Ruby Takes Her Time is a delightful rhyming children’s story about a little girl who — like many toddlers and small children — makes her way very slowly through the world, inspecting everything around her. Ultimately, the story is about Ruby’s relationship with her brother, Howard, who comes to appreciate her and the differences in their personalities.
Can you tickle yourself? Probably not. Almost everybody is ticklish, but what’s happening to us is a bit of a mystery.
This week we tell you a spin on the classic story of the ugly duckling. Remember everyone, beauty is only feather deep! Support the show on patreon.com/stories or goplaypretend.com
Dinosaurs never went extinct. They’re living in our backyards. How did scientists discover that birds are secretly dinosaurs? Science writer Brian Switek tells us how some suspicious fuzz on a farmer’s fossil find cracked open the biggest case in dinosaur paleontology. Music in this episode by Podington Bear, Noveller, and Johnny the Ripper, courtesy of the Free Music Archive.