Shocked Home Buyers Discover A Scared, Starving Dog Locked In A Closet

When the new owners of what was previously an abandoned building started their home renovations, they were shocked to discover that someone had not only abandoned a dog inside, but that they had locked him in a closet. As you can imagine, the Pitbull mix was in really rough shape when he was found. Not … Read more

Scientists discover ‘world’s largest’ seagrass forest – by strapping cameras to sharks | Oceans

Tiger sharks are notoriously fierce. The huge animals, which can grow to more than 16ft, are ruthless predators and scared of absolutely nothing – recent research found that while other shark species fled coastal waters during strong storms, tiger sharks “didn’t even flinch”. But recently they have a new role that could help burnish their … Read more

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Wax worm saliva rapidly breaks down plastic bags, scientists discover Plastics

Enzymes that rapidly break down plastic bags have been discovered in the saliva of wax worms, which are moth larvae that infest beehives. The enzymes are the first reported to break down polyethylene within hours at room temperature and could lead to cost-effective ways of recycling the plastic. The discovery came after one scientist, an … Read more

Scientists discover how mosquitoes can ‘sniff out’ humans Animal behavior

Whether you opt for repellant, long sleeves or citronella coils, the dreaded drone of a mosquito always seems to find its way back to you. Now researchers say they have found the mechanism behind the insect’s ability to home in on humans. Humans give off a fragrant cocktail of body odor, heat and carbon dioxide, … Read more

Scientists picking over ice age bones discover vultures once soared in Australia’s skies | Extinct wildlife

Australia’s first vulture species has been identified after the reclassification of a century-old fossil specimen. The extinct vulture lived during the middle and late Pleistocene period – commonly known as the ice age – between 50,000 and 770,000 years ago, researchers estimate. The bird was previously classified as an eagle but new analysis has shown … Read more

Rescuers Discover 16 Dogs Chained Deep In The Woods Without Food, Water Or Shelter

When rescuers arrived on stage and saw that 16 dogs were inhumanly chained up in the woods and living in horrific conditions, they knew exactly what they needed to do. Being left alone without any food, water, or proper shelter motivated Kansas Animal Services to prioritize doing whatever it took to free every pup from … Read more

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Airport Staff Discover Sneaky Chihuahua Stowaway Hiding In Owner’s Luggage

A Texas couple was shocked to discover their beloved pup hiding in their luggage as they checked in for a flight to Vegas. After their bag was flagged for being six pounds overweight, a quick check of the luggage revealed an unexpected face. Kristi and Jared Owens arrived at the Lubbock Airport to set off … Read more

Rethinking your workplace roles – discover alternative parts to play

In part one of this series of articles (VT52.07), we explored the concept of the “drama triangle”, the model which demonstrates and explains the three roles people play when engaged in any disagreement, and how those three roles both feed off and influence each other, as outlined in Figure 1. In part two, we shall … Read more