COMMENTARY/OPINION

Pink Poison May Save Embattled Rhinos

by Michael John Scott

With over 200 rhinos already dead this year at the hands of poachers in South Africa and no signs of the slaughter slowing, some innovative rhinoceros lovers are…

6 Tips To Help Keep Your Pet Safe On Memorial Day Weekend

by Michael John Scott

Nothing in America says Memorial Day like a good old-fashioned barbecue or picnic. With these carefree weekend days, however, comes an ever increasing risk of illness or injury to our furry friends. To…

Guilt And New Music Isn’t An Age Thing

by Norman Rampart

I am approaching my 60th year of life. This is, to me, quite extraordinary. I certainly don’t mean to cause any offence what so ever here but I…

Memorial Day 2015: Remembering the Fallen

by Michael John Scott

Memorial day means a lot of different things to many people. To most of us, however, it means a three day weekend with family, friends, hot dogs and hamburgers…

Our Sunday Morning Cartoon

by J. Bado

Master illustrator J. Bado explains the Duggar family values.…

Government Secrets and Freedom of the Press

by Burr Deming

The script in my imagination follows a familiar path. Okay, maybe more of a hackneyed, unkempt, moss covered alleyway of a path. Click for the audio version. The…

NEWS

Woman Bitten By Black Widow Spider Hiding in Grapes

by Michael John Scott

Black Widow spiders are dangerous.  Fortunately their celebrity makes them readily identifiable, with their blood…

Pranking Seniors Release 72 Thousand Ladybugs At Maryland High School

by Shawn Dayco

It’s yet another senior prank gone awry in a Maryland high school as students found themselves on…

Fallen Americans Memorialized In Small Dutch Town of Margraten

by Michael John Scott

Many Americans will lay wreaths and place flowers at the graves of fallen soldiers this Memorial…

PETA Sues Australian Sheep Shearers For Verbally Abusing Sheep

by Ron Reed

Shearing sheep is one thing, activists say, but shearing them while shouting abusive language is quite another kettle…

Ireland: Early Voting Results Show Probable Legalization of Gay Marriage

by Michael John Scott

Early results suggest the Republic of Ireland has voted to legalise same-sex marriage in a…

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CRITTER TALK

4 Reasons Why Your Dog Rolls in Grass

by Michael John Scott

My dogs love to roll in the grass and seem to revel in it, as demonstrated by the Chocolate Lab in the picture. Granted, it may seem like an odd behavior,…

7 Things You Should Know About Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

by Michael John Scott

Memorial Day is now behind us, and traditionally, that marked the beginning of summer.  So, as the weather gets warmer, and the days longer, folks will want to…

Of Pot and Pets In Colorado-What Vets Are Seeing

by Dr. Jennifer Coates

Marijuana, once believed to be the root of all evil, is becoming mainstream, and in states such as Washington Colorado and others, it is big business indeed. What…

10 Common Household Items That Are Poisonous To Pets

by Michael John Scott

Our homes are filled with danger for our pets.  I know any number of people who have left their kitchen cabinets open only to find that their puppy has eaten…

SCI/TECH/HOME/TRAVEL

5 Cool Tech Tools To Help You Stay Fit in the 21st Century

by Jessica Snow

Finding the motivation to work out or to eat right seems impossible sometimes, especially if you’re on your own without a…

5 Myths About Washing Produce

by Michael John Scott

I’m not obsessed with using produce wash, nor am I cavalier about biting into unwashed organic fruits and veggies. The fact…