Posts by Cammie Finch

November 21, 2016

Interview: Inspiring Woman Spreads Joy By Giving Soccer Balls to Children in Refugee Camps

San Francisco-based Alexandra Christ was shocked to find out that if her grandfather wasn't put onto a boat to America as a small child, she and her family could have been Syrian refugees. This “what if” scenario haunted her for days and nights. She played the scene over and over in her mind, imagining herself as a mother gathering children to escape over harsh waters to a refugee camp.

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November 4, 2016

Retro Dinosaur Toys Are Turned Into Awesome Earrings

The Hong-Kong based jewelry maker OOO Workshop transforms retro dinosaur toys into quirky, one-of-a-kind earrings. The designers cut the upcycled plastic toys in half and adorn a stud on one side, so your ear is sandwiched between each side of the ancient reptile's body. This method makes it easy to mix and match—a fun way to create your own dinosaur hybrid. OOO Workshop offers many varieties of stud earrings, including a Velociraptor, Triceratops, Stegosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex, and Brontosaurus.

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November 2, 2016

Psychologist Discovers That Dogs Dream About the Humans They Love

Have you ever wondered if dogs really dream about chasing kittens and cats? According to Harvard psychologist, Dr. Deirdre Barrett, canines are likely dreaming about their human caretakers. Barrett has been studying sleep behavior in humans for years. Although she says there's no 100% certainty to know what animals dream about, Barrett can extrapolate what she knows about humans—because after all, we are animals, too.

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November 1, 2016

Adopted Calico’s Thick Eyebrows Naturally Judge You All the Time

When Lilly the calico cat was found as a 4-month-old kitten wandering the streets of New Jersey, and brought to her forever home, her new human companion knew she was something special. Due to the two thick patches of black fur arching around her eyes, Lilly appears to have a constant judging face. As her human wrote in a blog post, “Some people think she looks like Cara Delevingne or Eugene Levy.

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