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The Pokémon of Detective Pikachu, Ranked By Their Horrifying Cuteness

When it was first announced, not a lot of people thought a live-action Pokémon movie could work. And then the trailers for Detective Pikachu collectively blew our socks off by presenting realistically-rendered monsters that trade anime cartoonishness for a frankly incredible mix of adorableness and sheer terror. Read More >>

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The Story Behind This Astronaut’s Viral Photo Is Even Cuter Than His Dogs

Leland Melvin is a star in every sense of the word. The retired astronaut, NFL draftee, and literal dog whisperer has a resume most of us could only dream of. Now, he can add “bringer of internet joy in these dark and troubled times” to that very long list of accolades. Read More >>

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Two Good Boys Pull a Snowboarder Through a Storm

Barney and Cabot are golden retrievers. The man on the snowboard is Barney and Cabot’s dad. Barney and Cabot’s dad is using his good boys as transportation. Read More >>

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The World’s Smallest Snowman is So Cute

Look at this cute little snowman! I bet he won’t even melt and make me cry like the snowman from Jack Frost does. Read More >>

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Totally Silly Animation Brings Random Objects to Life By Drawing Cute Faces on Them

Here’s a dopey animation from Sean Charmatz that imagines a world where every random object has a cute face. That means soup dumplings cling on to the paper when they get picked up, marshmallows enjoy a satisfying dip in hot chocolate, a glass pane closes its eye while getting washed, a Post-It note gets accidentally split apart, and so on. It’s like Sausage Party with cruder animations but less crude jokes. Read More >>

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Silly Short Re-Imagines How Day Turns Into Night

Sure, we could blame the darkness of the night on the Earth’s rotation and the Sun and no more daylight savings time but where’s the fun in that? It’s much goofier to imagine a comically big space being called Mr. Night running around the neighbourhood turning everything dark with the touch of his finger. Imagine if you had the power to change anything with just a snap; that’s what Mr. Night does every day to turn day into night. Read More >>

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Pagolins, Earth’s Most Beautiful and Trafficked Creatures, Finally Get Protection

The pangolin is the only known mammal with scales. Pangolins are beautiful, precious little creatures, often likened to an artichoke with legs. According to NPR, they’re also the world’s most trafficked mammals. Luckily for these little cuties, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, or CITES, has officially banned commercial trading of pangolins. Read More >>

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Turns Out, Hedgehogs Are At Home in Cities

Researchers at the University of Hamburg noticed that urban areas have higher populations of hedgehogs than rural areas, so they asked the question: what gives? Read More >>

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First Sea Lion Pup Born at Zoo for Over Three Decades

This post was very difficult to write. Every time I managed to get a few words on the page, I would start making ridiculous noises. Look at its little flippers! Its face! Those large eyes! Read More >>

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Even the Emperor Would Find This Infant Yoda Towel Adorable

Though completely twisted towards evil by the dark side of the Force, even Emperor Palpatine would find it hard to resist cracking a smile at Etsy seller MiddleBrainedCanvas' adorable Yoda-inspired hooded towel. Read More >>

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Watching Dogs Freak Out Seeing a Magic Flying Sausage is So Cute

I love dogs. I love magic tricks. I love sausages. Obviously, I was bound to love this video of dogs reacting to magic flying wieners. I like the fact that some of them get so freaked out at the sight of a delicious treat floating in front of them—but others just don't give a damn. Read More >>

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This Must be the Cutest Cornershop Ever Created

This is The Cornershop is the brainchild of British artist Lucy Sparrow: a shop located in Bethnal Green, east London, in which every product is a hand-sewn felt version of its real life counterpart. From canned foods to ice cream to sweets to magazines, there are 4,000 products in total. Read More >>

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Tiny Hamsters Eat Tiny Cakes for a Super Silly Tiny Birthday Party

After enjoying a tiny burrito two months ago, tiny hamster just went to a birthday party for his prickly friend tiny porcupine. Like most human birthday parties, the miniature animals were served birthday cakes. It seemed like tiny hamster enjoyed his cake more than tiny porcupine though. Read More >>