The rise and fall of the Indus civilization gets a new narrative. By Stephanie Pappas.
Karissa Lindstrand had already spent five hours banding lobster claws on a boat called Honour Bound, off Grand Manan, when a blue and red logo she knew well caught her eye. It was a Pepsi can image "tattooed on the lobster's claw," said Lindstrand. Being a huge Pepsi fan — she drinks 12 cans every day — this image would have caught her interest anywhere.
The typical punishments assigned to people who commit animal abuse often pale in comparison to the horrendous natures of their crimes. Here is why we should consider raising the penalty to that of a violent crime.
Cardiovascular disease accounts for over 31 percent of deaths worldwide. Every 40 seconds somebody suffers from a Myocardial Infarction (heart attack) in the United States alone, with over 4 million deaths occurring across Europe every year due to various other Cardiovascular diseases. Many of these issues can be attributed to damaging lifestyle choices such as smoking, drug abuse, poor diet, lack of exercise or excessive alcohol intake. Other people simply develop unfortunate infections that lead to endocarditis and other potentially fatal illnesses.
(WZTV) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning dog owners to think twice about stuffing your pet's stocking with dog bones over the holidays.The FDA says it received about 68 reports of pet illnesses related to bone treats frequently purchased at st
Fears of an imminent major eruption of Bali's Mount Agung have increased and the evacuation zone around the volcano has been widened. Indonesian authorities have raised the state of alert to its highest level. The island's airport has now closed, leaving thousands stranded in the tourist hotspot. Authorities say dark smoke and ash have been billowing up to 3,400m (11,150ft) above the mountain's summit, which has also been emitting fire.
Almost half the breeding population of the world’s most endangered penguin species, the yellow-eyed penguin, has disappeared in one part of New Zealand and conservation groups believe commercial fishing is to blame. The yellow-eyed penguin is endemic to New Zealand’s South Island and sub-Antarctic islands, where there are just 1,600 to 1,800 left in the wild, down from nearly 7,000 in 2000.
TransCanada Corp's (TRP.TO) existing Keystone pipeline has leaked substantially more oil, and more often, in the United States than indicated in risk assessments the company provided to regulators before the project began operating in 2010, according to documents reviewed by Reuters.