Police Officer plays dolls with girls who ‘were afraid of cops’

Corporal C.B. Fleming may not run around the city wearing a cape and mask, but the neighborhood kids still call him Batman. The 42-year-old police officer is something of a local celebrity in South Hill, Virginia. He was given the affectionate nickname after he spent an afternoon ensuring that a group of children felt safe… Read More Police Officer plays dolls with girls who ‘were afraid of cops’

How you can help save bugs from extinction

To put things bluntly, without bugs, we wouldn’t be around. That’s why a recent report outlining the drastic decline in insect life around the world is so worrying. According to the best data available, the total mass of insects is falling at a rate that suggests they could vanish within a century. Yes, the report paints a grim picture of the future, but the good thing is there are plenty of things humans can do to turn the situation around. … Read More How you can help save bugs from extinction

New Harvard Study Says That Men Can Avoid Heart Problems By Doing a Certain Amount of Pushups

This intriguing new Harvard study shows that middle-aged men who can complete a certain number of push-ups are far less likely to experience heart-related diseases. Active, middle-aged men who are able to complete more than 40 push-ups had a significantly lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes—including diagnoses of coronary artery disease and major events… Read More New Harvard Study Says That Men Can Avoid Heart Problems By Doing a Certain Amount of Pushups

82-Year-Old Woman With Dementia Gets Her Memory Back After Changing Her Diet

Recently, an 82-year-old woman who suffered from dementia and who couldn’t recognize her own son has miraculously got her memory back after changing her diet. When his mother’s condition became so severe that, for her own safety, she had to be kept in the hospital, Mark Hatzer almost came to terms with losing another parent.… Read More 82-Year-Old Woman With Dementia Gets Her Memory Back After Changing Her Diet

Hilarious Video of Pedestrians doing ‘Silly Walks’ at Road Crossing Monty Python style

In Ojre, Norway, pedestrians crossing the street have been encouraged—by an official-looking street sign—to show off their best silly walk. The art installation was an homage to Monty Python and its co-founder, the tall, lanky John Cleese. Reidar Johannes Søby from the Kreativiteket art group told local broadcaster NRK that it was just for fun.… Read More Hilarious Video of Pedestrians doing ‘Silly Walks’ at Road Crossing Monty Python style

Horse Chestnuts or ‘Conkers’ | all-natural laundry detergent – non-edible

Here is a great article from the internet that we found about an all natural laundry detergent that can be made from Horse Chestnuts.  Horse Chestnuts are not the same as the sweet chestnuts that can be roasted over an open fire.  DO NOT EAT THEM and please wash all utensils after use! I was… Read More Horse Chestnuts or ‘Conkers’ | all-natural laundry detergent – non-edible

Arnold Schwarzenegger sleeps under his own statue

Warning: We have recently learned that this photo has a misleading caption –> https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/schwarzenegger-hotel-statue/ Famed actor Arnold Schwarzenegger posted a photo of himself sleeping on the street under his famous bronze statue, and sadly wrote “How times have changed”… The reason he wrote the phrase was not only because he was old, but because when… Read More Arnold Schwarzenegger sleeps under his own statue

Beavers reduce river pollution by building dams, study shows

Beavers should be reintroduced into the wild to help clean up polluted rivers and stem the loss of valuable soils from farms, new research suggests. The study,  by scientists at the University of Exeter, found that a single family of beavers removed high levels of sediment, nitrogen and phosphorus from water that flowed through a 2.5 hectare enclosure in Devon.… Read More Beavers reduce river pollution by building dams, study shows