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Give The Gift Of An Animal This Christmas: Heifer International

Christmas is a time when people often choose to give to charity as a part of the spirit of the holidays. One way that you can help spread hope and prosperity around the world is by giving the gift of an animal through Heifer International. With your donations the organization is able to supply small farmers in third world nations with an animal or group of animals that help these people rise above abject poverty.

Telling The Bees: Tales Of Bees And The Dearly Departed

Back in the 19th century there was a tradition called "telling the bees" that people would do upon the death of someone who kept bees. It is exactly as it sounds. The bees had to be told of the loss.  It was an amazing show of respect for the little insects that are so important to human survival as they pollinate many of our food crops and provide us with their honey.

Super Meowio: The Top 5 Animal-Themed Mario Power-Ups!

Since Mario’s debut videogame adventure in the classic 1981 arcade game Donkey Kong, he’s found a whole zoo’s worth of wild power-ups based on real animals. Let’s take a trip down memory lane!

20,000 Bees! The Swarming Animal Video of the Day!!!

How do you handle a swarm of bees that is 20,000 strong?  This brief news report will show you how a bee keeper solves this issue.  I would not recommend ever doing this...

What Does A Dog Say? Wang, Wang! Wait. . . What?

One of the first things that we teach children is the sounds that animals make -- and animals the world over make the same sounds, right? Well, yes . . . and no. While animals may appear to speak the same language the world over, humans definitely don't and their interpretation of these sounds can be as varied as their languages. While in English-speaking countries a dog says "woof! woof!" in China a dog says "wang! wang!"

The Buzz On A Beekeeping Dog

There are many kinds of working dogs in this world. We tend to think of them as helping herd cows and sheep, sniffing out drugs along the border, or even being parachuted into Osama Bin Laden's compound. One of the lesser known dog jobs is that of beekeeper -- or more exactly, a beekeeping assistant. A dog, like any other beekeeper, needs the proper gear to prevent being stung.

Learning About Obamacare: Hundreds Of New Animal-Related Diagnostic Codes

Like Nancy Pelosi once said about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as “Obamacare,” “… we have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it.” Looks like the massive bill has US citizens covered for a wide range of animal associated injuries…