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Installation view of Joseph Wright of Derby's An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump, in "Science and the Sublime: A Masterpiece by Joseph Wright of Derby." The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens hide caption

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Art Where You're At

A mad scientist and his bird in a bubble: The story behind a peculiar painting

The Los Angeles-area Huntington Museum and London's National Gallery are swapping two paintings: Thomas Gainsborough's Blue Boy for Joseph Wright of Derby's An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump.

Villanueva walks together with other priests and their lawyers after appearing in court on Feb. 11, 2021, in Quezon city, Metro Manila, Philippines. Ezra Acayan/Getty Images hide caption

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A priest is helping Philippine families cremate and honor drug war victims at no cost

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In this Titanic parody, Tibo Charroppin recreated the iconic scene of Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet on the deck of the ship, but replaced Winslet with his cat Lizzy. Tibo Charroppin hide caption

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Here's how a videographer reimagines Hollywood blockbusters as cat videos

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Nicholas Frank Sanzone, with the city of Satellite Beach, Florida, is trying to restore seagrass in the Indian River Lagoon, where manatees have been dying of starvation. Amy Green/WMFE hide caption

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Saving starving manatees will mean saving this crucial lagoon habitat

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A mad scientist and his bird in a bubble: The story behind a peculiar painting

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Refugees fleeing Ukraine receive food from the International Red Cross and other organizations at the Vysne Nemecke border crossing in Slovakia on Sunday. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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How to help refugees when you've become one yourself

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Residents queue to undergo tests for the coronavirus in China's northeastern Jilin province on Saturday. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A surge in COVID-19 spurs new lockdowns in China's cities

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