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Painting the edge

Painting the edge

Jan 6, 2024 / 12:01 am

Fore-edge painter Maisie Matilda from the U.K. combines art, literature and film by painting masterpieces on the edges of popular books. She’s painted...

Old wallet behind wall

Old wallet behind wall

Jan 5, 2024 / 12:01 am

A 65-year-old wallet was found behind a wall inside a Georgia movie theater. Floy Culbreth lost her wallet in 1958 while on a date with her husband Roy. They...

Capybara spa day

Capybara spa day

Jan 4, 2024 / 12:01 am

The largest rodent in the world is a Capybara - and they are VERY cute. Native to South America, these semi-aquatic gentle giants are known for their peaceful,...

Albatross love story

Albatross love story

Jan 3, 2024 / 12:01 am

As our oceans become more dangerous, every goodbye could be the wandering albatross' last.

Bulgaria's Kukeri dancers

Bulgaria's Kukeri dancers

Jan 2, 2024 / 12:01 am

Around early winter or midwinter, groups of kukeri (pronounced KOO-kuh-ree) don elaborate costumes—complete with fantastical masks and belts of massive...

Mom rock band

Mom rock band

Jan 1, 2024 / 12:01 am

The Lazy Susans is a rock band composed of five moms from Milton, Massachusetts. After watching their husbands play music, they decided to rock out too. Things...

Celebrating the new year

Celebrating the new year

Dec 31, 2023 / 12:01 am

Most people follow the Gregorian calendar, which has 365 days, or 12 months in the year. So January 1st ends up being the most commonly celebrated New Year....

World's smallest cat

World's smallest cat

Dec 30, 2023 / 12:01 am

A rusty spotted cat, the world's smallest cat, explores his forest home in Sri Lanka, but his natural curiosity is destined to get him into a spot of...

Harvesting snail slime

Harvesting snail slime

Dec 29, 2023 / 12:01 am

For centuries, humans have put snail slime on their faces. Why? They believed its nutrient-rich properties fought wrinkles, scars and redness. Modern research...

Freaky monster felter

Freaky monster felter

Dec 28, 2023 / 12:01 am

Albuquerque-based artist Audrey Montoya has been making felt monstrosities for the past several years. Her needle felt creations are a reaction to the current...

Childhood toy repairs

Childhood toy repairs

Dec 27, 2023 / 12:01 am

Sally Winey, from Pennsylvania, founded Winey Bears Repair in 1983 to restore stuffed animals in varying states of disrepair. From lightly worn to absolutely...

What is Boxing Day?

What is Boxing Day?

Dec 26, 2023 / 12:01 am

What is Boxing Day?

Santa Claus Indiana

Santa Claus Indiana

Dec 25, 2023 / 12:01 am

Children from all over the world write and send letters to Santa Claus containing their Christmas wishes. This is the story of the town and the people who write...

Analog watch/ compass

Analog watch/ compass

Dec 24, 2023 / 12:01 am

Saving a tiny octopus

Saving a tiny octopus

Dec 23, 2023 / 12:01 am

"We were doing waste collection at sea when getting a flat plastic bottle in which a very very small octopus was in. We decide to remove the plastic from...

Percent of air in bag chips

Percent of air in bag chips

Dec 22, 2023 / 12:01 am

Harvard of Santa schools

Harvard of Santa schools

Dec 21, 2023 / 12:01 am

What goes into becoming Saint Nick? It takes more than just a red suit and white beard to don the title of Santa Claus. Every year, those that want to perfect...

Composers hours

Composers hours

Dec 20, 2023 / 12:01 am

French cake on a spit

French cake on a spit

Dec 19, 2023 / 12:01 am

Among the Pyrenees Mountains in the south of France, there is a group of people that have been keeping up a sweet tooth habit for centuries. The brotherhood of...

Fattiest pastry in Europe

Fattiest pastry in Europe

Dec 18, 2023 / 12:01 am

Made of 30% butter and 30% sugar, the Kouign-amann is pure pleasure. This divinely rich pastry comes from the coastal town of Douarnenez, France, where it was...

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