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Woman Who Says She Was Attacked at Dominican Republic Resort Now Suing Hotel for $3 Million

The woman who says she was brutally attacked in January in the Dominican Republic has filed a $3 million lawsuit against the resort where she was staying. Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, says she was atta

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck Reunite in Kevin Smith’s Trailer for Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are back together for the new trailer to Kevin Smith‘s upcoming film. The two actors made brief appearances in the trailer for Jay and Silent Bob Reboot starring Smith,

Living by Design Host Jazz Smollett Weighs in on the Celery Juice Trend: 'My Life Has Changed'

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Britney Spears Dances with Sam Asghari and Gives Him a Kiss by the Pool: 'What a Fun Summer'

Britney Spears is twirling her way through summer with boyfriend Sam Asghari! On Wednesday, Spears, 37, shared a video compiled of clips that show her and Asghari, 25, dancing poolside. The “Gimme

Jenna Jameson Thanks Fiancé Lior Bitton for Loving Her 'Unconditionally' When She Was Depressed

Jenna Jameson is showing her appreciation for fiancé Lior Bitton! On Thursday, Jameson, 45, opened up about her longtime fiancé, whom she shares 2-year-old daughter Batel Lu with, in a post on Inst

Lea Thompson & Howard Deutch's Very Romantic 30th Anniversary Plans: 'We're Going to Meetings!'

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Mariah Carey Doesn't 'Acknowledge' the FaceApp Aging Challenge & Instead Responds with Iconic Meme

Mariah has spoken! Amid a week where Instagram and Twitter timelines are being flooded with celebrities sharing photos of what they might look like in old age using the “old” filter on the FaceAp

Luann de Lesseps Looks Forward to Life After Probation: 'I Paid Dearly for a Really Bad Night'

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Dax Shepard's Birthday Message to Kristen Bell Shows Video of Them Suffering Through Choco Challenge

Dax Shepard wished Kristen Bell a happy birthday with a throwback to one of the couple’s most trying moments — completing the Choco Challenge. Shepard, 44, gave a birthday shoutout to his Veronic

Woman Recalls Growing Up With Serial Killer Dad on New Crime Podcast 'The Clearing'

April Balascio always had suspicions about her dad Edward Wayne Edwards, a handyman and father of five whom she describes as both utterly charming and incredibly smart — as well as an abusive, comp

Study Casts Doubt on Safety of Herbal Drug Kratom

Kratom, made from the leaves of a Southeast Asian plant, is usually used to treat pain and addiction. But poison control center data shows it has been tied to seizures, withdrawal, hallucinations, agi

The 'Bottom' Blood Pressure Number Matters, Too

A new study confirms that both numbers are, in fact, critical in determining the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Money Might Motivate Smokers to Quit Long Term

Financial rewards for quitting smoking do help smokers -- including pregnant women -- kick the habit and remain smoke-free, a new study confirms.

Ground Bison Linked to E. Coli Outbreak: CDC

An E. coli outbreak in the United States that's linked to ground bison produced by Northfork Bison Distributions, Inc. of Canada is being investigated by federal and state officials.

Overdose Deaths Fall for First Time in Decades

For the first time in three decades, drug overdose deaths in the United States fell last year.

Petition: Stop Breed Discriminatory Legislation That Unfairly Targets Pit Bulls!

Breed discriminatory laws like that unfairly target pit bulls and can lead to more homelessness and overcrowding in shelters. The post Petition: Stop Breed Discriminatory Legislation That Unfairly Ta

Tim Horton’s Adds Meatless Beyond Burger to Menu!

Tim Horton's is adding meatless beyond burger patties to their menu! The post Tim Horton’s Adds Meatless Beyond Burger to Menu! appeared first on One Green Planet.

Petition: Customers Are Asking Target to Ditch Plastic Bags

Over 338,000 Target customers and counting are asking Target to eliminate plastic bags from its stores. Sign this petition to join them! The post Petition: Customers Are Asking Target to Ditch Plasti

From Mixed Berry Muffins to Crispy Garden Quinoa Burgers: Our Top 12 Vegan Recipes of the Day!

These are the top vegan recipes of the day! We have mixed berry muffins, smoothie bowls, gluten-free cookies, and more! The post From Mixed Berry Muffins to Crispy Garden Quinoa Burgers: Our Top 12 V

WHO Says Congo Ebola Outbreak Is Health Emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday called the year-old outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo a global health emergency.

