10 Reasons You Should Smile More Often…

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Mother Teresa once said “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” We have been smiling all our lives. And to some degree, we already possess the inherent knowledge that smiling not only feels good but it actually does good too. Yet many of us shy…

Images of the Day…Animals on safari !!!

Images of the Day…Animals on safari !!! Africa promises one of the best safari experiences in the world, enabling you to see the five big wild animal groups: the lion, the leopard, the elephant, the rhino and the buffalo. Capturing a good photo of these beautiful animals is not always easy, and very often, it comesContinue reading “Images of the Day…Animals on safari !!!”

Yoda the llama has finally found a place to live and he can’t wipe the smile off his face

Can’t stop. Won’t stop. Source: Yoda the llama has finally found a place to live and he can’t wipe the smile off his face

Tragic end for Hunstanton whale as it dies after getting trapped in rocks

A whale beached in Norfolk is believed to have been part of a pod that stranded and died in the Netherlands. The 50ft (14.5m) young adult male was part of a group of six spotted in the Wash at Hunstanton on Friday. A team from the RNLI, HM Coastguard, Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary and rescueContinue reading “Tragic end for Hunstanton whale as it dies after getting trapped in rocks”

Univ. of Utah study finds increased temperatures reduce toxin tolerance of some animals

Add this to the growing list of environmental complications due to global warming. U Study Finds That Increased Temperatures Reduce Toxin Tolerance of Some Animals BEAU HART on January 20, 2016 at 6:00 am Research conducted by U Ph.D. student Patrice Kurnath finds that at warmer temperatures the toxin tolerance of certain mammals is reducedContinue reading “Univ. of Utah study finds increased temperatures reduce toxin tolerance of some animals”

America’s Drinking Water Crisis. Profit v. Poison

Source: America’s Drinking Water Crisis After the shocking news of extremely high levels of lead found in the drinking water in Flint, Michigan, The Guardian reports: “Water authorities across the US are systematically distorting water tests to downplay the amount of lead in samples, risking a dangerous spread of the toxic water crisis that has grippedContinue reading “America’s Drinking Water Crisis. Profit v. Poison”

Why is the Thames River a Brown Colour?

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The River Thames is changing its reputation from that ‘dirty old river’ Far too often when I write about environmental issues where it seems we are highlighting new causes for concern and the negative impact that we are having on our planet. Whilst I feel obliged to share the stories that…

Cruel animal experiments in Britain

  This video from India says about itself: 24 September 2015 A street dog was curled up in a ball on the side of the road. He was suffering from severe mange and had completely given up hope. Just watch his transformation after we rescued him and gave him the medical care he desperately needed.Continue reading “Cruel animal experiments in Britain”

Tiny B&B in Chester celebrating after being voted the world’s best boutique hotel

*Books mini-break*.  Anyone fancy a trip to Chester? We hear the B&Bs are pretty decent. And they’re not a bad price either. Edgar House, a tiny seven-bed B&B overlooking the River Dee in Chester is probably treating itself to a little Bucks Fizz over breakfast today after being voted the world’s best small hotel inContinue reading “Tiny B&B in Chester celebrating after being voted the world’s best boutique hotel”

Ninth Planet May Have Been Discovered, Researchers Say

You might have a replacement, Pluto. There could be another planet in our solar system. Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have found evidence in the outer solar system of an object that could be a real ninth planet. There could be another planet in our solar system. Researchers at the California Institute ofContinue reading “Ninth Planet May Have Been Discovered, Researchers Say”

No one hurt when Jeep cracks through icy Indiana lake

It happened Tuesday night on Tamarack Lake at the Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife Area. Source: No one hurt when Jeep cracks through icy Indiana lake

What cold-weather gear is worth your extra dollars

Dressing for the weather – especially here in Manitoba can be pricey. After all, layers upon layers can add up quickly. WINNIPEG — Dressing for the weather, especially here in Manitoba can be pricey. After all, layers upon layers can add up quickly. There are definitely places you can splurge and a couple of areasContinue reading “What cold-weather gear is worth your extra dollars”