Our world is a colorful place, but a giant dog relieving himself on a building and mustachioed babies seem to make it even more colorful. Here’s a collection of smile-inducing news items to get your week off to a jump start. Enjoy your day, and happy birthday, Messrs. Presidents.
Mosh Pits Teach Us About the Physics of Collective Behavior
Who knew mosh pits could be so orderly? Derek Markham (@derekmarkham), when is the last time you jumped in the pit?
Guppies Use Ugly Friends to Seem More Attractive
Even guppies know how to use a wingman. Tried and true practice with humans, don’t you say Alice Tasman (@AliceTasman)?
12 Weirdest Toys Coming to Your Child’s Bedroom This Year [PICS]
We don’t know which one we like more: the Mustachifier or the Breaking Bad plush toys. Thanks Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) for the story. We love knowing our kids will be oddly entertained.
That “Zombie Apocalypse” Warning in Montana? It was Fake.
We’re happy that’s been cleared up, Adrian Davis (@fairbird2). Thanks for the hair-raising laugh.
A Gigantic Bad Dog Pees on the Side of a Museum
Richard Jackson’s large-scale sculpture certainly miniaturizes Banksy’s dog peeing on a building. Ben Wood (@WhoMrWoo), what do you think about this action art installation?
Video of the Week
Speaking of colorful. Watch compelling news footage of the Russian meteor.
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