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ONE TOWN UNDER ONE ROOF
All 200-plus people in remote Whittier, Alaska, live in one, 14-story building. Take a look:
More information and more video at curiosity.com.
HOW NOT TO WAKE A LADY LION
This is probably not what he was expecting.
NEW MEDICARE CARD
If you recall, last year new Medicare cards were sent out with new random ID numbers rather than our Social Security numbers. Last week, medicare.gov announced that card mailing is complete and you should have received yours by now.
”Haven’t gotten your new Medicare card yet? Sign in to your secure MyMedicare.gov account to see your Medicare Number and print your official card. If you don’t have a MyMedicare account yet, sign up for free at MyMedicare.gov today!
“Alternately, you can call 1-800-MEDICARE and our call center representatives can help you get your new card.”
DENALI – A TRIBUTE TO MAN'S BEST FRIEND
My friend John Gear emailed this video of a lovely tribute to man's best friend.
WHAT WILL CLIMATE IN YOUR CITY FEEL LIKE IN 60 YEARS?
Unless you are among the deniers, you know Earth climate is change. The University of Maryland has put together a map show how the climates of several hundred U.S. cities are expected to change in the next 60 years.
SNOW DAYS AT THE OREGON ZOO
A whole lot of animals playing in Portland, Oregon's recent snowstorm.
I never heard of this before and it's amazing. Beautiful – a winter special effect.
RESCUE OF A OLD DOG WITH A BROKEN HEART
A homeless dog on Romania finds a forever home in the United States.
More information and more photos at Laughing Squid.
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