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Earth Day 2015 Kicks Off With 'Monkey Kingdom' & Tina Fey

This year’s Earth Day not only gets the Disney treatment, it’s got one of Saturday Night Live’s leading comedy writers to do it justice. Hanging with a clan of macaque monkeys living in a Sri Lanka jungle, narrator Tina Fey follows the life and times of Maya, a female who’s low-ranking status excludes her from obtaining the finer things in (monkey) life. This is the basis for a full-length documentary, titled Monkey Kingdom.’

Three Blind (Bionic) Mice, See How They Run (With A Compass)

Actually our subjects totaled 11, and they were rats versus mice. Their task was to navigate that typical maze that scientists are known to design for these types of research studies. However the challenge for this particular group of rodents was to run the entire course blind.

Nomadic Songbirds Capable Of 1700 Mile Nonstop Flights

There are very few turboprop planes that can fly a 1,000-mile nonstop trip. That’s about the distance from New York to southern Florida. Some can fly that many miles downwind, but when the wind is pushing against the aircraft, it’s nearly impossible.

Monkeys Used To Cure Polio In 1900s, Now Polio Used To Cure Cancer In 2015

Who could have imagined that a dreadful epidemic could actually be instrumental in potentially curing another disease, equally as heinous. Yet over the course of the last 100 years, medical science has seemingly found a connection between two disparate diseases that is as startling as it is miraculous. . . and it all started with a group of test monkeys.

The 7 Worst Foods You Can Feed Your Cat

Chances are you are feeding your cat junk food.  I'm sure it's not intentional.  Maybe you don't know that the dry foods with the fish shapes and bright colors are like cocaine to your cat.  A few bites of his cat kibble will make his blood sugar jump sky high, because he does not have the enzymes necessary to digest starch.  It's BAD for him, and it causes all kinds of illnesses, long term.

It’s The Year Of The Sheep, erh Goat, erh Ram, erh Yang?

The Chinese bid farewell to the Year of the Horse this past week when they ushered in the Year of Sheep on February 19, 2015. Or maybe it was the Goat. Or perhaps the Ram! But what's up with that Yang?

Android’s ‘Friends Furever’ Features Unlikely Animal BFFs To Sell Smartphones

TV commercials are a rare art form that eludes some big brands. While a company liked Geico has been consistent in developing fresh and innovative ads, Google more than often misses the mark when trying to capture our imagination.