If you want something to take your mind off the workday grind, look no further.
A live video feed on Explore.org shows a litter of great danes that will grow up to be service dogs. The pups are part of the Service Dog Project, an accredited nonprofit in Ipswich, Massachusetts. The nonprofit gives priority to veterans and their families and is accredited by Assistance Dogs International.
Service Dog Project breeds the sturdy canines to help those with mobility issues.
“A support dog should be at least 45% of the person’s height and 65% of the person’s weight,” according to their website. “A 6 foot tall man needs a 30” dog. This puts stability at the person’s fingertips.”
Great danes have a short coat, but it’s thick enough that they can go outside during the winter for short periods of time. These large dogs require little physical exercise, and lest we forget, they’re majestic as hell.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
The commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard called the ongoing partial government shutdown "unacceptable" following reports that some Coast Guardsmen are relying on donations from food pantries while their regular paychecks remain on hold.
"We're five-plus weeks into the anxiety and stress of this government lapse and your non-pay," Adm. Karl Schultz said in a video message to service members. "You, as members of the armed forces, should not be expected to shoulder this burden."
The bigger and faster electromagnetic weapons elevator on the new
aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford is finally ready for use, an achievement the Navy called a "major milestone" for the program and other Ford-class carriers to be built in the future.
Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer said earlier this month that he had bet his job on getting all the Ford's elevators to work, telling President Donald Trump that the project would be done by this summer "or you can fire me."
Airman 1st Class Isaiah Edwards has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after a military jury found him guilty of murder in connection with the death of a fellow airman in Guam, Air Force officials announced on Tuesday.