The Very Same Tortoise Is In A Picture From 1902… And 2014. Old, But Awesome.

You’re probably familiar with the story of the tortoise and the hare. The whole “slow and steady thing” is the key to winning the race. Right? As it turns out, going “slow and steady” is important for when you’re racing rude hares… and just living life. This tortoise made that point perfectly clear. His name is Jonathan and he might be the oldest living tortoise on Earth. He’s slow moving, but he is probably…

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Vijay Mallya can seek Emergency Certificate to return to India: MEA – Times of India

Underlining that the Emergency Certificate is specifically meant to provide a travel document to an Indian citizen to return to India, MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup said this facility is available to Mallya, should he wish to apply for it. Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Vijay-Mallya-can-seek-Emergency-Certificate-to-return-to-India-MEA/articleshow/54351252.cms

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12 Everyday Items That Were Strangely Invented During Wartime

It’s undeniable that war is terrible. Moving political agendas forward by using war (even to protect the citizens of a country) always results in tragic deaths. On the flip side, though, it can also create economic growth and some surprising inventions. Necessity is the mother of all inventions, and that is doubly true during wartime. These items (some of which you use daily) were created during times of war. Did…

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What People Have Spotted In Paris Over The Years May Be The Cutest Thing Ever.

This dynamic duo is the talk of the Internet today. Why? Because four years ago, not one, but TWO people just had to take photos of a dog and his best friend on the streets of Paris. On it’s own, this headline wouldn’t exactly sell many newspapers. But when these two people recently posted their pictures and found each other online, they learned something interesting. They both saw these extremely adorable pals….

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21 Awesome Mother’s Day Gifts That You Can Give Your Favorite Woman This Year

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and I sincerely hope that you didn’t forget. I’m sure you didn’t. After all, your mother is the light of your life and you wouldn’t be who you are today without her. In fact, you wouldn’t even be alive without her, so why not thank Mom for bringing you into this world with the perfect gift this Mother’s Day? Need a push in…

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Stop Everything — You Need To Start Planning A Trip To The Island Of Donkeys In PJ’s

If you ever travel to France, there’s an extremely adorable reason why you need to visit the Island of Rhea, or Île-de-Ré, near La Rochelle. While the place is beautiful in and of itself, what makes it even better are its furry residents, the Poitou donkeys. The first thing you’ll notice about them isn’t their size, or even their long, shaggy coats. What will really catch your eye are the…

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BBMP chops snake, unleashes politics

Temple devotees at Mathikere were up in arms after news that a cobra near the temple was chopped to bits by a team of tree cutters from Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). Though the incide Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/bbmp-chops-snake-unleashes-politics/article8912170.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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A corner for nature

The project to make a large forest patch in Bengaluru India’s first ‘Butterfly Conservation Reserve’ (“A little neglect helps butterflies thrive in Bengaluru oasis”, Sept.1) is one that should be re Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/letters/a-corner-for-nature/article9066608.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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This Dad Asked His Little Kids What They Thought About Presidential Candidates

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); I remember the carefree days when I was a kid…but only vaguely. I didn’t have to worry about politics, war, or really anything on the news other than those segments that featured cute newborn pandas. Life was good. Whether or not you allow your kids to be more involved with current events, sometimes it’s hard to shield them from everything. And since children are basically like…

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