Vegetarian Farms Are Filled Placid Vegetable Animals

A new ad for the vegetarian brand Lightlife reimagines Old Macdonald's Farm as a Tim Burton-esque setting populated with animals composed of different vegetables, like walking, lowing, pecking jigsaw puzzles of plant matter. The commercial's vegetable animals are cute the way that Frankenweenie dog is cute, though,… » 9/13/12 11:15pm 9/13/12 11:15pm

When Animals Attract: Your Cuddly Childhood Creatures

As I've said before, adopting a pet is perhaps the most masochistic thing we humans can do to ourselves. We develop affection, friendship, and unconditional love for our companion animals, all with the knowledge that we will be completely bereft and broken-hearted when we (inevitably) outlive them. But the upside of… » 4/21/08 3:00pm 4/21/08 3:00pm