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Vegetarian and vegan diets aren’t necessarily more healthy

Vegetarian and vegan diets aren’t necessarily more healthy

Especially if they don’t involve actual vegetables. Just because it’s vegetarian doesn’t make it healthy (duh) Pexels Eliminating meat from a terrible diet doesn’t really make it any healthier, according to a study released today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. In fact, the study found that participants whose mostly-plant-based diets (think […]

Walt Disney Opens Iconic American Amusement Park on This Day in 1955

Walt Disney Opens Iconic American Amusement Park on This Day in 1955

Walt Disney was already a well-known creative genius, the creator of Mickey Mouse and the 1938 feature length cartoon “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, when he had an idea to create his famed Anaheim, California amusement park, Disneyland. YouTube “All my life I heard him talk about doing this park, from the time I…

Uber Driver Saves Stranded Couple On the Way to Their Wedding – And Goes the Extra Mile

Uber Driver Saves Stranded Couple On the Way to Their Wedding – And Goes the Extra Mile

This Uber driver was more than happy to take this stranded couple to their wedding – but he had one condition for his kindness: he wanted to be an official witness. David Scullion received a ride request from a panicked couple who had sustained a flat tire in Philadelphia on Friday. When Scullion arrived at […]

Former Moorpark Resident–Author Tom Baldwin: A Pictorial of Utah’s Cedar Breaks National Monument

Former Moorpark Resident–Author Tom Baldwin: A Pictorial of Utah’s Cedar Breaks National Monument

By Tom Baldwn It is hot where we live but up on the top of the nearby Colorado Plateau at an elevation of 10,300 feet it’s still spring. I went up and took pictures about 15 miles from where I live. The drive is a little farther because the road snakes its way up to […]

Anonymous Woman Picks Up $400 Tab For Firefighters After Their Work in California Blaze

Anonymous Woman Picks Up $400 Tab For Firefighters After Their Work in California Blaze

It had been a long day for these 25 California firefighters. The team had spent the evening fighting the 70-acre La Cadena blaze in La Loma Hills before going to Denny’s for a well-earned meal. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> As they were eating, however, an anonymous woman told the restaurant staff that she wanted to pick […]

Ravens are so smart it’s actually kind of disconcerting, new study finds

Ravens are so smart it’s actually kind of disconcerting, new study finds

Unlike so many of us, they actually plan for the future. Dark wings, dark words Pixabay A flock of ravens ravaging a carcass may technically be called an unkindness, but the real unkindness is using that term. Everyone is always hating on the smarty pants, but ravens are not terrifying. Do they have sharp, curved […]

60 Schools Are Installing Washers and Dryers For Homeless and Troubled Students

60 Schools Are Installing Washers and Dryers For Homeless and Troubled Students

Jon Morgan/AP Images for Whirlpool Thousands of American students are less likely to attend school if they don’t have access to clean clothes – which is why this company is installing dozens of washing machines and dryers in schools across the country. Appliance manufacturing company Whirlpool is donating the machines in order to give struggling […]

Why CAR T-cell immunotherapy is such a big deal for cancer treatment

Why CAR T-cell immunotherapy is such a big deal for cancer treatment

The FDA will likely approve the gene-altering therapy. A new immunotherapy treatment has been recommended for approval by the FDA. It would be the first genetically-modified therapy to reach market. Pixabay Yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration recommended a brand new type of cancer treatment for approval: One that employs the body’s immune system—a method […]

80 Beachgoers Form Human Chain to Save Family Being Dragged Out to Sea By RipTide

80 Beachgoers Form Human Chain to Save Family Being Dragged Out to Sea By RipTide

This dramatic beach rescue proves that anyone can be hero. Over 80 pedestrians on the Panama City Beach in Florida formed a human chain to save a family of nine from a dangerous riptide. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> Events began to unfold on Saturday evening when Roberta Ursrey and her husband saw their two young sons […]

Coffee consumption associated with longer life: Study

Coffee consumption associated with longer life: Study

Java drinkers rejoice: Consuming coffee may lead to a longer life, researchers have determined. A wide-ranging study on the effects of coffee on the human body found an association between regular drinkers and an increased life span. In one of the largest studies ever on the topic, researchers followed over 500,000 people in 10 European […]