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Whitney Houston Hologram Tour And New Album In The Works 7 Years After Her Death

The mega-star sold tens of millions of records and had 11 number 1 hits throughout her career. And in less than year, Houston, or at least a light-projected version of her, could be at it again.

The Other Reasons Kids Aren't Getting Vaccinations: Poverty and Health Care Access

Religious and ideological opposition to vaccines has fueled the current measles outbreak. But there's another factor driving low vaccination rates in some communities: poverty.

Teenager Is Latest Migrant Child To Die In U.S. Custody

The 16-year-old boy was found unresponsive after a routine welfare check at a facility near the U.S. border with Mexico. He was the fifth migrant child since December to die after being detained.

California Teachers Pay For Their Own Substitutes During Extended Sick Leave

A teacher battling cancer has to pay for her own substitute. Now some lawmakers are calling for a change in the state education code to eliminate this hardship.

Judge Rules Against Trump In Subpoena Fight As White House Blocks McGahn Testimony

Republicans and Democrats landed blows and counterblows in the high-stakes political and legal slugfest. President Trump is keeping his former counsel off the Hill, but Democrats won in court.

FCC Chairman Endorses T-Mobile Merger With Sprint

"This is a unique opportunity to speed up the deployment of 5G throughout the United States and bring much faster mobile broadband to rural Americans," said chairman Ajit Pai.

With New Style And Graphics, North Korea Gives Propaganda A Makeover

The nation's broadcaster revamped its style and format — but not its message — after authorities ordered propagandists to "disregard the established customs" in the face of an influx of foreign in

1st Named Storm Of Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Develop Monday Night

The low-pressure system is currently a few hundred miles southwest of Bermuda. It's expected to become a tropical storm well before the official hurricane season starts on June 1.

Hot Job Market Is Wooing Women Into Workforce Faster Than Men

Over the past three years, women returned to the workforce at more than double the rate of men. Growth in industries that rely on women and heavy recruitment of women might help explain why.

'SNL' Musical Guests, Ranked From No. 1 To Greta Van Fleet

BTS! DJ Khaled! Paul Simon! Kanye West dressed as a bottle of sparkling water! This season of Saturday Night Live had it all, and now all 21 performances have been cruelly ranked for your enjoyment.

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find

High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mate Their mothers are so keen for them to father children that they usher them in front of promising partners, shield th

How The Brain Shapes Pain And Links Ouch With Emotion

Pain is more than an unpleasant sensation. When pain signals reach the brain, they interact with areas involved in thinking, memory and emotion.

Own a Gerrard Gethings Bee photograph

To coincide with World Bee Day, we are giving readers the opportunity to purchase an exclusive edition of Gethings’s bee photographs • Own one of the edition by Gerrard Gethings Continue reading.

Country diary: an old dynamite works has become a hub of biodiversity

Ardeer, Ayrshire: This semi-open expanse is now valuable open mosaic habitat, beloved by beetles and solitary bees A red light had been spinning as we crept along the fenceline, but I hadn’t unders

Billion-Dollar Gamble: How A 'Singular Hero' Helped Start A New Field In Physics

In the 1970s, Rich Isaacson was presented with what seemed like a crazy idea: using lasers to detect gravitational waves. It became the biggest project the National Science Foundation had ever funded.

The Home Office shames us all by its callous attitude to child refugees | Barbara Ellen

This country can easily afford to offer sanctuary to many vulnerable youngstersAnyone horrified in 2017 by the government’s shamefully inadequate response to helping lone child refugees trapped in m

50 Years Later, Looking Back At Apollo 10, Precursor To The Moon Landing

It's the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 10 mission. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with General Thomas Stafford, who led the Apollo 10 mission.

Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling The Links Between Breast Cancer And Diet

A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect?

Thailand: disabled dog rescues baby buried alive by teenage mother

Ping Pong alerts local villagers to infant’s location by digging to expose child’s legs A disabled dog named Ping Pong has become the pride of his village in north-east Thailand, after rescuing

Country diary: it's hard to see how English elms can have survived

Marshwood Vale, Dorset: Dutch elm disease devastated the handsome trees, but traces of them can be found all over the West Country if you know how to look The death of the English elm is much exagger

Critics Say USDA Relocation Proposal Is A Political Move

A plan to move USDA research groups out of D.C. has towns clamoring for "700 high-paying jobs." But critics say it's part of an effort to gut objective research and cut many jobs at the two agencies.

