Posted at 11:45AM on October 03, 2020 by Rusty Blazenhoff @ Boing Boing
Squee alert: A hummingbird feeds its teeny-tiny chicks
Oh my goodness, baby hummingbirds are so incredibly small and darling. I had no idea. EverythingBirds.com:How small is a baby hummingbird?…Their eggs are only about the size of a coffee bean, while the nest of a ruby-throated hummingbird is about the size of half a walnut sh...
Posted at 05:02PM on October 08, 2019 by Mark Frauenfelder @ Boing Boing
Man gets treated in hospital for infected knee – gets a bill for $618,967.78
On Reddit, u/xplodingboy07 said he got a nasty knee infection and had to spend a month in the hospital. He posted a photo of the bill, which was for $618,967.78.That's $20,000 a day. And here I was thinking that the $106,911.93 bill my elderly relative got for spending 8 day...
Posted at 06:53PM on October 03, 2019 by Mark Frauenfelder @ Boing Boing
26-year-old Americans are now more likely to live with parents than a spouse
In 1968 78% of 26-year-olds in the U.S. lived with a spouse, and 12% lived with their parents. By 2018 30% lived with parents and only 24% lived with a spouse.From Apartment List:Starting with 2007
the year before the collapse of the housing market bubble
we see the beginnin...