14-year-old Dog Saved After Falling 23 Feet Into Utility Hole

On Friday in Portland, Oregon, a senior dog was rescued by firefighters from an open utility hole after falling 23 feet down. Elderly Dog Runs for the Treats During an inspection of a storm drain by city workers, Tess, a 14-year-old Labrador retriever, fell down the uncovered manhole while looking for treats. “She just walked up expecting a treat and just went over the edge … Continue reading 14-year-old Dog Saved After Falling 23 Feet Into Utility Hole

98-year Old Meets Great-Great-Great Granddaughter

MaeDell Hawkins, 98, from Kings Mountain, Kentucky, held her great-great-great-granddaughter for the first time on February 18. Family Photo Goes Viral Gracie Snow Hewell shared a photo on social media that showed seven-week-old Zhavia Whitaker meeting her great-great-great-grandmother. The photo reveals six generations of women from the family. In addition to the pair, the photo contains MaeDell Hawkins’ daughter, Frances Snow; her granddaughter, Gracie Snow … Continue reading 98-year Old Meets Great-Great-Great Granddaughter

Medical Benefits From CBD OIL

Cannabidiol oil, or CBD oil, is a popular natural remedy for many ailments, like anxiety, and is derived from cannabis. Many Benefits From CBD Oil CBD is one of many compounds, known as cannabinoids, in the cannabis plant.  Over the years more researchers have been looking at the potential therapeutic uses of CBD and have found it helpful for people who have ailments from anxiety … Continue reading Medical Benefits From CBD OIL

How to Boost Your IQ and Intelligence

IQ, short for intelligence quotient, is a measure of a person’s mental ability and how it compares to that of their peers. This measurement was popularized in the 1900s by a French psychologist named Alfred Binet. A person’s IQ level is measured using standardized testing administered by licensed psychologists and, in some cases, those with graduate-level mental health training. When many people take the test, … Continue reading How to Boost Your IQ and Intelligence

‘Crying Indian’ Clean Air Ad Now Deemed “Inappropriate”

An old TV PSA promoting a clean environment is retired because the new owner of the commercial said the message of clean air is ‘inappropriate’. Crying Indian Who Cares For Environment Is “Inappropriate” Ever since its introduction in 1971, a television commercial advocating against pollution has ingrained itself in popular culture. The ad features a man dressed in Native American attire shedding a lone tear … Continue reading ‘Crying Indian’ Clean Air Ad Now Deemed “Inappropriate”

‘New Car Smell’ Could Cause Health Issues

A lot of people may enjoy the new car smell, but scientists have been investigating whether it can be harmful to your health. Concerns Over New Car Smells A new study published in the journal Environment International has found that new car drivers may be inhaling dangerous amounts of carcinogenic particles. Some of those particles are responsible for the particular new car smell. Off-gassing is a way … Continue reading ‘New Car Smell’ Could Cause Health Issues

The History of McDonald’s

McDonald’s is a popular fast-food chain that is known for it’s Happy Meals and Big Mac. The History of America’s Popular Fast-Food Chain McDonald’s is a global fast-food chain that was founded in 1940 by Richard and Maurice McDonald in San Bernardino, California. Initially, the restaurant was called “McDonald’s Bar-B-Q,” and it served hot dogs and barbecue food items. In 1948, the McDonald brothers rebranded … Continue reading The History of McDonald’s

New Street Drug Creates Skin Rotting ‘Zombies’

Xylazine, an animal tranquilizer, has surfaced as a new hazard in the United States’ illegal drug market, and is creating skin rotting zombies. America’s Real-life Zombies Xylazine, created in the 1960’s, also called Tranq dope, is a pharmacological medication used in animals such as horses, cattle, and other non-human mammals for sedation, anesthesia, muscle relaxation, and analgesia. Xylazine is also used as an emetic by … Continue reading New Street Drug Creates Skin Rotting ‘Zombies’

The Ancient Practice of Forest Bathing

Forest bathing, or shinrin-yoku, is a Japanese practice that improves health and well-being by spending time in natural settings. What is Forest Bathing? ‘Forest Bathing’ or ‘Nature Therapy’ comes from the Japanese Shinrin Yoku. Translated literally, shinrin-yoku means “forest bathing.” It was developed in Japan in the 1980s as a way to help stressed-out city dwellers unwind. The term describes the experience of mindfully taking in the … Continue reading The Ancient Practice of Forest Bathing