I'll admit that a big part of why we care about the endangered sea otters is that they are SO DANG CUTE. But sea otters also help keep the sea urchin populations in check so that they don't overfeed on our kelp forests.
The tax man cometh! Why not use the opportunity to do something good for our oceans? "Check the box" on your California return to fund research and conservation that will help save sea otters. http://www.seaotters.org/checkoff/
Our illustrated audio doodle for Valentine's Day in the U.S. is the result of a unique collaboration between our doodle team and "This American Life." Click through the candy hearts to hear love stories of all shapes and sizes told by Ira Glass and team—and for a behind-the-scenes look at how the doodle was made, watch this video from +TIME: http://goo.gl/OgLLp1