June 29, 2011
This literally cannot be unseen.
The Dickin Medal was established by Maria Dickin in 1943 in order to award all the animals that had fought and served the British Empire valiantly during the Second World War. Between 1943 and 1949, the medal was awarded to a total 54 animals: 32 pigeons, 18 dogs, 3 horses, and a cat. It was recently reinstated after the September 11 attacks. Here's some of the most awesome ones.
We know them, and we love them, but what are their actual names? Are you sure you're ready to know Hey Arnold's real last name? Check that out and more inside.
Not all characters on TV shows are superheroes and spies, or career driven super-women with glamour jobs like Carrie Bradshaw. Some of them just have normal run-of-the-mill occupations that are nothing to write home about. But that's what makes the world turn!
Besting Alex Roy's 2001 record of 27 minutes, a new driver representing "Corporate Broadcasting Company" accomplished the insane feat in a mere 26:03. Here's a time-lapsed video of the 24.48 mile drive, apparently performed in a Saturn Sky and with a modest average speed of 56mph.
Thirsty? Then head on over to the Green Man Pub in Wellington, New Zealand. For only $20, you can quench your thirst with a fresh shot of apple-flavored horse semen. Suppose you probably should be the adventurous type!
Despite massive and often violent protests against them, severe austerity measures have been passed by the Greek parliament. This paves the way for emergency bailout loans from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund that are intended to prevent a total collapse of Greece's economy and stabilize global markets. Here are some more photos from the ongoing riots that have erupted in the streets of Athens as a response to the painful budget cuts.
When your arms are too short to even scratch your back and your typical environment is a sweltering 100+ degrees, you have no other option but to not give a fuck. Here's some kangaroos owning it.
So I see Discovery got my fan letter.
Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries.
Because sometimes you just need to watch 6 minutes of people doing stupid things.
The people of YouTube collectively sing Katy Perry's unforgettable summer smash, "Last Friday Night."
Wait, aren't most of these animals lactose intolerant? Shhh. Shhh. Just enjoy how happy they look.
And without water. This man for president.