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Things That Make Me Smile No. 217: Squirrel Olympics

Enjoy this fun experiment in defeating squirrels who steal from bird feeders. The results are fascinating. The video is longer than my usual, but there’s an important note after the trials.

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5 Interesting Links for 06-12-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Extinction (Animals) A rare glimpse of the Tasmanian Tiger has surfaced in an old black and white film taken in 1935 of the only one in captivity and possibly the … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 213: Cat Mechanics?

My husband shared this one with me for a chuckle. These are well-trained, older cats and the video required multiple takes, but it’s still amazing how they interact with this domino fall.

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5 Interesting Links for 05-29-2020

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Pompeii and Herculaneum (Ancient History) The British Museum attempted to bring the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum to life in its 2013 exhibit by using archeological discoveries to recreate … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No. 210: An Opera with an Unusual Cast

I’ve been having a rough week or two as you might have guessed from the posts I missed over the past week. I’m not the only one, though, as the quarantine wears on. It seems the perfect time to share … Continue reading

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