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tags: The Free Hugs Campaign in Finland, Helsinki, free hugs, silly, humor, funny, offbeat, weird, life, Finland, Helsinki, streaming video The Finnish winter is long, dark and difficult for many people. So a group of Helsinki residents started a free hugs campaign to cheer people up. A group calling themselves, “FreeHugs Finland” had been promoting…

Helsinki Complaints Choir

tags: Helsinki Complaints Choir, complaints, silly, humor, funny, offbeat, weird, life, life isn’t fair, choir, streaming video This amusing video is a bit of a departure from my usual Sunday morning god-mocking, but since I am in Helsinki right now, I thought you’d appreciate this. Finnish artists Tellervo Kalleinen and Oliver Kochta-Kalleinen collected the pet…

tags: Life, Discovery Channel, Reptiles and Amphibians, Waterfall Toad Leap from Danger, animals, mammals, birds, BBC, television, streaming video Gail Weiswasser at the Discovery channel emailed a few days ago to tell me about TONIGHT’s premiere on the Discovery Channel of BBC’s LIFE, the 11-part follow up to PLANET EARTH (the most successful natural history…

tags: Life, Discovery Channel, Reptiles and Amphibians, Komodo Dragons Hunt Buffalo, animals, mammals, birds, BBC, television, streaming video Gail Weiswasser at the Discovery channel emailed a few days ago to tell me about the upcoming March 21 premiere on the Discovery Channel of BBC’s LIFE, the 11-part follow up to PLANET EARTH (the most successful…

tags: Life, Discovery Channel, BBC, Challenges of Life, Stalk-Eyed Fly, animals, mammals, birds, television, streaming video Gail Weiswasser at the Discovery channel emailed a few days ago to tell me about the upcoming March 21 premiere of BBC’s LIFE on the Discovery Channel. LIFE is the 11-part follow up to PLANET EARTH (the most successful…

tags: Life, Discovery Channel, Challenges of Life, Cheetas Hunting Ostrich, animals, mammals, birds, television, BBC, streaming video Gail Weiswasser at the Discovery Channel emailed a few days ago to tell me about the upcoming March 21 premiere of BBC’s LIFE, the 11-part follow up to PLANET EARTH (the most successful natural history documentary of all…

The Tree of Life

tags: nature, natural selection, evolution, The Tree of Life, BBC One, David Attenborough, streaming video This streaming video is a beautiful animated clip describing the Tree of Life. Evolution shows how life diverged into the myriad life forms that we see today, and that we know existed in eons past. “The Tree of Life” was…

Welcome to the World

tags: birds, hatching chick, streaming video This is a really interesting little video that features a chick hatching out of its egg. It also includes some really fun banjo playing as background music [1:17]

Chosen By A Horse

tags: book review, Susan Richards, Chosen By a Horse This wonderful book is the poignant memoir of a woman who rescues a maltreated horse, and discovers that this amazing horse ends up rescuing her. Chosen By a Horse: How a Broken Horse Fixed a Broken Heart by Susan Richards (NYC: Harvest; 2006) is the amusing…