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Orca abandons body of her dead calf after 17-day journey

Orca abandons body of her dead calf after 17-day journey

An audio recording from earlier this month apparently featured the mother's "mournful and prominent" calls, Q13 Fox reported. The CWR says mother whales have been known to transport their dead calves for up to a week at a time, but this case was unprecedented.


What Does Underwear Choice Have to do with Sperm Count?

What Does Underwear Choice Have to do with Sperm Count?

Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. The debate over whether boxers or briefs are better for men's fertility may finally be settled. The biggest difference in sperm concentration between men wearing boxers and men wearing snugger jockeys and briefs , researchers said. Your underwear choices might also affect the quality of your sperms.


West Nile virus found in Stirling area

West Nile virus found in Stirling area

The Cascade City-County Health Department has confirmed Montana's first case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a human this year. First discovered in Uganda in 1937, the virus is carried by birds and spread to humans by mosquitoes. DUSK and DAWN-This is when mosquitoes are most active. The health department suggests using DEET and other repellents, wearing long sleeves and trousers and avoiding being outside between dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active.


Wait, WHAT?! Does Priyanka Chopra want to play a MAN now?

Wait, WHAT?! Does Priyanka Chopra want to play a MAN now?

My family, my friendships and my relationships are things I don't need to defend or explain to anyone. "I really want to be that person who can be a support other girls out there because we get less opportunities anyway", she said. While we are yet to see a ring and get an official confirmation from the couple, a video on social media shows Priyanka taking off her ring and sliding it into her pocket before facing the paparazzi adding more fuel to the raging fire as well as teasing our ...


Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile In Wethersfield

Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile In Wethersfield

Dannel P. Malloy's office, the rates of mosquitoes carrying West Nile have been much higher this year. The Health Unit is urging the public to take steps to prevent mosquito bites. People older than 50 are most at risk for WNV infection as are those with weakened immune systems. Cover up with light-colored clothes, long sleeves and trousers when outdoors or while in areas where mosquito activity is high.


Pentagon Restricts Use of GPS-Enabled Fitness Trackers

Pentagon Restricts Use of GPS-Enabled Fitness Trackers

The Defense Department has instituted a ban on devices and applications that use geolocation for agency personnel while in locations designated as operational areas (OAs). Army Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, said it's a move to ensure the enemy can't easily target USA forces. At the time of the heat map's release, Australian National University student Nathan Ruser , posted findings on Twitter in which he noted Strava user activities that could be related to USA military personal ...