Reviews

Spidey Skills For Mankind: Slim To None

As much as that fictional superhero has occupied our zeitgeist for the last several decades, the science behind man acquiring the DNA of Spider-Man is extremely low, according to new research. A recent study announced by the University of Cambridge pointed to geckos as the largest animals able to scale smooth vertical walls.

Our Pets’ Homage To The Eyes Of The Great David Bowie

David Bowie’s body of eclectic body of work elevated songwriting, performance art and acting to another art level. His contributions are so memorable that just the mere mention of Ziggy Stardust, Life on Mars and the Elephant Man transports us immediately to the time when he first introduced them, all those years ago. His artistry was chameleon-like as he made us appreciate him more and more with each transformation. 

Copyright Case: To Thine Own Selfie Be True, Unless You’re A Monkey?

Last year, Wikipedia posted ‘selfies’ taken by a female Indonesian macaque monkey with the disclaimer: “This file is in the public domain, because as the work of a non-human animal, it has no human author in whom copyright is vested.” On the other hand, PETA and other animal rights advocacy groups feel differently.

Less Given To Animal Charities, But Tsū Social Network Helps

While some charity reports have stated that bequests to animal charities far outweigh donations to human causes, and that there are more fundraisers for animals, the evidence doesn't support this thesis. On November 11th, the Mirror in the UK reported that huge donations bequeathed to dogs and cats dwarf those going to good causes helping vulnerable and abused children.


The Fly Vs. The Fly -- The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

With Halloween upon us, how could some crazy monster videos not creep into the Animal Video of the Day?  In this case, we have a fun (and somewhat gruesome) comparison of two of my personal favorite films.  The original The Fly is a product of its time; fun, cheesy, and just plain entertaining.  David Cronenberg's re-imagining of this film is also a product of its time--but requires quite a strong stomach to sit through...

Love Your Cat With Loving Pet® Bowls And Place Mats: Product Reviews

When you love your pet you want to surround her with stuff you love.  If she could pick her own functional and decorative tableware, I'd bet she'd go for these pet food bowls and place mats.

 


No Longer Need An Act Of Congress For Pets To Ride Trains

The bad news: While the ‘Pets on Trains Act of 2015’ was introduced on February 3, 2015 by Republican Representative Jeff Denham, this bill has still not become law. If passed, it would allow passengers to transport domesticated cats or dogs on certain trains in the U.S..