“If you are going through hell, keep going.” ― Winston S. Churchill Read the rest
"You scare me," he says. Then: "*sigh*" Read the rest
"It took quite a while to finally get her to howl," writes Hugh Nibley, "and when she did we were not prepared for the majesty of her regal voice."
Is it just me, or is that dog a dial-up modem? Read the rest
The music is "Lonely Boy" by The Black Keys:
In this footage, a wild horse is apparently unbothered by the presence of several wolves, and perhaps even quite friendly with them. Perhaps it has already sufffered a crippling injury and is going mad as the predators continuously stalk and harass it into fatigue and despair, after having already suffered brain parasites or some other tragic malady of horses. Or maybe it just doesn't give a shit. Read the rest
my moms kindergarten class watching a chick hatch and then singing happy birthday to it pic.twitter.com/8YYS6OdajH
— megfo (@meaghan_fogarty) January 26, 2018
"Who are these people?"
Megan Fogarty posted this wonderful video of kindergarteners singing "Happy Birthday" to a hatching chicken.
UPDATE: Chickens return the compliment:
This cat appears to be chattering adorably with invisible fairies, but I'm sure that some terrible illness or infirmity has in fact befallen it and all I achieved by posting this is to serve the sociopathic tendency of social media to suppress human empathy in its endless provision of amusement and distraction. Read the rest
In the video above, The National Geographic explains chromatophors, the pigment-changing cells in certain species of octopus.
The blue-ringed octopus is venomous and entirely willing to let you know before you get too close. Karel Mestdagh shot this video on a Samsung Galaxy S4 in a waterproof case:
Octopuses' camouflage is a behavioral as well as colorful performance, mimicking other sea creatures from lionfish to cuttles:
Jennifer Boylan reflects on the death and life of companions in Inside of a Dog
This summer, I took Indigo for one last walk. She was slow and unsteady on her paws. She looked up at me mournfully. “You did say you’d take care of me, when the time came,” her eyes said. “You promised.”
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Stormy the cow was recaptured after again escaping the Philadelphia nativity scene in which she is imprisoned. The bovine's second bid for freedom ended after she was found about a block away from the Old City historical neighborhood. Her first saw her reach the I-95 highway, where police surrounded her with cars and summoned a "cow expert" -- do they mean a farmer? -- to help return her to the festive corrall.
— AP Oddities (@AP_Oddities) December 15, 2017
There is already a Stormy the Escaped Nativity Cow Twitter account.Tweets by stormy_the_cow Read the rest