A Pittsburgh man discovered a neglected cat with two pounds of matted fur when he paid a visit to his 82-year-old relative last week. The man brought the poor creature—who he named Hidey because she like to hide—to the Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center.
Remember "Beast Jesus"? How could you forget that face? In 2012, this amazingly terrible (and unauthorized) restoration job applied to a 19th-century Spanish fresco by elderly Cecilia Giménez made instant headlines and launched a thousand memes.
I'm one of those people who likes a happy ending, as long as I feel like the story has earned it. But I hate it when creators tack a nice ending onto a story just to make audiences feel good. What science fiction and fantasy stories do you think have the most believable happy endings? Yes, there will be spoilers.
Getting Skyped into family events can be an exercise in awkwardness. But a wedding? That would be even worse, as illustrated on last night's season finale of Happy Endings.
In 1987, five year old Saroo Brierley and his brother boarded a train that was supposed to take them home after a long day of begging on the streets of India. But the boys fell asleep, the train rolled on, and hours later they were deposited clear across the country.
Bryan St. Germain's dad, Bob, must look a lot happier right now than he did in this picture. After all, Verizon has just dismissed a $18,000 phone bill racked up by the young man after a tedious four-year fight.
Here's my terrible, heretical admission about the last season of Lost: I enjoy the flash-sideways. No, wait, that's not it. What I meant to say was: I don't care if they answer all of the questions about mythology or not.
The more I think about it, the more one thing about last month's Battlestar Galactica finale sticks out at me: It had a happy ending. And that still seems odd, unexpected and almost unfair. Why?