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Adorable Little Girl Explains How the Cow Got Inside (VIDEO)

Little kids share a special bond with animals. Before they develop any preconceived notions about how people “should” interact with creatures of a …

Cute Animals

The 20 Most Adorable Animal Instagrams You Loved In 2014

Chinchillas, and dogs, and pigs — oh my!

Pets

Bugs, Spiders Keep NYC Clean by Eating Garbage

The critters eat the equivalent of 60,000 hot dogs a year in just one area of the Big Apple, a new study says.<p>Meet our cities' real litterbugs: New research shows that insects and spiders consume a big portion of the food tossed on the ground in New York City—and likely other places.<p>By scattering a …

Giant Stick Insects from Vietnam

The newly described stick insect <i>Phryganistria heusii yentuensis</i> is over a foot long (32cm), or 21 inches (54 cm) with its front legs stretched out. …

Sumatran Tiger Siblings Born at Hamilton Zoo

Hamilton Zoo has two new cuties of the feline variety. The zoo’s female Sumatran Tiger, ‘Sali’, gave birth to a pair of cubs earlier this month. The …

4pm PT, Cyber Monday: It’s The Least Wonderful Time Of The Year

Spread the Cute:<p><b>Update, 5:08pm PT: “It’s the least wonderful time of the year” scores our final pair of C.O. Calendars for today- and they’re headed</b> …

CCC BRAIN Workshop – A Neuroscientist’s Perspective

Comparisons of the brain to a computer have been around since Alan Turing first described the Automatic Computing Engine in 1936. However, decades of …

Computer equal to or better than humans at indexing science

In 1997, IBM's Deep Blue computer beat chess wizard Gary Kasparov. This year, a computer system developed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison …

Q&A: Linda Stone, former tech exec, on conscious computing | ZDNet

The first iPhone was released six years ago. The first iPad only <i>three</i> years ago. Amazingly, we interact with these glowing prosthetics as much as (if …

MIT's Introduction to Algorithms, Lecture 15: Dynamic Programming - good coders code, great coders reuse

This is the tenth post in an article series about MIT's lecture course "<b>Introduction to Algorithms</b>." In this post I will review lecture fifteen, …

Statistics is losing ground to computer science

News<p>We are very pleased to announce that the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) are again sponsoring our annual Statistical Excellence in …

Free variables and bound variables

For bound variables in computer programming, see Name binding.<p>In mathematics, and in other disciplines involving formal languages, including …

Age of context — beacon powered contextual computing

Introduction of iBeacon by Apple and the emergence of BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) technology definitely created a new market. I think that in the …

Google Launches A Santa Tracker To Teach Kids How To Code

Google is using the excitement of getting presents on Christmas Day to get kids interested in computer coding.<p>The tech giant has launched a Santa …

Finally, Computer Scientists Come Up With A Way To Split Rent That Is Undeniably Fair

You want the room with the biggest window? For less than what I pay? Let’s consult Spliddit.<p>Rent can turn otherwise friendly people into selfish monsters. If a renter can jack up the price on a subletter, he will. But as for splitting the monthly rent checks among leasees, how do roommates decide …

Circus Lions Rescued in Peru, Headed for New Home in Colorado

Twenty-one circus lions and ten monkeys await transfer to a Colorado sanctuary early next year.<p>By early next year Jan Creamer, co-founder and president of Animal Defenders International (ADI), intends to see 30 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia running free in a permanent new home in …

Monkey found in Ikea wearing sheepskin coat needs new home

The sanctuary looking after Darwin the monkey, whose picture went viral after he was found in an Ikea store, is asking for $500,000 in donations to move him to a better home<p>A monkey who gained worldwide fame after being found inside an Ikea store wearing a sheepskin coat needs a new home, and his …

Monkeys

First Okapi Birth at Houston Zoo

The Houston Zoo is proud to announce the birth of a baby Okapi. The yet-to-be-named male calf was born on November 6 and has been thriving under the …

6am PT, Cyber Monday: I Disapprove Of Reindeer Games…

Spread the Cute:<p><b>Update 7am PT: “I disapprove of Reindeer Games” by DeeDee is our first winner of the day- two 2015 C.O. Calendars are yours!</b><p>Alright …

Omaha's Otter Pup Makes a Splash

An African Spotted-neck Otter pup, born on July 27, is now making a splash with its mom on display at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo.<p>Photo Credit: Omaha's …

Penny For Your Thoughts

Spread the Cute:<p>Several Rules Of Cuteness at work here, (not to mention the semi-trippy 70s Peter Max flower vibe with the rug) and we’ll highlight …

Photos: Adoptable Animals In Union Square Macy's Confound With Cuteness

<i>Uuuugh</i> you grumble as you try to make your way up Stockton Street. <i>Look at these rubes clogging the sidewalk in front of Macy's. It's like they never</i> …

10am PT, Cyber Monday: Do They Nose It’s Christmas Time At All?

Spread the Cute:<p><b>Update, 11:06 PT: And “Do they nose it’s Christmas time at all?” from Pamela Z. wins our latest pair of C.O. Calendars! She just</b> …

Lazarus the Gazelle Makes a Comeback

A newborn Thomson’s Gazelle, abandoned by its mother, was taken home by a senior keeper at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo and nursed back to health.<p>Photo Credits: …

Kitten Gives A Massage To Another Kitten. OH. MY. God. Cuteness Explosion!

ARS_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_300x250<p>Is there anything better than a spa day? Everyone loves being pampered right? Whether you are in a sauna, hot tub, …

Someone found these two huskies abandoned at a dog park with the saddest of notes

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ResQte Of The Week (Black Friday Night Edition)

Spread the Cute:<p><i>Look</i> at this little face. (AND the Peeping Tongue.) And wait ’til you read the story that came along with the photo.<p>“To the …

18 Cups Overflowing With Cuteness

Would you like a cup of tea, a cup of coffee, or a cup of kittens? I’m not sure who thought up putting mice, tiny dogs, and squirrels inside of cups …