Orphaned Tiger Cubs Find a Really Patient German Shepherd Foster Mom

Watching a bone-white German shepherd suckle three Siberian tiger cubs might feel a little bit like getting a glimpse of some apocalyptic message that Mother Nature is trying to send us — "Earth is decaying like a box of strawberries you bought at a farmer's market and forgot about in the back of the fridge — stop… » 12/02/12 4:00pm 12/02/12 4:00pm

China Decides to Stops Giving Orphans the Last Names 'State' and 'Party'

China has issued a new rule that will make life easier for the tens of thousands of children that grow up in its orphanages. Up until now, it was common practice for orphanages to give their children surnames either based on the place that they were abandoned or to give them generic names like "Guo" or "Dang," which… » 2/13/12 1:30pm 2/13/12 1:30pm