Monkey Forced To ‘Dance’ On Streets Has No Idea She’s About To Be Free

By: Elizabeth Claire Alberts/The Dodo  The day the macaque monkey was rescued, she was wearing a frilly, pink dress and had a metal chain locked around her neck. The monkey’s handlers had stationed themselves outside of a primary school in Bogor, Indonesia, a city south of Jakarta. Every time people walked by, the handlers yanked and pulled the…

NASA Wants To Drill Into Yellowstone Supervolcano In Order To Save The Planet

By: Robin Andrews/IFL Science  Yellowstone National Park (NPS) and its famous supervolcano are in the news a lot recently, and that’s perfectly understandable: It’s been rocked by earthquakes aplenty, and geophysical maps have shown how it’s continuously changing shape. Don’t fret though – the chance of any eruption taking place this year is around one-in-730,000, and even if it…

How Do Animals React To A Solar Eclipse?

By: Kristy Hamilton/IFL Science  You may have heard about the celestial spectacle on August 21 – you know, the one where skywatchers from coast to coast in the US gaze up as the dark disk of the Moon drifts between the Earth and the Sun. Framed by the pearlescent glow of the corona, a sudden darkness will descend…

British Columbia To Ban Grizzly Bear Trophy Hunting

By: GoodNewsNetwork  Starting on November 30th, grizzly bear trophy hunting will be banned in the Canadian province of British Columbia. “This action is supported by the vast majority of people across our province,” said the Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Minister Doug Donaldson. “By bringing trophy hunting of grizzlies to an end, we’re delivering on…

New Law Lets Police Confiscate Guns “Without Due Process” If Someone Reports You

By: Rachel Blevins/The Free Thought Project Critics of the new law argue that it takes away an individual’s right to due process, by confiscating his or her guns based on a single complaint A new law in Oregon could lead to residents having all of their guns confiscated based on a single complaint, raising concerns about the possibility…

Tesla Model S Sedans To Be Used As Patrol Cars By Luxembourg Police Department

By: Kyree Leary/Futurism The Ministry of Sustainable Development has purchased two Tesla Model S vehicles to be used as patrol cars by the Grand-Ducale police department. Their speed and fuel efficiency make them perfect for use in the country. The Tesla Model S will soon be seen paroling the streets of Luxembourg, as a pair of the electric cars…