Posted by: Intern Tessa
on Jul 17, 2012
Online dating sites aren’t just for humans anymore! Now animals are getting hooked up too, Time reports. A computerized system is being used to match the most desirable animals from different zoos, taking their behavioral patterns, geography, and individual quirks into account to find their best mating matches. Heath, a 12-year-old river otter in California's Oakland Zoo successfully mated with Ginger, a 5-year-old, who was ... Read More
Posted by: Intern Kelsie
on Mar 02, 2012
Reason 9,356 why I can't get enough of the animal kingdom: bonobos. These endangered apes are close relatives of the chimpanzee and can only be found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They also get their freak on for as many reasons as we humans do.
Social ascension in the bonobos universe is kind of like the standard human coming-of-age tale: the young female bonobo leaves the family she was born into, picks a new group to take up ... Read More
Posted by: Intern Chrislande
in Boob Tube
on Feb 01, 2012
The BUST office has been all a-giggles at this clip from The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Apparently, Kristen Bell---star of Veronica Mars and Forgetting Sarah Marshall ---is in LOVE, LOVE, LOVE with sloths; so when her boyfriend (Dax Shepard) surprised her on her 31st birthday with Bimbo the Sloth, this happened:
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Cutest, sweetest meltdown ever.
If you're a ... Read More
Posted by: Eileen Milman
on Jul 08, 2011
According to this info-graphic from bitrebels.com, kitty cat fans are more likely to read magazines such as The Nation, Elle Decor, and BUST! This battle of feline vs. canine is a fierce one, and everybody seems to prefer one over the other. Most people you encounter in life usually have a strong opinion on the matter.
Other factoids gathered from from 222, 651 Hunch users:
Cat owners are slightly more likely to be ... Read More
Posted by: Katie Oldaker
in Boob Tube
on Feb 11, 2011
I don't enjoy watching things like Animal Planet. While the footage is usually pretty neat, the narration totally kills it for me. So boring! Enter the YouTube series Randall's Animals. A sample line from "The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger": "Here's a house full of bees. You think the honey badger cares? It doesn't give a shit. It goes right into the house of bees to get some larvae. How disgusting is that? It eats larvae!" I think I've ... Read More