The Sam Kee bookstore in Hong Kong provides an unofficial refuge to homeless kitties in need of a cozy place to hang out. A shop wall features photos of all the cats who have been by the storeowners. The cats are well fed and have cozy beds to snuggle in when they’re not nestling into the laps of customers. The shop is adorned with kitschy feline figurines and other cute reminders that all creatures are welcome there. Click through for some more cuddle-worthy photos by photographer Joey Kwok. [Messy Nessy Chic, Love Meow] [Images via Joey Kwok]
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Embarrassed about getting tipsy last night and tumbling into the bushes in front of your house? This adorable supercut of clumsy baby elephants falling all over themselves will make you feel like a poised ballerina in comparison. [Tastefully Offensive]
Jennifer Lawrence hung out on “The Colbert Report”‘ last night and cranked out her charming interview banter at always. She also informed us that she’s skinned a squirrel, so there’s that. I’ve always thought Colbert in character mode would be so stressful to be interviewed by, but he goes easy on Lawrence, and the results are fab. [NYMag.com]
A New York plastic surgeon is developing a “Vacation Breasts” implant that only lasts two or three weeks. The surgeon, Dr. Norman Rowe, already uses an “Insta Breast” enhancement, which increases breast size by a cup and a half, but it only lasts 24 hours. That procedure only takes 20 minutes, and when the clock strikes 24 hours, the breasts deflate back to their old selves, like Cinderella’s carriage turning back into a pumpkin. Science, gotta love it! He’s working with the FDA and hoping to offer the more long-term version of the procedure to patients by 2016.
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A study conducted by economists at Emory University found that the amount of money spent on a couple’s wedding and engagement can pretty accurately predict whether divorce is on the horizon. The study, smugly titled “‘A Diamond Is Forever’ And Other Fairy Tales” (love it), surveyed over 3,000 people about their nuptial spending, controlling for aspects of their relationship and demographics. That survey found that couples who spend more on weddings and engagement rings are far less likely to stick it out for the long haul of marriage. Keep reading »