Come and meet two precious red panda cubs as they explore their new home. Born on June 24 at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo, the endangered cubs are the second set in two years for breeding pair Leafa - female - and Phoenix - male. Female cub Waveland and male cub Sheffield spent the first few months of their lives behind the scenes in their nest box, but they have now ventured out to explore their ivy-covered habitat.
Originally built by the Incas, the manmade salt pans in Maras, Peru, have endured for over 500 years. Beneath the Qaqawiay mountains runs a salty fresh spring, which empties into 3,000 mountainside pools. The sun heats them, evaporating the water and leaving the natural salt crystals behind. Each pool is still hand-mined, much the same as when the Incas were there. On this breathtaking hillside, it's easy to marvel at Mother Nature and the ingenuity of humankind.
Raun Meyn is a third-generation craftsman. His material of choice? Reclaimed wood. He uses it to make desks, tables, dressers, beds, bookcases, accent walls and more, a lot of which can be found in his Chicago home. In this video, Meyn shares tips and tricks for finding and selecting a good piece of reclaimed wood. Meyn finds reclaimed wood everywhere barns, torn-down sound barriers at an airport, an old city water tower. He takes the pieces to his shop to sand or plane them down into clean pieces of usable lumber that’s full of character.
Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund does not like the snowman (snowdog) someone built in his yard, so he proceeds to destroy it using his highly trained dachshund karate skills! A dachshund loves to destroy a snowman!
Your cat is the boss. Accept it. He rules the house whether you're there or not. He will decide if your song needs his paw medley to accompany it. He will even choose when you can and cannot play music. What else does your cat do to prove he is the boss?