Posted July 22, 2017 by Ron Callari

Back in February, I was totally captivated by the quality work of photographer Joel Sartore and his tireless effort to capture images of approximately 12,000 species in captivity around the world. Like the biblical Noah before him, over the course of the last decade, he has been boarding these rare creatures onto his photographic vessel, appropriately tiled the “Photo Ark.”

Posted July 21, 2017 by Ron Callari

In Vitro Fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology (ART) commonly referred to as IVF. It’s the process of extracting eggs, retrieving a sperm sample, and then manually combining the two to start the gestation process in a test tube.

Posted July 15, 2017 by Ron Callari

What would you get if you crossed a human with a tardigrade? Well . . . while the chances are slim to none . . . you’d get a superhuman able to withstand killer asteroids and atomic bombs! Now, that’s the stuff of superhero comic books, right?

Posted July 13, 2017 by Ron Callari

Over the years, I have researched and blogged extensively about therapy dogs. Assisting our veterans suffering from PTSD [Post Traumatic Stress Disorder], therapy dogs over the course of the last decade have been professionally trained and have comforted hundreds of thousands of soldiers returning from tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Posted July 12, 2017 by Ron Callari

Many believe blood is the currency of the soul. I don’t want to get into the religious implications of that belief . . . but I do think that blood is the vehicle of life.

Posted July 9, 2017 by Ron Callari

Celebrities like George Clooney, Richard Gere, Anderson Cooper and even Barack Obama are aging well. Not too long ago, the gray hair of a high-profile, A-Lister was often covered up by dye to retain one’s youthful appearance. However today, this is not so much the case anymore as grey locks appear to have made a comeback. In some circles, it's actually become a status symbol. In fact, for many, it’s ironically, a right of passage for a man approaching his golden years — to go hi-ho-silver.

 

Posted July 2, 2017 by Ron Callari

With July 4th fast approaching, we're once again attracted to the holiday colors of red, white and blue. We see it pop up every place — at parades, on flags, clothing and bunting — food coloring is added to desserts and cocktails — and paint is often seen decorating our kids' happy faces. But were you aware Mother Nature is also known to go patriotic, before, during and after Independence Day?

Posted June 26, 2017 by Rebecca West

Sometimes pepper spray isn't enough in a dog attack. Learn how to defend yourself, as related by a former Navy SEAL, in the event of an attack. Doing so can up your odds of survival. (VIDEO)