Whoever would think that rats, the rodents of many a nightmare, could ever save a human life, much less many lives? Well, seeing is believing, and both require reading the article that follows, which is certain to be a most unusual tale of a highly unlikely bunch of animal heroes.
Our pets enjoy getting new toys - and dogs, especially, love to tear open their wrappings. So, here are my picks of this year's best, including gifts for dogs, cats, pet birds, rabbits, ferrets, geckos and other small pets!
Humans have been fascinated by the stars since the dawn of man -- so much so that they connected those celestial points of light with earthly qualities. From there they connected everyone of us to the stars through the zodiac. Many different cultures created their own astrology. One that seems to intrigue us the most is the Chinese. One collection of sculptures now on display in Denver explores these animal symbols with an added historical perspective.
We laugh and cry for a multitude of reasons, whether it takes a minimal amount of emotion or a lot of thought. The range is vast for humor. It goes at one end of the spectrum from the most benign action of making a silly face — to the other extreme where jokes include linguistic puns and/or brain-teasers, which might involve satire or what some call the ‘thinking man’s humor.’