Is this the smartest bird in the world?

by Patty Ann Malley -- 'Hey bird brain' – not the insult one might think "Dr. Irene Pepperberg, of Harvard University," Spirit Daily reports, "who puts her 'top three' in animal intelligence as more…

Think your job is tough? Check this out

by Patty Ann Malley -- Say what you will, it's honest labor Honest labor is always a boon. It blesses him who is able and willing to do what needs doing, not only more…

Don't mess with this 12-year-old girl

by Patty Ann Malley -- Leave it to Big Sis! Maddie Weiler, only 12 years old, didn't have time to waste when her mother stopped on the way to Virginia's Busch Garden Theme more…

See happy whales when they're really happy

by Patty Ann Malley -- One whale of a show Doris, a humpback whale in Falmouth Bay off the shores of Cornwall, England, was caught last month in lobster pot-rising ropes. Unable to more…

Forget cake. Let them eat Styrofoam

by Patty Ann Malley -- Forget cake. Let them eat Styrofoam Little girls often dream about that fantasy wedding, fueled by fairytale imaginings of Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, or – as distasteful as it more…

When llamas attack

by Patty Ann Malley -- When llamas attack Remember those fun trips to the drive-thru zoo? This kid sure will. Mashable reports, "A family trip to the Tennessee Safari Park turns traumatizing for more…

How not to impress a woman

by Patty Ann Malley -- The things we do for love "Holy crap, I'm gone for sure," was all Australian backpacker Lee De Paauw could think, he said, when he found himself wrestling more…