The Superb Bird-of-Paradise’s Courtship Dance

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The aptly named “superb bird-of-paradise” is fascinating to behold, especially when it’s performing its courtship dance. In fact, once the male bird opens its plumage, it doesn’t look like a bird at all. Continue reading

Children of The Moon

Khyari (10), looks down the hall to check that the front door of the house is closed, so as not to be exposed to sunlight.

Xeroderma Pigmentosum, or XP, is a genetic disorder that affects the ability of skin cells to repair the damage done by ultraviolet (UV) light. This means that UV light can easily cause burns, cancers, and other skin malignancies. Continue reading

I Stand Alone

If you’re reading this you’re probably really bored and, at the moment, have no one to be with. Whether you long for a boyfriend or girlfriend, or miss your family and friends, this guide can help you cope with living alone. Keep in mind that humans are indeed social animals, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t be perfectly happy outside of society too.I Stand Alone 2Whether we’re catching a movie with friends, clicking through Facebook or just vegging on the couch with the family, we’re often in the company of someone else. There’s nothing wrong with that, but every now and then, there’s a case for taking some time to go solo. Continue reading