Tonight, the Olympics Opening Ceremony will kick off two weeks of elite competition from the most incredible athletes in the world. But amidst all the glitz, glory, and excitement, let’s not forget about the guinea pig athletes who have been training just as hard. Want proof? Check out these pictures from the amazing 2012 Guinea Pig Games calendar, which imagines the squeaky pets competing in a range of Olympic events from track and field to show jumping (trust me, your life is not complete until you’ve seen a guinea pig riding a horse). Click on the gallery above to check ‘em out! [Stylist UK]
Contrary to what you may have heard, teeny tiny purse dogs are not just for girls like Paris Hilton. They’re the perfect pet for on-the-go aging rockstars like Steven Tyler! His little Yorkshire Terrier is so teeny I almost didn’t notice him/her. Very discrete, a word I’d never thought I’d use in a post about Steven Tyler. [Photos: INFDaily]
Gooooood morning! Let’s kick this Monday off right with something universally adorable and awesome — dogs surfing! In this video from Bing, we meet Abbie Girl, the winner of the 2012 Dog Surfing competition and watch, through her eyes, as she rides her way to victory. Now that’s bitchin’. [Bing]
Dear Russian Bear Patrol Officer Vladilen Kavriy Who Sings Lullabies To Polar Bears,
First of all, can we talk about how rad it is that your job title is “Bear Patrol Officer”? Does it say that on your business cards? Do you have anyone to give business cards to in places where polar bears live? Anyway, I thought being a blogger was cool, but your job sounds way better.
Second of all, I think I’m in love with you. Keep reading »
The mayor of a sleepy Alaska town is feline fine. The part-Manx cat clawed his way onto the political scene of Talkeetna, Alaska, through a write-in campaign shortly after he was born 15 years ago.
Although his position is honorary, Stubbs’ popularity is real. His election earned him enough press to catapult the town at the base of Mount McKinley into a tourist destination. Read more…
I spent the last week in Maui soaking up the sun with my best friend and it was fabulous. We ate macadamia nut pancakes, watched seven sunsets, and floated for hours. The best part? Our hotel was near a sea turtle habitat, so we got to go snorkeling at a place called Turtle Cove, and we watched a group of 15 turtles swimming in the surf every day. It wasn’t long before these fascinating creatures became my secondary spirit animal (Celine Dion is always #1). Here are five life lessons I learned from sea turtles… Keep reading »
Humans aren’t the only species to get into the holiday spirit. Check out these animals — festooned with ridiculous hats and outfits — doing their best to get into the 4th of July festivities.
When the hedgehog revolution comes — and it is coming — there will be no prisoners. When the hedgehog revolution comes, there will be a new world order. When the hedgehog revolution comes, it’ll be this adorable little hedgehog leading the charge.