World’s Strangest

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Hen Hatches Ducklings

Hilda is a hen who lives at Farmer Palmer’s children’s activity farm near Poole, Dorset, England. She apparently sat on the wrong nest of eggs and stayed there, keeping them warm, until they hatched. Surprise! The eggs were full of ducklings! Farmer Philip Palmer was unaware until then that the eggs had been laid by [...]

How One Small Act of Kindness Inspired a Big One

A Small Act was a documentary in competition at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and it tells an amazing story. 25 years ago, Hilde Back, a Swedish woman of modest means, sponsored an impoverished Kenyan boy so that he might attend school, for just $15 per term. They hardly knew one another, and rarely corresponded, [...]