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15 Pets Who Returned Home From Remarkable Distances

For many people pets become treasured members of the family, so when they are lost it can be extremely stressful as tragic endings are common. Often, after searching high and low, placing fliers in public places and checking shelters families are forced to give up hope of ever seeing their furry, feathered or scaled friends again and imagine the worst has happened to them out in the world on their own. However, in some cases, the will of the lost animal to return to its family is too strong to give up, and against all odds, they find their way home no matter what it takes. Call it luck, determination, the power of love or a mix of all three; here are 15 inspiring examples of happy reunions of lost pets and their families.

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The 10 Most Beautiful And Colorful Birds That Beautify The Nature

The world we live in is painted in so many beautiful colors and some of them are spread on the wings and feathers of the most beautiful birds. The winged wonders carry perhaps the largest variety of color combinations and seeing them displayed in their natural habitat can only make you wonder whether they are built to wear those amazing colors in order to fit the environment or simply because the evolution saw fit to paint them so they will bejewel the forests of the world. Here are the most amazing birds one should see at least once in a lifetime.

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21 Awkward Valentine's Day Cards For Your Confusing Modern Relationship

Many a New York Times trend piece has attempted to explain the millennial generation's total disregard of traditional courtship rules. We millennials are apparently more fond of speed dating -- at least our their own form of it, comprising efficient meet-ups at bars and coffee shops -- than expensive dinner dates. Millennials like their "hookup culture." They might want to get married, someday, maybe? They're notoriously phone-skittish, preferring instead to text, or use one of a myriad dating apps available (mostly) for free. And all of this is making their love lives really confusing. It's pretty hard out there for your modern relationship.

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10 Interesting Facts About Beer and Wine

Beer and wine have been called many things: delicious, evil, holy, unholy, addictive, and so on, but there is no doubt that one of the most beloved of all human inventions is beer and wine. Therefore, you should know more about it, and thus this list was born: 10 Interesting Facts About Beer and Wine.

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5 Survival Tips For When Your Plane Is Stranded

Because it happens way too frequently, we're often posting horror stories of air travelers being cooped up in a plane for hours on the tarmac waiting for weather to clear, a runway to open or the stars to align. And even though there will soon be penalties for planes that make passengers idle too long on the tarmac, it's still going to happen. And just in case it happens to you, the folks over at Jaunted have prepared these 5 tips for surving the ordeal with a minimum of pain.

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10 Times Keith Richards Almost Died

The old joke goes that after the nuclear apocalypse, all that will remain are cockroaches and Keith Richards. In our list of 10 Times Keith Richards Almost Died, the Rolling Stone survives drug addiction, fires, poison, stage accidents, the Hells Angels, libraries and palm trees to somehow reach a ripe old age. For every one of Keef’s actual brushes with death, there are a dozen myths, but this list of the times that the Stone nearly stopped rolling includes only those incidents that have at least a kernel of truth to them.

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A Guide to the Obama Administration’s 5 Major Scandals

With less than a month to go before President Barack Obama faces re-election, the president is dealing with five major scandals. Any one of these scandals would sink a mere mortal, but Barack Obama as we all know is no mere mortal. He is a lightworker, author of hope and change, the man whose election should have been the moment that our ailing planet itself was healed. But should there be one member of the mainstream media who still cares about truth, should there be a single member of the mainstream media who actually cares about reporting these things called “facts,” should there be Woodward or Bernstein out there who just wants to make a name for themselves, I have put a little guide together outlining the five scandals that ought to sink Barack Obama’s political career.

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Top 10 Cities to Live in Florida

Florida is already a popular destination for snowbirds and vacationing tourists, but the state itself is a great place to live for a number of other reasons. In addition to the obvious benefits to living in Florida, there are a number of cities within the state that are known for being great places to reside.

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Living Off Land: 12 Amazing Houseboats & Floating Homes

They come in all shapes and sizes, from traditional-looking contemporary homes that just happen to be floating on water to ultramodern houseboat concepts that look like they might be able to fly, too. Some are high-end, while others are cobbled together from reclaimed planes, trains and automobiles, proving that you don’t have to have a large budget to take your home to the high seas – or the lake, bay, river or canal.

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5 Real Life Wonder Lands

With presents to buy and families to visit, the holiday season can become an endless to-do list. But take some of that vacation time to explore the holiday spirit in action. At these five wonderlands around the country and the world, you'll find the wonder of winter, the wonder of shopping and the wonder of Santa Claus up close. This year, the White River National Forest is known for two things. It's the most visited recreational forest in the country, a hub of skiing aficionados, thanks to nearby Aspen and Vail, and it's also the home of the 2012 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. Since 1970, the Capitol Architect has partnered with a different National Forest to choose a new tree for the Capitol lawn. This year it was White River.

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Fairytale Abodes: 15 Tiny Storybook Cottages

Humble and beautiful in their imperfection, little cottages with hand-made details call to mind the tales of the Brothers Grimm and other fairy stories, making us long for an adorable abode to call our own. These tiny houses provide inspiration to simplify and live smaller, and they’re definitely fun to look at. So make yourself a mug of hot cocoa, settle into some blankets and get ready to daydream about cozy snow-covered cottages brimming with the magic of storytelling.

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Top 10 Products You Don’t Need to Buy Because You Already Have Them

We spend loads on all sorts of cleaning, health, and other household products at the store every week, but quite often you can get the same jobs done with less obvious products already in your house. Here are ten of our favorite household stand-ins. In a lot of cases, it might not necessarily be cheaper to use something you already have in the house, but if you're in a bind, any of these will work well—no trip to the store required. Plus, a lot of them get the job done without harsh chemicals or other annoyances, which is a big plus.

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