Sure sign of spring is seasonal pet allergies.

Spring fever: seasonal allergies in pets

After a long winter stuck inside, it’s finally time to start enjoying the warm weather with long afternoons in the park with your pet. However, within days your dog may start suffering from allergies causing him to begin licking his feet and chewing his sides, removing large patches of hair and leaving moist irritated areas …

Surprise winner in hamburger taste test!

Surprise winner in hamburger taste test.

With grilling season underway, it’s only fitting that Thursday is National Hamburger Day. The fast food staple has a rich history both in the United States and internationally, making it one of the few culinary options that you can find basically anytime, anywhere.   But that doesn’t mean it’s a simple creation. While sampling the …

Staying safe in your empty nest.

Beware of lonely dog.

In Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, safety immediately follows the physiological needs (air, food, water, and the rest to allow our bodies to function). As time passes and our families grow, we eventually see our children leave the nest, and it’s only natural that the sense of fear and desire for safety become an even greater …

France makes throwing away edible food illegal for grocery stores.

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Millions of tons of perfectly edible food are put in our landfills every year.   More than a third of the food produced in the world goes uneaten. France is trying to change that, according to Le Monde, and passed a sweeping bill through the National Assembly last Thursday that would require food retailers to …

Should you teach your children classics or computing?

Should your children study classics or computing?

Undertaking a graduate degree is no mean feat. Not only are you signing up for huge amounts of student debt, you are also dedicating the next three or four years of your life to studying in a particular field. What should your child study, classics or computing?   Unless you want to throw away a …

How to deal when you hate how you look in pictures.

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Unless you’re Blake Lively, who is seemingly incapable of taking a bad photo, you’ve likely looked at pictures of yourself in the past and thought, Yikes. Whether it’s the face you’re making, your choice of outfit, or the ever-feared appearance of a double chin, there can be a number of reasons you don’t love how …

Sikh good samaritan who removed turban to help injured child gets surprise reward.

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A Sikh man in New Zealand who removed his turban to aid a boy struck by a car received worldwide praise — and then an unexpected bonus. The Good Samaritan, Harman Singh, said he “wasn’t thinking about the turban” when he saw that a child was bleeding on the ground following an accident outside his …