Tierpark Zoo in Berlin, Germany, introduced us to the sweetest little baby leopard! See more pics of Nekama, a baby North Chinese leopard, in my slideshow! And try not to squeal at the lil furball!
If you were to stop and go through the quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies weighing down your purse or cluttering up your car cup holder, how much do you think you'd collect? $10? $25? Well, according to the experts at Coinstar, the average amount cashed in for eCertificates and/or gift cards at their coin kiosks is a whopping $56 — twice as much as people think they have. Talk about a nice, unexpected chunk of change as we head into the holiday season (especially since so many of us go over budget on holiday shopping!).
Our advice to you: make every coin count! Take a few minutes to grab all the spare change "jingle-belling" in your purses, pockets, car, and desk drawers, then hit your local Coinstar kiosk, where you can turn the contents of your coin jar into cash or no-fee eCertificates from popular brands, including Amazon, iTunes, Gap, and Starbucks. Click here to find the Coinstar kiosk closest to you.
Now that you know there might be more change lying around than you think, what would you do with those extra pennies this holiday?
It's Petfinder's Adopt the Internet Day, and if you're not looking for dog or cat, why not adopt one of these other fun animals? From bunnies to birdies to horses, I've got all the stats on the less-than-typical pets up for adoption. Check 'em out! And be sure to see all the pets here, there's sure to be one with your name on it!
Tomorrow is Petfinder's Adopt the Internet Day! We'll be featuring all kinds of adoptable animals throughout the day tomorrow, but in the meantime, if you're thinking about getting a pup, make sure you can answer "yes" to the following nine questions first.
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