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It's a universal truth that dogs are man's best friend, but they're pretty darn loyal to their own as well. Case in point: this tear-inducing video, via the website Jezebel, showing a dog, shivering and disoriented, remaining loyally by the side of a stricken fellow canine amid the devastation of the Japanese tsunami. You can watch the video below: The video is a stark reminder that, as was the case when Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast in 2005, there will likely be thousands of pets orphaned or involuntarily abandoned due to the catastrophe in Japan. If you'd like to help efforts to help these animals, you can find info on doing so here. UPDATE: CNN and the UK Telegraph have both reported that the dogs have been rescued since the footage aired, and are both receiving veterinary care; the more seriously wounded dog is at a clinic in the city of Mito, while the protective spaniel-type dog is receiving care at a shelter in the same town. Here is an English translation of the voiceover exchange between the two reporters in the clip (translation courtesy of Toshiyuki Kitamura):
We are in Arahama area. Looks like there is a dog. There is a dog. He looks tired and dirty. He must have been caught in the tsunami. He looks very dirty.
He has a collar. He must be someone's pet. He has a silver collar. He is shaking. He seems very afraid.
Oh, there is another dog. I wonder if he is dead.
Right there. There is another dog right next to the one sitting down. He is not moving. I wonder. I wonder if he is alright.
The dog is protecting him.
Yes. He is protecting the dog. That is why he did not want us to approach them. He was trying to keep us at bay.
I can't watch this. This is a very difficult to watch.
Oh. Look. He is moving. He is alive. I am so happy to see that he is alive.
Yes! Yes! He is alive.
He looks to be weakened. We need to them to be rescued soon. We really want them rescued soon.
Oh good. He's getting up.
It is amazing how they survived the tremendous earthquake and tsunami. It's just amazing that they survived through this all.
“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” - Marilyn Monroe
Check out this massive sea of dead fish that washed up near Redondo Beach, California. An official said there are more than a million...and are a foot deep! They believe the school of sardines were swept into the harbor by waves or the current. The fish then used up all of the oxygen in the area, which experts believe led to the mass kill. Meanwhile, pelicans and other birds are enjoying a feeding frenzy.
Here Are the Ten Strangest Requests Dentists Have Ever Heard
The Chicago Dental Society just released the results of a survey, where they asked hundreds of dentists to share the STRANGEST requests they've ever heard. And they put together a top ten. Check 'em out . . .
#10.) Can you pull my tooth without anesthesia?
#9.) Can you wire my mouth shut to help my diet?
#8.) Can you identify this set of dentures? They were left in the bathroom at work.
#7.) Can I pay you to come to my office every day to floss my teeth?
#6.) Will you pull all of my teeth and give me dentures?
#5.) I just broke off my engagement. Can you take the diamond from the ring and put it in my tooth?
#4.) Will you give me anesthesia in my lips? I'm going to get permanent lipstick tattooed on and it will help with the pain.
#3.) Can you do an emergency cleaning so I can go to my high school reunion with a bright smile?
#2.) Can I keep the teeth you pull so I can make a necklace out of them?
#1.) Can you give my dog braces?
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Be sure to pick up DSPORT Magazine this month. I've been selected as one of DSPORT's Top Cover Models! Thank you DSPORT Magazine!!! LOVE YOU!!!!!
This is the face that shows up once a month. If you see this face, don't ask me what's wrong. Just leave me alone or sometimes ice cream helps. *GUYS - If you don't get what I'm talking about ... You're FIRED! I know the ladies will feel my pain.*
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A DRIVE BY - I was shooting (a picture) these cops to see if you could guess what they are parked in front of. By accident, I shot a dude on his bike. If you look real closely, I accidentally shot myself! 😮 I’m gonna need a good lawyer to explain that I shot all of these people by accident. 😛
It's time to get healthy in 2011. Green Shake time!! I'll share the recipe soon. Stay tuned.
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Although it’s already widely known that the fat gained from almond is beneficial to your health but few people consume almond as daily snack due to the fact to the fear of weight gain. A recent study published in British Journal of Nutrition challenged that widely known fact by doing a research which proved otherwise. In truth, if consumed regularly, almonds can actually block some fat from being absorbed.
In the study, the researchers involved 20 overweight women to eat two different diet plans. First they divided the women into two groups, the first group was asked to follow a normal diet plan with addition of consuming 56 grams of almonds everyday for 10 weeks while the other group was told do follow their diet plan but wasn’t instructed to eat almonds at all for 10 weeks. Then both groups were asked to break before switching their diet plan.
As a result, the group who consumed almond didn’t experience any weight gain at all and in turn they got some of their dietary nutrition requirements from almonds. While 56 grams of almonds contain around 344 calories, in reality we will only get 77 calories from 56 grams of almonds according to the research.
Here are some conclusions that I gained from the research:
1. A cup of almond decreases total carbohydrate intake in a given day.
2. The fiber structure in almond prevents some fat from being absorbed.
3. Almonds can reduce blood sugar level which often leads people to eat more than they should.