Julianne Edwards

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What do you call a unicorn with wings?

In the English-language pantheon of mythical equines, a horse with a single horn is a unicorn (from the Latin for ‘one horn’), and a horse with wings …

Unicorns

These Were The Christmas Presents Everyone Wanted In The 80s

Take us back.<p>On Christmas day, children up and down the country will unwrap presents worth hundreds of pounds.<p>But there was a simpler, less expensive …

You can now buy a My Little Pony burger – made from real horse meat

The world loves a weird burger trend.<p>We’ve had the Sunday roast burger, the avocado bun and the Pokémon burger.<p>We’ve even opened our arms to welcome …

This Alligator Is Way Cooler Than You - Technabob

Have you seen this alligator? Because he is awesome. Rambo the alligator is a badass and looks like he is straight out of <i>Diddy Kong Racing.</i> He’s like …

Alligator

Parrot Conservation Success Stories in 2016

26th December 2016<br>Written by Marta Calix<p>African Grey Parrot (<i>Psittacus erithacus</i>). Public Domain photo.<p>Yellow-shouldered Amazon (<i>Amazona …

Birds

Pandas taken off the endangered list

Pandas were taken off the endangered species list in 2016 and their status downgraded to vulnerable.<p>The move follows decades of work to enforce …

Endangered Species

Cheetahs, Elephants, and Giraffes Among Endangered Species Facing Extinction, Say Experts

Even cheetahs can't cheat death—no matter how fast they run. A new study calls for cheetahs' conservation status to change from "vulnerable" to …

Endangered Hawaiian crows reintroduced into wild have rough going

We first told you last week that the Dept. of Land and Natural Resources released five young alala, or Hawaiian crows, into a Hawaii Island forest on …

Birds

Cheetahs are experiencing alarming declines and should be listed as endangered, scientists say

Cheetahs may have once prospered, but they certainly aren't anymore.<p>Scientists examining the worldwide population of these swift, spotted cats have found that there are only 7,100 left in the wild, surviving on just 9% of their original land range — and that they should be upgraded from …

Biodiversity

Pan Pan, World's Oldest Male Panda, Dies in China

First Harambe, now Pan Pan — 2016 has claimed yet another furry victim. Pan Pan, the world’s oldest male giant panda, died at the age of 31 in China’s Sichuan Province Wednesday, according to the Chinese state-media agency, Xinhua.<p>The male giant panda played a large role in rescuing his species …

Ornithology

The top memes and viral videos of 2016

<b>It is that time of year again when I, in a disgusting post-Christmas rotund state, look back on what made it big on the internet in 2016.</b><p>This isn’t a scientific list. It's certainly not a comprehensive one. I am the sole judge of what can be considered list-worthy, using criteria as fluid as the …

James Corden

How Bee Movie Won 2016

The movie has been a meme for years, but now it’s buzzier than ever.<p>According to all known laws of the film industry, there is no way <i>Bee Movie</i> should still be a thing. And yet, as citizens of the Internet know, <i>Bee Movie</i> has continued to fly around the Web anyway—because the Internet, like bees, …

Comedy

Harambe was the meme we couldn't escape in 2016

Before Harambe died, he was just a gorilla. Now, he's meme history.<p>How did a zoo animal become the centerpiece of ironic Internet culture in 2016? The answer involves<p>Black Lives Matter, celebrity deaths, a popular video game, emojis, and the presidential election.<p>It started on May 28, when a child …

Michelle Obama

Pepe, Harambe and Phelps Face: 16 Memorable Memes of 2016

2016 was the best of times and the worst of times for memes on the internet.<p>Remember those videos of people frozen in place during the Mannequin Challenge all over your Facebook feed? Your friends randomly shouting “Daaaamn, Daniel” at your shoes? That image of Arthur’s clenched fist all over your …

Michael Jordan

The Magical History Of Yule, The Pagan Winter Solstice Celebration

"After the longest night, we sing up the dawn."<p>In 2016, the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere will begin on Wednesday, December 21 at 5:44 EST. To calculate the turning point in your time zone, click here.<p>Officially the first day of winter, the winter solstice occurs when the North Pole is …

Spirituality

Coca-Cola didn’t invent Santa ... the 10 biggest Christmas myths debunked

Christmas is a strange time of the year, when people merrily do all sorts of bizarre things. Try explaining to a judge in June that you were allowed to kiss somebody without warning because there was a parasitic shrub hanging from the ceiling, and call me when you’re on the register. But, just as …

Christmas Trees

Which Alternative Religion is Right for You?

Which Alternative Religion is Right for You?<p>Updated on December 28, 2017<p>There are many alternative religions out there waiting for you to discover. …

The strange and sinister story of the Christmas Krampus

From medieval times comes a mythical beast: the legendary Krampus. Half-goat, half-devil, he’s an anti-St. Nicholas that swats and punishes naughty children before hauling them back to his lair in a basket and eating them for Christmas dinner.<p>In the folklore of Western Europe, Krampus shows up on …

TV shows

How to Study Greek Mythology

The stories of Gods and mortals created by the Greeks thousands of years ago are all around us still today, from terms like “Oedipal complex” and …

Dad Tells Daughter About Their Cat’s Death, But Soon The Story Takes A Hilariously Unexpected Turn

Losing a pet is a traumatic experience, so when one family’s missing cat was found dead by the roadside, everybody was obviously pretty cut up about …

A Day In The Life Of A Dog Mom

Dog owners aren't really all that different than cat owners, but they definitely have a different kind of relationship with their pet.<p>Cats tend to …

Florida Cat with Bullet Lodged in Spine Survives (and Thrives!) with Help of Dog Pal

If you follow the Twitter account Florida Man, you know a lot of <i>unusual</i> news comes out of the Sunshine State. However, rarely do these down-and-out …

The Who

How to keep your pet calm when the fireworks are on

We asked an expert.<p>For many of us New Year's Eve is an excuse to celebrate, have fun and drink bubbles but for our pets it can often be a …

Pets

Local Cat Annoying As Fuck

Having allowed this small feline to live in my home <i>gratis</i> for approximately three and a half years and countless dollars (including a rather …

I Spent Last Summer Photographing Cats In Shops All Over NYC

Partnered with my friend, Tamar Arslanian, I spent last summer documenting the lives of over 40 felines living in stores in New York City.<p>Our book …

How to Get Rid of Fleas

Once fleas take hold on your pets, you can bet they are all over your house. Here's how to get rid of them.<p>Fleas are a common ailment of household pets everywhere, and ridding your dog or cat of these pests is just the beginning. Oral and topical flea medicine—as well as a good flea bath—is an …

Cat Gets Caught Trying To Steal A Cinnamon Bun, And His Expression Says It All

Percy the cat has become internet-famous after being caught the exact moment he was trying to steal the cinnamon bun off the Christmas table. The …

This ridiculously fluffy teddy bear kitten will soothe your weary soul

As the year draws to a close, we’re all tired, grumpy, and ready to collapse on to our beds and sleep for the next week.<p>But we have to keep going. …

Greek ambassador to Brazil murdered by wife's lover: police

Police in Rio de Janeiro have alleged that the Greek ambassador to Brazil was murdered in a "crime of passion" plot hatched by his wife and her …