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The Most Adorable Reptile EVER

Lizards aren’t usually seen as cute and cuddly, but that has all changed with discovery of the male Brookesia nana – or nano-chameleon. These tiny lizards only get up to about a centimeter long.

According to the Bavarian State Collection of Zoology in Munich, these tiny lizards are the smallest of about 11,500 known reptiles. One might ask: How on earth do these cute little guys survive? They eat tiny mites that the human eye would need a microscope to see and hide in blades of grass to avoid predators.

The little creatures were discovered in Madagascar. The small area they live in and deforestation has some researchers worried that they might face extinction. For now, they are the smallest reptiles around. With extra protections, perhaps they won’t just survive, but thrive.

Star-Spangled Banner in Sports

The national anthem has been protested in sports for a long time, and now it’s back in the news.

Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, told his team to stop playing the National Anthem at all home basketball games.

A lot of people were happy to hear it, but a lot of others weren’t. Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick called for Cuban to “sell the franchise” so some Texas patriots could buy it.

After just one day of controversy, the NBA released a statement saying the anthem was mandatory.

Cuban said that he just wanted to start a conversation about the anthem. Will the national anthem now be a controversy in every sporting event?

Historic Second Impeachment Acquittal for President Trump

Donald Trump was impeached recently, but he was found not guilty of a crime.

The former president was impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives for inciting violence on during the January 6, when protesters stormed the Capitol building. On Saturday, February 13, the U.S. Senate voted to find Trump not guilty of the charges.

Donald Trump

All 50 Democrats cast their ballots against Trump, but only seven Republicans did. In the end, there weren’t enough votes to convict Trump.

Democrats have said they are happy to have this behind them and hope to move on peacefully. How about Trump – is this the end of his work in politics, or will be be back?

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