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The Touching Story of Messi the Puma Who Lives as a Housecat in a Russian Family

By |2020-07-13T20:59:05+03:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Animals, Inspirational|Tags: |

Alexandr and Mariya Dmitriev from Penza, Russia, have an unusual pet. It’s a cougar that has become an Internet celebrity known as Messi the Puma. Having a puma as a housecat looks somehow pretentious, doesn’t it? This is what I thought too at first. But after reading the whole story about Messi the Puma, I changed my mind. The Touching Story of Messi the Puma Messi was born at the zoo in the Russian city of Saransk along with two other cougar cubs (that were

These Photos of Cats and Dogs from Underneath Are the Cutest Thing You’ll See Today

By |2020-06-29T22:27:06+03:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Animals, Inspirational|Tags: , , , |

Cute animals always make us go "aw." But have you tried to appreciate their cuteness from another angle? Life Advancer goes underneath - yes, below the pets we know and love. We're here to prove that all pets look cute no matter how you look at them. The following photos of cats and dogs from underneath will convince you. The Under Projects These cuties are part of the Under projects created by avid photographer and blogger Andrius Burba, who says that photographing pets against a

This Thai Supermarket Uses Banana Leaf Packaging for All Its Produce

By |2020-06-20T13:51:52+03:00June 16th, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet, Inspirational|Tags: , |

It's heartening to witness people and establishments being conscious of climate change and other environmental issues. So a small supermarket that wraps its products in banana leaves makes headlines quickly. Banana leaf packaging is an aged practice that people have somehow overlooked. It's not difficult to understand why-plastic wraps are far more convenient to use. But their ability to preserve food and natural fragrance has made them necessary food wraps in the Philippines. The Hawaiians use them during luaus to protect food from hot lava

4 Experiences Only a True Pluviophile Will Understand

By |2020-05-28T20:38:15+03:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: , , |

What is a pluviophile and could you be one? The definition: a pluviophile is a person who has a special love for the rain. Is this you? Then you will probably relate to the experiences described below. 4 Telltale Signs That You Are a Pluviophile 1. The smell of rain is one of your favorite ones There is nothing as satisfying as the smell of the rain. A true pluviophile knows it better than anyone else. So if you are one, then this earthy scent

Elderly Couple Dies of COVID-19 on the Same Day After 73 Years of Marriage

By |2020-05-19T19:53:37+03:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: , , , |

In essence, we all die alone, but we don’t have to suffer alone. When we hear about how an elderly couple dies of COVID-19 on the same day, we rethink just how alone we are. When COVID-19 started to swell out of control, many disturbing words rang true, including statements that suffering patients had to die alone. That was truly devastating news that brought me to tears. It was enough just to hear how the numbers of infected were rising, along with the deaths. But

9-Year-Old Russian Painter Sells His Art to Support Shelter Animals

By |2020-05-28T20:45:20+03:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Animals, Inspirational|Tags: , , |

9-year-old Pavel Abramov has proven that when it comes to making a difference in the lives of others, age doesn't matter. When it comes to solving problems that have stumped people for a lifetime, kids are wonders. Pavel has shown his ingenuity by combining his love for art with his passion for animals. This native of the small Russian city of Arzamas creates portraits of animals and exchanges them for animal supplies. The Projects The little boy had started a project fondly termed "Kid Paintbrush"

Waters in Venice Canals Turn Crystal Clear Because of Coronavirus Lockdown

By |2020-04-06T13:32:02+03:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Environment & Planet, Inspirational|Tags: , , |

As I read about the clear waters in Venice canals and the plethora of wildlife in the city, I visualize someone pushing the reset button on the world. In the Veneto region of Italy, the waters in Venice canals are unusually clear. Wildlife is bustling around waterways, as ducks build nests. Even a wild boar running through the streets caught the attention of many. Why? Unfortunately, because of COVID-19, a viral disease. This monster illness took thousands of human lives as it swept through Italy,

101-Year-Old Spanish Flu Survivor in Italy Recovers from COVID-19

By |2020-04-01T18:11:28+03:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Inspirational|Tags: , |

Despite the media stating that the elderly are the most vulnerable to COVID-19, it seems that one older survivor recovered from COVID-19. There have been a few cases of individuals above the century mark defeating the COVID-19 virus. Despite what society claims, these resilient people are beating the odds. One such case involves a man born during the Spanish flu crisis. Surprising survival One Italian born man who chooses to be called, “Mr. P” survived the present pandemic at the age of 101. According to