Baby Mammals Twitch in Their Sleep Because They’re Learning Cute Moves

Okay, so this research into the phenomenon of twitching baby mammals (in the words of University of Iowa psychology professor Mark Blumberg, “literally every mammal that has ever been looked at” twitches) is really interesting, but I’m not going to dress this post up in futuristic scientific regalia (I was thinking a… » 6/22/13 3:07pm 6/22/13 3:07pm

Baboons kidnap puppies and raise them as their own

Be warned, this video starts off horribly sad, but it's still a fascinating behavior from one of our primate cousins. Baboons in Saudi Arabia kidnap feral puppies away from their packs, bringing them up in the baboon family. » 3/17/12 1:00pm 3/17/12 1:00pm

Adopt the Harry Potter Dog Sirius 'Padfoot' Black

Baby Sirius Black needs a home! Berry, the German Shepherd dog who played the pup version of the animagus Sirius Black, is up for adoption. Hurry now to save Padfoot! » 9/27/11 11:20am 9/27/11 11:20am

2 Amazing Alien Possession Scenes, Involving Kyle MacLachlan and a…

Alien possession comes in many forms, as this clip from The Hidden 2 proves. There's Kyle MacLachlan, transferring his alien life essence into another man, in a wonderfully tender moment. And then there's the fluffy dog and the tentacle monster. » 1/03/11 5:30pm 1/03/11 5:30pm

Korean Dog Clones Start Sniffing Drugs, Underwear

The Korean Customs Service just got six new employees: a set of Labrador Retrievers cloned from a top drug-sniffing dog. Soon, they'll be rooting out heroin smugglers, and getting a good whiff of your dirty laundry. » 7/20/09 10:00am 7/20/09 10:00am