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Animal cruelty is now a federal felony in the US

In a heartwarming news that is being welcomed by animal lovers and animal activists in the US, President Donald Trump just signed a piece of bipartisan legislation officially making animal cruelty a federal felony. On November 25th, President Trump signed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act into effect. The bill had already been unanimously approved in the House on October 26th and in...

November 29, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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This Indian startup can convert your petrol/diesel car into electric

The world would be a much better place to live in if we could all convert our petrol and diesel vehicles into electric. Thanks to an Indian startup, this might just be possible! Hyderabad-based startup – BharatMobi – has developed a unique retrofitting kit that can convert your present car into a pollution-free, gearless, noiseless vehicle. It was during their time at SRM University, Chennai...

November 28, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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When the mom of a student with Down Syndrome dies of cancer, his teacher adopts him

Jean Manning was a single mom to Jake, a boy with Down Syndrome. The duo had to shift to Massachusetts from Florida for Jean’s medical care. Fortunately, soon after they shifted, a school placement was found and Jake became settled into what would be his new normal. That’s when Jean and Jake met Kerry Bremer – the teacher who would soon be a mom to the boy. “I fell in love with him...

November 27, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Former child laborer now feeds 2,000 hungry people daily for free

This is yet another example of how some people who were underprivileged before are today more than willing to do their bit to help others in the same condition. 26-year-old Malleshwar Rao from Hyderabad, India, worked as a construction worker during his formative years. In his words, “I was born in a family in Nizamabad with no financial means to support me at all. Very early on in life, I realised that I would...

November 22, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Once on the verge of going extinct, humpback whales are now thriving in the South Atlantic

In the mid 1950s, humpback whales faced a serious threat of extinction as less than 450 of the species swam in the South Atlantic Ocean at the time. Their numbers plummeted greatly after whale hunting began in the western South Atlantic around 1830. However, the good news is that the whales have recovered strongly and today, an estimated 25,000 humpback whales swim in the western South Atlantic. This rebound may...

November 21, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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This man was once homeless, he now helps bring homeless people to shelter on cold nights

B.B. McGowan once used to sleep on the streets of Dallas, Texas, until Oak Lawn United Methodist Church helped him get sober. The man now is on a mission to give back to the people who are struggling to make ends meet. This is why he leaves the comfort of his home and drives around the city to help bring homeless people to shelter on cold winter evenings. With temperatures in the city recently dropping...

November 20, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Scientists successfully create cowpox-style virus that can kill all types of cancer

In a breakthrough development in the world of medicine, scientists have managed to develop a new virus based on cowpox that is able to kill every known type of cancer cell. The treatment, called CF33, can kill every type of cancer in a petrie dish and has shrunk tumours in mice, The Daily Telegraph reported. US cancer expert Professor Yuman Fong is engineering the treatment, which is being developed by Australia...

November 15, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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These little sisters raised over $5,000 to buy Thanksgiving meals for less fortunate families

Alex and Caroline might be just 9 and 6 respectively, but their young age hasn’t deterred the kind souls from raising money for less fortunate families that can’t afford a Thanksgiving dinner. And they’ve been doing this noble act since the past two years! This year, the sisters have raised enough money to provide Charlotte Rescue Mission (CRM) with meals for 200 local families. “We want...

November 14, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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As Chicago ditches overdue library fees, book returns surge by 240%!

In order to encourage and promote literacy among low-income communities, The Mayor of Chicago, Lori Lightfoot, approved a policy to eliminate library late fees, making Chicago the first city in the country to do so. Since the policy went into full effect across the city’s 81 neighborhood and regional libraries on October 1st, the book returns have soared by a whopping 240%! Librarians say the policy has been...

November 13, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Queen Elizabeth gives up real fur

A recent announcement from Buckingham Palace has revealed that Queen Elizabeth’s wardrobe is about to undergo a major change. The Queen has decided to officially go fur-free, which means all new clothing made for the Queen from now on will use only fake fur. However, she will continue to wear pieces with real fur that she already owns. The decision pleased animal rights activists, who have sometimes...

November 08, 2019 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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