The 10 Most Surprising Origins of the Animals You Eat

Just what will you be putting on your plate during this holiday season? You probably already know that centuries of selective breeding have produced the creatures we love to feast on, but you might be surprised at how weird the process has been. Here are the 10 most startling origin stories for the animals that most… » 12/22/14 10:14am 12/22/14 10:14am

A new study reveals that dogs prefer petting over vocal praise. Dogs will spend significantly longer periods of time around people who are more inclined to pet them, regardless of whether they're owners or strangers. Vocal praise, on the other hand, has virtually no effect on their desire to hang out. The research… » 9/04/14 2:40pm 9/04/14 2:40pm

This wall furniture is the coolest thing your cat will see all day

Human dwellings must seem stupidly boring for cats who, in their natural state, are fond of climbing, jumping, and perching. Looking to overcome this egregious oversight, German company Goldtaze has put out this incredible line of handcrafted designer cat climbing furniture. » 1/14/14 6:40am 1/14/14 6:40am