Milestones of Psychiatry

Early psychiatric researchers encountered many new syndromes for which they were unprepared, but none stranger than the case of Mrs. Elsie Fizzgibble of East Bleen, MN, who could not be cured of her belief that she was Noah’s Ark.

Too by too much, Sankyo P.

Go Fetch Yourself!

Damning proof that this blog is going downhill: Actual uncensored video of a dog playing with itself. (Not safe for work; parental discretion advised)

Yet another quality foraged link by Ant.

Mostly Pleasant Dreams

(“I’m dreaming of a mountain of tuna, next to a stream of fresh, delicious meelks.”)

(“I’m dreaming of platters of warm stuffing, made from the finest, softest cotton.”)

(“Mghrrph drghtrfl urf ig flurrpth, thrh igh churlth dtheath argle pthrrth.”)

Another quality foraged link by Ant.

#NotIntendedToBeA FactualStatement

If a hamster stares at you and thinks evil thoughts, you will turn into stone. #NotIntendedToBeAFactualStatement

Dogs evolved from lobsters. #NotIntendedToBeAFactualStatement

Hedgehogs know exactly how many licks it takes to get to the Tootsie-Roll center of a Tootsie-Pop. #NotIntendedToBeAFactualStatement

We never get awesomely cute pictures from Hannah, Chief Sister Officer, or Reem B. #NotIntendedToBeAFactualStatement

Lying Down on the Job

Unnoticed by his hapless prey, the fearsome predator slinks silently forward. Inching closer and closer, the mighty beast patiently awaits the ideal moment. Then, in one swift, violent motion, the killer atta–zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…

THIS JUST IN: Tickled Penguin

This little penguin is a Little Penguin, or Kororā in Māori, and he seems to be just tickled by all the attention he’s getting. (And if you close your eyes, it sounds like the world’s strangest car being started.)

Update: Thanks to Sparklette and Barbarella for new video link.
Update 2: Thanks to sender-inner Lucy!
Update 3, 3/17/2013: Even newer video link!

The Sneaky Sleepy Peek Technique

The SSPT is the act of opening one eyelid just enough to see who’s out there, but not enough to tip them off that you’re awake, in case they turn out to be dorks.

Once perfected, the SSPT can only be detected with a… PEEK-HANCE!

The Beagle that Got Away

No goofy caption could outdo this fish story, so let’s cut to Flickr user Snuzzy: “My puppy Rex was doing his very best to eat the fish in my mom’s pond…”

“He didn’t manage to eat any; but he got a surprise fish kiss!”

“(Just before he fell in…)”


This… this tastes just like finger! Why, it is finger! I hate finger!

Meanwhile, at the Cuckoo Clock Auditions…

Yeah, I know I’m a little oversize, and I’ve been hitting the Luckies a little hard this week so my voice is kinda rough, but trust me, I can still belt those high notes, you won’t be disappointed.  So, Mr. Piano, if I can have a middle C…

Photo by Martin Teschner.


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