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  • July 15, 2014
    This is 'Kiddie Arts', a series of digital paintings by Dutch artist Telmo Pieper inspired by the drawings he made when he was four. Clearly, his technique has improved significantly since then. Have I ever told you in kindergarten I got an 'Unsatisfactory' in coloring becaus... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2014
    For the past two years around this time I have reminded you (here and here) that it's bear-watching season in Alaska. And this year is no different. Here's the link to the Explore.org live streaming brown bear cameras set up in Katmai National Park. They even have an underwa... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2014
    This is a video of a lady throwing a birthday party for a little hedgehog. The hedgehog's two hamster friends show up and they all eat a teensy cake. It was made by the same folks as that hamster eating the tiny burrito video. Everything about it is very precious. Sadly, th... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2014
    After extensive DNA testing of hair samples attributed to Bigfoot and Yetis, scientists have successfully identified the animals they actually came from. Of course (and despite my misleading title), just because the hair samples attributed to Bigfoot aren't from an unknown spe... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2014
    A group of biologists led by Dr. Catherine Hobaiter claim they have deciphered 66 different chimp gestures that are intentionally used to communicate about twenty messages to each other. For reference, that only makes them a little better at communicating than me. Only humans... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2014
    Meet Peanut, the winner of the 2014 World's Ugliest Dog competition in Petaluma, California. Peanut is from North Carolina, where he was in a shelter for over six nine months after being abused and burned in a fire. God I hate people. I think if I ever get a terminal illness ... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2014
    This is an iPhone case that looks like a marine isopod. Most people will just assume it's a giant lobster tail though. You can get a silver version for $80, gold for $120, or neither for free. I'm going to go with the free option. Mostly because one of these will never fit ... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2014
    Wait -- are the two in the front attached to the windshield wipers?! Jaguar XF owner Rahul Tharak got so pissed at his Jaguar's mechanical problems and his local dealership's inability to fix them that he had donkeys tow the car to the dealership in protest. When reached for ... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2014
    This is the wooden sculpture carefully carved and assembled by Japanese artist Ohtake Ryousuke to move like an actual lobster. If that showed up my plate at Red Lobster I would definitely try to butter it and poke its eye-stalk with my fork until my mom threatens one more time... / Continue →
  • June 2, 2014
    This is a shot of a black bear stretching out for a nap in a hammock in Daytona Beach, Florida. Homeowner Vincent James spotted the bear in what appears to be a clear case of retaliation for Goldilocks' previous breaking and entering. He got in the hammock like he was a tou... / Continue →