Archive for August, 2015

Discovering DOGs:  Dust-Obscured Active Galaxies as They Grow

Discovering DOGs: Dust-Obscured Active Galaxies as They Grow

Check this out, and it’s not about the type of DOGs you’re thinking of: Astronomers have performed an extensive search for Dust Obscured Galaxies (DOGs). The research group discovered 48 DOGs, and has measured how common they are. Since DOGs...

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Dominance in a group of dogs expressed in hard figures

Dominance in a group of dogs expressed in hard figures

  The hierarchy in a group of dogs is not based on aggression but on submissiveness. A dog ranked lower in the hierarchy displays signals of submissive behavior towards dogs ranked higher. These findings have for the first time been...

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Friendly humans stop to shelter soggy dog left out in the rain

Friendly humans stop to shelter soggy dog left out in the rain

After reading this you’ll see there’s still good in the world! LONDON – This is what true kindness looks like: stopping to help a sodden Alsatian (German Shepherd) that’s been caught in a sudden downpour while waiting for its owner....

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Impossibly tiny horse chases owner, demands to be petted

Impossibly tiny horse chases owner, demands to be petted

This 3-day-old miniature horse knows that humans give out the best pats — and he is determined to have his ears scratched The little foal chases his owner around his pen, which is no easy feat for such a small...

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Dog can’t stop/won’t stop splashing in his tiny bath tub

Dog can’t stop/won’t stop splashing in his tiny bath tub

Sometimes you have to take the time to stop and enjoy the simple, unadorned pleasures in life Like splashing in the tub This happy pup knows what’s up, and has made it his life’s mission to get as much splashing...

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