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July 26, 2021

Watch How a Helpful Guy Saves Local Sea Turtles From Unnecessary Suffering

Barnacles are a particularly sticky type of crustacean that love to attach themselves to hard surfaces such as rocks and ships. However, sometimes, the marine creatures also adhere to the shells of sea turtles. A single barnacle doesn’t harm a turtle and will usually go unnoticed; however, if too many barnacles attach themselves to the turtle’s shell, it can cause serious problems.

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July 12, 2021

14-Year-Old Girl Makes History as the First African American Spelling Bee Champion

On July 8, 2021, Zaila Avant-garde took home the top prize as the winner of the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee. While this alone is a fantastic feat, the victory is made even more special because of its cultural significance. For the first time in the competition’s 96-year history, an African American has been crowned the winner. “It made me feel really proud,” Avant-garde said of her win.

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