It’s Real Cat vs. Cat Balloon in Hilariously Unfair Matchup [VIDEO]
Contrary to what you may have heard, not everybody loves blow up dolls. Take Bert the cat for example. In this video, the only inflatable companion he’s interested in is a dead one. (NSFW for language.)
Cat Sounds Like a Chanting Monk [VIDEO]
Dog may be God spelled backwards but in this video it’s a cat that sounds like it’s communing with the holy spirit. A native of Moscow, Russia, this grey cat named Fedor apparently chants like a Buddhist monk whenever his owner balances a book on her head to improve her posture.
Flexible Duo Give Daring Yoga Demo on NYC Subway [VIDEO]
When it comes to taking the subway, most people just want to relax. But while some are content to simply spend their commute reading a good book or listening to music, the flexy-bendy folks in this video felt the need to take it further when they performed an acrobatic ‘yoga’ demo in the middle of a crowded, moving, New York City subway car.
Cooper the Chimpanzee Learns to SCUBA Dive [VIDEO]
Chimpanzees are generally fearful of water, which makes the fact that Cooper the chimpanzee has learned to swim quite a feat. But that he’s also learned to breathe underwater with a SCUBA tank is truly incredible.
Hurricane Irene as Seen From Outer Space [VIDEO]
Hurricane Irene is on her way and preliminary reports suggests she’ll be a big one. To get an idea of just how big though, check out this aerial video of Irene filmed from the International Space Station as it passed over the Eastern seaboard.
Siberian Husky Rides Shotgun [VIDEO]
Dogs are no strangers to chilling out but chilling out in the passenger seat of a van while cruising down the California freeway, paw hanging out the window as the wind blows through your fur? That’s a whole different story. This Siberian Husky definitely knows a thing or two about easy riding. Good thing these two dudes caught it on film.
World’s Oldest Person, Besse Cooper, Turns 115
For a brief millisecond exactly 115 years ago, Besse Cooper was the youngest person in the world. Over a century later, she’s the oldest.
Returning Soldier Surprises His Mom at Work [VIDEO]
Soldiers know the value of surprise, especially when returning home from active duty to their loved ones. When Joey found out he was getting sent home from Kuwait two weeks earlier than anticipated, he spent the three months prior planning to surprise his mom at the UPS sorting facility in Lansing, MI where she works.
Awkward! Lonely Penguin Gets Left Behind by Penguin Friends [VIDEO]
Anyone who’s seen ‘March of The Penguins’ knows how lonely being a penguin can be. The frigid winters. The vast and icy emptiness of the Arctic. Still, you wouldn’t necessarily think any of that trademark penguin loneliness carried over to life at the zoo. Not so. Just look at this video taken at Fota Wildlife Park in Cork, Ireland. While all the other penguins scurry off to greet the approac
Dog Goes Crazy Over Hedgehog [VIDEO]
Is that a hedgehog on the floor or are you just happy to see us? This dog is so excited and/or anxious about the prickly brown pile on the floor that he’s decided to skip today’s walk and just run in place. In reality, we think he’s probably trying to dig a hole so he can expose the hedgehog’s soft, defenseless underside but that’s not nearly as cute to think about. Thank goodness for laminate
Firefighter Races – Hot New Sport? [VIDEOS]
Firefighting isn’t just a job — it’s also a sport. Firematic Racing involves firefighters competing against the clock to complete tasks like assembling and climbing a ladder or fitting and shooting a hose. Though the sport is most popular in New York, its reach extends across the pond to Europe, too.
Burger King Kills Its King
Burger democratists, rejoice: As of this weekend, the creepy Burger King mascot, “the King,” is officially dead. Concurrent with the release of the guacamole topped California Whopper, Burger King’s new advertising agency of record McGarryBowen has dethroned the edgy monarch in favor of an approach based on health and freshness.