LifeStyle: Smart Living

Shelter Cat Purr-fectly Reacts to Finding Out She’s Pregnant

Friday  17:50,   25 may 2018

Excuse me-ow? Ulla, a Greenland-based rescue cat, had a purr-<g class="gr_ gr_18 gr-alert gr_spell gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling" data-gr-id="18" id="18">fectly</g> adorable reaction to finding[...]

You Don't Say Thank You Nearly As Often As You Think You Do, According to Science

Friday  00:25,   25 may 2018

A study published on Wednesday from the University of Sydney found that adults don't have the manners they think they do. In other words, we don't say "thank you" enough.Related: 10 Thank You Notes That Get Your Gratitude Across[...]

Here's Why You'll Probably Never Quit Facebook, According to Science

Thursday  00:07,   24 may 2018

A wealth of research has been conducted since the social networking platform was launched in 2004. The smartest people you know are those few rebels who never signed up for Facebook and don't ever intend to. A wealth of research has been conducted[...]

Elephants, horses and even PLANES: The streets of New York at the turn of the century are brought to life with amazing colorized photos

Wednesday  17:25,   23 may 2018

Despite dating back a century, these colorized photographs show the exuberant spirit that has always characterized New York, including the many parades that took place on the city's streets.Despite dating back a century, these colorized[...]

This Is the Age When Puppies Reach 'Peak Cuteness'

Wednesday  01:55,   23 may 2018

They're at their most adorable when they need us the most.Finding out when puppies reach their peak attractiveness to humans may give us insights into how domestic dogs evolved. Researchers from the University of Florida asked 51 students at the [...]

A dog adopted 9 ducklings after their mom disappeared, and it's impossibly cute

Tuesday  16:26,   22 may 2018

Fred, a 10-year-old labrador, has been caring for the chicks at Mountfitchet Castle in Essex, England, since their mom disappeared last week. Pictures taken by the manager at the castle, a local tourist attraction, show the ducklings nestling under[...]

Is This Corgi the World’s Best Dog Dancer?

Tuesday  00:00,   22 may 2018

Or is he just one of the[...]

Why Ramadan Is About More Than Fasting

Monday  18:56,   21 may 2018

At sundown this past Tuesday, the Muslim holiday Ramadan began and will continue until the evening of June 14. Although it's probably best known as a time of fasting, Ramadan is actually considered the holiest month in Islam. In other words,[...]

Here’s the Age When Cute Puppies Are At Their Cutest

Friday  18:40,   18 may 2018

If you ever look at a puppy and find yourself overwhelmed with a sudden and irrepressible need to swaddle it in love and affection, rest assured: science has your back. Now, a new study led by Clive Wynne, professor of psychology and director of[...]

How My Amazing Mutt Became a Therapy Dog

Friday  18:40,   18 may 2018

When I was staring down 40, I had a miscarriage. I can't recommend the experience. But, around the same time, whether by coincidence or fate, a sweet Labrador retriever mix was born into an unwanted litter of puppies. Twelve weeks later, my[...]

Alarming photos of the uninhabited island that's home to 37 million pieces of trash

Wednesday  23:26,   16 may 2018

Jennifer Lavers A small island smack in the middle of the South Pacific has never been inhabited by people — and yet, its white sand beaches are home to more than 37 million pieces of junk. Every day on HendersonA small island smack in the middle of [...]

How to Work Smarter (Not Harder) During Ramadan

Wednesday  21:30,   16 may 2018

Fasting for Ramadan doesn't have to mean reduced productivity. More than 1.6 billion Muslims around the world fast for the Holy Month of Ramadan, refraining from consuming any food and drink from sun-up to sun-down. This annual month of fasting[...]

Dog Rescues His Canine Friend Seen Struggling in Arizona Pool

Wednesday  19:51,   16 may 2018

Video of the incident has become an internet sensation.After a dog named Smokey fell into an Arizona pool recently, his friend Remus did everything in his power to help his[...]

Puppies reach 'maximum cuteness' at this exact age

Wednesday  14:05,   16 may 2018

Animal lovers may find dogs cute at any age, but a new study gets down to specifics.The study, published in this May's Anthrozoös: A Multidisciplinary Journal of the Interactions of People and Animals, revealed that 8 weeks old is the age when[...]

Laurel or Yanny? This audio clip is driving the internet crazy

Wednesday  04:45,   16 may 2018