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The Best Birding Apps to ID and Track Your Bird Sightings

iOS and Android: Bird watching sounds like the perfect opportunity to put down your phone and experience nature, but phone apps can be a big help in identifying birds and recording your sightings. The blog BirdWatchingBuzz has named the five best birding apps and written extensive reviews with screenshots of …

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Record Yourself Reading Your Kid’s Favorite Books

Photo: Hero Images (Getty Images) The Guardian published a list of advice from children’s laureates on how to raise bookworms. One of my favorite ideas comes from Julia Donaldson, an author I love. (I’ve read The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom to my daughter dozens of times—they are perfection.) …

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The Best Plant for Beginner Gardeners

Hands up if you’ve killed a succulent. Yeah, me too. Succulents and cacti are great beginner plants in theory because they can survive a little neglect. But that’s actually what makes them terrible for brown thumbs like me and (perhaps) you. But plant blogger Cristina of Throw Some Herbs on …

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How to Participate in Build-A-Bear’s Pay Your Age Event

Photo: Adam Bettcher (Getty Images) Build-a-Bear is every little kid’s mecca, rivaling the likes of Chuck E. Cheese. Just a glimpse of the store’s sign can start a chorus of “Pleeeeease oh pleeeeeease can we go in?” One day last year, though, the place morphed from paradise to disaster zone. …

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How to Stream Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals Tonight

Image: Robert Laberge / Stringer (Getty) The St. Louis Blues are taking on the Boston Bruins tonight in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals, with the winner of tonight’s game taking home the cup. This the first time the championship series has gone to Game 7 since 2011, a …

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Re-Watch Your Favorite Movies With the Captions On

Screenshot: YouTube Maybe you’ve seen The Shawshank Redemption so many times that you’re sure you’ve got just about every line memorized. Or, at the snap of a finger, you can leap to your feet and recite Jack Nicholson’s famous “You can’t handle the truth” monologue from A Few Good Men, …

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