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Hamsters Find Lasting Love on Tinder
The much-maligned mobile dating app Tinder isn’t all superficial judgement and random hookups. There are a handful of success stories like that of Mike and Abigail — two hamsters who found a real connection.
"Abigail was just swiping through a bunch of losers last weekend," says Hannah Pohl, a girlfriend of the love-struck rodent. "Then she spotted Mike’s profile. What a hunk!"
She indicated her interest, and before she knew it, the couple was taking a romantic walk around the living room in a giant plastic sphere.
"They hit it off right away," says Pohl. "They’re even talking about moving in together."
Via blazeum.

Hamsters Find Lasting Love on Tinder

The much-maligned mobile dating app Tinder isn’t all superficial judgement and random hookups. There are a handful of success stories like that of Mike and Abigail — two hamsters who found a real connection.

"Abigail was just swiping through a bunch of losers last weekend," says Hannah Pohl, a girlfriend of the love-struck rodent. "Then she spotted Mike’s profile. What a hunk!"

She indicated her interest, and before she knew it, the couple was taking a romantic walk around the living room in a giant plastic sphere.

"They hit it off right away," says Pohl. "They’re even talking about moving in together."

Via blazeum.

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Hamster Gives Up on New Year’s Resolution
Just three months into 2014, a local hamster named Phillip has abandoned his New Year’s resolution to get off the couch and get fit.
"He struggles with willpower sometimes," says Mary Cambridge, a friend of the unmotivated rodent. "It’s like, why would he expend all that energy running around in a transparent ball when there are 9 seasons of X-Files to watch on Netflix?”
The bags of sunflower seeds in Phillip’s pantry aren’t helping either, according to sources close to the situation.
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Hamster Gives Up on New Year’s Resolution

Just three months into 2014, a local hamster named Phillip has abandoned his New Year’s resolution to get off the couch and get fit.

"He struggles with willpower sometimes," says Mary Cambridge, a friend of the unmotivated rodent. "It’s like, why would he expend all that energy running around in a transparent ball when there are 9 seasons of X-Files to watch on Netflix?”

The bags of sunflower seeds in Phillip’s pantry aren’t helping either, according to sources close to the situation.

Via angela713.

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BREAKING: Squirrel May Have Been Spotted
The squirrel community is on high alert today after reports that one of their own may have been spotted while on a nut gathering mission in the backyard.
The Fluffington Post has obtained surveillance photos taken by Squirrel Team Alpha, the elite nut procurement intelligence agency within the squirrel nation.
"Team Alpha monitors their agents very closely," said squirrel expert Professor Keith Hanson from Fordham University. "They watch the squirrels they have in the field to make sure they can pull them out quickly if anything goes wrong."
Hanson thinks this may have been part of a training exercise, though.
"If they were on true high alert, and these photos actually leaked, I think you’d see a squirrel community on total lock down," he said. "As it is, I saw at least twelve squirrels in the park on my walk over here."
Via Corey Seeman.

BREAKING: Squirrel May Have Been Spotted

The squirrel community is on high alert today after reports that one of their own may have been spotted while on a nut gathering mission in the backyard.

The Fluffington Post has obtained surveillance photos taken by Squirrel Team Alpha, the elite nut procurement intelligence agency within the squirrel nation.

"Team Alpha monitors their agents very closely," said squirrel expert Professor Keith Hanson from Fordham University. "They watch the squirrels they have in the field to make sure they can pull them out quickly if anything goes wrong."

Hanson thinks this may have been part of a training exercise, though.

"If they were on true high alert, and these photos actually leaked, I think you’d see a squirrel community on total lock down," he said. "As it is, I saw at least twelve squirrels in the park on my walk over here."

Via Corey Seeman.

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Hamster Rests After Successful Art Opening
Keller the hamster celebrated a successful gallery show in New York City yesterday by taking a well deserved nap. The artist had a frantic week leading up to his first big show and slept little, said friends, but all that stress was worth it.
"He sold six paintings and scored two commissions," said gallery owner Bailey Stanton.
The show also drew rave reviews from art critics at New York Magazine, The New York Times, and The Village Voice. Keller is currently planning a second show later this year in Los Angeles.
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Hamster Rests After Successful Art Opening

Keller the hamster celebrated a successful gallery show in New York City yesterday by taking a well deserved nap. The artist had a frantic week leading up to his first big show and slept little, said friends, but all that stress was worth it.

"He sold six paintings and scored two commissions," said gallery owner Bailey Stanton.

The show also drew rave reviews from art critics at New York MagazineThe New York Times, and The Village Voice. Keller is currently planning a second show later this year in Los Angeles.

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Cat and Guinea Pig College Roommates Not Getting Along
A guinea pig named Cam and a cat named Frasier have feuding. The two college roommates have been at each other’s necks since January, when a housing lottery put Cam in Frasier’s room. The cat had previously been alone in his double occupancy room.
"Frasier was really enjoying the bachelor life, living in his oversized single," said mutual friend Nathaniel Nesbit. "He was really set in his ways and Cam has just gummed up the gears."
According to Nesbit, the two most often fight about trivial things, like the placement of art, which opera to listen to while studying, or whether to catch up on the This American Life podcast during breakfast or supper.
"It’s funny — they’re actually a lot alike," said Nesbit. "If they could just get beyond their petty bickering, I bet they’d be good friends."
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Cat and Guinea Pig College Roommates Not Getting Along

A guinea pig named Cam and a cat named Frasier have feuding. The two college roommates have been at each other’s necks since January, when a housing lottery put Cam in Frasier’s room. The cat had previously been alone in his double occupancy room.

