’s primary energy sources. History will articulate both the benefits provided to human society derived from fossil fuel energy technologies from 1750 to the present — and the extensive costs. Show More Summary
Healthcare is a human must. A sustainable high-quality health care system is the mark of a great society.