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  • Multigenerational Homes: Real Estate's Next Big Thing as More Families Share a Space

    11/25/2012 10:04:18 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    AOL Real Estate ^ | November 16, 2012 | Krisanne Alcantara
    Being roommates with your parents after age 21 sounds like a nightmare for most, but Jessica Bruno wouldn't have it any other way. Bruno, a 40-year-old mom, wife and DIY blogger, lives with her 62-year-old parents, Connie and Fred, in their Sutton, Mass., home. Oh, and there's Bruno's husband, Tony, and their 6-year-old son, Tony Jr. Think that's a lot of people under one roof? There's more. Bruno's grandparents, Grace, 80, and Fred, 82, live in the house, too. That's seven people from four generations living together in one home. Actually, make that nine: Bruno's two stepdaughters, 12-year-old twins Alexia...
  • Bald eagles attack post office at Alaska port

    06/15/2011 10:03:55 AM PDT · by STE=Q · 21 replies
    Reuters ^ | Jun 15, 2011 | Yereth Rosen
    A pair of bald eagles nesting near the U.S. Post Office in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, has taken to dive-bombing customers, in one case drawing blood, authorities said on Tuesday.

    06/18/2009 2:08:34 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 15 replies · 562+ views
    SELF | JUNE 18, 2009 | swampsniper
    This Snowy Egret was hunting nest building materials today. They constantly repair and reinforce their nests, but this one may be starting a new effort, the weather has killed a lot of chicks this year. When they are constantly wet their body temperature falls too low.
  • Adult Women Play House With Fake Babies

    01/05/2009 3:12:00 PM PST · by Marechal · 22 replies · 745+ views
    ABC 7 (WJLA, Washington DC) ^ | 2 January 2009 | ABC 7 (WJLA, Washington DC)
    WASHINGTON - Many people like to stop and play with newborn babies, but now some adult women are playing house with fake babies. Some women are even going as far as taking day trips with the fake babies to the park, out to eat, and even hosting birthday parties for them. Forty-nine-year-old Linda is married with no children of her own. Now, she says she feels like a mother because she has Reborns -- dolls made to look and feel like the real thing. "It's not a crazy habit, like, you know, drinking, or some sort of, something that's going...
  • Rare, prehistoric-age reptile found nesting in NZ

    11/01/2008 2:03:57 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 34 replies · 1,201+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 11/1/08 | Ral Lilley - ap
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand – A rare reptile with lineage dating back to the dinosaur age has been found nesting on the New Zealand mainland for the first time in about 200 years, officials said Friday. Four leathery, white eggs from an indigenous tuatara were found by staff at the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary in the capital, Wellington, during routine maintenance work Friday, conservation manager Rouen Epson said. "The nest was uncovered by accident and is the first concrete proof we have that our tuatara are breeding," Epson said. "It suggests that there may be other nests in the sanctuary we don't...
  • Bay invader threatens wetlands --- Grass could destroy mudflat nesting areas

    07/21/2003 7:25:17 AM PDT · by bedolido · 18 replies · 270+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 07/21/03 | Rick DelVecchio
    A fast-growing marsh grass cropping up on the shores of San Francisco Bay looms as one of the nastiest invaders ever to hit the tidelands, experts and government officials say. Introduced innocently in the 1970s to check erosion in the southern reaches of the bay, the grass is building toward a growth explosion that threatens to choke much of the bay unless landowners join to stop it, say officials and researchers studying the problem. Wetlands experts working with the California Coastal Conservancy are leading a campaign to stamp out the existing 500 acres of the grass, Spartina alterniflora or East...
  • Outstanding view of a nesting American Eagle

    04/25/2002 12:55:24 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 122 replies · 1,222+ views
    Ther is the greatest site available on the Web. A Web Cam is aimed right at a nesting American "Bald" Eagle near Minoqua, Wisconsin. You may have seen part of this on Fox and Friends on the Fox News Channel this morning. Go Here to watch the show. Or copy and paste into your browser. The eaglets are due to hatch May 1, and the Web cam will be focused on the parents and the nest until the chicks are grown and have flown away. You need Real Player, which you can download from the site. It also helps...