Giant pandas have winter poop parties, rolling around in horse manure

It seems only fitting that 2020 would be the year when we learn that giant pandas, arguably the cutest of all bears, enthusiastically roll in horse manure — the fresher the better — leaving their entire bodies liberally covered in fresh feces.  But the pandas are doing it for a good reason; these poo “baths” […]

Why did the Democratic and Republican parties switch platforms?

The Republican and Democratic parties of the United States didn’t always stand for what they do today.  During the 1860s, Republicans, who dominated northern states, orchestrated an ambitious expansion of federal power, helping to fund the transcontinental railroad, the state university system and the settlement of the West by homesteaders, and instating a national currency […]