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Student Asked to Change His Name for School

Three-year-old Hunter Spanjer is deaf and talks with his hands. In the S.E.E. (Signing Exact English) language, the gesture that means his name violates his school’s weapons policy. Grand Island Public School wants Hunter to change his name so he won’t have to use the sign.   Grand Island’s “Weapons in Schools” Board Policy 8470 forbids [...]

The History of The High Five

Did you know the third Thursday of every April is National High Five Day? That would be April 21 this year. While the best way to celebrate High Five Day is simply to give out your fair share of celebratory slaps, it can also help to know your history and when it comes to the [...]

6-Fingered Cat Gives You a Thumbs Up

Jimmy the cat has polydactyly — extra fingers on his paws. His hoomins have trained him to give a thumbs-up gesture when asked. Video Link via Geekologie | Previously: Cardi-Cat has 26 Toes!