The Hummingbird Whisperer

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Dr. Mélanie Barboni is the Hummingbird Whisperer. Around 200 of the tiny birds come to her office window, and she knows most of them by name.

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Put this Story About a Long Lost Dog in the Viral Dog Story Hall Of Fame. Ten years after having to part with her beloved cockapoo Cami, Kate Griffin randomly met her again while walking down the street.

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Places In Idyllic 1960s Postcards Have Transformed Into Scenes Of Abandonment. Pablo Iglesias Maurer bought a bunch of postcards from bygone resorts in the Poconos and the Catskills, and photographed the original locations as they look today.

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A New Experiment Reveals the Secret Behind 200,000-Year-Old Neanderthal Glue. They were cooking up tar before pots and pans were invented.

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Why The Best Nicolas Cage Performance Is In Raising Arizona. His talents shone brightly in the Coen brothers' comedy.

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Sports Announcers Comment on the Action, Whatever That Action Is. Watch them give a play-by-play of a spectator carrying too much food.

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5 Tips for Finally Tackling Your Credit Card Debt. Putting it off is only costing you money.

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Those Magnificent Ladies in Their Flying Machines. In the early days of flight, women longed for the freedom of the skies.

Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks

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Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks. Imagine Glacier National Park without a glacier.

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The Chimp Who Believed She Was Human. After being raised in a human home, it took years for Lucy to learn to be an ape again.

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The Mathematical Madness of Möbius Strips and Other One-Sided Objects. A look at the history of the mind-bending field of topology

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These 1930s Housewives Were the Godmothers of Radical Consumer Activism. They protested rising food prices with the Hamtramck Meat Strike.

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Disneyland’s Fantasyland Recreated in Incredible Detail in a Basement. A railroad engineer hand-crafted his own theme park over ten years.

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The Princess Who Worked at Macy’s. The Queen of Romania also built furniture, raised poultry, and enjoyed off-roading.

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America is on the Verge of a Nursing Crisis. Our nursing schools don't have the capacity to supply our current needs, much less our future needs.

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15 Amazing Animal Reunions. It's good to know that pets lost for years might find their way home.

Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own?

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Why Can We Hear Others' Footsteps, But Not Our Own? Brain experiments shed light on our personal filters.

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Stilt Fishing in Sri Lanka. Homemade stilts driven into the sand make for a grueling yet productive haul.

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11 Horror Movies it's Safe to Watch With Your Kids. They don't cross the line from scary to traumatizing, but you'll still want to check the details.

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Tracing the Mysterious “Turks” of South Carolina Back to the Revolutionary War. Hundreds of descendants of Joseph Benenhaley still live in Sumter County.

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The Dad-Joke Doctrine. Clean and simple jokes are embarrassing, comforting, and they bond generations together.

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A Dog With Cancer Got a New, 3D-Printed Titanium Skull. Patches is a pioneer for what might some day be available for human patients.

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The Wardrobe Team at Saturday Night Live Works With No Margin for Error. Costume changes have been done in as little as 10 seconds.

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The 19th Century Manual That Claimed the Color Blue Could Cure All Ills. Augustus J. Pleasanton was responsible for the "blue glass craze."

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