In Brazil, at the Miss São Mateus do Sul 2022 competition, the audience was treated with more than just a beauty pageant. There was an unexpected yet very welcome surprise to the event. A stray dog appeared on stage, elegantly strutting on the catwalk and stealing the audience's attention.
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Dogs really are our best friends. And sometimes, they can even save our lives.
The James Webb Space Telescope continues to reveal aspects of the seemingly infinite space that surrounds us in astonishing detail.
Bringing new life into the world is a wondrous experience that is often an intimate event, but sometimes things go unexpectedly. The Virginia Zoo recently had a birth with an audience that was not expecting it and a baby giraffe was born right in front of their eyes. Imara, a Masai giraffe, gave birth to her brand new baby in September, giving the visitors to the zoo that day a special once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Tortoises are known for living very long lives.
The sunken Titanic has long captivated our collective imaginations and continues to do so as it sits at the bottom...
Megan Scavo can be certain that she's picked the right man. Scavo's boyfriend, Mike Ross, recently braved the rising high waters of Florida's Hurricane Ian to rescue a terrified and stranded cat. Fortuitously, Ross's mother, Marybeth Ross, caught her brave son's impressive deed on camera, and Scavo posted the video on Twitter. Now the wonderful story of Ross's instinctive act to help the feline has inspired cat lovers and others in need of a hero.
Years after Hannah Ford’s husband passed away and her children began moving out of the home, she found that she...
How far would you go to get pictures of your favorite band?
Few of us rarely get to hear the beautiful and haunting sound of whale songs. But if you have, the tunes won't all be the same. Whales, like humans, experience cultural evolution through their sounds. The songs of male humpback whales, for instance, actually evolve when individual whales change, alter, or embellish parts of a standard song sequence and others in the group pick up on it and pass it along.
The fast pace of city living can be exciting, but it also significantly adds to our stress.
Do you move at every opportunity, or are you more of a couch potato?