"Incredible Photos of the Beautiful Glasswinged Butterfly." Pretty pictures on this [adjective] day in which [percentage] of it has gone [adverb]. [Via]
Right when you think you've been starting to pull things together.
Because most of the chocolate-tasting jobs are already taken.
…Banana Joe, this nine-year-old Affenpinscher from the Netherlands. In the video above, he's winning Best in Breed (Toy); yesterday he won it all. According to the American Kennel Club, the Affenpinscher is known as "a peppy dog that has the face and impish nature of a monkey," and was originally used for killing rats and mice. (Which would actually make for a spectacular live-competition category.) The AKC also ranks breeds by popularity, if you're interested.
And then, because first thing in the morning is definitely the right time for it, Petfinder.
As part of our ongoing series of conversations with animals on policy and population control issues, we recently sat down with Warren, a bedbug about to step onto a bean-leaf in Murray Hill.
Us: Hi, Warren, why don't you come sit down over here?
Warren: Sure, just let me…hm…wait a second.
Us: Take your time!
Warren: Something about this doesn't feel right.
Us: No? It's just us. (shows hands)
Warren: (cautiously steps forward)
Us: GOTCHA, YOU SON OF A BITCH!
Warren: (turns to run, gets hopelessly entangled in the hooks of the bean leaf)
Us: GROW OLD AND DIE THERE, I CARE NOTHING FOR YOUR PLEAS.
Warren: You'll [...]
As part of our ongoing series of conversations with animals on policy and population control issues, we recently sat down with Anne, a Gunnison sage grouse living in Utah.
Us: Hi, Anne.
Anne: O THE ROSY-FINGERED DAWN! O HERALD OF THE MORNING!
Us: Is this a bad time? Who's he?
Anne's Special Friend: MY DARLING! LET US GREET THIS NEW DAY TOGETHER!
Us: Oh. Ohhhh. Um, we can come back?
Anne: POP THOSE AIR SACS AT ME.
Anne's Special Friend: You want me to fan my tail, too?
Anne: You know it, baby.
Us: I mean, we only have an hour or so in Moab to get this interview [...]