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Of Course the Origin Story of Julian Assange’s Cute Cat Was a Lie

When someone is as obsessed with controlling the narrative as Julian Assange is, it’s almost to be expected that they would view a cuddly pile of fluff as a means of propagandising. Such was the destiny of Embassy Cat. Read More >>

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London Hero Casually Rescues Cat, Goes About His Business

Footage from London's Royal Docks shows the world's most casual hero saving a cat from drowning in the River Thames. Read More >>

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Dude Turns His Weird Cat’s Meow Into an Awesome Electro Track

“Cat music” is a funny YouTube search, filled with lullabies for kittens and clips of cats singing. But what happens when you take a cat’s meow, cut it up, and turn it into a club banger? Great things, my friend. Great things. Read More >>

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Working Tank Treads Keep This Caterpillar Digger For Kids From Getting Stuck

Adding to the already lengthy list of ‘things I wish I had when I was a kid’ this Caterpillar digger has an articulated scooping arm connected to a base with working tank treads that guarantees it won’t get mired in mud while your kid slowly but surely destroys your perfectly manicured lawn. Read More >>

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Excavators Build and Then Destroy the World’s Tallest Sand Castle

So how do you top a bunch of excavators playing the world's most massive game of Jenga? You put them to use doing what they were designed for: building stuff. Except stuff, in this case, happens to be the world's tallest sand castle towering over 41 feet. Read More >>

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Gene Study Says Domestic Cats are Just Pretending to be Nice

A study that mapped the genome of domestic cats and compared it to the make-up of their wild cousins has found that there's very little difference between the two, with that seemingly polite thing on the carpet probably just pretending it's not a killer because it means you give it meaty chunks. Read More >>

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Watch This Hero Cat Save a Four-Year-Old From a Dog Attack

Being set upon by a dog is not something I ever want to experience, especially if the dog is bigger than I am. God knows what it must have been like for four-year-old Jeremy Triantafilo when the neighbour's dog pulled him off his bike without provocation. Luckily, the family cat was on hand to save the day. Read More >>

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Watch Five Cat Excavators Play the World’s Biggest Game of Jenga

Twenty-seven wooden blocks weighing 272 kilos each? That's no regular game of Jenga—that's a job for a team of five giant, yet agile, Cat excavators and telehandlers to take on. Just some machines having fun. Read More >>

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Hacker Channels Men In Black; Straps Virus Information to Feral Cat’s Collar

Scavenger hunt-loving hacker, Yusuke Katayama was arrested today after months on the run. Disgruntled for some reason, he sent viral death threats, and while evading Japanese police, he mentioned that information about his virus was strapped to a cat roaming Tokyo. Months later the cat was found, leading to his arrest. Read More >>

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Is This Impossibly Cute Cat Real?

I watched this amazingly cute cat doing amazingly cute things, but part of me thinks it might not be real. I mean, it looks real, but it's so perfectly cute that it must be computer generated. You know, like Puss in Boots! Read More >>