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U.S. Chimpanzees Will Be Designated ‘Endangered’

chimpanzees

No more monkey business. On June 16, 2015 all chimpanzees in the United States, both wild and captive, will officially be officially designated as “endangered” under the Endangered Species Act (ESA); so said the United States Fish and Wildlife Service ...

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Why Don’t Guys Listen? — ‘The Why’

why don't guys listen

Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. Wait! What was the question again? Oh! “Why don’t guys listen?” you ask? Good question. (OK it’s actually a bit stereotypical but that’s never stopped us before, has it?) Ya know, y’all ...

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Medical Marijuana Food Fair Is Here

medical marijuana

The crowd at SoMa StrEat Food Park just might be in high spirits at the Get Baked Sale on Saturday, June 13. The medical marijuana festival will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. in San Francisco, California. As ...

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Why Do Some People Date Outside Their Race? — ‘The Why’

date

Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why do some people date outside their race?” you ask? Seriously? (Even your shy, innocent white boy columnist has gone Skittles and” tasted the rainbow”, ya know? Mind you, that was before ...

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Underage Drinking And Binge Drinking On Decline

underage drinking

Underage and binge drinking are on the decline.  According to a new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), both binge drinking and underage drinking have been on the decline in the past decade’s time. Released ...

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Texas Officers Close Down Lemonade Stand Citing $150 Permit Needed

lemonade stand

Overton, Texas police officers closed down a lemonade stand and demanded two sisters, ages 7 and 8, obtain a $150 permit to operate, according to ABC affiliate KLTV. “We were trying to raise some money so we could take our ...

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Diver Defies All Odds By Befriending Giant Great White Shark

great white shark

They had the odds stacked against them, but a Mexican diver and a giant great white shark became friends – and there is proof to show this. Shark expert Mauricio Hoyos Padilla can be seen giving a high five to ...

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Florida Brothers Sentenced 35, 20 Years In Prison For Terrorist Plot

florida brothers

A federal judge Thursday sentenced two South Florida brothers to the maximum sentences in prison in a terrorist plot. U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom deemed one of the brothers as a “terrorist,” also stating he was “Evil in nature and ...

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Why Don’t Pro Athletes Act Like Normal People? — ‘The Why’

pro athletes

Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why don’t pro athletes act like normal people?” you ask? Good question. Timely too. (Besides, it beats answering the question: “Why are there no sexy lipstick lesbians in professional golf?” Seriously? They ...

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Chimpanzees Go Ape Over Alcohol

chimpanzees

According to new research published in the Royal Society Open Science Journal, chimpanzees go bananas over alcohol.  A research team in Bossou, Guinea, West Africa has discovered a number of chimpanzees who habitually pilfer palm wine. Specifically, the native raffia ...

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