THE HAPPINESS REPORT (5.25.21)
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MEET JAMIE & TED: THE INSTA-FAMOUS WOOLLIE DUO THAT THINK LUCIE GRAHAM IS THEIR MOMOne-year-old Herdwick sheep Jamie and Ted live in the Lake District, a mountainous region in Northwest England, under the watchful eye of animal lover Lucie Graham, 26. The pair came into Lucie’s care when they were just a few weeks old after she adopted them to save them from going to slaughter. Says Lucie, “We’re not a farm or a sanctuary. I’m just a girl who loves animals and rescued some sheep that would eventually go to slaughter.”
VIDEO SHOWS HERO COP SINGLE-HANDEDLY LIFT OVERTURNED CAR OFF WOMAN TO SAVE HER LIFEA police officer in Virginia is being hailed as a hero after video was shared of him single-handedly lifting an overturned car off of a woman’s head as her child screamed for help nearby.
THE SKY SPECTACLE OF THE YEAR WITH FULL LUNAR ECLIPSE AND SUPER MOON COMING THIS WEEKMay 26, a Wednesday—or ‘Woden’s Day’ for you two or three pagans in the audience—will feature both a total lunar eclipse and a full super moon.
This year, in many parts of the world, the eclipsing of the sun’s light by Earth will shadow our lunar neighbor, turning it an impressive red—hence the name Blood Moon.
Source: Good News Network
HOW TO HELP BEES: 9 ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE TO BEFRIEND BEESThe world would be a far different place if bees didn’t exist. Bees and other insects are vital for global food production as they pollinate three-quarters of all crops. The pollinating service honeybees and the other pollinators provide helped produce around $19 billion worth of agricultural crops in the US alone in 2010.
In the last half decade alone 30% of the national bee population has disappeared and nearly a third of all bee colonies in the U.S. have perished. Fortunately, you can action to help bees from becoming extinct. Below you find 9 practical tips with what you can do to help save bees.
HIGH SCHOOLERS START CANDY BUSINESS TO FUND COLLEGE EDUCATIONWhile they were stuck at home last year during the pandemic, Virginia high school seniors Sithiya Reshmee and Farah Bahr decided to start a candy company — even though they knew nothing about making candy.
Source: CBS News
SIZE DOESN’T MATTER TO A DOLPHIN MOM AS SHE ADOPTS A WHALE CALFOff the coast of New Zealand, a group of marine biologists has discovered a mother bottlenose dolphin that had adopted a baby pilot whale.
The Kiwi-based Far Out Ocean Research Collective discovered the mammals sailing in the Bay of Islands in Northern New Zealand, and has now documented the pair on two separate occasions five weeks apart.
Source: Good News Network
UNITED STATES SET TO ALLOW MORE FACILITIES TO PRODUCE MARIJUANA FOR RESEARCHMoving to end one university’s decadeslong monopoly on supplying marijuana for U.S. research, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) said last Friday it will soon issue licenses to a number of growing facilities. Since 1968, only one operation, the University of Mississippi, has been licensed to supply marijuana to U.S. medical researchers who want to explore its value for treating conditions including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and chronic pain.
Source: Science Mag