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Tribute album for artist’s deceased cat features Bono, Pharrell, The National

November 7, 2018

Pharrell Williams is just one artist who contributed to Sophie Calle's concept album for her cat, Souris.Image: Simone Joyner/Getty Images For those of us who’ve lost a longtime pet, the grief can be overwhelming, but might seem inconsequential to others. It’s something French conceptual artist Sophie Calle realised when she lost her beloved cat, Souris […]

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Same-sex penguin couple welcome their adorable baby chick

November 3, 2018

Hey little guy! A new penguin chick for Sphen and Magic.Image: sea life sydney aquarium Just two weeks after penguin couple Sphen and Magic, collectively known as Sphengic, stole our hearts forever, the pair have welcomed their own little baby chick. As we lovingly informed you, the two male gentoo penguins became inseparable in the […]

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Personality tests are all the rage but what do they really tell you?

October 18, 2018

A new test claims to be most scientific yet and that out of four types, most of us are Average. The thing is, we dont really do them to find out the truth I was once forced to take a personality test by a boss who had read that they were a valuable source of […]

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Ariana Grande’s new ‘Breathin” video stars her adorable pet pig

October 13, 2018

Sometimes pop stars have all the time and money in the world to make a high-production video, with all the bells and whistles. And sometimes all you need is a tiny pig. Ariana Grande’s newest release from her album Sweetener, “Breathin’” comes paired with a new music video starring the pop star’s tiny adopted pet […]

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An all-female armed unit is making sure poachers stay away from one of Africas largest elephant populations

September 28, 2018

Over 200 wildlife species are being illegal sold via Facebook groups in Thailand. The slow loris, pictured above, is among the most commonly advertised for sale.Image: Getty Images/500px Plus A wildlife trafficking watchdog is calling out Facebook for hundreds of listings of animals in Thailand. TRAFFIC, a wildlife trade monitoring organization, is releasing a report […]

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Super-snake: hybrid pythons could pose new threat to Florida Everglades

September 23, 2018

A genetic study has found that some specimens of the invasive reptile that has decimated local wildlife are a mixture of two Asian species which could make it an even more formidable predator From carnivorous giant lizards to toxic climbing tree frogs, the Florida Everglades have become a haven to invasive species steadily destroying and […]

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Paw outcome? New Zealand council proposes banning all cats

September 21, 2018

Pest plan means that when a domestic cat dies, Omaui residents will not be permitted to have another A regional council in New Zealand has proposed banning all domestic cats in an attempt to protect native animals. The South Island councils new pest plan calls for all domestic cats in the Omaui region to be […]

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Why do dogs wag their tails? You asked Google heres the answer | Jules Howard

September 4, 2018

Every day millions of people ask Google lifes most difficult questions. Zoologist and author Jules Howard answers this one As luck would have it, this is rather a prescient question for me right now. At home, we are attempting to coax a neurotic four-year-old out of a dog-bite avoidance technique that works as follows. Upon […]

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Resourceful artist uses dead insects for intricate makeup designs

September 3, 2018

YouTube’s video recommendations are mostly a collection of the worst that the platform has to offer. It wasn’t until a video titled “My cats pick my makeup” popped up that I finally felt seen. It’s true what they say, technology is advancing. As a lover of both cats and makeup tutorials I was immediately drawn […]

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How a lightweight, prefabricated concrete roof is just a taste of the coming revolution in architecture

August 25, 2018

This bird was not in the mood to be saved.  Jessie, a bright yellow and turquoise Macaw parrot, escaped her home in Edmonton, UK over the weekend and stranded herself on her neighbor’s roof for three days. Concerned that she was injured, her owners called the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals […]

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