Posts tagged "animals"

Cat Proves The iPhone 5s Fingerprint Sensor Also Works For Pawprints

That fancy shmancy new sensor on the iPhone 5s that allows you to unlock your phone with a quick scan of your fingerprint? Turns out it also works for pets!

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 19, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Susan Scatena, The NYC Librarian Who Read To An Alligator

At the beginning of the summer, Queens Library Children’s Librarian Susan Scatena came up with a unique way to encourage local kids to participate in her summer reading program: if…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 18, 2013 - 10:20 am

It’s Time To Cry: Meet Sonya, The Google Street View Rescue Dog

When a woman who had been feeding a stray dog in Los Angeles asked a shelter to help her get the dog off the street, she had a little help…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 15, 2013 - 9:00 am

A Brief Eulogy For The Frog Who Got Blasted By NASA’s Rocket Launch

We are gathered here today to honor and pay our respects to Frog, the victim of NASA’s recent rocket launch. While Frog’s dramatic mode of passing may have produced an…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 13, 2013 - 9:20 am

Pacu, Testicle-Biting Fish, Caught Near Paris In The Seine

Watch out, France. The infamous testicle-biting fish appears to be on the move.
After a fisherman discovered a pacu in the strait of Oresund earlier this year, authorities warned Scandinavian…

Huffington Post Weird News | September 5, 2013 - 4:45 pm

To Combat Big Cats, Aussies Deploy Bad Dogs

This just in: Australia’s been taken over by enormous cats. Well, sort of: The country’s Northern Territory is apparently overrun with feral cats that weigh up to 45 lbs; to…

Newser | September 1, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Colonel Meow, Internet Cat Legend, Wins “World’s Hairiest Cat,” A Guinness World Record

Colonel Meow is revered among Internet cat obsessives for his perpetually smug scowl, and now he has even more reason to sneer at his adoring public.
Guinness World Records has…

Huffington Post Weird News | August 31, 2013 - 3:30 pm

RIP: Gus, The Central Park Zoo’s Beloved “Bored” Polar Bear, Has Died At Age 27

Today in sad animal news (which, in my opinion, is often the saddest kind of sad news): Gus, the beloved polar bear who called the Central Park Zoo his home…

Rachel Krause | August 28, 2013 - 1:40 pm

6 Heart-Warming Stories Of Interspecies Love

Love is a funny thing. It urges us to do things we’d never imagine possible. It is what make us open our hearts to another creature, and this trait doesn’t… | August 26, 2013 - 11:10 am

“How Animals Eat Their Food: Part 2″ Is Here!

Hell to the YEAH. I was hoping the comic heroes who made “How Animals Eat Their Food” would make a sequel and THEY DID. Watch funny humans reenact the eating…

Ami Angelowicz | August 25, 2013 - 10:00 am

I Don’t Like The Looks Of This “Cute” New Olinguito Species

I’m all for cute animals. But something about this new species, dubbed the Olinguito, and discovered in Ecuador and Colombia, is suspect. Maybe it’s his beady little eyes, or his…

Julie Gerstein | August 17, 2013 - 9:00 am

Behold, The OstrichCopter!

Artist Bart Jansen thrilled us all with his dead cat helicopter. Well, now he’s back, with a much bigger, more bizarre (is that possible?) dead animal ‘copter project. Jansen and…

Julie Gerstein | August 4, 2013 - 9:00 am

Be My Boyfriend: Just A Hillbilly & His Raccoon Dancing To Aretha

Love is a many-splendored thing, and it can exist in a variety of permutations. I mean, who are we to judge the love shared between a man and his raccoon?

Julie Gerstein | August 1, 2013 - 11:20 am

Oh Mini Pig, I Think We All Feel The Same Way About Ice Cream

There are really only two ways to deal with super hot summer weather: 1) learn to own your boob sweat, because there’s just no way to avoid it, and 2)…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 13, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Wasabi-chan Just Raised The Bar On Cute Kitten-ness

Kitten Wasabi-chan was brutally injured by an errant crow attack as a stray on the streets of Japan. A kind passerby picked up Wasabi-chan and decided to care for her.

Julie Gerstein | July 12, 2013 - 6:00 pm

10 Reasons I’m Completely And Totally Obsessed With Goats (Illustrated By GIFs)

As is well documented on this site and my Instagram “about me” section, I am hopelessly obsessed with goats, especially baby goats and pygmy goats and fainting goats — OK,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 11, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Life Dream Status: Woman Is Momentarily Buried Under A Pile Of Cuddly Baby Goats

If I subscribed to subjective reality and believed that every person I cross paths with in life is actually a figment of my imagination who appears to teach me some…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 8, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Your Daily Squee: Who Knew Freshly Shaved Alpacas Would Be This Cute?

I have mixed feelings about alpacas because when I was growing up I lived next door to an alpaca farm, and let me tell you: those creatures are moodier than…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 30, 2013 - 10:00 am

Pug Party: 10 Random, Adorable Facts About Pugs

My neighbors have an 8-week-old pug puppy that is perhaps the cutest creature who has ever graced this Earth. Right now its head is a bit too big for its…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 25, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Man Arrested For ‘Joking’ About Having Sex With Goats

I don’t know about you, but to me, nothing screams “hilarity” quite like bestiality.

In no-one-gets-the-joke news, Shuan Keith Orris was arrested for disorderly conduct and carrying a…

Alyson Penn | June 21, 2013 - 9:40 am
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