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Casper The Cat

What is the Story Of Casper the Cat?

A 48-year-old healthcare worker adopted a male domestic cat that drew international attention in 2009. But why is Casper the cat so popular? Casper would often leave his home in 2006. His owner found out, in 2009 that he was a frequent bus rider. The bus drivers told her that Casper would politely queue with …

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Why Was the Creation of Child Protective Services Necessary?

It came as a surprise to everyone when The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), which dedicated itself to animal protection, saved a child that was a victim of abuse. With the lack of a proper child protection agency,  an organization was finally established to answer the needs of the vulnerable.  …

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What is Unique About the Irwin’s Turtle?

Dubbed as The Crocodile Hunter, the late Steve Irwin remains relevant due to his evident love for wildlife, especially reptiles. Among all his achievements, one of his most notable accomplishments is his discovery of a new turtle species, the Irwin’s Turtle.  Discovered in one of Steve Irwin’s crocodile catching trips with his dad in the …

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Steve Fossett

Did They Ever Find Steve Fossett?

James Stephen Fossett was an American businessman and a record-setting aviator, sailor, and adventurer. He was the first person to fly solo non-stop around the world in a balloon and in a fixed-wing aircraft. But what happened on September 3, 2007, and did they ever find Fossett?  A hiker discovered three crumpled identification cards in …

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Naked Mole Rat

How Long Can a Naked mole-rat Survive Without Oxygen?

The most popular of the many types of mole rats, the naked mole rats are recognizable from their grayish-pink skin and massive incisors. In addition to that, they’re also one of the few animals that can live without oxygen for a relatively long period.  A naked mole-rat can survive without oxygen for 18 minutes by …

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Why is Tippi Hedren Dubbed the “godmother” of the Vietnamese Nail Industry?

Tippi Hedren was one of the quintessential blond beauties who captivated us on screen and helped a lot of immigrants earn a living. The star of Hitchcock’s The Birds, Tippi Hedren, is why 40% of nail salon techs are Vietnamese women. She introduced nail work to them during her humanitarian work in the 70s, which …

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How Smart Are Cats?

While cats and dogs have been rivals on several occasions, only a handful of tests and studies are done with cats to learning about them truly. But how smart are our feline friends? Cats are actually intelligent. They are quite independent, and they can understand a whole lot of things. They even have excellent short-term …

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