I can’t imagine anything cuter than R2-D2 trying to seduce someone—or in this case, something: A blue mailbox. He brings her flowers, performs the sweetest mating dance, watches movies with her, or even zaps away people who try to mail things.
There’s been a ton of information coming out of D23, but this was the cutest moment of the night.
This is Obi, a baby pygmy hippo who lives at the Melbourne Zoo. This is his first swim, and while Obi isn’t nearly as calm as his mother Petre, he’s certainly trying hard.
This very small (and adorable) shark is only the second of its kind ever discovered, and he’s showing scientists how much we still have to learn about life under the sea.
Nope, that’s not an Octokitten!
The coin-operated kiddie ride. Once the delight of children, now they are increasingly relegated to nostalgic memory. As they should be. Everyone remembers the sheer pleasure you got as a wee child, when your parents handed you a quarter, and you were able to climb aboard and set off in a grand adventure.…
What does Deadpool look like when he's shimmying about a dance pole? Adorable.
His name is Carlos B. and he is adorable.
If there's an award for the most adorable prescription of the year, pharmacist Jeff Dodds of Watford City, North Dakota has this year's title on lockdown. And all it took was some creative labeling and a very sleepy six-year-old girl with a monster problem.
Watch Jackson, an awesome four-year-old kid, become overwhelmed by a beautifully sad song while riding in his Dad's car. He tries to fight off the tears but he can't help it. He starts crying because the music is so touching but he doesn't want to change the song. He can't. He takes off his glasses to feel the hurt…
Oh, your parents: Teh Olds. They're always needing technical assistance with the most rudimentary computer tasks. Worse, you can't begrudge them the tech support since they're always helping you out with rides to the movie theater and money for ice cream. You can't deny them service, but goshdarnit, you should demand…
Although Christopher Eccleston declined to appear in the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special, Eleven and Nine do enjoy a brief encounter in Alisa Stern's always charming Doctor Puppet web series. Naturally, it's a rose that joins them.
More or less, this is all anyone ever wants from a piece of technology. Here's a 90-year-old woman strapped into an Oculus Rift VR headset, and totally losing her mind over how amazing it is.
All parents love to take photos of their children, but photographer Jason Lee goes one step further, manipulating photos of his two daughters to create magical scenes. Through the whimsical power of his camera and computer, he transforms the girls into princesses, video game heroes, and other mystical beings.
In an alternate universe, Daenerys Targaryen and Khal Drogo moved to the suburbs, where they lived happily ever after with their three dragon babies. A crew of family cosplayers brings that universe to life — just with costumed toddlers in lieu of actual (or CG) dragons.
Who knew that death could be so cute? Tony Fleecs shrinks comic book heroes down to size, turning their most tragic moments into something weirdly adorable. I can't decided if chibi Jason Todd and thumb-sucking Jubilee make these moments more or less disturbing.
Five years ago, a cat named Willow went missing in Boulder, Colorado. She turned up this week 1,800 miles away in New York City. How'd her owners track her down? A tiny microchip, and huge heaping helpings of luck.
Back in June, an Antarctic emperor penguin took one heck of a wrong turn and ended up in New Zealand, 2,000 miles off course. Now the little interloper is finally on his way back to where he belongs, and you can track him as he goes.