Seth Casteel, known for his Underwater Dogs and Underwater Puppies series, is back at it again, but this time, with Pounce, which basically captures kittens mid-pounce. "A beautiful, funny gift book with more than 70 previously unpublished photographs, Pounce reveals adorable cats and kittens as they pounce and jump through the air, arms outstretched -- all in Casteel's signature up-close, mid-action style," according to the book description. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Netherlands-based photographer Marloes van Antwerpen Mieps may not be known for traditional shots, but Mieps, the Guinea Pig, more than makes up for that. "I usually create these photos in my backyard or in my DIY studio...[with] a tiny bit of Photoshop magic," said the photographer. She visits thrift stores and flea markets on weekends to search for props to be used in upcoming photo shoots. A few notable finds, include: Alice in Wonderland-inspired tea cups, stacks of antique Dutch literature, and a small hot air balloon. Continue reading for more pictures.
Russian nature photographer Vadim Trunov specializes in capturing squirrels in peculiar situations, including shooting photos of each other. You might think some of these images have been digitally altered, but the truth is that Trunov left some food for them in a clearing so he could see how they reacted, and sometimes, nuts were strategically placed inside objects to capture the perfect poses. Continue reading for more interesting pictures from around the web.
In North American folklore, Bigfoot is usually described as a large, hairy, bipedal humanoid. Over the years, there have been many alleged sightings, but could this dog have captured a glimpse of the real thing? In this short GoPro video, you see a creature walking through the grassy woods that stands up on two legs like a human, but also appearing to be hairy and ape-like. Individuals claiming to have seen Bigfoot described large eyes, a pronounced brow ridge, and a large, low-set forehead; the top of the head has been described as rounded and crested, similar to the sagittal crest of the male gorilla, with a strong, unpleasant smell. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a metal version of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata.
Artist and designer Derek Pearce has created a unique line of furniture called "Water Tables," with each one featuring an animal that appears to be partially submerged in water. These may not fool anyone, but they are however, both functional and aesthetically pleasing. There's no word yet on if he plans on releasing a DIY line through IKEA stores. Continue reading for more pictures.
It's only a matter of time before Pokemon Go takes over the world, or so it seems, but just this past week, it was finally released in Japan. One player posted an image showing their cat apparently mesmerized by a non-existent character while trying to catch a Goldeen, and posted it on Twitter. Now players from all over the world have begun sharing this peculiar phenomenon, birds included. Continue reading to see more funny examples. Click here for a few bonus images.
Imgur user "pigeonkitty" made it so their laptop would snap a photo after three incorrect password attempts, just in case someone is trying to brute force for illegal access. However, one day, their house cat just happened to be playing around the computer, and the this happened. "I just got a text alert on my phone with this image attached," according to pigeonkitty. Continue reading for another video showing what it's actually like to work with cats around on a daily basis.
Golfer Charlie Helms managed to capture an enormous 15-foot, 800-pound gator strolling near the third hole of Buffalo Creek Golf Club in Palmetto, Florida. "I was stunned and silent. I didn't know if we were being punked or something. [It could've been] two guys in an alligator suit," said Helms. In just two days, the video above has received over 4.6-million views. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of ballistic gel being zapped by 100,000-volts of electricity.
The mimic octopus is essentially a species of shape-shifting octopus capable of impersonating other local species and/or predators. They can instantly change their skin color and / or texture in order to blend in with their environment, such as algae-encrusted rock, a poisonous sea snake, and even nearby coral through pigment sacs known as chromatophores. It's currently the only known marine creature that can imitate as diverse a range of forms in order to elude predators. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of someone who hacked a black & white television for HDMI gaming fun.
The Petzi Treat Cam is exactly as it sounds, a connected device equipped with a 720p camera and microphone, enabling owners to watch and interact with their pets when away from home. Not just a camera, this device also holds and dispenses pet treats, which can be controlled via its accompanying smartphone app. Once activated, a tone sounds, alerting your cat / dog that you're connecting and to expect treats. You can affix the dispenser to a wall, strap it onto tables, or just let it sit on a counter. Get one here now. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.