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Disney Announces Cool New Nighttime Attractions

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 05.23.2016 | Travel

What's even better than exploring the happiest place on earth? Exploring it when it feels like you're not supposed to be there: after the sun goes dow...

Day 1 Faith & Science Series Part 6: Dr. Nancy Duff on the Bible and Genetics: Hear the Animals Singing

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 10.27.2016 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

Animal lovers will enjoy this week's Day1 radio program--the 6th in our "Faith & Science in the 21st Century" series. The Rev. Dr. Nancy J. Duff addresses the topic of genetics through a biblical understanding of our relationships with animals, and reveals some serious issues we all must wrestle with.

Stunning Photos Capture The Majestic Beauty Of The Animal Kingdom

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.31.2015 | Arts

This week the nation was collectively stunned and saddened by the unexpected loss of Zimbabwe's beloved lion Cecil, who, at 13 years old, was shot and...

'We Have Whiskers, They Have Whiskers:' A Man's Best Friend Is His Cat

Peter Mandel | Posted 12.27.2014 | Good News
Peter Mandel

I am feeling embarrassed even as I write this, but, well, we have whiskers, they have whiskers. It is time for the cold war between men and cats to end.

Week in Film: 22 Jump Street, The Signal and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

After I saw 22 Jump Street, I noted publicly that, while it was funnier than 21 Jump Street, so was my root canal. (Although the latter did include laughing gas.) Still, the bar wasn't particularly high.

Disney World Tips, From One Parent to Another

Travelzoo | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel

Remember: Disney is a giant playground. You can either play well with others or go home crying. Your choice.

6 Wise And Funny Lessons On Aging -- From Animals

Next Avenue | Jill Yanish | Posted 05.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Jill Yanish Aging gracefully can present challenges. Human role models, like, say, Betty White or George Clooney, ca...

The Intelligence of Man and of Beast

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 10.29.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

As spiritual beings, we must see our humanity as distinct from the animal kingdom, but we also dare not dismiss that humans are a part of the animal continuum and we too must respect the animal world of which we are a significant, but still only one, part.

Isabella Rossellini Unveils a Fascinating Look at Motherhood in Mammas

Greg Archer | Posted 07.09.2013 | TV
Greg Archer

There aren't many actresses -- make that "artists" -- that would slip into a Cuckoo bird outfit in an effort to illuminate the lesser-known facts about the animal kingdom, but thank goodness Isabellla Rossellini is up for it.

Dog Ears Music: National Meaning of "Is" Day Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Cowboy Junkies, Sufjan Stevens, Muse, Judy Garland, Salt 'N' Pepa, Bob Schneider and more.

5 Worst Dads In The Animal Kingdom

Mental Floss | Posted 06.16.2012 | Weird News

Father's Day may be this Sunday, but there are some deadbeat dads in the animal kingdom who shouldn't expect cards this weekend. Male lions selfish...

How The Home Shopping Network Turned Me Into A Zebra

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 08.13.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

Before I could think it through, I reached for my credit card and phoned the number on the screen. I knew I had to do it immediately because there were only 6,003 Tan Towels left, and their phone lines were lighting up.

Disney World 'Ruined My Dreams,' Teenager Says

The Huffington Post | Lauren Feldman | Posted 06.06.2012 | Weird News

Somewhere in Florida, a teen wishes that she could toss a pile of pixie dust in the air and make everything better. But she won't be able to do it dre...

Odd Organism In Lake Called Man's Remotest Relative

Posted 04.30.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/29/2012 06:51 PM EDT on LiveScience Talk about extended family: A single-celled organ...

Rodent Study Yields Surprise About 'Success' Of Rats, Mice

Posted 04.29.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/27/2012 05:21 PM EDT on LiveScience Rats and their close relatives, including mice, make ...

Interview: Willem Dafoe Is The Hunter

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

It was one of the most wonderful and unique starts to an interview ever: Within a minute, Willem was speaking in the incomprehensible babble of the Looney Tunes Tasmanian Devil. And then in Italian. Two of the world's finest languages!

Stunning, Surreal Animal Kingdom

Posted 03.09.2012 | Arts

Simen Johan's photography collection "Until The Kingdom Comes" features portraits of animals in eerily calm repose. The Norwegian artist first take...

PHOTOS: Biggest, Fastest, Deadliest: World's Most Extreme Animals

Posted 03.04.2012 | Science

Among animals, the blue whale is the biggest and the cheetah is the fastest runner— most of us have known this since grade school. But many of the e...

Disney World Wedding: An African Night In Central Florida

Rebecca Dolan | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel
Rebecca Dolan

Despite what people may think, not every Disney wedding is a Mickey and Minnie affair -- though those are available.

Showtime Adapting Sundance-Winning Movie Into TV Series

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 12.18.2011 | TV

Showtime is looking to add another crime family to its lineup. The premium cable network has picked up a script based on the Sundance Film Festival Gr...

Animal-Free Eats at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Carolyn Scott | Posted 10.29.2011 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

If you find yourself sightseeing in Orlando and theme park hopping at Walt Disney World, what better way to honor the beautiful creatures at Animal Ki...

It's Sale Time in Saratoga

Liz O'Connell | Posted 10.06.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

The Saratoga Sale of select thoroughbred yearlings is upon us again. One hundred and sixty yearlings are cataloged to sell at the Fasig-Tipton pavilion in Saratoga Springs, the evenings of August 8 and 9.

Animals Get High Too, New Book Says

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 08.30.2011 | Green

After a long day of roaming the wild, can you blame a bird for throwing back a few fermented berries? Perhaps not, according to author and neurosci...

WATCH: Who Will Win The Preakness Stakes?

Posted 07.20.2011 | Sports

14 horses and jockeys will compete tomorrow to win the 2011 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. If all goes according to plan, Sa...

It's Good to Be King

Liz O'Connell | Posted 07.14.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

A major factor in Animal Kingdom winning the Derby was his great trip. Given a masterful ride by Velasquez, the colt was in the right spot throughout the race.