Words aren’t always sufficient when you’re feeling low. Sometimes, humor can be the best medicine for a case of The Sads.
We’re all well aware of the internet’s potential to be a little dumpster fire-adjacent at times. But at this point we can’t just click away — many of us frequently use our social media spheres as tools for coping with everything from mental health struggles to the never-ending nonsense that is the political news cycle.
But even the most well-intentioned use of internet culture for mood lifting can be fraught with bad vibes. While there are tons of self-deprecating and depression-related memes circulating the net, we think you deserve something a bit more uplifting. Read more…
Good news everyone: Toki the snake has been reunited with his family after he was accidentally donated to Goodwill. Whoops!
Toki the snake had been missing for six whole months before he eventually turned up at the local Goodwill in Fort Worth, Texas. His owner, Austin Pair, left him in his covered tank with plenty of food when they vacationed in Hawaii. When Pair came back, Toki was gone.
“I had to kind of makeshift a lid for it,” Pair told the Star-Telegram. “He’d gotten out before, so I’d taped it, reinforced it, put weights on it — but he pushed the light fixture over and disappeared.” Read more…
Team Croatia was (understandably) hyped while celebrating a much-needed goal against England in the semi-finals on Wednesday. In the midst of their victory charge, the team accidentally trampled a few unsuspecting photographers who were just trying to do their jobs.
Golden retrievers have “soft mouths,” which means they can be trained to carry delicate objects without damaging them. This is as wholesome as it sounds.
An example of this truly delightful phenomenon is currently making the rounds on Twitter. User @laurdreyfuss‘s aunt, a vet tech, tested the soft mouth theory with her own golden retriever by presenting her with a raw egg.
The result is the tensest one minute and five seconds I have ever witnessed. But the dog — whose name is Sookie — passes with flying colors. Not only does she hold the egg with a gentleness previously only seen in Pixar shorts, but she seems reluctant to give it back. (!!) Read more…