Dogs Day Out In Delhi

There are many ways to transport dogs, but few as unusual as a Delhi man’s routine of taking his three dogs on his scooter with him. A Facebook user shared a video of the man and it quickly went viral, getting more than 300,000 views, 2,500 shares and 1,000 smiley faces. The video shows a […]

You Really Shouldn’t Hug Your Dog

If you happen to be a dog owner, there’s one question I’d like to ask you: have you hugged your pooch lately? Hugging or cuddling dogs is something many pet owners like to do. Not me. No way. Forget about it. When I’m in a mood to give a hug, I usually go through a […]

More Clothes in Our House? No Thanks

My younger daughter, Divya, wants to buy a sweater for a member of our household. This household member does not usually wear clothes around the house and doesn’t seem the least bit embarrassed about it. She is the only female in our house who routinely gets away with lying on her back in the middle […]

The Joys of Living in an Apartment

While searching for a house in the suburbs of Chicago, my wife and I rented an apartment for almost a year. Now that we’re finally living in the house, I’m enjoying all the extra space, but I miss several aspects of apartment living. What I miss the most is being part of a small community. […]

Wanted: A Good Home for a Chicken

Anyone want to adopt a chicken? Hundreds of chickens are being dropped off at animal shelters and sanctuaries around America every year, according to an NBC News article. Chickens, as you know, make really good pets: they don’t need much food, they don’t require you to take them for walks, and they easily fit in […]

Slithery Immigrants Pose Serious Threat to America

I was watching a documentary on PBS the other day and came to the realization that America is not doing enough to control the population of a certain group that keeps sneaking into the country and causing trouble. This is a growing problem in Florida and could become a major problem in the rest of […]

Exclusive Interview with a Domestic Cat

A new study, conducted by researchers from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has found that outdoor cats kill as many as 3.7 billion birds and 20.7 billion small mammals in the United States every year. Yes, billions of birds, squirrels, chipmunks, rabbits and other cute animals are being […]

Obama’s Ready to Serenade America Again

You’ve got to feel bad for the Republican Party. They’ve had a number of primaries and caucuses, almost two dozen debates and countless other campaign events, but still haven’t found a presidential candidate who can sing as well as Barack Obama. Mitt Romney has tried, treating supporters to his rendition of “America the Beautiful.” And […]

Look who’s the top dog at your workplace

Back in 1993, Gloria Steinem and the Ms. Foundation for Women founded “Take Our Daughters to Work Day,” realizing that the self-esteem of a girl could be enhanced greatly if she spent a day at a workplace and saw Mom or Dad being ordered around for a change. A decade later, this special day evolved […]

Report: Obama in big trouble over “jackass” comment

WASHINGTON — President Obama is in trouble for calling Kanye West a "jackass" after the rapper interrupted singer Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards. "Obama should not have called Kanye a jackass," said Donna Rivers, an African-American woman who marched outside the White House with hundreds of others Wednesday. "It's insulting and […]