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Dird Dog Bird

Photo credit: Worth1000

Graphic designers and digital artists alike are probably very familiar with the website Worth1000 and its many Photoshop contests. Recently, they held a contest that asked users to create unique dog bird (DIRD) hybrid animals, and these entries are some of the best. Click here to view the first image in this week's celebrities who look like other people and funny video game pictures gallery. Continue reading to see what 80GB worth of Earth photos captured from space looks like when compressed into a 2-minute, 50-second video.

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Poo Wi Fi

Let's face it, not all dog owners pick up after their pets, but "Poo Wi-fi" aims to change that. Mexico-based internet portal Terra has teamed up with ad agency DDB to create a machine that offers a free Wi-Fi in exchange for dog poop. In other words, people are rewarded with a number of free Wi-Fi minutes - depends on weight - for dropping off poop. Don't think that throwing anything into the machine will work because there is an actual attendant that hands out the bags and watches over what people put in them. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Giant Dog Baby

You know what they say, a dog is "man's best friend". This phrase highlights their close relations, loyalty, and companionship with humans within many societies. Many of these domestic dogs form close bonds with their little human masters as well, and these images prove it. Previous to the 19th century, dogs, other than lap dogs, were largely functional. Used for activities such as hunting, watching and guarding, language describing the dog often reflected these positions within society. Continue reading for more.

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Puppies Shaking

Photo credit: Carli Davidson

Oregon-based photographer Carli Davidson is back at it again, and her latest photo series is a shaker that involves lots of puppies to say the least. Here's what she has to say: "I was also drawn to the idea of surrounding myself with puppies. It was almost medicinal-spending the day overdosing on cuteness. I love making books that focus on animals. I love knowing that these pictures can make people smile. While I feel a strong ethical responsibility to keep up with current events, these feel good creative projects to keep me from feeling hardened. They are mini escapes from the important but harsh realities we have in our faces 24/7." Continue reading for more.

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Extremely Old Dogs

Photo credit: Pete Thorne Photo

While capturing puppies underwater sounds cooler, Toronto-based photographer Pete Thorn decided to go the intimate route for his latest series, titled "Old Faithful". As you might've already guessed, this gallery features lots of dogs at the end of their lifespan, with each face telling "the story of a life filled with ups and downs." There is currently a line of owners wanting portraits of their old dog to be taken, believe it or not. Continue reading for more images.

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Bailey Golden Retriever

Photo credit: Golden Retriever Bailey via My Modern Met

Animal photos are nothing new, but Bailey the Golden Retriever gained internet fame for her "I have no idea what I'm doing" meme. Recently, her owner posted a new batch of photos that show the dog dressed in human clothes while performing people things, such as using the computer, drinking wine, and even play a game of poker with friends. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how to draw a perfect circle freehand.

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Photographer Dog Goodbye

Photo credit: Mariah Sharp

Photographer Maria Sharp knew that her best friend of 16-years, Chubby, was about to leave this world, she decided to pay tribute to all the good times they've had together with a heartwarming shoot. So, she began by digging up old photos, starting with one when she was just 7-years-old, which is also the start of her passion for photography. Though her companion passed away soon after the photoshoot, she was happy to capture some moments that will last forever. Continue reading to see more.

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Husky Act Like Cat

Photo credit: Reddit

With the thousands of animal images being uploaded to the internet each day, it's getting tougher to find one that really stands out. A Reddit user managed to do just that, with his husky mix named Tally. You see, Tally was raised with cats, "and thought she was.. cat herself." Its owner adds: "She'd piss on our floors if we ever did something wrong as well. She also had a knack for finding the best worst places to do it (i. e. carpets, rugs, etc.). She also sat like a cat, with her arms and legs tucked under herself." Continue reading to see more of Tally's life.

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Bull Terrier Drawings

Photo credit: Rafael Mantesso

What do you get when you combine an illustrator with a Bull Terrier? An imaginative series of interactive portraits if you're talking about Rafael Mantesso - editor-in-chief of a Brazilian gastronomy marketing website - and his bull terrier Jimmy Choo. According to My Modern Met, "Jimmy Choo was more than happy to help, as he happily posed for photos after a simple "Stay" command. Using blank walls, a marker, and sometimes silly props, Mantesso turned his dog into a flying superhero, a soulful singer, an lovable convict, and even a canine version of Botticelli's Venus." Continue reading for more images.

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Underwater Puppies

Photo credit: Little Friends Photo

Seth Casteel, a photographer who frequently travels between the New York and Los Angeles, rose to internet fame with his happy diving dog photo series that went viral online. Now, his new "Underwater Puppies" photo series takes things to the next level. All of the photos you are about to see will be published in his book, to be released on September 16th, and captures, as you'd expect, adorable puppies diving into pools. Continue reading for more.

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