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Smart Donkey Uses Awesome Problem-Solving Skills To Cross Fence

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.07.2017 | Weird News

This is one smart ass. Oreste the donkey didn’t fancy jumping over a fence, as his pals Pedro and Domenico had just done. So he took a more methodic...

This Twisted Theory Will Change How You Look At Donkey In 'Shrek'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.25.2017 | Entertainment

The “Shrek” movies are like onions. They’ve got layers. But the more you peel the layers back, the more unprepared you are for what’s there. F...

The Unexpected Living Treasures of Ireland

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 01.12.2017 | Travel
Tanja M. Laden

In the end, Ireland features far more than a series of landmarks. It also offers far more than miles and miles of stunning scenery. What makes Ireland truly unique are all the living creatures who call it home, including the animals.

Watch This Adorable Toddler Lose His Mind Over The Word 'Donkey'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.05.2016 | Parents

While learning different animal names, one toddler could not contain his amusement at the word "donkey." This clip from "America's Funniest Home Video...

Man Caught Having Sex With Donkey Asks For Jail Time

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.03.2016 | Crime

A 21-year-old farm worker from Wisconsin who was caught having sex with a female donkey is headed to jail -- after asking a judge to revoke his more l...

Donkey Who Nearly Died In Flood Breaks Into Grin When Rescued

The Dodo | Adam Goldberg | Posted 12.07.2015 | Green

He was struggling in rising floodwaters, but some people weren't going to let him die....

How'd This Jackass End Up In The Back Of A Cop Car?

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 12.03.2015 | Weird News

A devious donkey was picked up by the Norman Police Department on Tuesday after a wild romp through the streets of Oklahoma. The responding officer p...

WATCH: Now We've Seen It All... A Donkey That Paints for Charity

HooplaHa | Posted 10.12.2016 | Good News

Animals have many special talents. Patty, however, might have one of the most creative sides we've seen in a furry friend. Patty, a donkey from Romani...

Abused Donkey Is Rescued In An Unlikely Place

The Dodo | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 08.18.2015 | Green

Fernando, a Spanish donkey, knew nothing but work for his first 20 years on Earth. When he injured his foot, the owners who had profited from Fernando...

Boehner and McConnell Argue Over Who Should Cave First

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The emerging dynamic between John Boehner and Mitch McConnell is one to watch, because it is heading for a showdown in the next few weeks. Sooner or later, one of them is going to have to cave in to the hard, cold reality that Republicans just do not have the votes to impose their will on a Democratic president.

John Oliver Just Made Us All Feel Like Jackasses

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.21.2014 | Comedy

On Sunday night, John Oliver pointed out that the U.S. process for issuing special immigrant visas for translators is so difficult that it has more st...

On This Feast Day of the Ass

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.16.2014 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

Happy Feast Day of the Ass! No kidding. Animals get short shrift in religious beliefs and practice (apart from the Hindu cow, and sacrifice, of course), so I found it quite wonderful to stumble on an old tradition celebrating the biblical donkey.

An E(Scape) Goat

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.27.2013 | Green

There's a whole wide-world out there, and this little goat cannot be contained. Watch him take a leap of faith out of his pen in an unexpected way! ...

A Closer Look At The Great Migration

Eliza Deacon | Posted 11.02.2012 | Travel
Eliza Deacon

It has been said that the Wildebeest Migration of East Africa is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, but has anyone mentioned the other animals which take part in this incredible display of courage and honour?

Mayor Killed In Bizarre Accident

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

A small town Texas mayor was killed in an apparent attack by his own donkey Monday. Hollywood Park Mayor Bill Bohlke was found dead Monday evening...

Now Your Ass Can Be A Wi-Fi Hotspot

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 08.22.2012 | Technology

And you thought your Wi-Fi stunk. Kfar Kedem, an Israeli theme park specializing in historical reenactments of Talmudic-era Galilee, will make one ...

Electoral Emissions: What If Presidents Treated Our Cars Like Our Country?

Brian Crewe | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Brian Crewe


Hyena Poop Reveals Wild Animals' 'Observation' Of Lent

Posted 04.07.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/04/2012 08:32 PM EDT on LiveScience Humans aren't the only ones who give up certai...

Five Foods That Can Change The World | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home

When Andrew Zimmern tells us we ought to try a particular food, we screw up our courage and do it. His travels as host of "Bizarre Foods" take him to ...

Man Arrested For Bestiality Claims Prostitute Transformed Into Donkey

Posted 12.27.2011 | Weird News

A 28-year old Zimbabwe man arrested for allegedly having sex with a donkey tied to a tree has a simple explanation for his actions: the donkey was act...

Collaborations With a Sock Puppet and Why it Feeds My Art

Katherine Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Katherine Dunn

When you sit down and begin talking to a puppet, it's a clean slate, much like a blank canvas. Puppets can teach, share love and fear, entertain or amuse, and sing out of key.

Swamp Drainage Detritus

Will Durst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

There have been easier times to be a Democrat. Think way way back to the halcyon days of two years ago. Summer of '08. Basking like a lazy cat napping in a sun drenched window box. Now, not so much.

Parasailing Donkey Shocks Russian Beachgoers (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Sunbathers in southern Russia were shocked at the sight of a donkey which "flew" over the Azov Sea this weekend as part of a promotional stunt. Amat...

Afghan Donkey 'Suicide' Bomber Used On Patrol

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A senior British army officer and six other military personnel survived when a tethered donkey laden with explosives was detonated as their armoured v...