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6 Remarkable Police Animals

We’ve seen bookstore cats, animals trained to sniff out bombs and heroic dogs, but now we’re here to focus on animals who have served, or are currently serving, their local police departments. 1. Momo, Nara Police Department, Japan We’re used to seeing large police dogs because, let’s face it, a lap dog can’t take down a [...]

9 Pet Races You Might Want to Host Yourself

Forget heading to the track to catch the horses, instead, grab your pets and some fellow pet owners and throw your own races right at home. Need a little inspiration? Here are a few great pet races: Dachshunds (Video Link) This is one of the biggest pet racing sports around, in part because it’s sponsored by a major [...]

The Most Famous Mutts Ever

Mutts sometimes get a bad rap because they are less predictable and lack the supposedly superior genetics of purebreds, but scientists have performed multiple studies showing that mixed breed dogs are actually much healthier and often live longer than their purebred counterparts. While there is no definitive answer as to which is better because everyone’s [...]

How To Draw a Chihuahua

Illustrator Ben Juwono of Hardly Working Blog tells us how to draw a chihuahua. You got that, Neatoramanauts? Link – via Super Punch

From Cheddar Cheese to Lyme Disease: 26 Things Named After Places

You know the names. You might not know where they came from. Cheddar image via Shutterstock 1. Cheddar Cheese This ubiquitous cheese gets its name from the town of Cheddar in southwest England. Unlike other cheeses named for their town of origin, like Gorgonzola and Parmesan, Cheddar is not covered by a Protected Designation of Origin, which means [...]

Eye Of The Riley-A Corgy Cam Adventure

(YouTube Link) Riley is an adventurous little Corgi who loves going on hikes with his owner, this time around the Runyon Canyon in Los Angeles. As you watch this video you may ask yourself-does Riley have a little cameraman riding on his back, shooting this action packed footage? Sadly the answer is no, it’s just a GoPro camera [...]

T-Rex Sculpture Made Out Of Recycled Metal Parts

As if T-Rex, the big daddy of dinosaurs with a serious appetite to match, isn’t badass enough in the scaly flesh, now he’s been built out of scrap metal parts by sculptor Andrew Chase. And, while this over two foot tall, and six foot long, metal sculpture is far from life sized, he would be no [...]

The Late Movies: Dogs and Turkeys

Our Thanksgiving gift to you: Six videos of dogs and turkeys. You’re welcome. Scaredy … dog? This turkey-stealing gives new meaning to the phrase “free range.” Dexter loves his frozen turkey so much that he wants to sleep with it. Literally. Margaret the Bulldog had a bad Thanksgiving—no turkey and she was in heat! This Chihuahua loves turkey so much, [...]

Chihuahua Stops Robbery

(Video Link) I’d like to point out that while it’s obvious these are some seriously wussy robbers, this is also one tough little chihuahua. Via BoingBoing

Yoda Named World’s Ugliest Dog

That little cutie is Yoda, who has just been named World’s Ugliest Dog 2011 in the annual at the Sonoma-Marin Fair. She replaces last year’s chihuahua champ, Princess Abby. The 14-year-old Chinese-crested Chihuahua mix has come a long way since since was found behind a block of flats by Nicole Schumacher. Originally frightened out of her wits [...]