October 24, 2018

Using animals to attempt to understand human disease has been a dominant practice for decades. However, experimenting on animals won’t save sick children or adults. In fact, there is overwhelming evidence that the tests hinder scientific progress and put patients at ri...

October 12, 2017

With the seasons changing, we see all kinds of birds migrating for the winter. This sight, on a grand scale, is something few of us see. This is unless you are one of the individuals to attend “The Sandhill Crane Experience,” a Forest Preserve District of Will County p...

September 21, 2017

The wild kangaroo population in Australia, has reached concerning levels to the point where locals are being urged to eat more kangaroo meat.

A government figure shows in 2016, there were almost 45 million kangaroos hopping around the country. This is nearly double the...

September 11, 2017

LaGrangeville, N.Y. -- A New York homeowner was found to have sharks living in his home. The discovery came after a police search of the property where seven live sharks were found swimming in an above-ground pool in the man’s basement.

The pool which measured about 15...

January 20, 2017

“A Dog’s Purpose,” based on the international best-selling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, is a film that follows a dog’s life through multiple reincarnations and how he attempts to find a purpose through each re-embodiment. Each new life provides him with a new owner which...

December 14, 2016

Many cat owners are unaware of the dangers of declawing their feline companion. Often, they believe the procedure is a simple solution to save their furniture and to prevent the cat from harming others by scratching. What they don’t know is how many consequences a cat...

December 12, 2016

According to Medical Xpress, a health research and news site, a research team at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has found that interacting with stress-therapy dogs significantly reduces the stress of college students during final-exam week.

"Bringing therapy dog...

December 11, 2016

Three Dams are planned to be taken down in an effort to restore rivers in areas of western America.

According to National Geographic, the removal of the dams is to help restore the ecosystem of the river life that has been put in danger recently. One of the dams, the Ne...

November 15, 2016

“Neko Atsume” fans rejoice! Your favorite Japanese kitty-collecting game will be getting its own live-action movie.

For those who have missed the craze of “Neko Atsume,” which translates to “Kitty Collector” from Japanese, the mobile game was created by mobile game deve...

November 6, 2016

The curse that will forever be known as the “Billy Goat Curse” began on October 6, 1945. Legend has it that Billy Goat Tavern owner, William “Billy Goat” Sianis, attempted to attend Game Four of the World Series where the Chicago Cubs were facing off against the Detroi...

October 31, 2016

A study of a fossil found in 2004 recently confirmed the discovery of the first ever fossilized dinosaur brain Thursday, October 27. The 133-million-year-old fossil was found on a beach in Sussex England by Jamie Hiscocks in 2004.

The amateur fossil hunter handed the fo...

September 26, 2016

On Wednesday, September 21, The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (FWS) proposed listing the bumble bee under federal protection as an endangered species. This is the first species of bee to be formally proposed to be listed under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, accordi...

September 26, 2016

Will County has just acquired a new American Kennel Club (AKC) Pet Disaster Relief trailer. The county received the trailer thanks to the national AKC Pet Disaster Relief program and local AKC dog clubs. The AKC Pet Disaster Relief program is a national program that he...

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