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Murphy is a beautiful male bald eagle who resides at a Missouri sanctuary due to a wing injury. Recently, keepers noticed him feathering a very simple nest and paying close attention to an egg inside it. Although it might seem sad that Murphy was nurturing a rock as an egg, it turns out he was …

After 35 years of searching, Rachel Ruiz has finally been reunited with her birth mom Angie Howard. It was a decades-long journey that began when she was adopted as a two-week-old baby and continued through the day she received a handwritten letter from her birth mom on her 18th birthday. Despite limited information, Rachel eventually …

The Chilean abalone, a large carnivorous limpet with a heavy shell, has been crowned “International Mollusk of the Year” in a public vote. With over 40% of the vote, this species will have its full genome sequenced. The abalone’s blood holds the potential to be an effective treatment for cancer, and it is also a …

Taylor Hash was feeling frantic when she learned that a critical piece of her landing gear had fallen off her single-engine plane during what was only her third solo flight. But the soothing voice of a stranger came on her radio and helped get her to safety. Veteran pilot Chris Yates saw pieces of landing …

The waters off Rotterdam Port in the Netherlands have something new and exciting, but it’s not giant Lego bricks – it’s a seawall that doubles as a home for marine life. This artificial solution is designed to enhance biodiversity while preventing offshore erosion of the seabed from waves and is strong enough to disrupt incoming …

On Barry Coster’s dairy farm in Australia, life was normal until one day when something extraordinary happened. A Holstein calf was born with a smiley face on one side of his body—an incredibly rare occurrence for this breed. This calf was named Happy and he quickly became the talk of the farm. The smiley face …

On March 22nd, eyewitnesses in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor got a real-life superhero story when 26-year-old Thomas Walsh, son of Dylan Walsh from the hit show Superman & Lois, jumped into the water to save a driver whose SUV had plunged into the harbor. This brave act was only possible thanks to Thomas being a military …

In a major victory for diabetes patients, Sanofi has announced it will cap the out-of-pocket cost of its most popular insulin, Lantus, at $35 per month for people with private insurance starting January 1, 2024. This makes Sanofi the third major insulin maker in the United States to cut or cap the price of insulin, …

Five students in war-torn Ukraine have just had their lives changed thanks to the incredible generosity of philanthropist Sam Rose. Rose has provided $2 million for scholarships to Dickinson College that will cover all costs for these students, including tuition for all four years, textbooks, dining and living expenses, support for travel, health insurance, and …

When Haley Moore went out for a walk with her mixed-breed dog Clover in Stittsville, Ottawa on Tuesday morning, who would have known that her loyal companion would end up saving the day? In an incredible act of bravery and loyalty, Clover blocked traffic to alert neighbours to help when Haley suffered a sudden seizure. …