Understanding Plant-Based Fats and Healthy Consumption Tips

It's important to understand the mechanisms that give fat such great health benefits and what can make it lethal. Here's how to consume plant-based fats! The post Understanding Plant-Based Fats and H

15 Surprisingly Delectable Avocado Desserts!

Satisfy your sweets cravings with these avocado desserts and watch how surprised anyone you choose to share with is when they find out the star ingredient! The post 15 Surprisingly Delectable Avocado

15 Vegan Sushi Bowls and Rolls!

While you may be used to sushi that's mostly filled with raw fish, these 15 vegan sushi bowls and rolls will change all of that! The post 15 Vegan Sushi Bowls and Rolls! appeared first on One Green P

How Morning Meditation Makes You More Melodious & How to Do It Daily

Morning meditation can, in fact, be a rather blasé part of our routine, like a shower or breakfast or brushing our teeth. There is nothing to lose and a lot to gain from giving morning meditation a

How to Make Dairy-Free Yogurt at Home

It’s amazing how easy it is to make your own dairy-free yogurt. It's great to control the ingredients in your food and having fun with flavors! The post How to Make Dairy-Free Yogurt at Home appear

Autism Largely Caused by Genetics, Not Environment

he largest study of its kind, involving more than 2 million people across five countries, finds that autism spectrum disorders are 80% reliant on inherited genes.

Clues to Women’s Higher Odds for Alzheimer's

Rates of Alzheimer's disease are higher in women than in men, and researchers now think they know why.

Study: Tough State Gun Laws Help Keep Kids Safe

When states have stricter gun laws, fewer children die from gun violence, new research shows.

Harmful Germs in Ocean Water? How to Tell

Recent cases of flesh-eating bacterial infections have made headlines, yet you’re far more likely to wind up with nausea, diarrhea, or a respiratory infection after a trip to the beach.

Menstrual Cups Safe and Effective, Study Says

A new study finds menstrual cups to be just as safe and as effective as disposable pads or tampons.

Can a Broken Heart Contribute to Cancer?

While the extreme stress of losing a loved one has been linked to heart troubles in prior research, a new study found that one in six people with broken heart syndrome also had cancer.

Obesity May Boost Odds for MS in Kids

Obese children may be twice as likely to develop multiple sclerosis, a new study suggests.

Shut Down Lion and Tiger Farms and Stop Dog Breed Discriminatory Legislation: 10 Petitions You Should Sign This Week to Help Animals!

Here are 10 animal petitions you should sign, including banning fur in New York, closing down lion and tiger farms, and stopping dog breed discrimination! The post Shut Down Lion and Tiger Farms and

Petition: Ban Fur in New York!

Sign this petition to support a bill that may ban fur in New York. Let's send a message to the rest of the world that fur is cruel and unnecessary! The post Petition: Ban Fur in New York! appeared fi

Mooala Launches Plant-Based Creamers!

Mooala, makers of vegan milk, are launching plant-based creamers in three exciting flavors: Vanilla Bean, Oats n Creme, and Banana Nut! The post Mooala Launches Plant-Based Creamers! appeared first o

From Tofu Bacon to Italian Style Lentils: Our Top 12 Vegan Recipes of the Day!

These top vegan recipes include tofu bacon, Italian-flavored lentils, and creamy saffron and fennel tea latte, so if you’re sure to find a new favorite! The post From Tofu Bacon to Italian Style Le

15 Cancer-Fighting Recipes Using Cruciferous Vegetables

Glucosinolate has potent cancer-fighting agents, and anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties. Try these glucosinolate-rich recipes! The post 15 Cancer-Fighting Recipes Using Cruc

10 Sustainable Vegan Leather Accessories!

If you're interested in investing in high-quality, sustainable vegan leather products, we've got you covered with a list of 10 accessories! The post 10 Sustainable Vegan Leather Accessories! appeared

15 Green Vegetable Smoothies and Juices!

It may be intimidating to make one, but once you have the formula down you'll want to drink a green vegetable smoothie or juice every day! The post 15 Green Vegetable Smoothies and Juices! appeared f

15 Vegan Ramen Noodle Recipes

Step up your noodle game with these vegan ramen recipes from the Food Monster App are creative, delicious, and easy to make. The post 15 Vegan Ramen Noodle Recipes appeared first on One Green Planet

5 Plant-Based Replacements for Bacon

Do you think it's hard to substitute bacon? It's not! Check out these five plant-based replacements for bacon. The post 5 Plant-Based Replacements for Bacon appeared first on One Green Planet.

