World’s Strangest

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Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare

Photo: LaDawna Howard/Flickr It was a close ruling, but a 5 to 4 decision by the Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate, the key part of the Affordable Care Act, or more popularly known [...]

Putting Cats in Jail?

No, no one is really locking cats behind bars. Instead prisoners are being increasingly given the option to take care of cats: For one jail in Nebraska, it was as simple as adopting a couple of cats to help the inmates while away the hours in a healthy manner. The inmates are solely responsible for the [...]

The 12 Cats of the Zodiac

You may not know a thing about astrology, and you probably don’t even care, but you’ll love pictures of cats dressing up as or enacting the 12 signs of the zodiac at Buzzfeed! Link

Robotic Chaplain Comforts the Dying

(Video Link) Robots are increasingly active in human medical care, from stabbing us with knives, to rescuing us from scene of the stabbing, to handling triage, drawing blood and providing nursing care at the hospital But before they turn us into consumable biomass, the robots will lovingly say goodbye to us. The Last Moment Robot, designed by [...]

20 Funny Pics of Flying Dogs Catching Frisbees

Dogs are awesome athletes, and they don’t care what they look like while they’re getting the job done. Because it’s Friday, how about enjoying a collection of funny pictures featuring these great athletes in motion at Environmental Graffiti. Link (Image credit: Flickr user Kiwi-Wings)

Neat Freaks at Holiday Time

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house / Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; / The stockings were hung by the chimney with care … with extreme care, [...]

Care Bears In Real Life

There’s something about these Care Bears that’s not quite right. Maybe it’s the massive fangs, or sharp claws, or the fact that the symbol on the bear’s stomach seems to be running. Something tells me these bears don’t want to hug and sing songs! Link

Double Waterfall Flaming Cocktail

(Video Link) I don’t care what it tastes like. I just want to see this bartender in action! This video shows a man setting a Mexican coffee (a type of cocktail) on fire and then pouring the flaming liquid in and out of serving dishes. -via reddit

Billboard Shadow Art

Most companies wouldn’t care for an ad that only makes sense during a certain time of day, but this one is so cool that people are clamoring to see it. Using about 3,000 Newcastle bottle caps, artists Pablo Power and Ellis Gallagher created a San Diego billboard that makes its point by using shadows. Link [...]

Baby Screech Owls

(YouTube link) Aren’t they something? These little owls look like a statue with blinking eyes! The description from the folks at Wild Care is at the YouTube page: These orphaned Screech Owls are being weighed in WildCare’s Wildlife Hospital. They will stay in care until they’re old enough to be released back into the wild. Orphaned birds [...]