Sully the Saint Bernard doesn’t want his dad to leave the bed, ever

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 15 May 2015

It’s just one of those days. Sully the Saint Bernard just doesn’t want to leave the bed and she sure as heck doesn’t want her owner to leave either. In this cute video, Sully has just greeted her owner home and he’s a little stuck. Stuck under an enormous – yet very loving – Saint Bernard.

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Pugs buried in sand is the latest trend to sweep the nation

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By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Thursday 23 April 2015

Pugs are cute, we already know this. But take a pug to the beach and bury it in sand and it becomes infinitely cuter.

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This pig grumbles every time its owner tries to cuddle with her

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 21 April 2015

Virginia the pig is not having it. She’s had a tough day and she just wants to be left alone. But her owner has other ideas. Other ideas that include lots and lots and lots of cuddling. Virginia’s not feeling it. And if she could talk it’d be expletive-ridden and directed at the human who keeps cuddling up to her.

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Baby opossums chomping on fruit salad is the cutest thing on the Internet

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Saturday 18 April 2015

Opossums are cute, but a bunch of baby opossums munching on fruit salad together, is just too adorable. These baby opossums were rescued and now live at a wildlife rehab centre in Pennsylvania where they get spoiled rotten with their favourite fruit snacks.

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Japanese dad photographs his adorable twins through life’s ups and downs

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 16 April 2015

Here’s a question: Does it get any cuter than a couple of Japanese twins giving the peace sign? Nope. This is the cutest Instagram photo series I’ve seen in a while and it’s all documented by the twins’ father, graphic designer Akira Oozawa.

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Tortoise rescues his friend when he’s found turned upside down and unable to move

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 2 April 2015

When you think of tortoises, the word heroic doesn’t usually spring to mind. But it might from now on after seeing this video.

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Cuteness overload: Watch these two hamsters ham it up at their little toy house … just for you

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By Kenny Ong in Video on Tuesday 20 January 2015

There are two famous hamsters in Singapore who are thrilling their audiences to no end, even as I type. And it is not difficult to see why. Named Enoki and Bunapi by their owner Jaieden Ace Shen, they have no qualms about sharing their private lives on YouTube, whether they are watching telly, bidding each […]

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In Japan, mums get really competitive over how their kid’s bento box is packed and presented

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Thursday 11 September 2014

From a cultural perspective, the preparation of a bento, or home-packed meal, is a pretty big deal in Japan as it reflects how highly capable and super efficient mummy really is. The idea of a simple peanut butter and jelly sandwich is alien when only the cutest lunchbox can past muster!

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This is what happens when a 4-year-old finishes her mother’s illustrations

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By Emily Rowe in New Illustration on Wednesday 13 August 2014

Illustrator and mother Mica Angela Hendricks did not expect her daughter to turn her own ‘mommy words’ against her when she bought a new sketchbook. Hendricks’ daughter Myla said to her mother: ‘If you can’t share, we’ll have to take it away!’

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This southern three-banded armadillo just can’t stop rolling with glee

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By Kenny Ong in Video on Wednesday 6 August 2014

Talk about being on a roll. Meet Rollie, a southern three-banded armadillo who lives at the Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo in Green Bay and more than lives up to its name by rolling around a lot. On the zoo’s Facebook page, we learnt that Rollie eats beetles, ants and termites, especially during the dry season. [watch the video here]

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Aw, the cutest bat on Earth has been found and it looks like a toy panda

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By Low Lai Chow in New Eco on Tuesday 14 January 2014

Remember the panda ant we featured some time back? Now a rare bat that sports a coat of black and white coat of fur has been discovered in South Sudan’s Bangangai Game Reserve. Nicknamed the ‘panda bat’, the genus Niumbaha superba is a league of its own. As biology associate professor DeeAnn Reeder, who discovered […]

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Enchanting illustrations from Femke Hiemstra

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By Joyce de Gruiter in New Illustration on Thursday 28 March 2013

Femke Hiemstra paints on paper but sometimes it finds its way into little prayer books, small scouting vanes or antique tobacco cans. In these paintings and drawings, Hiemstra’s shapes and objects come to life playing with animals, fantasy creatures and typographics. Her rich imagination tells us a story of a drop dead cute world, but […]

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One Day in Paradise: Japanese Lolita fashion

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By Maggie Ng in New Fashion on Saturday 15 September 2012

In December 2008, One Day in Paradise was founded to meet the needs of Australians interested in Japanese Lolita fashion, who previously had to buy their favourite brands online. Originally starting as a home business in Armadale, store founder Marie now operates One Day in Paradise from the back of Visage and Vice in Fitzroy, […]

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These adorable toddlers will sleep anywhere

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Trends on Thursday 13 September 2012

It seems like the parents of these exhausted children are happy whenever and wherever their toddlers are asleep, because these adorable kids are catching some Zs wherever they can. They must be some seriously deep sleepers! 

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