At first glance, this picture appears to be two pandas cuddling their adorable cub. But it’s actually two workers at the Hetaoping Research and Conservation Center for the Giant Panda in China decked in panda garb, attempting to comfort and acclimate a four-month-old panda cub to the wild. Um, yes to all of that! [NYMag.com] Keep reading »
When I was little I used to go swimming in a freshwater lake near my parents’ house. Until one day I waded in and saw a dull white eel swimming near the perimeter of the shoreline and was traumatized. I refused to ever go in the lake again. So you can imagine how absolutely thrilled
I was to see artist Kazuhiko Minawa’s eel-powered Christmas tree. Says Minawa, “If we could gather up all the electric eels from around the world, we would be able to light up an unimaginably large Christmas tree.” Sure, I’ll get right on that. [BoingBoing
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One of the best (and laziest) parts of the holiday season is throwing on your PJs and hunkering down for a holiday movie marathon. The season doesn’t really start until we’ve seen “Elf” and “Scrooged” a couple of times. Here are nine holiday movies that make us laugh, cry, and break out the yuletide cheer.
So we love anything “Weekend at Bernie’s”
related–and this parody from “Saturday Night Live” is no exception. This video shows what would probably really happen if two weird dudes tried to pass off a corpse as a real living person (chaos, mayhem and a lengthy court battle). [BuzzFeed
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Dear James and Anne,
Congrats on that whole “hosting the Oscars” thing. We suppose it’s kind of a big deal, though probably not for you two, what with your mega-blockbusters, and nude scenes and simultaneous quadruple master’s programs. Still, hosting The Academy Awards can be a tricky proposition–it’s a slow-moving, oft long-running show of self-gratuitousness–THAT WE LOVE TO PIECES! So we’ve decided to offer some tips and tricks to make your Oscars the best they can be. Keep reading »
We’re not demanding people — all we want for the holidays is, you know, world peace and maybe some really nice boots. Or a new desk. Or a super cool ring. After the jump, check out what your favorite Frisky staffers are hoping for this holiday season. And tell us in the comments: What’s on your holiday wish list?