It is a loving and powerful moment when an American soldier returns home. And sometimes it is not just human family members who are thrilled to see them return.
When a veteran of the Air Force named Joshua had to leave his two dogs behind, a woman named Tia and her daughter Mariah helped out.
In a video posted to YouTube by Animal Planet, Joshua explained that his time away from his pets was rough, given that they were so far away and he saw them as his "pack." more >>
Even those most closely associated with snow have to have their first time in the white stuff. And this is one of the most adorable examples out there.
A polar bear cub celebrates her 3-month birthday at a Toronto zoo, being given the best present ever for the special day and accepting it in the cutest way possible.
In a video posted to YouTube by an account named "Unusual" on Single Person Awareness Day, the cub wonders about a winter wonderland. more >>
A controversial snake pastor in South Africa has been praised by the country's Cultural, Religious, and Linguistic Rights Commission for his vast knowledge of the Bible.
Pastor Penuel Mnguni of End Times Disciples Ministries in Soshanguve was recently forced to defend his religious practices to the committee after facing accusations of abusing and commercializing the Christian faith.
Authorities called Mnguni to defend himself after photographs showed the controversial pastor feeding live snakes and rats to churchgoers. Witnesses say Mnguni forced the congregants to eat the animals to prove their devotion to their faith. The religious leader also faced accusations of stepping on congregants' backs. more >>
You never quite know just who will drop in when you're having a good time in the sun and the water.
One woman who was wakeboarding at the Sea of Cortez was joined by a family of dolphins who accompanied her like a convoy of old.
Posted to YouTube by Wyatt Miller, the video shows the porpoises jumping in their signature arcs alongside a wakeboarder, to the enjoyment of the crew of the boat La Ventana. more >>
Although the 50th Super Bowl is still a few days away, some folks like the kind people at the Heinz Ketchup company have already released their commercial for the occasion.
Their great ad features nothing short of a stampede. A stampede of wiener dogs. A stampede of wiener dogs wearing hot dog costumes. Your argument is now invalid.
With a classic love ballad in the background, the dogs rush toward a group of human beings dressed in various Heinz product costumes. more >>
The nation's most outspoken and flamboyant animal rights group has announced that it is creating a new division to combat what it describe as "animal-on-animal" violence.
Adorned with lettuce bras, spokeswomen for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals recently told the press that they need to expand their agenda.
"We recently sat down for our monthly 'Talk and Tofurkey' gathering to discuss how we could better help serve the cause of animal rights," spoke one PETA woman as male reporters kept wondering how long the romaine was going to stay in place. more >>