CGP Grey follows up his fascinating Americapox essay with a look at why we domesticate and farm some animals and not others. Bottom line is that the critters we leave in the wild are either too dangerous, hard to train, too independent, or too expensive to feed and keep captive.
A pair of monitor lizards duke it out in the middle of the road. Judging by the lack of reaction from the humans around them, we bet this isn’t their first round. We like to imagine they’re just the town drunks, trying to walk each other home after their usual night out.
MeMe, a smart and skillful Australian shepherd dog demonstrates why us humans should stop wasting money on things that are designed to keep pets out, and just give them full access to our kitchens. In fact, just let them have the keys to the car and set the GPS for PetSmart.
Under the Chinese zodiac, 2016 is the year of the monkey. So YouTuber 10Cats. welcomed the new year by having one of their cats wear a monkey costume. Where does one get these docile cats? If we tried this on our pets we’d end up wearing the costume – and the banana.
From Halloween to Christmas, people love to dress their cats up in stupid costumes. Temptations Cat Treats (with the help of Sir Elton John) issued an apology to all felines subjected to this humiliation with their latest ad spot. Still, aren’t they just so precious?!?!
After seeing Pizza Rat go viral, the guys from New York Magazine decided to conduct a completely non-scientific test to see which of the city’s finest pizzerias was preferred by the rodents. Next time we’re in NYC, we know where we’re eating. And what park to avoid.