Suicide Rate For Girls Has Been Rising Faster Than For Boys, Study Finds

Researchers found that the increase was highest for girls ages 10 to 14 in the U.S., rising by nearly 13% since 2007. The increase for boys of the same age was 7%.

Museum volunteers discover new species of extinct heron at North Florida fossil site

When the bones of an ancient heron were unearthed at a North Florida fossil site, the find wasn't made by researchers but by two Florida Museum of Natural History volunteers. A previously unknown genu

The greatest frown in town: Grumpy Cat – a life in pictures

Grumpy cat – real name Tardar Sauce – has died aged seven. The feline appeared on everything from Good Morning America and the Friskies awards to American Idol and Cats the Musical Continue readi

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A bobcat, a Burmese python and a baby elephant Continue reading...

Grumpy Cat: internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven – video obituary

Grumpy Cat has died aged seven. She became an internet sensation in 2012 when images of her downturned mouth and unimpressed expression emerged on Reddit. She soon became the universal digital shorth

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others'

Internet’s No 1 cat, with a face that launched a thousand gifs, expires in Arizona The greatest frown in town: Grumpy Cat – a life in pictures Grumpy Cat – the most famous cat on the internet,

Researchers Say Evidence Shows What You Eat Really Does Matter

Two new diet studies add to the evidence that when it comes to staying healthy, counting calories may not be enough. What really matters is what you choose to eat and the quality of your diet.

Smartphone App And Paper Funnel Could Help Diagnose Ear Infections

Researchers have developed a smartphone app that can help diagnose an ear infection. Parents will be able to use it at home, pending further tests and Food and Drug Administration approval.

How To See The Future (No Crystal Ball Needed)

When disaster strikes, we want to know, who screwed up? This week we explore the psychology of warnings: Why some warnings get heard, and why some of us are better at seeing what lies ahead.

It's Not Just Salt, Sugar, Fat: Study Finds Ultra-Processed Foods Drive Weight Gain

"Landmark" study finds a highly processed diet spurred people to overeat compared with an unprocessed diet, about 500 extra calories a day. That suggests something about processing itself is at play.

Organic animal farms benefit birds nesting in agricultural environments

Environmental subsidies for agriculture awarded by the European Union aim to improve biodiversity in agricultural environments. A recently completed Finnish study indicates that the proximity of organ

Evolution in the gut

Evolution and dietary habits interact and determine the composition of bacteria in the digestive tract. Many microorganisms in the intestine seem to have developed in sync with their host animals over

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

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

The Self-Awareness Capability in Giant Manta Rays

Contributed by Marielle Grenade-Willis The capacity for self-awareness in marine species is not a newly discovered phenomenon. As Lori Marino […]

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!

Cold Fish or Party Animal: Distinct Personality in Nonhuman Animals

Contributed by Marielle Grenade-Willis Personality type has long been a subject of human fascination such as the Myers-Brigg Personality Indicator or […]

Counting Capabilities in Nonhuman Animals

Contributed by Marielle Grenade-Willis Everyone remembers singing “The ants go marching one by one/Hurrah, hurrah…” on bus rides home after […]

Capabilities that Only Predators Have for Managing Ecosystems

Contributed by Marielle Grenade-Willis Sharks, and predators in general, have been getting a bad rap these days. Between the latest […]

Marmots: Not The Social Butterflies That Prairie Dogs Are

Contributed by Marielle Grenade-Willis Many animals, including us, are known to fare better when we have regular social interactions. However […]

Mayhem for Marsupials: How Kangaroo Capabilities Are Being Impacted Down Under

Contributed by Marielle Grenade-Willis A new documentary, Kangaroo, is illuminating a dark side to Australia’s relationship with one of its […]

Dolphins Can Recognize Themselves

Contributed by Marielle Grenade-Willis Cetaceans have been known to showcase an array of intricate social, emotional, and physical capabilities. Most […]

“Can You Hear Me Now?” – Impacts of Anthropogenic Noise on Animal Capabilities

Contributed by Marielle Grenade-Willis If you live in a densely populated city, you know there is hardly a moment that […]

Bonobos May Seek Powerful Allies Over Congenial Cooperation

Contributed by Marielle Grenade-Willis According to developmental psychologist Michael Tomasello, cooperation, in terms of our ability to work towards a […]

Jealousy in Titi Monkeys

Contributed by Marielle Grenade-Willis Psychologists define jealousy as an integrated and powerful emotion that occurs when a third party intercedes […]

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