The Biggest Fireworks Displays Across the Country
Forget about the dawn's early light, this Fourth of July is all about the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air and maybe even a couple of spiders. Those are the ones that, well, look kind of like a spider, anyway. In honor of the Fourth, here are 10 great fireworks displays throughout the country. If your ...
Friskies Makes iPad Apps for Cats [VIDEOS]
Given how popular cats are on the internet, it’s no surprise that Friskies — makers of delicious cat food (or so our cats tell us) for over 50 years — recently rolled out a line of tablet-based apps just for cats. Featuring movements, shapes and colors tailored to appeal to kitty’s sensibilities, your feline friend can now download titles like ‘Cat Fishing’ ‘Tasty Treasures Hunt’ and ‘Party Mix-Up
Sense-Roid Gadget Lets You Feel the Sensation of Your Own Hugs [VIDEO]
If you’ve ever longed to feel your own gentle caress, long no more. Produced by the Kajimoto Laboratory at Tokyo’s University of Electro-Communications, the Sense-Roid is electronic apparatus consisting of two sensor-filled jackets and a mannequin that allows the user to feel the sensation of hugging him or herself.
10 Adorable Kids Singing ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ [VIDEOS]
For a professional singer, there are few gaffes more embarrassing than flubbing a line from 'The Star Spangled Banner.' (Are you listening, Christina Aguilera?) But when these pint-sized patriots get caught up on the lyrics, well, it's just flat-out adorable. The more m ...
Maltese Puppies Choreograph Cutest Dance Ever [VIDEO]
If you’re looking for some hot new dance moves for summer, look no further than these two dancing Maltese puppies. Their signature move, the Let Me In, is sure to replace the Dougie at nightclubs across the nation.
Anti-Tanning PSA Shows Women Burning Themselves With Waffle Irons and Toasters [VIDEO]
“Indoor tanning is out,” says the Canadian Dermatology Association, who’ve placed tanning beds squarely in their crosshairs with a new web PSA that shows young women singing their skin with a clothes iron, toaster and waffle iron. Ouch. The CDA hopes these exaggerated examples of frying one’s skin hammers home the dangers of tanning. According to their website:
Mackie the Boston Terrier Loves Being Tickled [VIDEO]
As Della Reese once said in the 1996 Martin Lawrence classic of the same name, “It’s a thin line between love and hate.” Mackie the Boston Terrier clearly has some strong feeling about being tickled, but whether “Please sir, may I have another?” or “If you touch me again, I’m going to explode” is up for interpretation. Either way, it manifests itself with a series of delightful facial expressions
10 America-Themed Songs for the Fourth of July
American popular music has been around since before America even declared its independence. ‘Yankee Doodle,’ anyone? That classic was sung by Colonial American soldiers as early as The French and Indian War. Since then, our country has established one of the richest musical traditions in the world. Many songs even deal with America itself, from ‘God Bless America’ to ‘God Bless the USA.’ Here’s a
Red White and Blue Recipes: How to Plan a Tasty Fourth of July
Our founding fathers weren’t messing around when they decided on red, white and blue. When it comes to planning a Fourth of July menu, neither should you. Three colors are more than enough to plan a five-star meal. Below, check out some delicious recipes to help you celebrate our nation’s birthday in style.
Popsicles Shaped Like Marilyn Monroe, Darth Vader and Other Famous Faces
The double popsicle? Tired. Gourmet popsicles? So last summer. Right now, we’re all about this new line of incredibly detailed, pop culture-themed popsicles from Russian ad agency Stoyn, depicting ten iconic cultural figures from throughout the world — everyone from Che Guevara to Marilyn Monroe to Russian Futurist poet Vladimir Mayakovsky.
Cutest Tune-Ups Ever – Four Cats Discovered in Cars by Mechanics [VIDEOS]
As cat owners know well, kitties like to curl up in any old warm spot: a ray of sunshine, the top of a radiator and, in the case of these curious cats, in the hoods and undercarriages of cars. Check out these auto-residing felines who made it out safely, thanks to some surprised mechanics.
Poor, Poor Ci the Sheepdog Is Scared of Sheep [VIDEO]
Counting sheep is a relaxing way to fall asleep, unless you’re Ci the border collie, in which case it would most likely lead to frightening night terrors. Ci may technically be a sheepdog, but he’s also afraid of sheep, a fear that dates all the way back to puppyhood. According to his 54-year-old owner Jane Lippington, the sheep herding instinct is definitely present in Ci, but instinct can only t