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'We Have Whiskers, They Have Whiskers:' A Man's Best Friend Is His Cat

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.27.2014 | Good News
Peter Mandel

I am feeling embarrassed even as I write this, but, well, we have whiskers, they have whiskers. It is time for the cold war between men and cats to end.

Week in Film: 22 Jump Street, The Signal and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

After I saw 22 Jump Street, I noted publicly that, while it was funnier than 21 Jump Street, so was my root canal. (Although the latter did include laughing gas.) Still, the bar wasn't particularly high.

Disney World Tips, From One Parent to Another

Travelzoo | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

Remember: Disney is a giant playground. You can either play well with others or go home crying. Your choice.

6 Wise And Funny Lessons On Aging -- From Animals

Next Avenue | Jill Yanish | Posted 05.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Jill Yanish Aging gracefully can present challenges. Human role models, like, say, Betty White or George Clooney, ca...

The Intelligence of Man and of Beast

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 10.29.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

As spiritual beings, we must see our humanity as distinct from the animal kingdom, but we also dare not dismiss that humans are a part of the animal continuum and we too must respect the animal world of which we are a significant, but still only one, part.

Loaded Gun Found On Disney World Ride

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Miami

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- A Walt Disney World patron on a ride with her grandson found a loaded gun on her seat, officials said Wednesday. Officials ...

Isabella Rossellini Unveils a Fascinating Look at Motherhood in Mammas

Greg Archer | Posted 07.09.2013 | TV
Greg Archer

There aren't many actresses -- make that "artists" -- that would slip into a Cuckoo bird outfit in an effort to illuminate the lesser-known facts about the animal kingdom, but thank goodness Isabellla Rossellini is up for it.

Dog Ears Music: National Meaning of "Is" Day Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Cowboy Junkies, Sufjan Stevens, Muse, Judy Garland, Salt 'N' Pepa, Bob Schneider and more.

5 Worst Dads In The Animal Kingdom

Mental Floss | Posted 06.16.2012 | Weird News

Father's Day may be this Sunday, but there are some deadbeat dads in the animal kingdom who shouldn't expect cards this weekend. Male lions selfish...

How The Home Shopping Network Turned Me Into A Zebra

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 08.13.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

Before I could think it through, I reached for my credit card and phoned the number on the screen. I knew I had to do it immediately because there were only 6,003 Tan Towels left, and their phone lines were lighting up.

Disney World 'Ruined My Dreams,' Teenager Says

The Huffington Post | Lauren Feldman | Posted 06.06.2012 | Weird News

Somewhere in Florida, a teen wishes that she could toss a pile of pixie dust in the air and make everything better. But she won't be able to do it dre...

Odd Organism In Lake Called Man's Remotest Relative

Posted 04.30.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/29/2012 06:51 PM EDT on LiveScience Talk about extended family: A single-celled organ...

Rodent Study Yields Surprise About 'Success' Of Rats, Mice

Posted 04.29.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/27/2012 05:21 PM EDT on LiveScience Rats and their close relatives, including mice, make ...

Interview: Willem Dafoe Is The Hunter

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

It was one of the most wonderful and unique starts to an interview ever: Within a minute, Willem was speaking in the incomprehensible babble of the Looney Tunes Tasmanian Devil. And then in Italian. Two of the world's finest languages!

Stunning, Surreal Animal Kingdom

Posted 03.09.2012 | Arts

Simen Johan's photography collection "Until The Kingdom Comes" features portraits of animals in eerily calm repose. The Norwegian artist first take...

PHOTOS: Biggest, Fastest, Deadliest: World's Most Extreme Animals

Posted 03.04.2012 | Science

Among animals, the blue whale is the biggest and the cheetah is the fastest runner— most of us have known this since grade school. But many of the e...

Disney World Wedding: An African Night In Central Florida

Rebecca Dolan | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel
Rebecca Dolan

Despite what people may think, not every Disney wedding is a Mickey and Minnie affair -- though those are available.

Showtime Adapting Sundance-Winning Movie Into TV Series

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 12.18.2011 | TV

Showtime is looking to add another crime family to its lineup. The premium cable network has picked up a script based on the Sundance Film Festival Gr...

Animal-Free Eats at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Carolyn Scott | Posted 10.29.2011 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

If you find yourself sightseeing in Orlando and theme park hopping at Walt Disney World, what better way to honor the beautiful creatures at Animal Ki...

It's Sale Time in Saratoga

Liz O'Connell | Posted 10.06.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

The Saratoga Sale of select thoroughbred yearlings is upon us again. One hundred and sixty yearlings are cataloged to sell at the Fasig-Tipton pavilion in Saratoga Springs, the evenings of August 8 and 9.

Animals Get High Too, New Book Says

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 08.30.2011 | Green

After a long day of roaming the wild, can you blame a bird for throwing back a few fermented berries? Perhaps not, according to author and neurosci...

Preakness Won In Nail-Biter

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 07.21.2011 | Sports

BALTIMORE -- Soaked with sweat, Shackleford bucked and kicked until crewmen finally shoved him into the No. 5 gate at the Preakness. One ton of hor...

WATCH: Who Will Win The Preakness Stakes?

Posted 07.20.2011 | Sports

14 horses and jockeys will compete tomorrow to win the 2011 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. If all goes according to plan, Sa...

It's Good to Be King

Liz O'Connell | Posted 07.14.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

A major factor in Animal Kingdom winning the Derby was his great trip. Given a masterful ride by Velasquez, the colt was in the right spot throughout the race.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.09.2011 | New York
Len Berman

A 20-1 shot, Animal Kingdom, won the Kentucky Derby. He goes from a horse nobody ever heard of to Preakness favorite. After all, he's Maryland-based.