9/11's Last Surviving Search Dog Goes on Today, Tears Ensue

Bretagne, a 15-year-old golden retriever that lives with her owner Denise Corliss in Cypress, Texas, is believed to be the last surviving search dog that assisted at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Today, she's back in New York and a nominee for the American Humane Association's Hero Dog Awards. Cue… » 9/11/14 12:00pm 9/11/14 12:00pm

Terminally Ill Woman Surprised By Flash Mob of Everyone She Loves

Amy has been fighting cancer for the past year and a half. Unfortunately, according to the above video's description, it has become terminal. Her family doesn't know how much time they have left together, so to thank Amy for being an amazing force in their lives 50 of her closest friends and family members gathered… » 5/17/14 6:56pm 5/17/14 6:56pm

Here's a Video of Olympian Gus Kenworthy With Even More Cute Puppies

The Sochi Olympics are over, but our love for baby-faced, puppy-rescuing skier Gus Kenworthy lives on. He recently stopped by Elle for an interview, but because he is the guy who took home the Sochi strays, he also did a video Q&A with several rambunctious (adoptable!) puppies at his feet. My favorite is the pit with… » 2/27/14 7:00pm 2/27/14 7:00pm

This Letter From an 11-Year-Old Office Fan Is the Cutest Thing Ever

The Office may have ended last spring, but Olivia, an 11-year-old from Portland, Oregon, is just catching up on all of the episodes now. The little viewer recently gave B.J. Novak (who acted and wrote on the show) a very nicely organized list of all the lessons she learned from the series and the whole thing is pretty… » 2/20/14 7:45pm 2/20/14 7:45pm

Puppy-Loving Olympic Silver Medalist Gus Kenworthy for President

Last week, American freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy won a silver medal in the slopestyle event at the Sochi Olympics. The following day, he won our hearts by announcing plans to adopt a family of stray puppies he found living near an Olympic media center. The next thing Gus Kenworthy should win? President. Because on… » 2/17/14 5:15pm 2/17/14 5:15pm

Jewish Bubbe Is Very Worried About Her Gay Grandson Going to Sochi

A young man (who has chosen to stay anonymous) recently received a very concerned voicemail from his grandmother after she read about the disturbing treatment of gay people that's currently dominating news about Russia and the Olympic Games in Sochi. The grandson — who is gay — is about to go traveling and his bubbe… » 2/06/14 4:00pm 2/06/14 4:00pm

Man Has Tender, Loving Relationship With a Local Applebee's

After seeing his parents interact with a local Applebee's on Facebook, Chip Zdarky noticed that unlike Chili's, the prettiest girl in school with 12 billion likes, Applebee's was mostly talking to itself. Just like the lonely but very friendly kid you sometimes encounter in a middle school lunch room, Applebee's was… » 1/04/14 12:30pm 1/04/14 12:30pm

Love at Burning Man Will Warm Your Bitchy, Jaded Heart

I very much enjoy making fun of Burning Man attendees. I did it last year. I did it before I worked at Jezebel, when I lived in the Bay Area (I pray all of you will one day experience the glory of a burner-free San Francisco weekend). I hope I live to do it again. There's just so much to work with, especially now that… » 9/03/13 1:30pm 9/03/13 1:30pm

That Time Zachary Quinto Called Sophia Grace 'Swarthy'

Chances are that we've reached peak Sophia Grace and Rosie, but I can't help it — I still find them pretty damn adorable. Ellen had them out interviewing celebrities on the the MTV Movie Awards red carpet this past Sunday and there were so many cute moments like when the girls met Ester Dean, the songwriter behind… » 4/17/13 6:00pm 4/17/13 6:00pm

Trash Collector Saves Dog From Garbage Bag, Fills Our Hearts With Hope

Victoria Roman, a trash collecter in NYC, was doing her job last week when she noticed a garbage bag move. Seeing as that was very weird, Roman opened the bag to find month old delivery food that had come to life. JK, it was way worse, a tiny Shih Tzu in very bad condition — her eyes were matted-shut and her toenails… » 4/16/13 8:23pm 4/16/13 8:23pm

Your Morning Cry: Puppy Mill Dog Walks on Grass for First Time

Meet Lizzy. Lizzy was a breeder dog at a puppy mill for 12 years. She was confined to a tiny cage all that time; forced to breed litter after litter of puppies who were taken from her and shipped out to pet stores around the United States. Lizzy was never allowed to play, or even move around much. » 4/15/13 10:20am 4/15/13 10:20am