3 Myths About Catching Lies

One of life's curious truths is that no one appreciates being lied to, yet everyone engages in the activity. In fact, some research suggests we may be lied to as many as 200 times a day. Strangely, even with so many opportunities for lie catching, the average person detects lies with only 54% accuracy--scarcely better than chance. Thus, most liars [...]

By |January 14th, 2014|Culture, Featured, Lists, Nature|1 Comment

5 most touching dog rescue stories

Dogs love their owners with selfless devotion and are always eager to please. Unfortunately, human beings are not capable of loving them back with the same selflessness. Often people bring home dogs to make them a part of their lives but are quick to abandon them without a thought when things are not right. Others bring dogs home only to [...]

By |January 10th, 2014|Good Deeds, Lists, Nature, What would you do?|1 Comment

Puppy Mills – Why we need to adopt dogs from shelters instead of supporting puppy mills

Getting a puppy is perhaps one of the most exciting things in a child's or even an adult's life. However, before you head out the door to purchase a puppy from a pet store, take the time to know and understand the truth behind these cute puppies. Puppy Mills- Behind the Scenes   When you come across an advertisement of [...]

By |January 8th, 2014|Culture, Good Deeds, Nature, Role models|1 Comment

The Use of Animals in Wartime

Animals in Warfare It’s pretty common to see someone ordering their dog to do little tricks for everyone to watch. They sit, rollover, and shake hands all for a little treat. What most people don’t realise is that the intelligence and usefulness of animals goes far beyond these simple tricks, especially during wartime. War Animals As crazy as it may [...]

By |January 7th, 2014|Nature, Politics|1 Comment

Why do I do that? 5 Fascinating Facts About the Human Brain

Is it possible our memories aren't as reliable as we think? Is it possible that men and women think in entirely different ways? Many of life's misunderstandings could be avoided if we simply understood one thing—how our own brains work. Below, you will find the reasoning behind 5 fascinating behaviors, reactions, and misconceptions our brains engage in on a daily [...]

By |January 7th, 2014|Featured, Health, Lists, Nature|1 Comment

Is the organic wool being pulled over our eyes?

With information flowing freely over the internet, an increasing number of people have been getting on the organic bandwagon. However, do we know what organic really means and if it is actually worth the hype? Let's find out. What does organic really mean? Organic produce is grown without using ionising radiation, genetic modification, sewage sludge or artificial fertilisers. Organic poultry, [...]

By |January 6th, 2014|Featured, Health, Nature|19 Comments

5 Biggest Natural Disasters In Our Lifetime

Nature Can Be Cruel Sometimes the cruelest disasters our society can experience are the ones that occur naturally. Extreme weather conditions and the natural processes of our planet are unbiased towards humanity. They strike wherever and whenever, claiming thousands of victims every year. Things like floods, hurricanes, tornados, and earthquakes have been an issue for as long as the earth [...]

By |January 4th, 2014|Lists, Nature|3 Comments