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The Queen’s corgis are dead: long live the ‘dorgis’

Willows death marks first time the monarch has not owned a corgi since the second world war The Queens last remaining corgi has died, it has been reported. Willow, who was almost 15, was put down after suffering from cancer, making it the first time the monarch has not owned a corgi since the end of the second world war. Willow was the 14th generation descended from Susan, a corgi gifted to the then Princess Elizabeth on her 18th birthday in 1944. The Queen has owned more than 30 dogs…

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Chris Evans shares the cutest video of his dog for National Pet Day

Like every day, today is one of those hashtag holidays. Specifically, it’s #NationalPetDay, which means friends, acquaintances, and celebrities alike are posting pictures of their animal pals. Marvel superstar and generally good dude Chris Evans tweeted a special video in honor of the day, showing the first time he ever met his dog, Dodger.  SEE ALSO: Everyone calm down about Chris Evans’ moustache for a second This was the moment we met our rescue and we just knew he was ours. Rescue dogs are the best! pic.twitter.com/0Q1yUpfOfe — Cyndi Cantu…

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Defending The Second Amendment: The NRA Is Attempting To Justify The Sale Of AR-15s By Developing Genetically Modified Super Deer That Can Only Be Hunted With Assault Rifles

In the wake of the Parkland mass shooting, the National Rifle Association has been facing more backlash than ever for its support of AR-15s. But even in face of public outcries, the gun rights group just proved that it remains staunch in its defense of the right to own semi-automatic weapons: The NRA is now attempting to justify the sale of AR-15s by developing genetically modified deer that can only be hunted with assault rifles. There’s no question about it—the NRA is not backing down. According to figures released this…

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20 Ways To Tell The Difference Between A Nearby Rooster And A Faraway Rooster

Sometimes it’s tricky to tell the difference between a Nearby Rooster and a Faraway Rooster, so here are 20 tips to help you tell the two types of roosters apart when you encounter them in the wild. 1. A Nearby Rooster can be sniffed without assistance, while a Faraway Rooster must be sniffed through a tube. 2. A Nearby Rooster is huge to look at, while a Faraway Rooster is very small to look at, and in some cases can hardly be seen at all. 3. A Nearby Rooster is…

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The 5 Best Pupils In My Swim Class For Badgers

I teach badgers how to swim. It’s not always easy, and I’m not always successful. But sometimes a badger comes along who shows real aptitude for swimming. Here are the students in my swim class for badgers who are clear standouts. 1. Hazel I’ve been teaching an illegal swim class for badgers in the pool in my backyard for about four years now, and I don’t know if I’ve ever had a student who’s shown as much improvement as Hazel. She came to me with no prior swimming experience and…

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