When Eight-Year-Olds Worked The Streets: Lewis Hine’s Beautiful Vintage Portraits Of Young Workers In America

Western Union messenger, Providence, Rhode Island, 1912. The young boy was nicknamed ‘Speed’

Working as an investigative photographer for the National Child Labor Committee, Lewis Hine documented the working and living conditions of children in American cities between 1908 and 1924 Continue reading »

Eight-year-old Girl Keeps Coyote as Family Pet

Hailey Hanestad thinks nothing about nuzzling up to the animal, called Wiley, and even dozes off with him on her bed. Wiley has been a treasured member of the family since being rescued by Hailey’s dad, Rick, three years ago. Today he’s thought to be just one of two coyotes in the US that have become domesticated after being born in the wild. And at the Hanestad farm, in Wisconsin, he’s treated just like a dog – sitting by the fire in the winter, going for walks on a lead and even playing fetch with a tennis ball. He’s got his own comfy chair and enjoys a diet of venison and fried eggs. He even has to have his meat cooked – because he won’t eat it raw.


Haley with a young Wiley as a pup. (Photo by Barcroft Media) Continue reading »

World’s Ugliest Dog: Eight Year old Mugly from the UK

British dog Mugly has won the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest, which was held in San Francisco, USA. The eight year old Mugly is a Shitzu-Chinese crested cross with white whiskers on his face, who fought his way past 28 other hopefuls from all across the world. The winner pocketed approximately £600 and a year’s supply of dog cookies. (Reuters) Continue reading »