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You can celebrate Groundhog Day with a $80 Cameo from Punxsutawney Phil

01.19.2021 · Posted in Technology Articles

Punxsutawney Phil isn't just looking for his shadow this Groundhog Day. He's looking to make some cold hard cash on Cameo, too. Yes, the "World Famous Groundhog" who comes around every Feb. 2 to help predict whether we'll be moving onto spring or bra... ...

Zocdoc founder returns with Shadow, an app that finds lost dogs

Every year, around 10 million pets go missing in the U.S., and millions of those end up in shelters where they aren’t always reunited with their owners, due to their lack of identification or a microchip. A new mobile app, Shadow, aims to tackle this problem by leveraging a combination of a volunteer network and ...

Wow, scientists discovered dwarf giraffes

01.09.2021 · Posted in Technology Articles

The wild teems with the unknown. Researchers have identified two dwarf giraffes, the first such animals known to science. During routine surveys of endangered, troubled giraffe populations by the conservation group Giraffe Conservation Foundation, bi... ...

Major Biden’s virtual ‘Indoguration Party’ will support his former shelter

01.07.2021 · Posted in Technology Articles

Major Biden, President-elect Joe Biden's German shepherd, warmed every beating heart when he became the first presidential pooch to be adopted from a shelter. Sob! That means inauguration day is as big a deal for Major as it is for his owners, Joe an... ...

Analyzing the evolutionary biology of STAR WARS megafauna

"Why Is the Star Wars Universe Full of Megafauna?" This is the question that has plagued James Davis Nicoll for years. But it ultimately hit its peak after watching the recent season of The Mandalorian, which continues the tradition of giant apex preda... ...

57,000 year-old wolf pup found frozen in the Arctic

From National Geographic: In the summer of 2016, a gold miner in Canada's Yukon Territory found an unexpected treasure. While blasting a wall of permafrost with a water cannon to release whatever riches might be found inside, Neil Loveless saw... ...