July 16, 2019

Animator Edits His Cat into Iconic Hollywood Films to Make Them Even Better

Cat lovers know that fabulous felines make everything better. They even improve things you didn’t know needed improving upon—such as classic Hollywood films and critically-acclaimed television shows. Filmmaker and animator Tibo Charroppin proves this with the help of his cat Lizzy, aka OwlKitty. Together, they create funny cat videos featuring Lizzy as she steals the spotlight in Game of Thrones, Jurassic Park, Titanic, and the classic horror film The Shining.

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June 6, 2019

Grad Student Has Hilarious Maternity Photo Shoot with Her Thesis After “Longest Labor Ever”

Log onto any social media platform, and you’re bound to see a bunch of baby-related posts. Whether you’re looking at maternity photos or newborn shoots, these pictures typically feature expectant or new moms posing with their bellies or bundles of joy. On top of these traditional takes, however, you’re also sure to see some creative interpretations, starring dogs, dads, and now a PhD thesis.

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April 3, 2019

Funny Japanese Monster Figurines Apologize For the Destruction They’ve Caused

Apologizing is considered an important part of Japanese culture, but it’s about more than just saying sorry. Showing remorse shows a person’s ability to reflect, be polite, and show respect to others. Combining the art of the apology with the Japanese love of kaiju (giant monsters in films), Gachapon World released a series of funny figurines depicting Japanese monsters humbly apologizing for the damage they’ve caused.

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February 12, 2019

Library Receives Book Return From Patron That’s 73 Years Overdue

Have you ever owed a library an overdue book? If so, you likely ended up returning it after a few days, weeks, or,—in seemingly extreme cases—months. While librarians are undoubtedly used to dealing with books past their due date, no one at Silver Spring Library in Maryland could have anticipated one of their latest acquisitions: a book that was checked out in 1946.

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