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23 Animals Relaxing With Cool Summer Treats

All across the country, people are hot and miserable. Perhaps this collection of adorable animals cooling off with icy snacks will help. Monkeys Swoyambhunath of Nepal is nicknamed “The Monkey Temple” for the sacred monkeys that live inside the complex. Flickr user lavenderstreak was able to capture these pampered primates in this delightful picture. Flickr user Sudar Muthu was [...]

7 Literal Cat Theives

I absolutely adore Miss C’s recent Mental Floss post profiling criminal cats. This little guy is my favorite, as Frankie is all about stealing these leopard toys: Frankie the tomcat likes toys of all kinds, but he has an obsession with plush leopards…The cat collected 15 copies of the same small plush leopard, which his owner [...]

7 Curious Cases of Criminal Cats

Animals who steal are referred to as kleptomaniacs, or in the case of cats, “cat burglars,” but they most likely just think of themselves as collectors -they find something they like and take it, with no consideration of the ethics involved. Cats are particularly successful collectors, as they have the combination of curiosity, stealth, and [...]

A Brief and Incomplete Timeline of T-Shirt History

1913 The First T-Shirt Models White cotton, crewneck T-shirts became regulation underwear for the U.S. Navy. Two decades later, at the University of Southern California, football players don similar shirts to prevent chafing from heavy shoulder pads. The tees became so fashionable that students start pilfering them for casual wear. In response, the school began stenciling [...]

12 Bookstore Cats

Books and cats go together as well as peanut butter and jelly. You could file them under “things that are nice to curl up with” -at the same time! We featured a list of bookstore cats some time ago, but there are many stores with friendly and attractive cats. 1. Amber Flights of Fantasy bookstore in Colonie, [...]

The Quick 10: Weird Celebrity Phobias

Everyone has their weird phobias. Me, I hate clowns and people wearing costumes or masks that cover their faces (which is weird, considering how much I love Disney World). But compared to these 10 celebrity phobias, my fears are pretty normal. 1. Billy Bob Thornton hates antiques so much he refuses to stay in a [...]

Bottom 10 Records: The Worst Albums Ever Recorded

The following is an article from Uncle John’s Supremely Satisfying Bathroom Reader Tired of Top 10 lists? Well, here’s the cure: Bottom 10 Records, from the good folks at Bathroom Reader Institute. Behold, the official BRI countdown – and they do mean down. These don’t sink any lower, folks … These records are so bad, they’re [...]