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Photobombing ‘Shark’ Actually A Dolphin, Expert Says

When is a shark not a shark? When it’s (likely) a dolphin. Last Friday, June Emerson of California took a picture of her 12-year-old boy and a friend at Manhattan Beach. It…

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Glow-In-The-Dark Piglets Created In China Using Jellyfish DNA

Just in time for Christmas, a team of scientists in China were able to create 10 little piglets that glow green under black fluorescent lights, thanks to a technique developed by…

Huffington Post Weird News |

5 Animal Rights Campaigns That Managed To Screw Over Animals

Let’s face it: If good intentions were all it took to accomplish anything, we’d have fixed the world centuries ago. But a poorly thought out good idea can do just…

Cracked |

Poor Patch The Puppy Has To Go Around Looking Like Adolf Hitler All The Time

Not cute: Hitler. So cute it should be condemned: Patch, the puppy who bears an irrefutable, if unfortunate, resemblance to the Nazi leader. With his black “mustache” and a large…

Rachel Krause |

This Is A Video Of A Dolphin Masturbating With A Dead Fish

OH MY GOD, YOU GUYS. I have no idea why this video, which is almost a year old, has just begun making the mass rounds on the internet, but it…

Rachel Krause |

I Don’t Really Understand The Appeal Of Japan’s New Owl Cafes

Is it just me, or does the concept of an owl cafe not quite possess the same appeal as their predecessor, cat cafes? A bird of prey is not exactly…

Rachel Krause |

Giant George, Former Guinness World’s Tallest Dog, Has Died

A gentle giant has gone to doggy heaven.

Giant George was formerly the world’s tallest dog, according to Guinness World Records. With a staggering height of 43 inches,…

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Rihanna Brings Some Serious Style To The Johannesburg Zoo

Rihanna gets a lot done in a day, regardless of whether or not a proper pair of pants is involved. Her trip to South Africa this week yielded not only…

Rachel Krause |

It’s Tuesday, So Watch This Baby White Lion Cub Try To Roar

Who needs breaking news and celebrity coverage when there’s a baby white lion cub to be watched? Especially one that’s trying to roar for the very first time? The cub,…

Rachel Krause |

Animal-Control Officer Hid 850 Snakes Worth $500,000 In His Home

An animal-control officer had hundreds of snakes, including two 6-foot Burmese pythons, at his home, where he ran an illegal side business selling them, authorities said Thursday.

There…

Huffington Post Weird News |

Nothing To See Here, Just Your Standard Horse On A Roof

It’s a rare, impressive instance in which a legitimate photograph outdoes a Photoshopped piece in all-around inconceivability, but I daresay this real-life horse on a roof does just that. Pat…

Rachel Krause |

Choupette Scores Her First Vogue Cover, Seriously Upstages Linda Evangelista

As far as designers go, Karl Lagerfeld is notoriously loyal to his muses — for instance, while most brands will hold on to a spokesmodel for only a few years…

Rachel Krause |

This Is How Parisians Trim The Grass

In an effort to make Paris a greener city, this week, city officials introduced a group of two-foot-tall Bretton sheep to “eco-graze” their way through half an acre of park…

Ami Angelowicz |

This Cat Is What I Look Like When I’m Watching My Stories

Is there anything funnier than a cat sitting up like a person? How about a cat sitting up like a person watching TV? Not bad, Internet, not bad. [YouTube]

Julie Gerstein |

10 Corgis Getting Ready For Halloween

Corgis are, to me, God’s comedy. I understand that they had some breeding reason to make a dog with short legs and a wide body, but come on, look at…

Julie Gerstein |

7 Adorable Interspecies Adoptions

Earlier this week, important news broke: a mutt named Lejon adopted white lion cub JoJo after JoJo’s mom became sick and was unable to take care of her. They’re the…

Julie Gerstein |

This Cat Really, Really Doesn’t Want To Go To The Vet

It might just be that I happen to own to highly evolved cats (hello Colonel Mustard and Pony), but it really sounds like this unhappy cat is saying “I don’t…

Julie Gerstein |

The Cat Relaxation You Didn’t Know You Needed

Cats live very stressful lives. You might not have known it, because they hide it very well, with all their fur licking, sleeping, pooping and general air of cool detachment…

Julie Gerstein |

The Sloths Are Coming! The Sloths Are Coming!

We love sloths, and we couldn’t be happier that the slow little buggers will be getting their own one hour television show on Animal Planet, debuting this Saturday evening. Mark…

Julie Gerstein |

The Thing About Ostrich Penises

Oh, the things I learn in a day of trolling the interweb for penis stories. Today, oh glorious day, I learned that the ostrich hard-on, unlike other bird erections, is…

Ami Angelowicz |
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