When I was six years old, my parents bought a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup cake for my birthday party. That still stands as the best cake I’ve ever had. For years, I’ve tried to fill that candy-cake sized hole in my heart, but I
Remember using silly putty as a kid? That rubbery, stretchy pink stuff that you’d press firmly against a newspaper and watch as the ink stuck to it. Entertainment before the Internet was pretty bizarre. Now people have taken it to a whole new level using…
I have to admit I’ve never considered donating my hair before – the thought just never crossed my mind. But it’s hard not to after watching this video. Trust me, you’re going to want to see this. The look on Bridget’s face when she gets
From pink slime to red dye 5, there have been a lot of food industry scandals over the years. Some companies in China, however, are taking things to a whole new level. While China already has fresh alligators in Wal-Mart and starfish-on-a-stick, those look completely normal compared to some
Europe is home to many magnificent palaces – but none as unique as this one. Although it may not be the most ornate or extravagant, its origins are one-of-a-kind and make it the coolest palace we’ve ever seen. Because Palais Ideal, as it’s known, was made with
Daphne Sheldrick had dedicated her life to rescuing and rehabilitating orphaned elephants at the Nairobi Elephant Orphanage in Kenya. For 40 years, this incredible woman has been hand-rearing baby elephants who tragically lost their families to in the name of the cruel ivory trade, and
While sharks are clearly the much-publicized villains of the ocean, everyone knows there is so much more horror lurking in the deep besides just Jaws. As if to permanently swear me off entering any body of water whatsoever, a video was just shot in Brazil
The earthquake and tsunami that ripped through Japan in March 2011 caused the reactors at the Fukushima nuclear facility to fail, and leak extremely dangerous levels of radiation. Residents of the surrounding area had no choice but to leave everything behind and flee. During the quick evacuation, countless
A Fennec fox named Rupert has been living at the International Primate Rescue in Pretoria, South Africa since he was 4 weeks old. There, he developed an unlikely and very unusual friendship with a domestic cat named William. And if you think that’s pretty cute, wait until
When a group of teenagers took the stage at their high school talent show clad in kilts and T-shirts, the crowd didn’t think much of it. In a world of American Idols and Americas Got Talents, these guys just didn’t look like superstars. But when the group began their routine
A few horses had been abandoned to cold and starvation in -2˚C (28.4˚F) weather. When rescuers from the World Horse Welfare organization got to them, a mare named Macy couldn’t stand – and the prognosis was grim. She would likely need to be euthanized. What happened after that is
When Hope for Paws received an emergency call about a puppy stranded in the Los Angeles River, rescuers knew they didn’t have much time to act. The puppy was was inches from death after having been abused and thrown down 30 feet into a canal.
In northwest China, the most wonderful creature in the world once lived. It looked like the perfect mix between a rabbit and a teddy bear – only cuter, and even had the cutest name: Ili Pika. Unfortunately, these endearing animals haven’t been spotted in two decades, so
Few forces are as powerful or fearsome as a raging fire, but when an equally impressive force is employed to halt the spread of the inferno, you get an incredible display of natural and mechanical powers. This was the case when Hungarian crews attached MiG-21
If someone asked you to, you could probably describe most animals. The dog goes neigh, the cat goes ruff and… wait, that’s not right. Apparently, I’m not the only one who sometimes gets confused. The animals in these photos have forgotten which species they are, and
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