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No, It’s Not Your Imagination — Your Dog Is Actually Feeling Jealous

Posted July 23, 2014 by Annalee Newitz

No, It's Not Your Imagination -- Your Dog Is Actually Feeling Jealous

Humans share basic emotions like anger, sadness, and joy with other animals. But for a long time, scientists argued that complex cognition is necessary for secondary emotions like jealousy and guilt. Owners see those emotions in their dogs all the time, however — and now it turns out they may be right.

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Dolphins die after getting trapped in Newfoundland ice (graphic video)

Posted March 17, 2014 by The Canadian Press

PORT AUX BASQUES, N.L. — All but three of about 30 white-beaked dolphins that became trapped in ice off southwestern Newfoundland have died, federal fisheries officials said Monday. A spokesman for the Fisheries and Oceans Department said officers visited the […]

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Norman, Speak

Posted May 30, 2014 by Perogyo

Norman, SpeakWritten by: Caroline AddersonIllustrated by: Qin LengPublished by:  Groundwood BooksPublished on: May 13 2014Ages: 4+When you welcome someone into your life, and communication doesn’t go as planned, what do you do? Do you just stop th…

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Solar Tour 2014

Posted June 21, 2014 by John Klein

Cowessess Wind Developments Ltd. turbine. 800kW at 32mi/h tailless, computer controlled. Has Li-ion batteries. Solar farm and home system of 10kW Inverter anti-islanding. Prevents electrifying the grid while grid is down. Isolation ring for the meter can be installed so you can attach a generator to the house to let the inverter keep working during […]

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Safari in Saskatchewan at Grasslands National Park

Posted August 16, 2013 by Corbin Fraser

Finding wildlife in Saskatchewan isn’t particularly hard; however, one will note that cattle and horses often spot the prairie fields and pasture land more often than those more wild. Finding eagles, osprey, bison, moose, bears, and coyotes sometimes takes hours upon hours of driving, and usually quite a bit of luck. For the animal enthusiast, […]

Safari in Saskatchewan at Grasslands National Park is a post from: I Backpack Canada

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Julia, Child

Posted July 8, 2014 by Perogyo

Julia, ChildWords by: Kyo MaclearPictures by: Julie MorstadPublished by: Tundra BooksPublished on: July 9, 2014Ages: 4+What do you make when you add a love of cooking to a bowl full of friendship and bake with the talent of two of Canada’s most loved c…

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What Does It Mean When Chickens Share Human Beauty Standards?

Posted July 23, 2014 by Esther Inglis-Arkell

What Does It Mean When Chickens Share Human Beauty Standards?

Here’s an interesting little experiment. A group of chickens and a group of humans were asked to “rate” male or female faces based on beauty. The chickens agreed with the humans. But what does it mean?

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Watch This Whale Lift A Kayak Clear Out Of The Water

Posted July 23, 2014 by Robert T. Gonzalez

Two kayakers in Argentina were paddling off the coast of Puerto Madryn recently, when a whale took sudden interest in their boat, swam beneath their vessel, and lifted it gently from the water.Read more…

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Offshore Wind Farms Are Turning Into Artificial Reefs

Posted July 23, 2014 by Anonymous

Wind farms are built offshore to take advantage of strong coastal winds. But scientists have learned that there is an unexpected environmental price to pay for these environmentally-friendly energy generators: the farms are causing havoc for the ocean…

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