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10 Hilarious Pictures of Animals in Clothing

Sure cats and dogs in costumes are pretty darn funny, but horses and geese? Now that’s just plain “redonkeyless.” That’s why this Oddee article is just so darn fun. Link

Man vs. Goose, Now with Lightsabers

(Video Link) The classic battle between humanity and geese has escalated. Now, thanks to a touch of editing, the two sides are armed and ready to fight to the death. Prediction: within two days, the good people of the Internet will add appropriate sound effects to this video. -via Blame It on the Voices

Man Makes a Twitter Bet with His Boss, Wins $17,000

Poultry Keeper is a UK-based website for people who raise chickens, geese, and turkeys. Tim Daniels, the webmaster, tried to persuade his supervisor to see the value of Twitter. His boss didn’t believe him, so they made the wager described above. Daniels’ tweet was retweeted so many times that, by the terms of the bet, [...]

Meanwhile, in Belgium

(Video Link) The geese are on parade in Diest, Belgium. Why? I don’t know. I’m not sure that I want to know. The answer could be very frightening. -via Blame It on the Voices

Cardboard Coyotes Fight Poop Problem

School officials in Raytown, Missouri have battled flocks of geese for years. The problem is the bird droppings in the playgrounds and ballparks. Young children were even forced to stay inside during recess. The school grounds crew was prohibited from poisoning or shooting the geese, but last month, they came up with a new idea. They’re [...]

Eating Aliens: One Man’s Answer to Invasive Species

Back in high school daze, my buddy Jackson Landers was a hyperactive polymath who could always be counted on to have the most interesting summer plans. One year he swore he was going to walk to Peru and back from his house in Virginia. The crazy thing is, we all believed we would actually follow [...]

Birds of a Feather

GETTING GOOSED The events of January 15, 2009, gave new meaning to the fear of flying. At 3:27PM, a flock of Canadian geese struck an outbound plane leaving LaGuardia, blowing out both engines and sending the aircraft plummeting to the ground. The incident made a hero of Captain Chesley Sullenberger, who safely piloted the plane into [...]