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'Please Stand By': How to Handle Technical Difficulties

Angela Tung | Posted 06.06.2014 | Technology
Angela Tung

You don't want it to happen. You fool yourself into thinking that it won't. But then it does: Your app or site goes down.

I'm With Stupid: Giving a Rat's Patootie About Looking Cuter

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.27.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I feel sorry for rats; I really do. They supposedly make great pets, and their faces are every bit as cute as those of gerbils and mice. But there's just something about that tail -- that hairless, wormlike tail -- that creeps people out.

WATCH: How To Make Your Hamster Thin

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 04.28.2014 | Weird News

Finally, you can stop wondering how to flatten your hamster. Just follow the simple steps in the video above and voilà! You'll get some quality #Hams...

Tiny Hamster Inhales 5 Baby Carrots In Seconds

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.16.2014 | Green

Get it, little guy!

The Sochi Olympics' Official Website Is Bizarre And Extremely Russian

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 02.09.2014 | Technology

Between shower spy cams and stray dogs, the Sochi Winter Olympics have been a bit bizarre, to say the least. But you don't have to go to Russia to see...

WATCH: Hamster Takes 16.5 Ton Truck For A Test Drive

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.12.2013 | Weird News

What is the absolutely smartest and scientifically proven way to test a new steering system on a 16.5-ton truck? Why, have a hamster "drive" it along ...

How To Make Your Hamster Feel Pretty

Posted 08.29.2013 | Comedy

We've all wished we could put tiny clothes on a hamster. But rodents are simply some of the worst models around. Fortunately, the blog Myths and Fa...

Hamsters Love Shoving Impossibly Huge Stuff In Their Mouths

Posted 08.21.2013 | Green

Hamsters seem to just love shoving impossibly large objects in theirs mouths. According to PawNation, a hamster's cheek pouches are used to both s...

ASPCA Angels 'Hop' to Help Small Animals

Ed Sayres | Posted 02.03.2013 | Impact
Ed Sayres

As many know, the ASPCA works tirelessly across the country to protect dogs, cats and horses. What some might not know is that we also help many other types of animals, in part by supporting other organizations through our grants program.

Les Grands Hamsters d'Alsace

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 05.08.2012 | World
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

Banding together with French nature conservationists, les grands hamsters retained lawyers and sued. They won big: eighteen million Euros. Protected environments were established, hamster châteaux if you will, where they have begun to repopulate the Alsatian countryside.

Teke Wiggin

Hamster 'Hoarder' Surrenders 94 Pets

HuffingtonPost.com | Teke Wiggin | Posted 01.20.2012 | Green

(AOL Real Estate) He bought just two of the furry critters. A year and a half later there were more than 90 of them, living in fishbowls and Tupperwar...

A Boy and His Hamster

Ken White | Posted 03.11.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

Sam and Stan were good friends, with a relationship dating all the way back to kindergarten. Stan was a hamster born in Sam's classroom during Sam's first year in school.

"Oh, Henry"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.15.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Over the years in my humble and frequently fur-flown household, I have been surrounded by women: one wife, two daughters and various animals. The pet...

Judge Orders Vasectomy for Over-Sexed Hamster

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Hamsters get their name from the German word "hamstern," meaning "to hoard." And true to the name, this hamster was sexually hoarding female hamsters like there was no tomorrow.

Hamster On Piano Eating Popcorn Is Latest Meme (VIDEO)

HuffPost | Dan Duray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A short video of a hamster on a piano eating a piece of popcorn has quickly captured the hearts of YouTube, despite the fact that there isn't really...