Linn County to create better habitat for the butterflies, other pollinators | The Gazette

CEDAR RAPIDS — The city of Cedar Rapids plans to convert 1,000 acres of unused, unproductive city property — mostly lawn that has to be regularly mowed and sprayed at considerable expense — to habitat for monarch butterflies and other pollinators.

Give A Paw Project

"Give A Paw" is a World Wide Donation Project designed by Two Stupid Cats to help their fellow Cats and wonderful people who work at Cat/Animal Shelters.

From cancer-causing crop to organic vegetables

A small group of progressive farmers in Santhanuthalapadu in the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh has quit the cultivation of tobacco, the principal commercial crop in the district, to grow organic fruits and vegetables.

Donations from all over the world save cat no one wanted to touch

What would have been a routine visit to her local animal shelter turned into an emotional experience for Elaine Seamans.

Manchester to open the UK’s first LGBT retirement community

Manchester City Council has announced plans to create the UK’s first retirement community for LGBT people – with a hard limit on how many non-LGBT residents can live there.

Walmart Cashier Pays Half of Grocery Bill for Family of Five: ‘I Think Y’all...

A South Carolina mother of three, was “absolutely blown away” when a Columbia Walmart cashier insisted on covering half of her $200 grocery bill —with her personal credit card.

$500,000 donation to fund new Alzheimer’s center at Shore Medical

Ocean City Masonic Lodge 171 presents a check to Shore Medical Center Thursday, Feb. 16.

Mother shares amazing experience of raising three daughters on a sailing boat!

Brittany and Scott set sail in 2010 and since then a lot has changed!

‘Wasn’t our time’: 3 narrowly escape as snow fort collapses in N.S. |

A day of outdoor fun turned into a near-fatal experience for three Nova Scotians this weekend, when a wall of snow crashed down around them, trapping them underneath its heavy weight.