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Amy Smart Fights Plastic Bags To Save Marine Life!

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Amy Smart fought for the plastic bag ban!!

No, Amy Smart hasn't gone off the deep end and is literally fighting bags!

She's joining Los Angeles in their crusade against plastic bags!

Over the summer, the use of single-use plastic bags was banned in the city of El Lay!

Amy Smart was on the forefront of the push for the removal of the plastic bags.

She said:

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Science Discovers New Mammal Species! Hello Olinguito!

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Science discovered a new mammal species: the Olinguito!

Wow! We had no idea this kind of thing even happened anymore!

We know science is always discovering new insect species and things like that and we totes understand.

Bugs are tiny, hard to spot and super gross, so we can see how there are so many more to discover.

But a mammal? A whole mammal??

That's right! The Olinguito looks like a small raccoon with the face of a teddy bear! It's so cute! How did no one recognize it earlier??

Basically, they're only just over a foot-long, live in the tops of trees in the mountainous woods of Ecuador and Colombia and are nocturnal. So they're not too easy to spot.

What's funny is one actually was at the Smithsonian-run National Zoo in Washington for a whole year, but its identity was mistaken! So funny!

Our favorite part is it's a carnivore but it eats mostly fruit! So it's compassionate too! LOLz!

What a cute little sweetie! Welcome to the world of science, Olinguito!

[Image via AP Images.]

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Dolphins Call Each Other By Name??? So Cool!!!

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Where are you Frankie?

Could you imagine a dolphin asking that to another dolphin?

Well, believe it buster, because it happens down in the ocean all the time.

Scientists have determined that dolphins can communicate with each other, and do so all the time.

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Amazing Cat Walks 200 Miles And Returns Home!

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Science???? Who needs science when you have animal instincts!

Holly the cat didn't let a measly 190 miles separate her from her mama and papa, Bonnie and John Richter.

So the tough tortoiseshell kitty walked all the home!

Scientists have no idea how the indoor cat made the trip from Daytona Beach to West Palm Beach, FL. There is no research about cats and their navigation skills so the science world is STUMPED!

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Human Stem Cells Restore Gerbils' Hearing

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In a new study, scientists were able to improve the hearing in deaf animals by using human stem cells!

Maybe we're that much closer to breeding centaurs and other cool human animal hybrids!

The treatment they used would only be able to treat

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The Monster Shark Tournament Has Begun

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The Monster Shark Tournament takes place in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts every year.

It's a very controversial event because

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Gestation Crates Need To Go NOW!

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Jane Velez-Mitchell, host of the Jane Velez-Mitchell show on HLN, tackled the recent issue of the use of gestation crates in a recent op-ed piece.

She describes what exactly a gestation crate is:

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