Emerald Catron has written for Asylum, Lemondrop, MyDaily and Daily Fill. She is one half of rap duo Dem Shortybooz and is a comedic performer around NYC. Follow her on Twitter @emeraldcatron
There’s Something Funny About Beyonce’s New Short Haircut
So Beyonce chopped off all her hair, took a selfie and put it on Instagram -- we think there's something a little funny about it. Although Beyonce looks great with short hair (of course she does), we couldn't help thinking that maybe ... just maybe ... if she loses her temper her family better watch out. See what we mean below.
Guy Gives Neighbor a Ride, Gets Best Vine Ever
This Vine made Yoeslan Alfaro will make you happy pretty much every six seconds, and he didn't even plan it.
17 Animals Excited for ‘Shark Week’
Shark Week is here! Shark Week is here! We can finally stop living like it's Shark Week, because it's actually Shark Week! We're not the only one's who are excited by the prospect -- these animals also seem pretty geared up. (We're going to pretend the costumes were their idea, and not their owners.)
Devious Ferret Is Quite Adept at Pickpocketing
Coming in at number four on our list of "Reasons We Don't Want a Ferret,*" is "they will steal the wallet right out of your pocket." This video justifies that particular item's high placement on the list. A person who gets their wallet stolen feels like a fool. A person who chases a ferret to get their wallet back has pretty much lost all dignity.
What Happens When You Fire a Gun Underwater (in Slow Motion)
We've never actually wondered what would happen if you fired a gun underwater, but now that we can see it, obviously we'd really like to find out.
Calming Manatees Will Improve Your Day
Are you having a rough week? Does the fact that it's not Friday yet make you want to ram your face through a plate glass window? Did you spend your morning commute grinding your teeth to keep from telling the person snapping their gum next to you that they don't deserve to be loved? Here, have some Calming Manatees.
Oxford English Dictionary Redefining Marriage
If Congress doesn't want to redefine marriage, the Oxford English Dictionary will just do it themselves. After all, that's their job.
Spider-Man Window Washers Give Sick Kids a Heartwarming Surprise
The window washers at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis, TN, kind of make 'Patch Adams' seem like a big old meany. Two of the hospital's three-man window washing team dressed up like Spider-Man, and then rappelled down the side of the building, lifting childrens' spirits while cleaning windows. But yeah, a clown nose is good too.
Watch a 10-Year-Old Beat an International Chess Master
This could be an advertisement for 7Up, if it weren't more than four minutes long. Here is International Master Greg Shahade playing a quick pick-up blitz game of chess against a 10-year-old ... who wins in no time. Props to Shahade for displaying such good sportsmanship, and props to the little boy, Samuel Sevian, who is now an IM himself...
Books With a Letter Missing Are Better Than the Originals
Remember that time that #BooksWithALetterMissing was trending on Twitter, and it was hilarious? No, because your life consists of more than clicking around the internet all day searching for meaning in your life that you're never going to find? Well, let us tell you -- it was indeed hilarious.
10 Adorable Animals Trying to Play Soccer
The world's most popular sport isn't just for human. In addition to robots, animals are also quite smitten with the sport, perhaps because it doesn't require opposable thumbs. Whatever the reason, one thing's certain -- when animals get their paws on a soccer ball, d'awwwws ensue. Check out these super-cute pictures and GIFs for proof.
Kids Attempt Hot Dog Eating Contest in Cute Video
In this cute video, made by comedian Kevin Maher, little kids attempt to undertake a Nathan's-style hot dog eating contest in Coney Island. Unfortunately (or perhaps fortunately), things don't go so well.
18 Pictures of Baby Moose, Just Because
Running into a full-grown moose in real life would be terrifying at worst, disconcerting at best. Running into a tiny baby moose, on the other hand, would be adorable. Who knew? Now you know. Enjoy these pictures of little moose calves.
10 Lunch Fails to Avoid
We've all made mistakes. We've all had to eat a zucchini for lunch. Like, just a zucchini. But some of us are capable of learning from our mistakes. Others...not so much. Admire these awful lunch fails and hope that it is never you. Never again.
17 Adorable Animals Wearing Casts
To be clear, we do not take delight in the misfortune of these poor animals. We are merely taking delight in HOW CUTE THEIR LITTLE CASTS ARE! Agh! Give in and take a look. We pretty much guarantee you will be cheered up. And who doesn't need cheering up on a Monday?
Dogs Hanging Their Heads Out of Car Windows Will Brighten Your Day
Hey, is it a rainy, miserable day where you are? No? Then get off the internet and enjoy the sun for those less fortunate. For the rest of us, here's this video of dogs hanging their heads out of a car window.
13 Unfortunately Placed Price Tags
Having done our fair share of time in retail, we're willing to bet these price tag placements were all intentional -- probably done by some poor soul about 10 days away from quitting their job. Doesn't make them not funny.
10 Insanely Delicious Doughnuts for National Doughnut Day
Whether you love doughnuts, or hate your pancreas, Friday, June 7 is National Doughnut Day! Celebrate by getting a free doughnut from Krispy Kreme, or getting a "free" doughnut from Dunkin' Donuts if you buy a drink. If that's a little too tame for you, let these epic doughnuts inspire you to search for a doughnut so good, it's actually worth paying for.
Police Officers Rescue Ducklings for Nervous Mother Duck
What would you do if you saw a duck pacing back and forth and quacking nervously? (We'd probably be really confused -- what's a duck doing in our living room??) Fortunately, the police and animal control officers in the video above were able to make sense out of the situation, and rescue all of the duck's ducklings, which were trapped in a sewer.
Michelle Obama Shoots Down Heckler in the Best Way Possible
Somebody thought they could heckle Michelle Obama. Somebody thought wrong. About 12 minutes into a speech the First Lady was giving for a Democratic Party fundraiser in Washington, D.C., a protester interrupted to demand that the president sign an anti-discrimination executive order. And that's when things got real.