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Great Dane declared world’s tallest dog

A Great Dane called Zeus has entered the Guinness Book of Records as the tallest dog ever recorded. Three-year-old Zeus towers over most dogs at a sta…

The Missing Links: Accelerating Ketchup

The Little Slinky That Could… Walk On A Treadmill Call me what you will, but there is something about this slinky walking on a treadmill that almost brought a tear to my eye. It seems to be trying so hard, and the music kind of makes the whole thing seem rather epic. Oh man, here I [...]

11 Soldiers Welcomed Home by Very Happy Dogs

For Veterans Day 2009, we posted a round-up of videos featuring soldiers being welcomed home by their dogs. In the last two years, YouTube’s vast collection of doggy welcome home videos has continued to grow. Before we begin, you might want to grab some tissues. 1. Princess This soldier gets a face-lickingly warm welcome home from Princess, [...]

The Almost Famous Relatives of Famous People

If you are famous, people are always trying to get something out of you. From Frank Stallone to Jim Belushi, we’ve seen how even your own family will try to ride your coattails. Here are some of the infamous and almost famous that are following in their relatives more famous footsteps. Tom Hanks Son is a [...]

Four Cheers Five Victor Borge

by Richard Lederer The Comedian of the Keyboard, also known as The Unmelancholy Dane, exited the earthly stage December 23rd, 2000. Victor Borge, the irrepressible musical humorist, didn’t quite make it into the true third millennium, but he lived almost 92 very full years and performed more than a 100 nights a year right up until [...]

The Story Behind Man’s Best Friend

There are around 400 million dogs in the world, the majority of which are pets. While the animals know a surprisingly large amount about their human companions, there’s plenty we still don’t know about them. In celebration of National Dog Week, here’s all kinds of information that you probably never knew about your best friend. A [...]

A Celebration of Elephants

Every September 22nd, we celebrate Elephant Appreciation Day! To show our appreciation, here’s a look at some of the amazing things elephants do. 1. Play Soccer and Darts (Image credit: Reuters/Sukree Sukplang) An annual festival in Surin Province, Thailand celebrates elephants and all that they do. Highlights of the event include a soccer match, battles recreations, and an [...]