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How to Help Pets of Military Service Members on Deployment

When a military service member is deployed, that often means finding a long-term boarding situation for their pet—or face the possibility of surrendering their animal. If you want to help these service members and provide them some comfort while away from home, you can use Dog on Deployment to volunteer as a temporary…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Tell Confusing Animal Pairs Apart

The world is filled with animals of all shapes and sizes, and far too many of these critters are difficult to distinguish from their relatives. If you’re watching a documentary, looking out your window, or taking a hike, you may be confused about what specific creature you’ve just spotted.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The Man Who Would Kill Horse Racing

In a garden-variety suburb outside Albany—a recent July morning, but it could have been any morning—Patrick Battuello woke up at five, brewed a cup of coffee, and then sat at his computer to review the previous day’s horse races. He’s done this every day for the last six years. This was a Monday, and so […]

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The Man Who Would Kill Horse Racing

In a garden-variety suburb outside Albany—a recent July morning, but it could have been any morning—Patrick Battuello woke up at five, brewed a cup of coffee, and then sat at his computer to review the previous day’s horse races. He’s done this every day for the last six years. This was a Monday, and so […]

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The Latest Twitch Sensation Is Chickens, Goats, And Bees

Each morning, as the sun rises over her Indiana farm, Erica Hopkins wakes up and tends to the goats. She has three major tasks: milk her herd of Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats, bottle-feed the babies, and, of course, respond to the Twitch chat watching it all go down.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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What If the Asteroid Never Killed the Dinosaurs?

An asteroid slammed down and did away with all the dinosaurs, paving the way for such developments as the human race, capitalism, and posting on the internet: it’s the story we all know and love. Yet if things had shaken out differently—if the asteroid had stayed in its place, and the dinosaurs allowed to proceed […]

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Donate Your Old Comforter and Pillows to an Animal Shelter

I’ve lived in six different apartments in New York, and during my several moves, I’m often confronted with what I should leave behind, like old clothing or unused electronics. But what exactly do I do with pillows that have lost their cushioning or that old, ripped comforter that’s gathered dust in my closet?Read more… Continue […]

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We Need More Games That Let You Play As Animals

Over the last weekend, I finally played some Ape Out. That game has some style. Though as I played it I realized something. Sadly, we don’t seem to get a lot of games anymore that give you control over an animal. That’s a shame, I love these games.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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What’s the Newest Animal?

Bears. Donkeys. Fat, friendly dogs. These animals—animals, generally—have been around for an extremely long time, long enough to feel like a fixed part of the landscape. It’s easy to forget that these creatures weren’t always there, and didn’t always look like they do now. On human—as opposed to geologic—time, forms…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Napoleon The Racing Corgi Crushes All Challengers, Is A Very Good Boy 

Here is a true thing: Even the fastest corgi still looks like an absurd tubelike dog-snake hybrid. The Seattle Seahawks attempted to prove this with the 2018 Corgi Cup, which was held during halftime of Monday’s game. There were so many bread-shaped contenders that they had to hold two heats.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How to Reduce Your Allergic Reaction to Cats

Happy International Cat Day! The perfect way to celebrate is by enjoying the company of a local feline. Sadly, cat allergies prevent some cat admirers from enjoying their adorable smooshy faces. But even if you’re terribly allergic, there are steps you can take to help alleviate symptoms and enjoy every day with these…Read more… Continue […]

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