What do you do when you don’t feel like doing anything? When you have no mojo, no forward momentum? Do you accept that state and just hang out? That sounds nice . . . It may be clear that I feel a pressing need to be productive. It seems to be critical to my sense […]
MISOPHONIA: For people with a condition that some scientists call misophonia, mealtime can be torture. The sounds of other people eating — chewing, chomping, slurping, gurgling — can send them into an instantaneous, blood-boiling rage. – The New York Times Bryan and I are in the living room, watching TV. I’m eating a salad. Bryan sighs heavily […]
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The Beagle is a breed of small-sized hound, similar in appearance to the much larger foxhound. The Beagle is a scent hound, developed primarily for hunting hare. With a great sense of smell and their tracking instinct, the Beagle is employed as detection dog for prohibited agricultural imports and foodstuffs in quarantine around the world. The Beagle is intelligent but single-minded. It is a popular pet due to its size, good temper, and lack of inherited health problems.
The White Cloud Mountain minnow is a hardy species of freshwater fish and coldwater fish often kept in aquaria. The species is a member of the carp family of the order Cypriniformes, native to China. The White Cloud Mountain minnow is practically extinct in its native habitat, due to pollution and tourism.It was believed to be extinct for over 20 years in 1980,but an apparently native population of this fish was discovered on Hainan Island, well away from the White Cloud Mountain. They are bred in farms and are easily available through the aquarium trade.However, inbreeding in farms has led to genetically weak stock that is vulnerable to disease and prone to physical deformities.
The Chinese have a length of 4-5 inches and are also known as striped, gray, or rat-tailed hamsters. They are dark gray with a dark stripe down the back and have a longer tail than other hamsters. They can live 2 1/2 – 3 years and can happily live alone. This cute rodent can be quite gentle and can make a terrific pet.
Game or quarry is any animal hunted for sport or for food. The type and range of animals hunted for food varies in different parts of the world. In some countries, game is classified, including legal classification with respect to licences required, as either “small game” or “large game”.