Boost Your Immune System With These 12 Amazing Garlic Supplements

Fight off colds and boost your immune system with these garlic supplements! Garlic is rich in antioxidants and has tons of health benefits! The post Boost Your Immune System With These 12 Amazing Gar

Newer Lung Cancer Screening Saves More Lives

Using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) for lung cancer screening instead of X-rays helped reduce lung cancer deaths in current and former smokers, a new study says.

Evolution Could Explain Why Staying Slim Is Tough

New research suggests that the reason why it's hard to keep weight off lies far back in human evolution, with an anti-starvation mechanism that primes the body to store fat.

Would You Like a Lizard With That Salad?

Researchers analyzed online news between 2003 and 2018 and found 40 articles about U.S. consumers discovering live, dead or severed parts of animals in their produce.

Tough E-Cig Rules Might Push Folks Back to Smoking

Banning flavors and lowering nicotine levels in electronic cigarettes is a strategy that could backfire, a new study suggests.

Kids Sent to Foster Care Doubles Due to Opioids

The number of kids placed in foster care in the United States due to parental drug use has more than doubled over the past two decades, rising to nearly 96,700 in 2017 from about 39,100 in 2000.

Petition: End Cougar Hunting in Utah!

Although the cougar population is decreasing, hunting quotas in Utah have increased and hunters will be allowed to kill hundreds of cougars. The post Petition: End Cougar Hunting in Utah! appeared fi

Staying Healthy With Type 2 Diabetes

You have a lot of power to determine what your future with type 2 diabetes looks like. Here are questions to ask your doctor to stay healthy.

The Hidden Risk of Liver Disease From Diabetes

If you have type 2 diabetes, a growing body of research suggests that it's important to monitor your liver for a condition called nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

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

Zoo Fun Days 2019

Visit the Zoo during Zoo Fun Days to take advantage of discounted admission – $5 off all admission tickets! Guests will have the opportunity to see our two new African elephants in Trails of Africa,

Fourth of July Weekend at the Zoo 2019

In celebration of the Fourth of July holiday, Birmingham Zoo invites the community to join us for four days of fun starting July 4 through July 7! In honor of Independence Day, the Zoo is giving FREE

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

June 22nd is the 5th Annual Zoo, Brews & Full Moon Bar-B-Que Event at the Birmingham Zoo

The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to the fifth annual Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que event on Saturday, June 22 from 5:30pm until 8:30pm. Craft beer fans will love and enjoy a fantastic sel

The Birmingham Zoo Celebrates First Ever World Animal Weekend Highlighting Animals and Environments From All Around The World

  The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to join us June 1st & 2nd from 9am until 6pm in celebration of World Animal Weekend! During this two-day celebration, the Zoo will be highlighting anima

Birmingham Zoo’s Elephant Callee Joins New Herd At Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium®

Birmingham Zoo’s 18 year old male African elephant Callee has moved into a breeding herd at his new home at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariu

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

Birmingham Zoo Offers Free Admission to Military and Dependents in Honor of Memorial Day Weekend

In honor of Memorial Day, all veterans, active and retired military, including their dependents will receive FREE admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27 with proof

Save The Date! 5th Annual Zoo, Brews & Full Moon Bar-B-Que Event at the Birmingham Zoo

  The Birmingham Zoo invites the community to the fifth annual Zoo, Brews and Full Moon Bar-B-Que event on Saturday, June 22 from 5:30pm until 8:30pm. Craft beer fans will love and enjoy a fantastic

9th Annual Tails in the Trails at the Birmingham Zoo Benefiting a New Interactive Flamingo Habitat

  On Friday, May 31 from 6:30pm until 10:00pm, join the Birmingham Zoo for a fun and entertaining night at the 9th Annual Tails in the Trails hosted by the Birmingham Zoo Junior Board. The event is m

World Animal Weekend

The Birmingham Zoo invites you to join us June 1st & 2nd in celebration of World Environment Weekend! During this two-day celebration, we will be highlighting animals and environments from all aro

Birmingham Zoo Announces Black-footed Cat Pregnancy

  The Birmingham Zoo is excited to announce that our 5 year old female black-footed cat Rhaegal is pregnant. Birmingham Zoo veterinary staff confirmed her pregnancy after performing fecal hormone ana

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

Celebrating breeding successes for endangered Western Swamp Tortoise

Zoos SA is proud to mark National Threatened Species Day with the hatching of eight critically endangered Western Swamp Tortoises. The now four-month old hatchlings are smaller than a 50 cent coin in

Baby baboon born at Adelaide Zoo!

It’s all smiles and celebrations here at Adelaide Zoo thanks to the birth of a beautiful baby Hamadryas Baboon! Arriving in the early hours on Saturday morning, August 25, this adorable infant was

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

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

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

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

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