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A female Anna’s turning herself into a pincushion so no other hummingbirds can attack her while she takes a rest from her battles.


A brief history of tap dance (and why it’s still a great art form)

How one dancer is bringing tap dance back.

Think about tap dance and what comes to mind? Perhaps the virtuosity, precision and glamour of Hollywood film stars like Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers … or maybe the fluid ease of dance-world icons such as… 850 more words


Your guide to reading the world

Author Ann Morgan invites book lovers to follow her on a literary journey through 196 countries.

“I’d always thought that I was well-traveled,” says writer Ann Morgan (TED Talk: … 820 more words



This photo really shows off how different all the various feather groups are on a hummingbird.


Children of the World Through Artist's Eyes

This is a tiny sample of the some of the beautiful paintings and photos from my Pinterest board called “painting children”. I had to force myself to choose these few images, leaving behind even more moving, funny, or sensitive portrayals of the children of the world. 156 more words


Gallery: One artist's quest to draw attention to the drought

Artist Mundano traveled California with a giant bright-green cactus to convey the urgency of vanishing water.

The drought in California is the worst in 1,200 years… 871 more words


DIY Poncho + Simplicity 1283 

Hi dolls!

Sometimes we get so caught up in the business of blogging that we forget why we started in the first place. I just realized that I’ve been blogging for an entire year! 350 more words