"Frasier was really enjoying the bachelor life, living in his oversized single," said mutual friend Nathaniel Nesbit. "He was really set in his ways and Cam has just gummed up the gears."

According to Nesbit, the two most often fight about trivial things, like the placement of art, which opera to listen to while studying, or whether to catch up on the This American Life podcast during breakfast or supper.

"It’s funny — they’re actually a lot alike," said Nesbit. "If they could just get beyond their petty bickering, I bet they’d be good friends."

Via Castaway in Scotland.

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Hamster Wins Xbox Tournament
Microsoft isn’t the only big winner in the world of Xbox this past week. The company announced record revenue on Thursday, in large part fueled by robust sales of its Xbox One and Xbox 360 entertainment consoles.
But the real big winner in Xbox world this week may be Grizz the hamster (gamertag: Hambone37). Grizz won a huge Halo: Spartan Assault tournament, sponsored by Mountain Dew. 
And that’s just the latest achievement in a month full of them. 
"He’s on fire recently," said Brigit Thomas (gamertag: Sunshine Brigade). "Hambone has been untouchable. It’s really been unprecedented."
All told, Grizz has won seven tournaments since the start of the year, and taken home winnings totally $47,500 (though much of that is the 2014 Toyota Tundra he won at a tournament in Las Vegas during CES).
Via stefano_1507.

Hamster Wins Xbox Tournament

Microsoft isn’t the only big winner in the world of Xbox this past week. The company announced record revenue on Thursday, in large part fueled by robust sales of its Xbox One and Xbox 360 entertainment consoles.

But the real big winner in Xbox world this week may be Grizz the hamster (gamertag: Hambone37). Grizz won a huge Halo: Spartan Assault tournament, sponsored by Mountain Dew. 

And that’s just the latest achievement in a month full of them. 

"He’s on fire recently," said Brigit Thomas (gamertag: Sunshine Brigade). "Hambone has been untouchable. It’s really been unprecedented."

All told, Grizz has won seven tournaments since the start of the year, and taken home winnings totally $47,500 (though much of that is the 2014 Toyota Tundra he won at a tournament in Las Vegas during CES).

Via stefano_1507.

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Squirrel Takes Down Holiday Decorations
A squirrel in Philadelphia’s Washington Square Park was spotted taking down his Christmas decorations this morning and stowing them in a tree hollow.
"Yeah, that’s Wilbur," said park official Clancy Wiggum. "He’s very regimented about his trees."
According to Wiggum, the squirrel is festive, but efficient. He puts his holiday decorations up each year the day after Thanksgiving and takes them down promptly the day before the new year.
"Before you know it, he’ll be hanging up his Valentine’s Day stuff," said Wiggum, "though he only keeps that up for about 24 hours, then it’s on to St. Patty’s Day."
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Squirrel Takes Down Holiday Decorations

A squirrel in Philadelphia’s Washington Square Park was spotted taking down his Christmas decorations this morning and stowing them in a tree hollow.

"Yeah, that’s Wilbur," said park official Clancy Wiggum. "He’s very regimented about his trees."

According to Wiggum, the squirrel is festive, but efficient. He puts his holiday decorations up each year the day after Thanksgiving and takes them down promptly the day before the new year.

"Before you know it, he’ll be hanging up his Valentine’s Day stuff," said Wiggum, "though he only keeps that up for about 24 hours, then it’s on to St. Patty’s Day."

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Chinchilla Has All His Holiday Shopping Done
Last year, Morgan the chinchilla waited until the last minute to do any of his Christmas shopping and it was incredibly stressful. This year, though, the little guy decided to get a jump on things and make sure he was done before the rush.
"Not only is he completely done with his shopping," said Yanni Laybock, a close friend, "but the little squirt is already done wrapping everything as well. He’s making me look bad!"
Last year Morgan was running around on Christmas Eve, hitting malls and stores that stayed open late to try to pick up last minute gifts. 
"I don’t think he really was able to enjoy the holiday at all," said Laybock. So this year, the pint-sized fuzzball did most of his shopping online, spending the bulk of his present budget at Amazon and Etsy.
Via morgan_and_pomfis. 

Chinchilla Has All His Holiday Shopping Done

Last year, Morgan the chinchilla waited until the last minute to do any of his Christmas shopping and it was incredibly stressful. This year, though, the little guy decided to get a jump on things and make sure he was done before the rush.

"Not only is he completely done with his shopping," said Yanni Laybock, a close friend, "but the little squirt is already done wrapping everything as well. He’s making me look bad!"

Last year Morgan was running around on Christmas Eve, hitting malls and stores that stayed open late to try to pick up last minute gifts. 

"I don’t think he really was able to enjoy the holiday at all," said Laybock. So this year, the pint-sized fuzzball did most of his shopping online, spending the bulk of his present budget at Amazon and Etsy.

Via morgan_and_pomfis