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A Fascinating Compilation of 1929 Sound Interview Footage With the Oldest People in the United States

Before the Republican Party existed, I voted the Whig ticket. YouTuber Guy Jones has taken raw Movietone camera footage from 1929 and turned it into brilliant compilations of sound interviews with some of the oldest people in the United States at the time. These compilations offer fascinating insight into what …

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Juniper: The Happiest Fox, A Beautiful Picture Book About Living With Foxes by Juniper’s Loving Human

Juniper, the playful fox who once dove into a white bed sheet thinking it was snow, is now going to be featured in a book by her human Jessika Coker. The book, titled Juniper: The Happiest Fox, focuses on life with Juniper and Fig (another fox Coker rescued), Juniper’s canine …

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Photo Of The Day By Lia Smaka

Photo By Lia Smaka Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Lake Catherine” by Lia Smaka. Location: California. “Lake Catherine sits below North Glacier Pass, in the Ritter Range of the High Sierra,” describes Smaka. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments have weekly …

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Beautiful Puma Rescued From a Russian Contact Zoo Lives a Happy Life as a Domestic House Cat

A post shared by I_am_puma (@l_am_puma) on Dec 29, 2017 at 2:48am PST A beautiful puma named Messi who was rescued from a Russian contact zoo lives the life of a spoiled domestic house cat with humans Sasha and Masha in Penza. Messi (named after football player Lionel Messi) is …

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Talented Father and Son Luthiers Demonstrate the Fascinating Full Build Process of a Goodall Guitar

Talented luthiers James Goodall and Luke Goodall give a fascinating start to finish, step-by-step narrated demonstration of the elaborate process involved in a full build of an acoustic Goodall guitar from raw wood. Father and son team work together seamlessly at their Fort Bragg, California workshop, while a beautiful medley …

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Silly Cockatiel Pokes His Head Out of Holes While Exploring Underneath an Upturned Cardboard Box

A very silly cockatiel named Alex, who’s known for his honking voice, explored the space underneath an upturned cardboard box, occasionally popping his head out of strategically cut holes. Alex was so preoccupied that he didn’t notice or perhaps willfully ignored the treat his human was attempting to give to …

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The Mother Eve of Booze, A Fascinating Talk on the World’s Oldest Known Container of Spirits

In 2014, Adam Rogers, an editor at Wired and author of the book Proof:The Science of Booze, gave a fascinating talk entitled “The Mother Eve of Booze” at The Interval at Long Now in San Francisco. In this short clip, Rogers spoke about a shard from the world’s oldest known …

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Winter Waterfowl Assignment Winner Linda Gillespie

Photo By Linda Gillespie Congratulations to Linda Gillespie for winning the recent Winter Waterfowl Assignment with the image, “Lord of the Dance.” “I live in Michigan, so when I saw Outdoor Photographer’s assignment for Winter Waterfowl, I knew it was time to see what I could do,’ explains Gillespie. “I …

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A Flirty Cockatiel Whistles the ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ Theme Song to Impress His Human’s Wife

Whenever his human’s wife walks in the room, a flirty little cockatiel named Doppler shows off his wings, dog whistles and then lovingly serenades her with a romantic cover of the classic whistling theme to The Andy Griffith Show. David Kelly, the bird’s human, lamented that he can’t teach the …

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A Lovely Black Beauty Stick Insect Whose Species Could Become Extinct Without Captive Breeding

As part of their Planet Earth series, Great Big Story profiled the very rare, recently discovered black beauty stick insect. Despite having specific defenses, their numbers are dwindling due to the very small area in which they live and the great deal of human interest in these beautiful creatures. Hope …