Contrary to what conventional beauty standards may lead us to believe, naked mole rats are good. They’re highly social animals who live communally. They’re ruled by a loyal queen. They’re also seemingly impervious to cancer and don’t age. But still, these little subterraneans get a bad rap for not looking like puppies…
This is awesome. Alvin Garcia Flores had been born without an arm, and the folks at Limbitless Solutions printed up and provided him with one in a presentation before his entire school.
As Winter Storm Jonas pummels the East Coast this weekend, Washington DC’s Smithsonian National Zoo posted up this fantastic video of one of their Pandas, Tian Tian, enjoying the weather.
I'm a sucker for happy stories, I make no excuses. So, when I saw Alex—a seven-year-old boy who was born with a partially developed arm and loves superheroes—meeting with Tony Stark himself—played by Robert Downey Jr—my heart started to melt. Then I saw Alex in awe with his new bionic arm, I was like...
Those make-good-stuff-happen pranks are getting crazy. After turning a waitress' shift into the best day of her life, the people at Break decided to give away a house to Cara Simmons, a housekeeper and single mother of three. But first, they made her believe the new house was actually her new workplace.
Remember the stereotype-busting, heartwarming 1981 Lego ad featuring an adorable Lego-loving (gasp!) little girl? Well, her name is Rachel Giordano and she's all grown up, working as a naturopathic doctor in Seattle. She's still gaga for Lego, she just doesn't want a girly pink set.
To be a dog and do nothing all day but eat, sleep, pee and poop anywhere you want to, get scratched, and listen to music. The next best thing: Enjoying these photographs of old school dogs rocking at Paleofuture.
An online uproar and a 10,000-signature petition forced Michigan wildlife authorities to let a family keep their beloved Lilly the Deer, who sleeps on a futon and wears party hats. Lilly was born moments after her mother was struck dead on a road, and the family raised her as a pet.
If there was ever a case for embedding your dog with a microchip, this is it. In 2001 Lyn O'Byrne's dog Rhia was stolen from the vets office where she worked as a nurse. Amazingly enough, last week she received a call from a lost animals line informing her that a dog was found with her contact info stored in a…