Uncommon Knowledge: Why would an otter make the best date?

Heart in Hand | UncommonGoodsYour sweetie might hold the door for you, bring you flowers, and order oysters with dinner (and not the $1 oyster special kind, the kind off the actual menu!), but do they hold your hand all night to keep you from getting lost somewhere during your REM cycle? Didn’t think so. As if being adorably good swimmers wasn’t enough, otters sleep holding hands so one doesn’t get swept away from the rest of the group. Sweet dreams, furry friends!

Heart in Hand by Cathy Broski, $100

Written by Nathan

Nathan is a copywriter, who helps create our product descriptions as well as our weekly emails. He is also a nationally award-winning musical theater writer, whose work includes an adaptation of Lois Lowry’s novel The Giver. Nathan has also been a classical violinist, tutored Kazakhstani jewelers in entrepreneurship, created large-scale games played across entire city blocks, served as a missionary in South Korea, conducted experiments in sonoluminescence, co-founded an exotic fruit-growing business, was a theater critic for Tucson Weekly, and as a teenager composed a women’s jazz quartet that is currently performed around the world.

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