As we embark on the “unofficial” end to summer this weekend with the Labor Day Holiday, will you be hosting a cookout or a barbecue? I just need to know, where is my invitation?

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I’ve never been so divided on a topic, Barbecue vs. Cookout. My up north family thinks it is all the same. Southerners believe there is a HUGE difference between the two. As for me, I side with my Daddy.

Here are the main differences between a barbecue and a cookout. Gospel, According to Bud, my Dad.

13 Reasons Why a Barbecue is NOT the Same as a Cookout

Let’s settle the debate that a barbecue is NOT the same as a cookout. 

 

KEEP READING: Here are 6 foods from your cookout that could harm your dog

KEEP READING: Here are 6 foods from your cookout that could harm your dog

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Because the regulation of exotic animals is left to states, some organizations, including The Humane Society of the United States, advocate for federal, standardized legislation that would ban owning large cats, bears, primates, and large poisonous snakes as pets.

Read on to see which pets are banned in your home state, as well as across the nation.

 

 

 

Why do cats have whiskers? Why do they meow? Why do they nap so much? And answers to 47 other kitty questions:

Why do they meow? Why do they nap so much? Why do they have whiskers? Cats, and their undeniably adorable babies known as kittens, are mysterious creatures. Their larger relatives, after all, are some of the most mystical and lethal animals on the planet. Many questions related to domestic felines, however, have perfectly logical answers. Here’s a look at some of the most common questions related to kittens and cats, and the answers cat lovers are looking for.

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From grazing Tibetan antelope to migrating monarch butterflies, these 50 photos of wildlife around the world capture the staggering grace of the animal kingdom. The forthcoming gallery runs sequentially from air to land to water, and focuses on birds, land mammals, aquatic life, and insects as they work in pairs or groups, or sometimes all on their own.