Five Blocks from the Park

The experience of life is all a matter of whether or not you will go five more blocks.

We take a moment from our regularly scheduled gifs to bring you the #KühlDJ photoshoot

Kiwi Zookeeper talks about why Red Pandas are so special.

I can’t quite see why this woman is so upset, because if I were in her position I would be so unbelievably happy.

H/t Marina.

A big day for red pandas on Monday as the National Zoo’s newest red panda resident Rusty took a tour of the neighborhood.
No less than six of my friends and family accused me of stealing him.

A big day for red pandas on Monday as the National Zoo’s newest red panda resident Rusty took a tour of the neighborhood.

No less than six of my friends and family accused me of stealing him.

dailychao:

1. An animatronic executioner* stands guard outside the Medieval Torture Museum on the Peter and Paul Fortress grounds. Its head turns every 25 seconds or so.

2. The beach at the Neva River

*Exciting cultural exchange moment: I got to explain the word “animatronic” to the lovely Russian lesbian couple that showed us around yesterday. “In America, we have a restaurant chain called Chuck E’ Cheese where children have birthday parties. At Chuck E’ Cheese, they have a rock band with a mouse that is a machine like that executioner…”

I held off on posting this one because I don’t know how I felt about exploitation. But it does show off some serious upper body strength. Apparently, this was filmed at Panda World RESERVE in Fuzhou, China.

The Daily Chao: White Night Approaches »

Daily Chao is blogging from Russia!

dailychao:

It’s almost midnight in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and the sky is still blue—not the bright blue of morning but definitely not the dark cover of night. Milky twilight; I finally understand what Sixpence None the Richer was getting at.

It’s been a disorienting 32 hours. Yesterday, I woke up at…

On her grueling New York City press junket, Grumpy Cat (Tardar Sauce) decides to take a nap next to Tilda Swinton’s The Maybe at Moma.

On her grueling New York City press junket, Grumpy Cat (Tardar Sauce) decides to take a nap next to Tilda Swinton’s The Maybe at Moma.

heyveronica:

When I was in college I made a fake craigslist post calling for 3 groomsmen for my Jewish wedding because my husband-to-be didn’t have enough friends to match the number of my bridesmaids.

I got emails for days.