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  • Do you ever feel like eating your yoga mat?

     
    Do you ever feel like eating your yoga mat? And I don't mean after falling face forward while straining over a downward facing dog pose. I mean actually craving its fluffy and shiny texture in your mouth. If it seems absurd, that's exactly my point....
  • Assoc. of Zoos and Aquariums backs PGC, PFBC on T&E Species designations

     
    Statement by AZA President and CEO Jim Maddy Regarding HB 1576 and SB 1047 Silver Spring, Maryland (February 7, 2014) – Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) President and CEO Jim Maddy issued the following statement regarding HB 1576 and SB 1047:...
  • Check out a bird's eye view of an #eagle nest on Pa. Game Commission website

     
    Last year, a young bald eagle fledged from a nest within the city limits of Pittsburgh for the first time in perhaps 200 years or more. And in the months that led up to that moment, hundreds looked on from a distance. This year, a pair of eagles is...
  • Dopey proposal

     
    Senseless law would say medical pot users can't have guns Friday's print column Gun-rights organizations have been conspicuously reserved in their response to a proposed state regulation that would prohibit patients with medical marijuana permits from...
  • The Week in Pictures | January 6 – 12, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Incredible images this week out of Indonesia as villagers react to being covered in ash from the eruption of Mt. Sinabung in Payung village. The number of displaced people has increased to 22,...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 7, 2014

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, Florida State players celebrate with fans after beating Auburn, 34-31, in the 2014 BCS Championship game at the Rose Bowl. Long Beach: A gray whale breeches off the coast of Long Beach, much to the delight of whale...
  • Ottertoberfest at LV Zoo Saturday

     
    Support the Lehigh Valley Zoo’s conservation efforts and enjoy the antics of the zoo’s resident North America river otters at Ottertoberfest this weekend. The Schnecksville zoo will hold the fall celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday....
  • Reasonable doubt about mandatory minimum sentencing

     
    Friday's print column--UPDATE: Jens Ludwig responded to this column and John Maki responded to Ludwig's response, and so on, rendering the bottom portion of this post a Rhubarb Patch feature. See below. The idea has a lot of common-sense appeal:......
  • reFramed: In conversation with Nick Brandt

     
    Nick Brandt photographs exclusively in Africa, where since 2001 he has been working on a last testament to wild animals and wild places. The first two volumes of the trilogy were recently combined and published together as “On This Earth, A Shadow...
  • Sundance Channel enlists famous faculty for “Dream School”

     
    When celebrities talk, will troubled students listen? That’s the intriguing question behind Sundance Channel’s inspirational new series Dream School, where 15 teens ages 17-18 who have either been expelled or dropped out of school get...
  • What to expect now that we're expecting gay marriage

     
    Wednesday's print column So tell Uncle Chester: Don't worry, gay people don't want to marry you. Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Pat Quinn is scheduled to sign into law a bill that will legalize same-sex marriage in Illinois starting next June. Chicago's......
  • New SOI proposes opening Cherry Valley NWR to #hunting

     
    In advance of National Hunting and Fishing Day on September 28th, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to expand fishing and hunting opportunities throughout the National Wildlife...