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Christina Hendricks Reveals She Was the Hand Model for American Beauty's Iconic Poster

Christina Hendricks just let her fans in on a secret she’s kept for 20 years. The Mad Men star, 44, revealed that the hand on the iconic American Beauty poster belongs to her. “Fun fact…. wait

Boy, 8, Seriously Injured After Mountain Lion Attacks Him as He Was Playing Outside His Home

An 8-year-old Denver boy has been seriously injured after a mountain lion viciously attacked him outside of his home. The young child was jumping on a trampoline with his brother on Wednesday evening

Taylor Swift's Lover Lyrics Reveal Touching (and Funny!) Details About Her Romance with Joe Alwyn

Taylor Swift‘s lover of nearly three years is turning out to be her greatest muse. On her seventh studio album, the Grammy winner, 29, reveals details of her ultra-private romance with British acto

Eva Longoria and Gabrielle Union Want to Normalize Bringing Babies on the Red Carpet and to Work

Gabrielle Union and Eva Longoria are taking a stand for working moms. The stars, who recently welcomed their own children — Union, 46, and husband Dwyane Wade‘s baby girl Kaavia James arrived via

REVIEW: On Lover, Taylor Swift — Self-Assured and Madly in Love — Revels in a Hard-Won Happy Ending

Taylor Swift at her most vulnerable is Taylor Swift at her best. And on her seventh studio album, Lover, the singer rips the mask off the dark, defensive and dramatic villain she channeled on reputat

Southern Charm's Naomie Olindo Says 'There Is Not One Charming Thing About Ashley Jacobs'

Naomie Olindo is holding nothing back! The Southern Charm star, 26, recently joined PEOPLE TV for a round of Cast on Blast, and revealed what she finds most charming — and most alarming — about

Andie MacDowell Reveals That - Through a Ouija Board - Her Dead Uncle Predicted Her Career

PEOPLE Now airs live, Monday through Friday, from the Meredith offices in New York City. Catch PEOPLE Now every weekday at 12:00 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT on People.com or on the PeopleTV app on your favorit

Trump Approves of Sean Spicer Joining DWTS — Unlike a Lot of Other People (Including Tom Bergeron)

Donald Trump has weighed in on the casting of Sean Spicer on this season of Dancing with the Stars, voicing support for his former press secretary despite previously butting heads over the hiring of

Bobby Bones Is a Dog Dad Again! Meet His Bulldog Puppy Stanley: 'I Like to Have a Buddy'

It’s mere minutes before the Bobby Bones & the Raging Idiots show in Chicago, and the media powerhouse finds himself in his dressing room, cuddling with his new love — a puppy by the name of

CDC Warns of 'Super' Salmonella in Beef, Cheese

First seen in 2017, this bacterial strain has already caused 255 Americans in 32 states to become ill, and many more cases are expected.

Cases of Lung Injury Tied to Vaping Keep Rising

Late Wednesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its tally of such cases to 153, spread across 16 states. These cases have emerged in a relatively short timeframe -- from Ju

CBD Is the Rage, But More Science Needed on Safety, Effectiveness

The review found that limited regulation of CBD products is a concern for health care providers.

Microplastics in Drinking Water Not a Health Risk

However the World Health Organization also noted that more research is needed into how microplastics may impact human health and the environment, the Associated Press reported.

TB Cases Drop Among the Young, But Racial Disparities Persist

Rates among all other racial/ethnic groups were at least 14 times higher than among whites.

Even a Little Exercise Means a Lot for Life Span

The Norwegian researchers also found that too much sitting was associated with a higher risk of early death.

No Such Thing As Crazy Cat Ladies: Study

A new study says that people who have lots of cats aren't more likely to be anxious, depressed or lonely, CNN reporte

Aging Narrows Gender Gap in Flu Vaccine Response

Here's some bad news for older women during flu season: Aging reduces the stronger immune response that women typically have to vaccination, a new study finds.

