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More people are applying for foster pets amid outbreak

Sunday  04:15,   29 march 2020

Social distancing can be lonely, but many Americans found the perfect solution — fostering a pet in need.Best Friends Animal Society, a nationwide nonprofit that operates adoption centers across the country, has experienced a "surge" of foster... >>>

Mindfulness aids wellbeing at all ages

Sunday  04:15,   29 march 2020

Mindfulness aids wellbeing at all agesHealthy ageing experts at Flinders University in Australia have conducted an online community survey of over 620 participants aged between 18 and 86... >>>

Customer leaves $10,000 tip, anonymously, in Florida restaurant

Saturday  18:00,   28 march 2020

Customer leaves $10,000 tip, anonymously, in Florida restaurantRoss Edlund, the owner of Skillets in Naples, Florida, said on the restaurant's Facebook page on Thursday that the gesture shows there are still "truly fantastic people in the... >>>

10 Ways To Look Professional, and Hide Your Pajamas, In a Video Conference Call

Saturday  18:00,   28 march 2020

10 Ways To Look Professional, and Hide Your Pajamas, In a Video Conference CallIf you're navigating the dos and don'ts of working remotely for the first time, you don't necessarily need to choose between professionalism and comfortable pants. Just... >>>

Slap Happy: The Slap Bracelet Phenomenon of 1990

Saturday  18:00,   28 march 2020

Slap Happy: The Slap Bracelet Phenomenon of 1990The noise echoed throughout homerooms and school cafeterias, playgrounds and bus trips. Millions of kids had discovered Slap Wraps, the brand name for a 9-inch piece of stainless steel covered in... >>>

Birth of baby tiger 'Covid' brings hope to Mexican zoo

Saturday  18:00,   28 march 2020

Birth of baby tiger 'Covid' brings hope to Mexican zooMEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The rare birth of a baby tiger called "Covid" has brought a glimmer of hope to a private zoo in eastern Mexico even as normal life seizes up in the country to... >>>

People around the world are playing bingo with neighbors from their balconies

Saturday  18:00,   28 march 2020

As more places go into lockdown because of the coronavirus, neighborhoods are turning to balcony bingo to stay connected.The residents are listening closely. Their goal is to win balcony... >>>

17 Things to Do by Yourself While You're Social Distancing

Thursday  16:55,   26 march 2020

Self-isolating on your own? Keep yourself busy and entertained with these accessible (and sometimes free!) things to do by... >>>

Four ways to have a holiday without leaving home

Thursday  16:55,   26 march 2020

With only the most essential trips now taking place, and many people confined to our homes, the coronovirus has proven far more powerful than the travel bug. You needn't feel trapped though.Despite the global no-fly zone and instructions to stay... >>>

Social-distance wedding celebration becomes social sensation online

Thursday  12:10,   26 march 2020

Social-distance wedding celebration becomes social sensation onlineJoshua and Anastasija Davis never imagined they'd be having the first dance of their wedding day in the middle of a Pitt Meadows street to a song played over several car... >>>

Recovered coronavirus patient's message to ICU staff goes viral: 'You are all rockstars'

Thursday  12:10,   26 march 2020

A patient who recovered from the novel coronavirus left a touching message for the medical staff who helped care for him while he was in the ICU at the Cleveland Clinic.A patient who recently recovered from the novel coronavirus left a touching... >>>

21 Misconceptions About Animals

Wednesday  18:21,   25 march 2020

Did you know wolves aren't actually howling at the moon? Learn why they howl along with the truth about other common misconceptions about animals.According to the International Owl Center, it’s physically impossible for an owl looking straight... >>>

25 Home Features You Never Knew Had a Secret Purpose

Wednesday  18:21,   25 march 2020

Those design elements in your house aren't just one trick ponies. We've compiled all the home features with secret purposes you won't... >>>

About 200 neighbors drove by in their cars to celebrate a 5-year-old who couldn't have a party because of the coronavirus

Wednesday  18:20,   25 march 2020

Olivia Grace Williamson wasn't able to have a birthday due to coronavirus-related restrictions, so her mother planned her a birthday parade instead.Her mother, Jennifer Schneff Williamson, got creative and organized an unforgettable... >>>

The equinox reveals one of the secrets of Egypt's iconic Sphinx

Wednesday  04:20,   25 march 2020

Here's how the spring equinox and the Sphinx are tied together.This phenomenon happens only twice a year, during the spring in March and the fall equinox in September, according to the... >>>