We've all met dogs with a small head and large body who bear a striking resemblance to the people with shrunken heads from the movie Beetlejuice.
In my perfect world, artist-in-residence is just the beginning. In my perfect world, all researchers and research institutions are paired with a comedian-in-residence.
Pulp Fiction gangster Jules Winnfield is right. "A dog's got personality, and personality goes a long way.” Cross-species animal behavior studies confirm Winnfield's statement (although he's wrong about pigs: pigs have personality, too).
Most trends I can't get behind. Hammer pants should have stayed in the 1980s and 1990s and far away from 2014 (there, I said it). Sure, I love a good flash mob, but the more of 'em you do, the older they get.
For some, it happens in the bathroom. For others, it's the living room. All across America, as fireworks go off on July 4th, many dogs experience varying degrees of fear and stress.
I had one of those `woe is me' moments in September 2013, lamenting that on top of my personal dog-related To-Do lists there is so much dog-related reading to take in each month–much of it covering canine science research.
I always loved summer camp — the forced rituals and the chaos and buzz of lots of people doing similar activities. Even though the age of summer camp is far behind me, I still find myself thrown into grown-up versions of “summer camp.” Earlier this year, I joined up with Academia Film Olomouc (Twitter, Facebook) [...]
The first thing I noticed was his balls. Peering out my back window at the unfamiliar cat lounging in the courtyard, my eyes immediately fell on the two testicles protruding from his backside.
Dog owners seem pleased when they meet me because they can talk about their dog with someone who is truly interested. Sometimes they share intricate descriptions about something interesting that their dog does (often followed with the question, "Why does she do that?"), and other times, owners have a question like, "How do I get [...]
Over the last few years, there has been a surge in public-participation science projects, and I don’t mean watching dog videos on YouTube.
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