Kenzie Van Vleck

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Yoga Studio Invites Shelter Cats To Do Yoga And Helps Them Find Homes

A cat arching its back, purring in delight, already resembles a yogi, or yoga master. So last week, the no-kill animal shelter Homeward Bound made …

Pretty Sure Our Cat Thinks The Crib We Put Together Was For Him

My wife and I are going to be parents for the first time and after putting the crib together in preparation of our little one’s arrival, we found …

This Bunny Understands Short People Problems

Shorter people sometimes have a unique set of challenges when navigating the world, and Koron, this adorable rabbit living in Japan, knows exactly …

Cancer Survivor Creates Empathy Cards For People With Serious Illnesses

Emily McDowell, an artist whose fun and witty postcards have been featured before by Bored Panda, has a new series of postcards that are just as …

Meet George, The Human-Cat Who Prefers Standing On 2 Legs

People like to say “awww, he thinks he’s people” when they see an animal standing on two legs, but sometimes, they may not know how close they are to …

The Woman Who Ate Chernobyl’s Apples

For the past couple of years, a young woman known only as “Bionerd23” has been making strange, dangerous videos in and around one of the most …

Cats chat with us through meows, blinks and roving whiskers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When it comes to cats, those meows mean ... well, a lot of things.<p>With each purr, yowl or even blink, felines are saying, "Hello," ''Let's snuggle" or "Beat it, Mom." For the increasing number of pet owners who want to connect with their often-aloof fur babies, experts say …

This Cat Was Born Without Back Feet, but Is Still Just Like Any Other Kitten - One Green Planet

At the ripe age of eight weeks old, a family of kittens were abandoned at a gas station. When a kind human decided to capture the kittens, she …

21+ Albino Animals That Don’t Need Color To Look Cool

Given the myriad of colors we see in the animal kingdom, seeing a purely white animal can be an unsettling but magical experience. Albino animals, as …

Farmer Dad And His Son Build Transformers From Scrap Metal In China And Make $160K A Year

A father-and-son team in southeastern China have started creating enormous recycled Transformer robot sculptures from scrap car parts that they’ve …

Facts About Farting

So that's the gist, but what else should you know about tooting? We spoke to the experts to ask the hard-hitting questions about flatulence.<p><b>1.</b> Fragrance-free farts come from swallowed air.<p><b>2.</b> Healthy foods that are high in sulfate—like broccoli, cauliflower, almonds, and Brussels sprouts—lead to …

6 Easy, Healthy Meals You Can Make in a Mason Jar

<i>Get the recipe at Savoring the Thyme.</i><p><b>Easy Mason Jar Peach Parfait</b><br>Easy is right. Just mix plain Greek yogurt with chia seeds, and start layering the mixture with granola and peaches however you see fit. Top with your favorite nut butter, and you’ve got a parfait with true staying power.<p><i>Get the</i> …

The Food Lab: How to Make The Ultimate Creamy Spinach Lasagna

I'm not really much of a sleeper. No matter how often I try and no matter what method I take, I simply can't get into bed and nod off until four or five hours before I have to wake up. For a while this concerned me (and particularly concerned my wife), but to be honest, I don't feel tired, and I …

Use This Stovetop Method for an Easy, No-Bake Fruit Crisp

It's November, you're planning your next big holiday meal, and you've just realized you're out of space in the oven for dessert. What do you do? <i>What do you do?</i><p>With this streusel-topped fruit dessert—made 100% on the stovetop in a single skillet—in your back pocket, you've got nothing to worry …

Miso Butter is the Key to This One-Pot Shredded Chicken and Noodle Dish

I think there should be a t-shirt or sign that reads: Miso butter just makes it all better. Maybe there already is and I need to buy one. But that is definitely the slogan for this recipe.<p>Combining salty, deeply savory miso with butter creates an intensely rich sauce with a nutty aroma that works …

22+ Soldiers On Their Days Off

Humor is one of the best and healthiest ways for people to cope with difficult situations, and there might not be anyone with a better understanding …

Ashes To Diamonds: Swiss Company Turns People’s Cremated Remains Into Diamonds

Algordanza, a Swiss company, has taken a fascinating and unexpected approach to memorializing our loved ones who have passed; They will compress and …

There Are Two Kinds Of People: Do You Recognize Yourself?

People are diverse and complex creatures, but many differences between us can nonetheless be boiled down into a simple, binary distinction. …

21 Before And After Photos Of Dogs Growing Up

Most of us tend to outlive our dogs, but for the short time that they’re with us, we feel like we’re never truly alone. Over the course of their …

There Was A Mini-"Friends" Reunion And It Was Perfection

In an exact replica of Monica's kitchen, no less! Could we be more excited?<p>Many have tried to organize an official <i>Friends</i> reunion in the decade since NBC's beloved show went off the air — but we came as close as we likely ever will on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i> Wednesday night. The late-night host asked …

Jimmy Kimmel

5 Ways to Make Your Relationship Better RIGHT NOW

<b>Laugh Together</b><br>We all love to laugh at amusing events and funny people. Laughter can chase worries away and make us feel better physically as well as emotionally. The other evening my husband and I were watching a very silly movie on TV and kept cracking up as the actor got into more and more …

7 Deadly Catsins By Marija Tiurina

Marija Tiurina, game designer by day and illustrator by night, teamed up with NeonMob, a platform for digital artists and collectors, to recreate an …

25 Awesome Furniture Design Ideas For Cat Lovers

Seeing as today (August 8th) is International Cat Day, we figured that many cat owners might want to get their cat companions a gift to show them …

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Shocking Photographs Of People Lying In 7 Days Worth of Their Trash

We are all aware of the global pollution problem, but hardly anyone realizes just how much trash we produce daily. Gregg Segal, a photographer from …

Slow Cooker Hot Wings and 7 More Low-Stress Game-Night Snacks

No true fan can summon the concentration to do complicated party foods for game-watching night. Starting with the best (and easiest) crockpot chicken …

Slow Cookers

Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no …

5 Healthy Veggie Chips to Snack on This Summer

<b>Curried Baked Carrot Chips</b><br>Curry powder is the perfect seasoning on these super-thin and crisp carrot chips.<p><i>Get the recipe at Oh My Veggies.</i><p><b>Baked Apple Chips</b><br>If you like your snacks on the slightly sweet side, opt for these crunchy baked apple chips, which get a sprinkle of cinnamon and nutmeg.<p><i>Get</i> …

7 Things You Need to Know Before You Wax | Women's Health

<b>DON’T forget to research the salon.</b> When deciding which places are legit, ask a friend to recommend a salon she trusts—or swing by the place to make sure it’s clean. You can also use reviews from sites like Yelp to figure out if others had a good experience there. And of course, if you’re at a …

This Is Your Brain on Gore

If you've seen the movies "The Godfather," "Fargo" or "Psycho," chances are you remember one scene from each of those flicks so vividly that it seems …

Here's Why Leaving Work On Time May Be Bad for You

Drive by some buildings at 5 p.m. and you'll see people streaming out the doors like the floodgates have burst open and every employee has finally been set free.<p>It always makes me wonder: What must it be like to work for companies like those? What must it feel like to so badly want to get away from …

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