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Simon’s Cat Logic Explains the Reason Why Some Cats Are So Attracted to Catnip

In a loopy episode of “Simon’s Cat Logic” entitled “What do cats want for Christmas?“, animator Simon Toland and animal behaviorist Nicky Trevorrow explain why catnip is so attractive to those of the feline persuasion, what type of reactions cats have to catnip, the safety of catnip and some creative …

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Exquisitely Detailed Pendants Beautifully Hand Carved Into Dried Avocado Pits

A post shared by Avocado Stone Faces (@avocadostonefaces) on Nov 8, 2017 at 2:56am PST Irish artist Jan Campbell of Avocado Stone Faces, has created a beautiful line of pendants, each featuring exquisitely detail designs that are all made from the pit or stone of an avocado fruit. Much of …

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An Adorably Big Jowled Bulldog Gets Food Stacked on Him Whenever He Falls Asleep on His Back

A post shared by Chunky Aka Monkey (@bigchunkymonkey) on Nov 5, 2017 at 11:10am PST An absolutely adorable English bulldog named Monkey must have a very good and trusting nature, because it appears that whenever he falls asleep on his back, his humans waste no time stacking different foods such …

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Nomadland, A Compelling Book About Workers Who Live in Their Vehicles to Travel From Job to Job

Writer, journalist and Columbia University teacher Jessica Bruder drove across the United States to learn more about the community of “workampers”, rootless migrant workers who never were able to recover from the 2008 recession. Now living in their vehicles such as RVs and campers, these workers travel from job to …

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Gorgeous Long Haired Siberian Cats Hunker Down for the Cold Winter on a Farm Named Just For Them

Alla Lebedeva, a farmer in Barnaul, Alta Krai, Russia on West Siberian Plain raises lots of different animals including horses and chickens, but the ones that stand out the most are her absolutely gorgeous, fluffy, long haired Siberian farm cats who happily chase out rodents and other pests from the …

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Photo Of The Day By Max Foster

Photo By Max Foster Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Life” by Max Foster. Location: Aapilatorq, Greenland. “A beautiful peak located in southern Greenland during twilight,” describes Foster. See more of Max Foster’s photography at maxfosterphotography.com. Photo of the Day is chosen from various OP galleries, including Assignments, Galleries and the OP Contests. Assignments …

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Inside the Jolly Classroom Where Aspiring Santas Learn How to Be Proper Santa Clauses

AARP went inside the jolly classrooms of American Events and Promotions, where over 900 aspiring Santas were learning how to be a proper Santa Claus in terms of dress, grooming, posing and the ethics of working with children. The lead Santa stated that his favorite part of the transformation is …

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How Blockchain Technology Can Significantly Lower Corruption and Fraud in a Variety of Industries

Technology entrepreneur Brian Behlendorf, one of the primary creators of the Apache Web server and co-founder of Organic, is currently the executive director of HyperLedger, an open source blockchain project that’s thinking beyond cryptocurrency. In a video for Big Think, Behlendorf explains how the decentralized nature of blockchain technology will …

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How and Why Insects and Animals Form Swarms

In a cozy TED-Ed lesson by Maria R. D’Orsogna and animated by Matt Reynolds, narrator Julianna Zarzycki explains how a swarm forms, how the individuals within the swarm need to maintain the proper balance, how a swarm is self-governing boy and the many ways in which humans have learned from …

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Owen Wilson and Ed Helms Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions About Themselves

Father Figures stars Owen Wilson and Ed Helms sat down with Wired to answer the web’s most searched questions about the themselves during an Autocomplete Interview. Father Figures will release in theaters on December 22nd, 2017. Why does Ed Helms always sing? Is Owen Wilson related to Ellen DeGeneres? Did …