Bat Kid's Make-a-Wish Day Gets the Movie Trailer Gotham Deserves

Last week the city of San Francisco transformed into Gotham City for a child whose request to the Make-A-Wish foundation was to be Batman. The world followed along on Twitter as 5-year-old Miles, AKA Bat Kid rescued a "damsel in distress," apprehended The Riddler, and made his way to AT&T field where he saved the… » 11/21/13 3:30pm 11/21/13 3:30pm

Japanese Children Sing 'Dayman' From 'Always Sunny' and It's Amazing

Need a little pick-me-up that will leave you smiling from ear-to-ear? This video of a Japanese kindergarten class singing "Dayman" from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia should do the trick. If that doesn't work, well, sorry, friend — I have no idea how to help you. » 10/16/13 10:45am 10/16/13 10:45am

Photo of Barack Obama Caught In Spider-Man's Web Is Pretty Much the…

Buried —- buried! — deep in a Time.com slideshow about Obama's presidency comes this most wonderful photo. Not even the President is a match for Spider-Man — and even better/cuter, Spider-Man is actually the son of a White House staffer. Our collective heart melts. » 12/19/12 1:00pm 12/19/12 1:00pm

Ikea Monkey's Name Is Darwin, He's Now Living Happily at a Sanctuary

This past Sunday, a seven-month-old rhesus macaque, wearing a solitary Ugg boot as a jacket, was found wandering an Ikea parking lot in Toronto. It caused quite a stir as you don't see a primate in a baby-sized shearling coat roaming through Grönkulla towel sets and Knutstorp wicker baskets everyday. » 12/11/12 9:30am 12/11/12 9:30am

Gorillas Dismantle Poachers' Traps on First Leg of World Comeback Tour

Hey, how about some slightly heartwarming news on this day of incomprehensible crap? After one of their companions was ensnared by a hunter's trap in Rwanda, it seems that young endangered gorillas are getting the last laugh. Or, uh, last terrifying jungle scream. Conservationists say a trio of juveniles in Rwanda has… » 7/20/12 1:20pm 7/20/12 1:20pm

Newt Gingrich Bitten by Penguin Egged on by the Liberal Media

I'm just going to cut to the chase here: on Friday, Newt Gingrich's hand required bandaging after it was injured by an angry penguin. And just for fun, let's see that sentence again: On Friday, Newt Gingrich's hand required bandaging after it was injured by an angry penguin. Rumor has it, that penguin is now on Mitt… » 4/16/12 7:00pm 4/16/12 7:00pm

Waldorf-Astoria Lets Adorable Couple Celebrating 60th Anniversary Stay…

Isidore and Joan Schwartz spent their first night as husband and wife at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. And now, decades later the hotel has welcomed them to spend the night of their 60th wedding anniversary in the same lodging for the same price they paid on their wedding night. In 1952. So how much did their… » 3/02/12 7:45pm 3/02/12 7:45pm

Swimmer Wins Race, Proposes on Medal Stand, Causes Hearts to Grow Three…

Olympic swimming hopeful Matt Grevers has won a gold medal in the hearts of romantics everywhere with a medal stand proposal that almost wasn't this weekend. » 2/13/12 6:50pm 2/13/12 6:50pm

Your Morning Cry: Dad Comes Home From Afghanistan and Surprises His…

A little girl in Utah named Bailey got quite an amazing surprise on her sixth birthday. She was in the middle of talking to her classmates, when in walked her dad, Sargent Adam Page, who'd returned home early from serving in Afghanistan. Bailey was as shocked as you'd expect to see him, but her reaction is so poised… » 2/01/12 10:00am 2/01/12 10:00am

Gay Dads Find Out They're Going to be Grandpas, Epic Awesomeness Ensues

The Surprise Pregnancy Announcement Youtube Video is practically its own genre, but this one has a twist: The expectant and delighted grandparents are two men. And they're jump-up-and-down excited. » 12/15/11 2:10pm 12/15/11 2:10pm

Adorable Baby Adorably Recreates Scenes From Classic Movies

Arthur is a baby with a blog solely devoted to recreating scenes from classic movies, in his own way. For instance: Arthur's version of Jaws involves a toy fish. His American Beauty shot features rose petals, but as you can see up on the left, not all of the jurors in 12 Angry Men are human. Click through for more… » 11/10/11 5:25pm 11/10/11 5:25pm

Adorable Dog Saved By Mouth-To-Snout Resuscitation


Oh man, the phrase "mouth-to-snout" is pretty wonderful all by itself, but it was a real life-saver for a yellow lab named Coda in Wisconsin. Poor Coda was caught in a fire, and when firefighters pulled him out of the house he was unresponsive. Fortunately, two of his quick-thinking rescuers gave Coda… » 10/23/11 11:35am 10/23/11 11:35am

The Kitten Crash Test

OMG! Two itty-bitty kitties go head-to-head with each other in the ultimate game of chicken. Neither of them backs down, resulting in what's probably the cutest collision of all time. » 5/06/11 2:25pm 5/06/11 2:25pm

Adorable Wisconsin Man Adopts Treebound Cat

When Ron Venden noticed that a kitten had been abandoned in a tree on his property, rather than call animal control, he named her Almond and began feeding her salami and meatloaf. She has yet to leave the tree. » 1/23/11 3:55pm 1/23/11 3:55pm

Teacher Tributes Make For A Feel-Good Facebook Story!

What with all its nasty groups and mean privacy violations and inconsistent censorship policies, we've been mad at Facebook lately. And then the NYT goes and reminds us it can be a force for good! » 7/15/10 6:44pm 7/15/10 6:44pm

Best Images Ever: Babies Learning To Swim Underwear

Have a case of the Mondays? We have the antidote: An adorable gallery from the Telegraph of babies learning how to swim. It gives a new meaning to the term "water wings." [Telegraph] » 6/14/10 5:20pm 6/14/10 5:20pm