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What We Loved This Week, Dec. 11 – 17

What We Loved This Week, Dec. 11 – 17

"Hysterical" women of the 1870s, humanity's weirdest collections, Kenya's wildlife, light festivals around the world, history's most extravagant funerals.
The True Story Of Balto, A Husky Who Helped Save An Entire Alaskan Town From Death

The True Story Of Balto, A Husky Who Helped Save An Entire Alaskan Town From Death

How a "scrub dog" rose to the occasion and saved an entire town.
Giraffes Being Driven To Extinction, Experts Fear

Giraffes Being Driven To Extinction, Experts Fear

Over the past 30 years, there has been a drastic drop in the number of giraffes. Today, less than 100,000 giraffes remain on Earth, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which identified habitat loss, poaching, and African civil unrest as the main causes. The IUCN’s...
18 Months Without A Head: The True Story Of A Headless Chicken Named Mike

18 Months Without A Head: The True Story Of A Headless Chicken Named Mike

Learn why a small Colorado town has an annual festival to celebrate a single chicken.
Pigeons in Barcelona Are Going On The Pill

Pigeons in Barcelona Are Going On The Pill

Barcelona will be the first large city to put pigeons on the pill.
Scientists Find Legendary Sea Blob After Century Of Searching

Scientists Find Legendary Sea Blob After Century Of Searching

B. charon is a deep sea Godzilla compared to normal larvaceans.
The Bizarre But True Story Of Military Dolphins

The Bizarre But True Story Of Military Dolphins

Turns out dolphins make for far more than good children's movie protagonists.
Poaching Is Causing The African Elephants To Become Tuskless

Poaching Is Causing The African Elephants To Become Tuskless

Poachers are fundamentally altering the African elephant's gene pool.
Unbelievable Scenes From The Island Where Pigs Roam Free

Unbelievable Scenes From The Island Where Pigs Roam Free

"Babe" lovers, unite!
One-Of-A-Kind Scenes From Thailand’s Monkey Buffet Festival

One-Of-A-Kind Scenes From Thailand’s Monkey Buffet Festival

Turns out the party is also great for business.
Rash Of Two-Headed Sharks Astounds Scientists

Rash Of Two-Headed Sharks Astounds Scientists

Two shark heads, two shark stomachs, one shark intestine.