This Just In: Puppies for the Troops!

As part of a week-long series of “The Colbert Report” in Iraq, Stephen “Truthiness” Colbert teamed up with Tom “Niceiness” Hanks to send a USO care package to the troops, complete with Tang, ice cream — and a puppy! See the whole hilarious skit here (and skip to 3:22 for the puppyness!)

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Boxhab, Big Time

Size doesn’t matter, you know.  It’s true.
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Kittens are kittens, and boxes are boxes.  (CBS/AP)

This Just In: Photographers Adopt Tiger

After a tiger cub in a German zoo was rejected by its parents, it was adopted by a family of annoying photographers from the Associated Press, who assigned Bessie, their pet Dachshund, to interview it. Bessie’s six-part series with the tiger cub will air on European TV in June, with American syndication and a book tour to follow.

This Just In: Moose on the Loose

What a rotten way to start your life: Separated from your mom, chased by wild dogs, a state trooper thinks you’d be better off dead, and worst of all, you gotta move to Wisconsin.  But thanks to some kind Alaskans, it’ll be a happy ending all the same for this moose calf. Full story and more pics at the Los Angeles Times.

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THIS JUST IN: Fish Walkies!

According to the brillo peeps over at The Metro, a UK feller named Mick Madden says; “I was looking at my goldfish going round in circles in their bowl looking bored silly so I made this to take them out and about and they love it,”.

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If you don’t wanna walk them, you can always Fish ‘n’ Flush instead, C.S.O.!

This Just In: Baby Gorilla Rescue

Now, why'd dem bad men wanna twaffic widdew ol' me?A baby gorilla has been seized from animal traffickers by The Congolese Wildlife Authority following a 3-month undercover investigation to bust an international wildlife smuggling ring.

The young female was injured during her ordeal, but is said to be responding well to treatment.

More details here.

Question for you

“Have you VOTED for Cute Overload for the People Choice Webby yet?”

[Head turns to 90-degree right angle] “BAROOOOOOO?”

VOTE NOW

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LET’S STICK THE LANDING, PEOPLE!

‘Cause this is THRILLAH

Winston owns your soul.

Don’t press play.

You pressed it, Rich.

Get out the stoat

What do these phrases have in common?

“It’s like a blankie for Adults”, “Better than porn”, “best antidepressant in the WORLD. “, “This site one-ups therapy.”

They’re all comments about Cute Overload over at the PEOPLE’S CHOICE WEBBY VOTING which is happening right now ’til April 30. If we’re gonna have any chance at winning, we need YOU to help!

Here’s how to vote:

1) Sign up for an account at the Webby Awards

2) Click the Website Ballot

3) In the “Connections” section, go to the “Weird” category and Vote for Cute Overload!

Stoat (and prosh tongue) by superhoopsa.

Feedback on the Redesign Feedback

THANK YOU for all your help with our revised design, People. It’s Beta testers like you that make this site so much bettoi. We received a ‘tock-load of emails with helpful pointing-out pictures and comments.

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To sum up, your feedback was overwhelmingly positive of the revised design. Visits are also up 25 to 30 percent, so all in all, SCHWEET!

What you DON’T like:

  1. The site layout on Firefox 3 on a Mac! [We are working on this!]
  2. Lack of hamsters in Pannnts / Lake Tinkle [Hmmmmm, I guess the page loads TOO FAST for you to see the BG image. Shoot!]
  3. RSS got broke! Eep! [This has been fixed.]
  4. The header is tooooo tall! and where is the chick favicon!? [we’re working on the second one…]

What you DO like:

  1. Commenting Avatars
  2. Post image size increased by 12% [Redonk]
  3. Top 4 features

A Puffer fish redesigns himself! puffer fish on lake nasser, by catfeet2. Also, get a load of this shot!

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