To give you an idea of how old this photo is…President Lincoln was still a year away from taking office! “1860: A canine amateur photographer.” From Vintage Everyday!
A: THESE guys!!!
This proves Japan has not yet TOTALLY cornered the Cute Market. Welcome to: Vilnius, Lithuania of all places. Well, they get their own tag for making these. “I saw this tweet, and *immediately* thought of your site. I read the Submissions Contract, but I’ll admit, I’m not quite sure if you can use this. From what I can tell, I think you can use it if you credit Mental Floss? [*Note: Yes. -Ed.] Thanks for helping me start my day on a bright note!” -Lisa B.
The U.S. Coast Guard, along with the Gumbo-Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton, FL., released 570+ Bebeh Sea Turtle Hatchlings into the Atlantic Ocean on Monday. The Loggerhead and Green Turtles have protected status and are classified as endangered or threatened. All images by Joe Raedle/Getty as seen on Mashable.
Gigi The Cat Lady: “I vote YES! ‘One Flap Up’ should be a new Rule Of Cuteness!!”
G Mac: “‘One Flap Up’ isn’t ALREADY a Rule?!?!! It definitely should be because it’s TOTALLY Qte!”
debg: “Love this sweet goggie. And I second (third?) the requests for a new ROC– ‘One Flap Up’ is pure win.”
Shelley: “I can’t believe ‘One Flap Up’ is not a ROC!?! This must be fixed…”
Smartypants: “Another vote for ‘One Flap Up’ – definitely cute!”
Faye: ‘One Flap Up’ = good ROC.”
Kristin: “I vote YES to the ‘One Flap Up’ Rule — simply one of the cutest things ever!”
Rachael: “One Flap Up’ simply MUST be a ROC! The world demands it!”
Clare: ‘One Flap Up’ HAS TO BE A RULE.!! And not just because my own rescue pup has independent, individuated, graduated single-flap control!! PUHLEEZE make it a Rule.”
(This post was inspired by THIS post. The sheer desperation of Clare AND THE ALL CAPS is what shoved this one through, BTW.) Anyway. To welcome in Rule # 58, (“If You’re Flyin’ With One Flap Up, That’s Cute” aka “The Paisley Rule,”) we have this email just in from Holly H. “If ‘One Flap Up’ is going to be a thang, let me introduce Luigi. He came to visit us on while we were shooting ‘Home Free in Atlanta‘ and we kept him cool in the makeup trailer. His ear fringe is delightful! He was a master of ‘One Flap Up’ and looking a bit guilty!
Since he was never fond of his mother, Stanley Sidney Samuel Saperstein Slytherton Snake took unique inspiration from the adage “step on a crack, break your mother’s back.”
Yeah, I know no one uses film anymore, but this fellow is named Kodak™! Can you EVEN stand it.
From Tara S.
Just one more day left in July, and then the Dog Days roll into August. Chiefie doesn’t seem to mind at all. Sender-Inner Kate R.’s comments are in the hovers.