Zebra shows off unbelievable singing talent just to get treats

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 15 July 2015

Move over, Taylor Swift. America’s found its newest music sensation. At the Natural Bridge Caverns Wildlife Ranch in Texas, there lives a zebra that’s got some talent. To get treats from tourists, it sings its heart out, even serenading them with, ‘I love you!’ and ‘mamamama!’ Of course, this spectacular performance wouldn’t be possible without the […]

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Homeless man draws the crowds in with his epic piano playing

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 15 July 2015

When a homeless man sat down at a public piano on the streets of Sarasota, Florida, nobody expected him to know a single tune. But Donald Gould – who goes by the name of ‘Boone’ – proved there’s much more than meets the eye.

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Kitty adorably fails at sneaking a drink from the faucet

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 14 July 2015

Cats hate water, right? Right? Maybe not, according to this video of an adorable kitty trying to fetch a drink from a faucet and getting completely drenched.

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Watching these prickly cactuses bloom is incredible

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 14 July 2015

When someone mentions the word ‘cactus’, we don’t usually think of big, blooming flowers, but the echinopsis cactus is just that. Native to South America, this cactus plant is capable of blooming incredible flowers that will make any rose gardener envious!

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Cutest thing you’ll see all day: an orphaned duckling who thinks he’s a dog

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Monday 13 July 2015

This video will hit you right in the feels. Big time. Vegeta is a four-week-old orphaned duckling who thinks he’s a dog. 

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YouTube blogger inspires us with her beautiful and confident video

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 10 July 2015

People seem to have a lot more courage when they’re behind a computer screen. Some use it for good, others for trolling, as beauty blogger My Pale Skin (aka Em Ford) knows all too well.

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Proof that cats are slightly crafty

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By Low Lai Chow in Video on Thursday 9 July 2015

First of all, this video of a house cat whispering to a dog and giving it a head massage to get it to relax is just plain weird. But, oh, the voice dubbing certainly helps us make sense of it. That cat isn’t just going to get all the biscuits, the world is giving it […]

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This is what would happen if we had velociraptors as pets

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 8 July 2015

Having your very own raptor squad might seem like a pretty rad idea, but in a video by YouTube channel ‘We Have A Dinosaur’, it shows that even just one of them can already be quite a handful.

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This stunning video celebrates all the colours of life

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 7 July 2015

Sometimes we can take the wonders of the world for granted. Like all the beautiful colours around us in the flowers, the trees, on clothes, on billboards – you name it, there’s colour. So The Mercadantes went ahead and produced a video that reminds us of this beauty.

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Wild chimps are drinking palm wine in West Africa and are displaying signs of being drunk

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 3 July 2015

Chimps have finally discovered the joys of alcohol, in the form of palm wine. We’re feeling very proud! A study published in the Royal Society journal Open Science has detailed how wild chimps of Bossou in Guinea are ‘partial to a little tipple of palm wine’ and with some drinking so much that scientists report behavioural signs of inebriation.

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This video shows us all how to hold a baby

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 2 July 2015

How do you hold a baby? You probably thought there were a couple different ways to hold a wriggling babe, but as this man shows us, there are infinite ways to hold a baby, and they’ve all got a name.

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Whales are caught singing for their lunch in Alaska

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 2 July 2015

Seeing a humpback whale in the wild is mesmerizing, but seeing a pod of them from a seagull’s point of view – while fishing for their lunch – is breathtaking.

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Cat hangs on for dear life after accidentally ending up on plane wing

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 23 June 2015

If you’ve seen that new Mission Impossible trailer, you probably know that one scene wherein Tom Cruise clings onto a plane right as it takes off. Well, here’s the real-life version, and with a better protagonist: a cat!

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The Taxi Driver: a short documentary following a Melbourne-based cabbie

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By Alex Siddons in Video on Tuesday 23 June 2015

David Thomas is a New Zealand-born dairy farmer who 26 years ago became a Melbourne-based cab driver. Throughout Thomas’s career of driving taxis, he has battled health issues, homelessness and ongoing pressures from the authorities.

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Watching a gigantic chunk of earwax being extracted looks oddly satisfying

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 19 June 2015

A video of a woman attempting to pull out a lump of earwax from her friend’s ear has gone viral, amassing more than 3 million views and probably ten times more ‘eewww’ reactions from viewers.

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