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Study Shows Animals Laugh When you Tickle Them

Thought it was just humans that are ticklish? Think again – scientists are studying how animals respond to being tickled in a bid to shed light on how laughter evolved. Tickling a gorilla is not for the faint-hearted. But keeper Phil Ridges is not worried at getting into the enclosure with Emmie at Port Lympne…

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Humanure – Goodbye, Toilets. Hello, Extreme Composting!

For more than a decade, 57-year-old roofer and writer Joseph Jenkins has been advocating that we flush our toilets down the drain and put a bucket in the bathroom instead. When a bucket in one of his five bathrooms is full, he empties it in the compost pile in his backyard in rural Pennsylvania. Eventually…

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