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For Jon Stewart, Life After The Daily Show Will Mean Running An Animal Rescue Sanctuary

Jon Stewart to swap late night comedy for farm animal advocacy.

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When Jon Stewart announced plans to retire from hosting Comedy Central’s The Daily Show—a job he’d held since 1999people immediately wanted to know two things:

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Animal Shelter Infomercial Spoofs Show Incredible Household Uses For Cats And Dogs

Pet adoption parody ads put the power of the infomercial to good use

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Pets: Is there anything they can’t do?

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A Heavy Problem for the Feather Industry

Your winter puffer coat likely has a bloody backstory in its fluffy lining, but major companies are coming around to humanely-sourced down.

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Winter is coming. The possible return of our newest seasonal rock star, the polar vortex, means another season of sporadic bursts of frigid air and snow for much of the United States. It also means a return of the winter down jacket ,  which here in New England is a commodity  just behind heating oil. It’s a clothing item most people take for granted because it gives us an impressive amount of warmth at a relatively reasonable price. But the cost is far greater for the birds whose feathers provide winter coats with their puffiness and cozy comforters with their fluffiness.

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