Margaret Pearson

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Boston Finish Line Proposal Ends With “Yes” and a Whole Lot of Vomit

Kellie Marshall, who survived the 2013 bombings, now has a much happier reason to remember Boylston Street.<p>The plan was supposed to go something like this: About a half mile from the Boston Marathon finish line, while running next to his girlfriend, Kellie Marshall, 23-year-old Harry Moulton would …

Adorable kitten adopts kanji pose, shows us how to truly relax【Video】

This cute fur ball seems to have no worries and lets it all hang all out.<p>With so many sources of stress around us, it can be hard to let go of our …

Slow Motion Footage Reveals Exactly How Cats Always Land on Their Feet

Approximately half of the content on the internet is cat videos, but the BBC managed to capture one that’s truly remarkable: high-speed footage of a …

Japanese Cat Cafes Are More Fashionable Than Ever

We’re entering the next phase of cat cafes. It’s fancy.<p>Until recently, the vast majority of cat cafes have been rather simple, no-frills operations. …

Japan’s Cat Island Asks Internet For Food, Gets More Than They Can Store

Aoshima, also known as Cat Island, is a tiny remote island in the Ehime Prefecture of southern Japan where cats outnumber humans 6 to 1. So you can …

Sport picture of the day: Ben Ainslie tames the waves to win Oman America's Cup World Series

The Land Rover BAR team, skippered by Ben Ainslie, compete in the 35th America’s Cup World Series in Oman’s capital Muscat. Ainslie’s team secured victory in the America’s Cup World Series, despite not winning any of the day’s races. In an event that is part of the preparations for the 2017 …

The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, a Festival of Colors!

The Northern Lights are also known as the aurora borealis. They are not human-made, but a natural occurrence and creation that Mother Nature has …

A Surfing Cat and Seven More Videos Featuring Adventurous Pets

Adventure<p>Pretty much everyone knows that videos of dogs and cats are viral gold—such as this recent video featuring Norwegian cat named Jesper who is an expert swimmer, skier, and hiker. But Jesper is not the only adventurous pet out there. What many of us in the adventure world know is that both …

Louis Wain’s Cats

Before Cat Memes, There Were Louis Wain's Controversial Cat Illustrations. They might illustrate a descent into madness, or maybe not. <br>*<br>You already …

If you can pronounce correctly every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world

After trying the verses, a Frenchman said he’d prefer six months of hard labour to reading six lines aloud, and we’ll be honest with you, we …

This cat video will overtake Times Square every night in February

For three glorious minutes this evening, 15 billboards in Times Square all displayed the same video of a cat sipping milk. And, this being New York, many people walked by oblivious to the coordinated clip, but quite a few people paused to take in the weirdness of it all. This isn't the first time …

RIP Sarah the Cheetah, the Fastest Land Animal on Earth

When you think “fastest land animal,” what do you think of? American Pharaoh? Usain Bolt? Nope, until today that title belonged to Sarah, a cheetah …

20 dogs having the best snow day ever

For millions living on the East Coast of the United States, this will be a cold, snowy weekend.<p>A powerful and potentially historic snowstorm has been …

12 Powerful Photos of Martin Luther King Jr.

Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. stands in front of a bus at the end of the Montgomery bus boycott, Montgomery, Alabama,<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Don Cravens—The …

While the Cat's Away: 12 Books About Our Favorite Felines

<i>A day pro-cat-stinating is best spent with your nose in a book and your cat in your lap. Here's a purrrrfect book list of your favorite felines, from the lovable Pusheen to the delightfully loathsome Grumpy Cat, from our friends at Off the Shelf, a daily blog that connects great books with great</i> …

Sport picture of the day: Rafael Nadal keeps his eyes on the ball

Rafael Nadal’s face is a picture of focus and concentration as he serves to Lleyton Hewitt during their World team v Australia FAST4 Tennis exhibition match in Sydney, which Hewitt won 4-2, 4-2. Nadal was joined by Gaël Monfils and Mats Wilander as the World team defeated Hewitt, Nick Kyrgios and …

No, All Black Cats Are NOT Alike

Meet the creative duo debunking the myth that all black cats are the same.<p>Black cats get a bad rap. Despite the fact that the Cat Fanciers’ Association recognizes 22 distinct cat breeds that carry a solidly inky coat, the black cat is more often viewed as a single species shrouded in superstition …

Pets

New York Public Library Makes 180,000 High-Res Images Available Online

Forget journeys into the stacks or stints at a library scanner: For more and more of the New York Public Library's collections, access is just a click away.<p>On Wednesday, the library released more than 180,000 of its public-domain items — including maps, posters, manuscripts, sheet music, drawings, …

Soggy moggy: Kuli, the one-eyed surfing cat rides Hawaii's waves, in pictures - Telegraph

20 Stunning Photos That Capture The Relationship Between Nature, Animals And Humans

As city dwellers, we are surrounded by skyscrapers and roads. Gradually, we have forgotten our connection with nature and others species. To remind …

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Creativity

Where’s all the joy gone?

Britain seems to be suffering from a dearth of lightheartedness<p>Have you seen <i>Spectre</i>, the latest Bond film? If not, the opening sequence is terrific. Lots of action and excitement. The whole film is full of stunts and thrills. But after watching it, I realised there was something missing: joy, or …

The greatest Lemony Snicket quotes ever

To celebrate the dark, surreal world of Lemony Snicket, we compile A Series of Unfortunate Sayings - some of our favourite quotes from his work<p>Lemony Snicket (real name Daniel Handler) has always been an enigmatic character, and his wonderfully wacky and absurd writing shrouds his offbeat works …

Julia Margaret Cameron; Influence and Intimacy reviews – the fine art of keeping still

<b>V&A; Science Museum, London</b><br>Julia Margaret Cameron’s spectral photographs offer a unique closeup of Victorian life in two bicentenary shows<p>A young man of vivid beauty lowers his eyes against the light and the camera’s rapt observation. His face fills the frame, its rugged contours emphasised by the …

The Wonder Garden gallery: stunning animals - in pictures

Children and teenagers,Books,Culture,Non-fiction (children and teens),Animals,Wildlife,Environment,Children's books: 7 and under,Children's books: 8-12 years,Picture books,Illustration,Art and design,Design<p>Explore the wonders of the rainforest, that most extraordinary of habitats, filled with …

16 Charming Bookshops In The UK Everyone Must Visit

Go book yourself.

Free Entertainment for Cats and Dogs: Videos of Birds, Squirrels & Other Thrills

Before Friday, we had never managed to cover NASCAR, but we crossed that off the list when we featured Terry Gilliam's mockumentary <i>The Legend of</i> …

Sainsbury's New Christmas Advert Stars Mog The Cat And It Is Lovely

It's also suitable for scrooges as the cat accidentally burns down everything.<p>There will also be a new Judith Kerr book to accompany this advert. HarperCollins and Sainsbury's will donate all profits from the book to Save the Children.

Photo highlights of the day: Armistice Day and a holy cow

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including Armistice Day and a hungry gavial

Remembrance Day