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Winter Solstice: Shedding Some Light On The Darkest Day Of The Year

Winter Solstice: Shedding Some Light On The Darkest Day Of The Year

With the winter solstice coming up, it might be time to brush up on a few facts about the day with the shortest amount of sunlight all year. Today, winter solstice is made note of but then quickly forgotten, but that hasn’t always been the case. It has been an important event in many cultures. Without further ado, then, let’s shed some light on winter solstice. When is it, actually? The date for the winter solstice changes from year to year. It could be December 20, 21, 22, or 23. And winter solstice is actually a point in time, not...

Cat Facts That Are Paw-sitively Amazing

Cat Facts That Are Paw-sitively Amazing

Cats are amazing creatures, but there's still much to discover about this purr-fect animal. Here are 7 of the most interesting cat facts that are sure to amaze you- we aren't kitten around. 1. Cats sweat through their feet Never seen a smelly cat? Neither have we, and there's a reason behind that. Cats only sweat through their paw pads. Sweating isn't good for cats, either, so if you see sweaty paw pads, get your feline friend to a cool place- stat! 2. They claim their territory with their claws We've all heard of cats staking claim on a space...

Study: scientists have finally figured out how butterflies fly

Study: scientists have finally figured out how butterflies fly

For a long time, scientists have been trying to figure out exactly how butterflies fly. When compared with other flying creatures, butterflies are unique. The majority of flying animals look quite different from butterflies. Besides being physically beautiful, part of what makes butterflies so incredibly special is the fluttering and lilting flight, which is almost whimsical in appearance. Watching butterflies flit over a sunny meadow is fascinating and never fails to instill wonder in nearly everyone who sees them. When compared with other animals that fly, such as bats and birds, a butterfly's wings are broad, large, and unusually short...

Why you should keep your cat inside

Why you should keep your cat inside

Cats are the heroes of the internet and of history. If we are not watching cat videos on Youtube we are reading some story about how they were worshipped in Egyptian times. I love cats as much as the next person (although I would argue dogs are much better) but I am not sure why they were ever worshipped. Although if you look at some cat owners today it is clear they still are. Cat owners love their pets so much they build entire forts for them in their homes and buy endless cat scratchers to ensure the cat is...

Rescued Dog And Baby Become Nap Buddies

Rescued Dog And Baby Become Nap Buddies

I never know if the expression “It´s a dog´s life” is meant to be a good thing or a bad thing? I see some dogs that are so badly mistreated that you think to be a dog must be the worst thing in the world. Then you see other dogs who live such a life of eating and napping, eating and napping, you know that this is the dream to so many. I hate when I have to leave to work and I see my dog still napping at the end of my bed with a smile on his face,...

Are Tiger Sharks Dangerous?

Are Tiger Sharks Dangerous?

Tigers are dangerous and sharks are deadly. Combine the two and you have a tiger shark! It must, therefore, be the most dangerous animal known to man? Right? Names can be deceiving, for example, the killer whale is not even a whale but the largest breed of dolphin. Is the Tiger Shark really so deadly then and where did it get such a vicious name? Where do Tiger Sharks get their name? Tiger sharks are so-called because of the dark vertical stripes that they have on the side of their body. However, don’t think that this makes them easy to...

Why You Should Place A Lemon Next To Your Bed Every Day

Why You Should Place A Lemon Next To Your Bed Every Day

When we think about our health, it will not be long before we come to the lemon! Why? Quite simply: This golden yellow fruit not only gives us the pure vitamin boost but also contains incredibly healthy plant nutrients that scour the body for free radicals that could harm us. Tea It does not have to stay with hot tea with lemon. We have a unique trick in store for you regarding this acid superstar. If you want to do something good for your skin, then start the day with a glass of lukewarm water and enough fresh lemon. It...

Newborn’s Face Lights Up When She Hears Her Daddy’s Voice

Newborn’s Face Lights Up When She Hears Her Daddy’s Voice

Ahh babies, the joy of our lives. The continuation of our legacy. Others might even call them the fruits of our loin! Whatever name you attach to them, there’s no denying that babies are quite a blessing. Not only do they light up our lives, but their adorable gestures are what make us cherish every moment on this planet. In fact, one couple in Brazil got to experience just that. According to a story released by La Republica, Tarsila Rosa together with her partner Flavio Dantas noticed something amazing about their newborn daughter Antonella. While she was still in the...

An Introduction to Dog Intelligence and Emotion

An Introduction to Dog Intelligence and Emotion

Mark Twain once said “the more I learn about people, the more I like my dog” and based on the latest research into this wonderous animal I would like to add “ and the more I learn about dogs, the more I like my dog”. Dogs are often called man’s best friend and the latest research into canine’s intelligence and emotion starts to show why. MRI scanners have been used for years to better understand the human brain but now they are also being used to understand the canine brain as well. The machine can be used to look at...

How to solve the ocean issue in two easy steps

How to solve the ocean issue in two easy steps

The sad reality of the world today is that the oceans are in trouble. Unless we change our behavior the oceans will reach a point where they can’t be rescued. They will die and as a result, all life on Earth will die too. We need the oceans to survive. 100 million marine animals die every year from plastic waste. If this is not a clear alarm bell ringing to the entire population then there will likely never be one loud enough to be heard. The largest garbage site in the world isn’t actually on land, it is in the...

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