More Antibiotics, Higher Odds for Colon Cancer?

Taking certain antibiotics -- especially multiple times or for long courses -- may put you at risk for colon cancer, a large new study suggests.

Brutal Ragweed Season Forecast

People who have allergies may be in for a rough ragweed season this summer and fall, thanks to hotter and wetter weather nationwide.

CBP Won't Vaccinate Migrants Against Flu

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency's announcement that it won't vaccinate migrants is being slammed by public health experts.

Women's Mid-Life Stress Might Affect Memory

Stressful experiences in middle age are associated with greater memory loss among women later in life, a new study says.

'Red Flag' Laws May Be Stopping Some Mass Shootings

"Red flag" laws that allow police to take guns away from people who've threatened mass shootings are designed to save lives, but do they?

Could Dirty Air Spur a Rise in Mental Illness?

As air quality declines, the prevalence of mental health conditions may rise, a large, new study suggests.

State's Legal Moves Cause Mixed Messages on Toxic Air

In recent weeks, state officials have been moving swiftly to make legal agreements with Sterigenics that, in some cases, have bypassed public input.

It Takes Years for Heart to Recover from Smoking

Experts have long thought that an ex-smoker's risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure or death from heart disease returns to normal within five years.

Task Force Updates Breast Cancer Recommendations

New recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) may help clarify who can benefit most from a risk assessment test. Now, if a woman has a high risk, the task force is recommen

Vaping Raises Heart and Lung Concerns

The small study of healthy young adults discovered that even e-cigarettes without nicotine caused a short-lived drop in blood vessel function.

City Parks Are a Mood Booster

Large regional parks with lots of tree cover and vegetation conferred the biggest happiness lift, while paved urban plazas offered the least benefit. Smaller neighborhood parks fell somewhere in the m

Children Make You Happier -- Once They've Left Home

Having children can make you happier, but only when you're older and if your children have moved out, a new study finds.

Become an animal welfare expert with Zoos SA’s new online tool

Pet owners will now have the expertise of a zookeeper at the tip of their fingers thanks to Zoos South Australia’s new online animal welfare tool. To mark National Science Week, we are pleased to l

It’s time to ditch the plastic habit

It’s no secret that plastic is wreaking havoc on our wildlife. We’re sure you’ve heard the horrifying statistics: 95% of packaging is discarded after a single use; 85% of Australian seabirds ar

Federal Environment Minister welcomes exciting cockatoo news at Monarto Zoo

Federal Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley, Threatened Species Commissioner Dr Sally Box and Federal Member for Barker Tony Pasin visited Monarto Zoo today to mark the announcement of a very suc

Meet Angelica, Senior Zovargo Educator!

Angelica is a Senior Educator at Zovargo. Watch and discover what her passions are and how she grew into her important role at Zovargo!

One step closer to saving rhinos

Zoos South Australia is pleased to announce the next exciting step in bringing our Southern White Rhino sanctuary to life is complete! This week, our partner The Australian Rhino Project (TARP) signe

Help us help plants before they leaf the earth for good

From tiny Pygmy Marmosets to the enormously lofty Giraffe, what’s something we have in common with every living creature on this planet? Plants. We see them, eat them and use them every day – oft

Zoos SA celebrates nine-critically endangered Western Swamp Tortoises hatchlings

This World Turtle Day, Zoos South Australia is proud to announce nine critically-endangered tortoises have hatched at Adelaide Zoo – a record breaking number! The hatchlings – measuring smaller t

First rhino moves to Wild Africa as Zoos SA celebrates success of 2019 Gala

It’s official – Monarto Zoo’s exciting new precinct Wild Africa has its very first resident! Zoos SA is pleased to announce Southern White Rhino Ibutho was successfully transported in early Feb

