Last week – in a nearly two-hour court hearing – Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Barbara Jaffe listened to legal arguments that two chimpanzees, Leo and Hercules, should be released from solitary confinement in a New York university laboratory. If Justice Jaffe grants Leo and Hercules freedom, it could have lasting implications for at least some […]
Commencement season is here! As graduating millennials brace themselves for their futures, friends and families descend upon their campuses to celebrate their accomplishments. Rising juniors and seniors look ahead to their final years of school. Commencement speakers try to figure out what small pieces of wisdom they will impart to graduating seniors. If you spend any […]
The 2015 Nepal earthquake, on April 25, has now taken more than 8,000 human lives and countless other animal lives. The quake was so powerful it triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest, killing and injuring at least 50 climbers. The earthquake’s epicenter was in the Gorkha district, named after the legendary Gorkha soldiers and Sanskrit […]
The Warriors and Wolves program, launched by clinical psychologist Dr. Lorin Lindner and former special-ops officer and Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Veteran Matthew Simmons, works with returning American combat veterans and rescued wolves.