This Dog Whose Food Obsession Cost His Owners $37,000 Is Inspiring

Being a dog is already pretty great: Free food and drink, an entire world to shit on, and just hours of nothing to do but take naps and then lazily lick your privates. And then there’s Rollo, a dog who’s taken dogging to such a new level that his owners had to drop $37,000 on house renovations to keep him away from… »9/29/15 3:45pm9/29/15 3:45pm

This Clip of British Babies Chilling With Elephant Babies Is Really Too Much

In a clip from an episode of BBC’s This Wild Life, which follows wildlife expert Saba Douglas-Hamilton and her family’s move to the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya (sort of an IRL The Wild Thornberrys), Saba and her young kids hang out with Sokotei, a recently orphaned baby elephant, at an orphanage in Nairobi. »9/04/15 2:30pm9/04/15 2:30pm

'Dog Flipping' Is the Hottest New Crime Trend

Last December, a Yorkshire terrier named Sushi ran away from her Houston home and popped up not in a “Missing Dog” sign, but rather for sale online. Sushi’s not alone—the pup’s part of a wave of pets that have been kidnapped and resold on Craigslist and other sites, either back to their owners or others. It’s like … »7/21/15 7:30pm7/21/15 7:30pm

Introducing the Pseudopenis, or Why Female Hyenas Are Feminist as Fuck

Penis means power. The dominance of dicks and those who have them isn’t a coincidence, or the unavoidable consequence of Big Patriarchy keeping women down—rather, it’s a case of simple biology. In most mammalian embryos, the genital tubercle forms very early, later developing into either a penis or a clitoris, subject… »7/06/15 2:30pm7/06/15 2:30pm

Zookeepers, Now's Your Moment to Recreate Jurassic World

Here is a photo of a man living up to his potential, as well as three walruses who are getting it done for themselves. Writes Tumblr user feminerds, “My bestie is a zoo keeper, and she told me that because of Jurassic World it has become a craze in the keeper community (!) to re-enact Chris Pratt. You guys, this is… »6/17/15 6:50pm6/17/15 6:50pm

Things in Australia That Want to Kill You


My fixation with Australia began as a small child. I was convinced that the land down under was magical and filled with color, excitement, and amazing animals (we can thank to The Rescuers Down Under and Fern Gully for this). My mother also had a beautiful set of Australian Opals, so that helped fuel my imagination. A… »6/11/15 5:20pm6/11/15 5:20pm