Babies Excited to See Their Dads Will Make Your Afternoon

At the risk of turning this blog into your Facebook Newsfeed (and I promise you I will only post 1-345 photos of my future children to my wall per week!), here's a video of babies overcome with excitement at seeing their dads. Goddamnit it, babies, every time I complain about you, you go and do something adorable.… » 4/12/14 4:17pm 4/12/14 4:17pm

Tortoises in Costumes Are the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Actually, the best thing since sliced bread is Betty White (she was the best thing before it, too), but considering how much she loves animals I'm willing to bet she'd let these tortoises have that title. Because today we've all learned that there are precious few things more adorable than a tortoise dressed as a… » 3/29/14 4:30pm 3/29/14 4:30pm

Dogs Befuddled By Close-Up Magic Will Make Your Afternoon

Dogs are so sweet and so trusting (especially when treats are involved) that it seems almost cruel to confuse them by offering them a treat and then making it disappear before their very eyes. Dogs didn't pay $39.95 — and a two-drink minimum— for this show and they're not impressed by the way you move your hands,… » 3/22/14 12:47pm 3/22/14 12:47pm

This Video of Belugas Jamming out to Bagpipes Is Almost Too Much

Last week down at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut, something magical happened. Scottish smallpiper Tom Leigh decided to serenade a tank of beluga whales, and three of them, Juno, Naluark and Kela, stopped to give a listen. Honestly, as much as I want these creatures to be appreciating the music, confirming a… » 3/16/14 5:00pm 3/16/14 5:00pm