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A beetle and a frog become BFFs and it's all caught on camera

The Office Pet

(YouTube link)<p>I have never, ever worked anywhere where the boss decided it was a good idea to have an office pet. Some offices have aquariums, but …

An SNL Digital Short About the Tradition of Actors Breaking Character and Laughing

“That’s When You Break” is an <i>SNL</i> Digital Short by Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg about the <i>Saturday Night Live</i> tradition of actors breaking character …

The Lost Creators Come Clean

Ten years later, they talk about their mistakes, their successes, the worst episode, and why we're all still talking about this damn show<p><b>Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse</b> are seated around the infamous hatch from <i>Lost</i>. The duo, who became the voice of the ABC series during its six-season run, have met …

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A Snail’s Life by Vyacheslav Mischenko

Ukrainian photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko uses macro photography to bring the unseen and hidden beauty of the miniature world to life. What makes …

A Fascinating Oral History of the ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ Television Series

Writer Brian Raftery at has produced a fascinating oral history of the <i>Mystery Science Theater 3000</i> television series that poked fun at terrible …

Pharrell Williams's "Happy" without the Music

(Video Link)<p>Clap along if that's what you want to do. But it will seem a bit odd, especially to people around you.<p>Pharrell Williams's smash hit song …

Rare Screening: Charles and Ray Eames' 1957 Documentary On The Day of the Dead Festival

In honor of Dia de los Muertos, The Creators Project teams up with Eames Designs to bring you this fascinating short.<p>Day of the Dead by Charles and Ray Eames, © Eames Office LLC<p>The gold standard for both artistic partnership and happy marriages everywhere, designers Charles and Ray Eames exemplfied …

5 Amazing Stories of Devoted Dogs

A new book shows how our canine companions enrich our lives.<p><b>Dog owners know how how much joy our beloved canine companions bring to our lives.</b><p>They enrich us in small and undramatic ways every day—by making us laugh, keeping us company, and offering us unconditional love. My new National Geographic …

The Perks of Going Off Season

When it comes to crowds, I’ve always been a grumpy traveler, and many of my travel habits evolved from my desire to ditch the pack.<p>Does the guidebook suggest the road that leads to the right? I turn left. Is everybody planning trips based on colorful memoirs 
about living in Venice and Provence? I …

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If the Shoe Fits: Animals That Wear Boots

<b>You don’t have to wear Prada or Gucci to remain fashionable: Check out these animals strutting their stuff in booties.</b><p><b>Elephant</b><p>Chhouk the orphan elephant (see video above) now roams the forests of Cambodia with a prosthetic boot. Chhouk was found severely malnourished and missing his front left …

Meet The World's Oldest and Largest Wombat

This picture might look photoshopped, but Patrick is 100% real. The 27 year-old wombat weighs 66 pounds and lives in the Ballarat Wildlife Park in …

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Whimsical Scenes Created with Real Fish Heads

Parisian contemporary artist Anne-Catherine Becker-Echivard does a little more than play with her food. The artist's ongoing body of work, known as <i>Les Temps Modernes</i> (translated as <i>Modern Times</i>), presents whimsical scenes featuring actual fish heads, which she later eats. In each eccentric frame, …

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Here's 11 Of The Most Terrifying Mannequins of All Time

Recently we plunged you into the depths of a Real Sex Doll factory in California for an intimating and slightly unnerving look at the world of …

Meanwhile, in Alaska: A Bear Riding a Sea-Doo

(Photo: Morrison Guide Service)<p>Graham Morrison spotted a young bear crawling on a jet ski near the base of his fishing guide business in southwestern …

Tennessee Man is First Person to Paddleboard from Cuba to Florida

Last Friday, Chattanooga-based musician Ben Friberg became the first person to paddleboard from Cuba to Florida, a grueling 110-mile journey that …

8-Minute Recap of ‘Breaking Bad’ Seasons 1-5

“<i>Grab a bucket of Los Pollos Hermanos and a bottle of Schraderbrau!</i>”<p>Benny & Rafi Fine of The Fine Brothers have created an 8-minute recap of seasons …

Her, New Spike Jonze Film Stars Joaquin Phoenix As a Man Who Falls In Love With His OS

<i>Her</i> is an upcoming comedy romance film about a “lonely writer” who “develops an unlikely relationship with his newly-purchased operating system …

Are Those Penguins On Your Back Or Are You Just Cute?

Many caterpillars have markings that look like eyes so they can intimidate predators...this caterpillar has penguins on its back so its cuteness will …

Picture of the Day: The Sky Whale

THE SKY WHALE<p>Photograph by (nz)dave on Flickr<p>In this breathtaking sunset photograph by (nz)dave on Flickr, we see a fascinating cloud formation with …

S'MOreos Combines the Best of Everything

Oreos, marshmallow and Nutella? Sounds good to me. In fact, who decided S'mores require boring old graham crackers anyway?<p>Link

Things Dogs Teach Us

Hooplaha has made a compilation video of the many “Things Dogs Teach Us” from exercising to enjoying life.<p>When humans bring a dog into their lives, …

A Short History of Stradivarius Violins That Explains Why They Are Considered to Be So Valuable

Comedy duo Tripp Crosby and Tyler Stanton of Tripp and Tyler have returned with a sequel to their comedy sketch, “Almost Every Type of Laughing,” …

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Hamilton the Mustached San Francisco Hipster Cat

Hamilton (the Hipster Cat) is a San Francisco-based feline that was born with the markings of a rockin’ white mustache is, according to <i>SFGate</i>, fast …

Breeze the Orphaned Pony Sleeps With a Jumbo-Sized Teddy Bear

Breeze the bay pony was rescued after being abandoned in the Dartmoor National Park just a few hours after his birth. In this video uploaded by SWNS …

Puppy Born With a Marking That Looks Like a Scoundrel’s Mustache

This puppy dog looks like an adorable scoundrel because it was born with a marking of a mustache (a bit like “Dick Dastardly“).<p>image 1 via …

A Baby Sees Ice Cream for the First Time

Redditor adrianahasaids showed her daughter ice cream. She reacted appropriately.<p>I've got good news for you, kid. No matter how old you get, ice …

30 Must-Have iPhone Apps For Frequent Flyers

Your iPhone could be your most valuable travel companion. It can help you get the best seats on and off the plane, get you to the gate on time, find convenient airport lounges, avoid weather cancellations and even help you find the bathroom in a pitch dark hotel room. All these apps are available …