For ages, churches have been a place of refuge for those seeking protection from the destructive ways of the world.
One Florida church has recently learned that human beings aren't the only ones who seek security from certain doom.
St. Luke's United Methodist Church of Orlando operates by the motto "all are welcomed." Apparently that includes a much loved two-legged Thanksgiving Day main entree. more >>
The world has seen its share of fierce stampedes: bulls, human beings, wildebeests. But how about one comprised of baby ducklings?
A videographer recently captured what could be the most adorable stampede in all the world, as approximately 5,000 little ducklings, aged three to five days, are filmed rushing towards a lake in rural China.
Reportedly the stampede is intentional, as the farmer who owns the little creatures believes that such exercise helps the development of the ducks. more >>
In the life of a cat, certain mortal enemies exist. These include dogs, water, and human beings who pet them too much.
Yet who would have thought that one of the greatest menaces to the well being of a feline creature would be the common cucumber?
The folks over at Link-wall.com posted a video to YouTube on Sunday showing numerous times when cats jumped in fear at the mere sight of a cucumber. more >>
Muffin tins have served many purposes over the years, almost all of which involved, well, cooking muffins. For some time, few had a better idea for what to do with them.
One fellow, however, decided that muffin tins were not just useful for cooking, but also as sleeping quarters for pygmy hedgehogs.
A guy known only by the name "Fabulous Mr. Pug" posted a video to YouTube on Nov. 5 showing a group of six hedgehogs who found a different use for the cookware. more >>
A rescued sun bear that was orphaned by poachers has been situated in a new recreational environment, courtesy of an Asia-based animal rights group.
Murphy, as the adorable bear is called, joyously plays about his new place, which bears (no pun intended) a strong resemblance to a child's playground.
According to Animals Asia, Murphy was initially destined for a far less pleasant fate following the death of his mother. more >>
Is there anything cuter than a group of furry little baby otters?
That's what newscasters at ABC Channel 15 in Arizona get to see up-close when the Wildlife World Zoo brings four of the little creatures for a visit.
"We are really cranking up the cute factor," says one anchor, whose words are likely the understatement of the day. more >>