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It's not often that you see a dog at a zoo, but Blakely the Australian shepherd calls the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden his home. Unlike the other animals there, however, Blakely actually works at the zoo. He has a very special job that he clearly loves watching over baby animals who were abandoned by their mothers. Right now,...

If you"ve ever seen a penguin, it was probably behind a glass wall and you couldn"t interact with it. (Stupid zoos and their "safety.") Or you possibly could have seen them in the movie, Happy Feet. Either way, you didn"t get to play with the penguins. The experience probably left you wanting more cuteness in tuxedos. However, if you"re...

If asked if littering is bad, most people would say "Yes." It"s a no-brainer. Even though that"s the case, in many places you can"t take 10 steps without spotting some litter. Not only does it make your environment dirty, but it also is hurting it. The city of Toronto decided that it has had enough. They have upped the...

Driving is a pretty dangerous activity. It involves getting into metal boxes and hurtling through the winds at 70 miles per hour on roads filled with other metal boxes flying at the same speed. Sounds safe, right? Wrong!Last year, one Aussie driver found there"s another danger to driving, especially while on a small country road on a particularly blustery...

Cats are known to bring home all sorts of nasty things as "gifts" to their owners. Usually a dead mouse or bird, which they proudly display for us. They don"t mean to be gross, these little prizes are just one of the few ways they can show us affection. Typically. However, this cat in Australia has a much more adorable...

On any given night in the United States, there are over 600,000 homeless people on the street. While this is already an alarming statistic on it"s own, violence against the homeless has risen by a whopping 24% since 2013. Homeless Americans are not only living in poverty, but risking their lives every night on the street. Artist Gregory Kloehn...

Folks, it might be hard, but if there"s one thing we all need to do more often it"s this: leave it to the professionals!Many of us tend to think that we know how to do things a lot better than we actually do. Maybe it"s pride, maybe it"s sheer delusion, but when put to the test, most of us...

Following the attacks in Beirut, Baghdad, and Paris, our newsfeeds were flooded with death tolls and prayers for survivors. We should all take the time to mourn those we've lost. But we can't let our grief get the best of us. We must also remember how many lives are saved because of the quick thinking of first responders and...

As you probably know by now, there's always room for improvement. At home, at school, and at work, most of us find little ways to do better every day. But as winter fades into a rainy spring, it's sometimes hard to find inspiration.And that's where this list comes in. We went ahead and compiled some tips and tricks that you...

Most people would really love to avoid sharks at all costs. Some people won"t even step foot in the ocean for fear that a sea-dwelling predator will come and snatch them up. Other people, however, relish in the presence of some of the world"s most dangerous predators. For instance, when this diver was approached by one of the largest...