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Cat Places Third in Virginia Senate Race
You might take the democratic process very seriously, but not everybody is on your side. Specifically the 6,000 or so people who wrote in a cat for US Senator of Virginia. The cat came in third place.
Just a Baby Tiger Jumping on a Couch
If you see something cuter than this today, good for you, you obviously are some kind of wizard. If you're sad and dried up like the rest of us, here's a ridiculously adorable baby tiger jumping on a couch. With a chihuahua. And nobody gets eaten...
Was Diane Sawyer Drunk on Election Night?
Ever since the election on Tuesday, people have been speculating that Diane Sawyer was maybe at least a *little* bit tipsy while she was working.
Woman Sentenced to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner for Cops
Who's really being punished here? Valerie Rodgers, or the cops she's cooking for? It depends on good she is in the kitchen, we guess. Rodgers was sentenced to cooking Thanksgiving dinner for three cops and a year of probation for reckless driving that resulted in felony charges.
National Weather Service Would Rather You Not Call This Winter Storm ‘Athena’
Nature straight up does not care that we are nowhere near recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Winter Storm Athena is on her way to kick us square in the jollies.
The Wackiest Angry Tweets About the Election
Maybe not everybody is not happy with the outcome of the presidential election yesterday. In fact, definitely everybody is not happy with it. These tweets are (very entertaining) proof of that. Please stop crying, Victoria Jackson, you'll ruin your mascara and get dehydrated. Enjoy!
Mr. Burns Endorses Mitt Romney in New Video
It's the day before the election, and the Mitt Romney endorsements are flying in! The first came from Joss Whedon (who strongly believes Romney can jumpstart the zombie apocalypse). This one is from 'The Simpsons' bad guy Mr. Burns (who is the cartoon embodiment of corporate greed)...
Brave Otter Hops Onto Boat to Escape Killer Whales
This video is just the right amount of heartwarming and sad. Some men who were out boating in Alaska came across a pod of killer whales. Then things got dramatic when a mother sea otter and her pup made the scene and were hunted by the whales.
Football Player Gives Up Touchdown for Grieving Teammate
So this video might not make you cry, but the story probably will. Michael Ferns, a senior at St. Clairsville High in Clairsville, OH, gave up a touchdown one yard from the end zone so that his teammate, Logan Thompson, whose father died two days before, could score instead.
Creepy Halloween ‘Slender Man’ Prank Is A Hilarious Hit
If you like watching people being frightened, this is the video for you. A man and his cameraman friend set up shop in an alleyway near Chicago's DePaul University. The guy was dressed up like Slender Man, a creepy faceless man/internet meme...
Hear an Amazing Story of Survival During Hurricane Sandy
There have been a lot of awful or inspiring stories coming out of Hurricane Sandy. This manages to be both. A man found a note in his house scrawled by a person who had taken a blanket to keep hypothermia at bay. The author of the note was sure he was dying.
See How New Yorkers Are Commuting Post-Hurricane Sandy
Hey, thanks Sandy! As if people didn't hate taking the bus enough, now we get to wait in a line to wait in line to ride one. That's right -- the lines have lines. It's taking people multiple hours to get to and from work. Good thing it's not miserable outside. Just kidding, it to…