Identity theft

Identity theft is the fraudulent acquisition and use of a person’s identifying information, usually for financial gain. There are different types of identity theft including online, medical, and economic identity theft. Someone committing identity theft can steal and buy things with another person’s credit cards, steal tax refunds, open credit cards, get medical care, and pretend to be another person when arrested.    Taking some extra … Continue reading Identity theft

Earthworm’s

Earthworms are terrestrial invertebrates that belong to the phylum Annelida. They exhibit a “tube-within-a-tube body plan,” meaning they are externally segmented with corresponding internal segmentation and they usually have setae on all segments. They live in habitats worldwide wherever soil, water, and temperature allow. Through their activity in the soil, earthworms offer more benefits to humans than many think: increased nutrient availability, better drainage, and … Continue reading Earthworm’s

Vaccinating Bees

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released new information that a vaccine has been successfully produced to protect bees against disease. Disease can spread in a beehive  as quickly as three weeks, which can kill the entire hive. This vaccine is the first-ever vaccine for insects. One-third of the world’s food supply relies on pollination, because of this, it’s imperative that the bee population, instead … Continue reading Vaccinating Bees

Stress Relief

Stress, as defined in the dictionary, is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances, or something that causes mental strain. It is your body’s way of responding to threats or any kind of danger, when your body senses danger stress is the body’s way of protecting you. The main causes of stress are feeling under unusual … Continue reading Stress Relief

The Avian Flu

The Avian Flu, also known as the bird flu, has wiped out over 50.5 million birds of all types. The Avian Flu mostly affects birds but can also be passed to humans. Chickens, turkeys, and other birds have been affected by the worst U.S. animal-health disaster in history. The number of 50.54 million birds topped the previous record of 50.5 million birds killed in an … Continue reading The Avian Flu

Poisonous Toads

Bufo Alvarius, also known as the Sonoran desert toad or the Colorado river toad. These species are one of the largest toad species found in North America, measuring about 7 inches. This toad has a unique low-pitch weak toot sound that they make as well as psychedelic toxins. The toxins excreted through the toad’s skin can make humans deathly sick. The National Park Service urged … Continue reading Poisonous Toads

Deer Accidents

About 1.5 million deer-related accidents happen annually, resulting in more than $1 billion in annual insured losses. These accidents also cause about 175-200 fatalities and 10,000 injuries annually. It is predicted that drivers would hit and kill around 40,000 fewer deer each year if the United States (U.S.) decided to make daylight saving time permanent or year-round. Daylight savings time is when parts of the … Continue reading Deer Accidents

Lion Escape

At an Australian Zoo in Sydney five lions found a way to escape their enclosure. This event struck immediate attention due to its urgency, officials rushed to contain the animals before any harm was done. The Zoo was put on lockdown with a “Code one alert”. Which is an alert that involves a dangerous animal, all the staff knew to act quickly due to this … Continue reading Lion Escape

Jonbenét Ramsey

In 1996, in Boulder, Colorado, six-year-old Jonbenét Ramsey was reported missing. This case ended up being one of the biggest cases in history and is still talked about today. The Ramsey family consisted of John Ramsey, Patsy Ramsey, their daughter Jonbenét, and their son Burke. At the time of the case, Jonbenét was a pageant girl aged six, while Burke was nine. The family of … Continue reading Jonbenét Ramsey

Bear Attack

Brady Lowry and Kendell Cummings were enjoying hunting just west of the Bobcat Houlihan trail on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. The sophomores at Northwest College in Powell, Washington, were innocently antler hunting when their hunting trip turned into a nightmare. In a matter of seconds, the two college students were face-to-face with a Grizzly Bear. These two boys were with a group of four wrestlers, … Continue reading Bear Attack