Posts tagged "rats"

Watch This Woman Huff A Rat

OK. I’m not a super judgmental person, but it’s not normal to like rats more than people. Chantale, featured on Season 2 of “My Crazy Obsession” is wild about her 19 pet rats. She “huffs” them, meaning “deeply inhales their scents. She says they smell like “nachos.” (Just vomited in my mouth.)

Chantale…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 11, 2013

Today In WTF: Litter Of Rats Found In Baby Food

Hello. Happy Monday. I know what you need to get your week started right: some WTFness. Here ya go!

According to Swedish woman Linn Kvick, upon opening a package of Nestle fruit puree baby food for her child, she found three dead, dried out, baby rat heads inside.

“It is so…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 12, 2012

Well, Now There’s A Breed Of Giant Rat Living In NYC, Too

For every spontaneous, adorable impromptu subway sing-a-long, there’s a giant, repulsive rat that comes along and ruins it for everyone. Yes, there are now giant rats living in NYC — this particular guy was found at a Foot Locker in the Bronx, if you couldn’t tell from the familiar striped uniform of the guy holding…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 8, 2012

Rats Emerge As Fashion’s Darlings

I live in New York City, so I find it nearly impossible to imagine rats as anything more than disgusting subway-dwelling creatures of the underworld. But the lovely people of the Fancy Rat Convention seem to disagree. They say rats are smart! And they make great pets! And they’re so cute when they’re all dressed…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 2, 2011

Are We Ready For The Rat Hoarder?

I’ve seen every episode of “Hoarders.” I survived Sir Patrick the leprechaun, the doll hoarder, the human waste hoarder, the family of hoarders. I was confident that after two seasons of desensitization, there wasn’t any kind hoard that could shock me. Oh, how wrong I was. Since I saw the preview, I have bee…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 7, 2011

Move Over Mink: It’s All About Rat Fur

Pardon me while I throw up in my mouth a little, but Vanity Fair’s VF Blog reports that nutria, 20-pound river-dwelling rats that tend to thrive in Louisiana, are making a splash (!) when it comes to fur-trimmed menswear items this fall. Cute! And designers are already queuing up to put a super sexy spi…

By: Erin Flaherty / April 26, 2010

The Daily Squeeze: Daniel Radcliffe’s Member, Matthew Williamson For H&M, And Giant Rats

Daniel Radcliffe experiences shrinkage while performing naked in Equus. He says he doesn’t fear getting an erection, he wishes he would get one, because then, he’d appear a little larger on stage. Watch that video, or this one, or this one. Gosh, I think I have a crush on him. [Bravo]…

By: Catherine Strawn / November 25, 2008

Junk Food Is Bad For Babies

If you’re pregnant, try to eat healthy because eating junk food is bad for your baby. Duh. A study published in The Journal of Physiology found that female rats that were fed a diet of chips, cheese, muffins, and other processed foods throughout pregnancy and lactation had offspring that were overweight at birth and were…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 1, 2008