Unique partnership to deliver Great Southern Ark project

Zoos SA is proud to be among a number of organisations that have joined forces to develop and deliver the Great Southern Ark: the Rewilding of Southern Yorke Peninsula landscape recovery project. The

Zovargo earns GS Friendship Award

At the 2018 Girl Scouts San Diego Conference, Zovargo was awarded the Friendship Award. Through several letters and nominations, we proudly earned this award. We are honored to have earned this speci

Say NO to Palm Oil

Girl Scout Cadette Troop 2856 in San Diego, Ca - with help from GSSD community partner, Zovargo - took on the problem with palm on as their Take Action Project. Watch this video to see what they disc

Meerkat mania at Zoos SA with two new litters

What’s better than one litter of newborn meerkat pups? Two litters, of course! What’s better than one litter of newborn meerkat pups? Two litters, of course! Zoos SA is in celebration mode thanks

Adelaide Zoo named South Australia’s top tourist attraction

Adelaide Zoo has been crowned South Australia’s Major Tourist Attraction of the year for the second time at the South Australian Tourism Awards. Adelaide Zoo also received bronze in the Excellence

WILD LIFE: A Moonlight Masquerade KNSD TV 10 9 18 web content

Zovargo is the special guest for the San Diego Museum of Man's event WILD LIFE! Bringing along lots of crawling insects and arachnids for educational encounters, Zovargo is proud to partner with this

Zovargo on Fox 5 San Diego!

Zovargo provided an interactive Reptile Show for the Shoppes at Carlsbad in September 2018. To help promote our special Creature Encounter, we visited Fox 5 to spread the word and preview some of our

Meet Zovargo Educator, Vanessa!

Meet Zovargo Educator, Vanessa! Learn about her background and what her experience has been like as a Zovargo Educator. Everyone on our team has a different story and different experiences - enjoy! S

What is Conservation?

Conservation means many different things to everyone. Hear from our Zovargo partners and friends what conservation means to them and how we can all make a difference to help our world. Schools, Scout

Thank You Doyle Elementary HD

This year was our third time coming out to Doyle Elementary! We had a great time with the whole school and really appreciate these letters! Schools, Scout Meetings, Classroom Programs, and Birthday P

Zovargo on San Diego Fox 5 News!

In support of the 10th annual STEM Expo in San Diego, Zovargo provided a preview on live morning TV of all the neat "teacher creatures" that they will have during the Expo Day at Petco Park

Zovargo on San Diego's KUSI Morning Show

In support of the 10th annual STEM Expo in San Diego, Zovargo provided a preview on live morning TV of all the neat "teacher creatures" that they will have during the Expo Day at Petco Park

Zovargo Gives Back

In January of 2018, Zovargo provided a free animal show for our military community in San Diego, Ca. Nearly 200 people attended and it was an awesome show!

Zovargo in the Community

Zovargo collaborates with many organizations in the San Diego Community to help spread the message about conserving our natural resources and supporting the animals that live on our planet. Working c

STEAM Maker Summer Festival 2017

STEAM Makers across San Diego join together for this festival that occurs at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Zovargo is one STEAM Maker at this festival! Check out all the fun. Zovargo: Inspiring, Conservat

Meet Zovargo's Animal Amassadors

Here's a look at some of our Zovargo Animal Ambassadors that are a super important part of our education programs!Schools, Scout Meetings, Classroom Programs, and Birthday Parties are all perfect set

Camp Zovargo Preview!

See some highlights from Camp Zovargo San Diego 2017!Schools, Scout Meetings, Classroom Programs, and Birthday Parties are all perfect settings for a Zovargo animal program. Zovargo: Inspiring, Conse

Smithsonian's National Zoo

Always free of charge and open 364 days a year, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo is one of Washington D.C.’s, and the Smithsonian’s, most popular tourist destinations, with more than 2 million vis

San Diego Zoo® Official Site | Voted #1 Zoo in the World

Beautiful  and endangered, red pandas are the focus of ongoing conservation efforts.

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