2. Orphaned children and the abandoned dogs they love

    In Bangladesh, an Australian photographer finds a tight-knit, motley family



  4. The week’s best photojournalism

    In some of the week’s most eye-catching images, a pianist performs in the sky, a dog takes a drive, and more


  5. But the reason we shouldn’t eat dogs is related to the same reason it is more heinous and hateful to burn a synagogue than a community center, or that it is more of a violation to burn down a man’s home than the two rental properties he owns of an equivalent dollar value. The spaces, objects, and even animals we sanctify with our respect, friendship, and time really do enter into different moral categories. It is not inherently evil to smash a picture, but it is a gesture of hatred to tear a beloved family photo.

    Why you shouldn’t eat dog. Not even once.

    It may be irrational to object to dog-eating. But when rationalism is divorced from human feeling, it becomes crude and vulgar.


  6. Dogs may be capable of jealousy, study shows

    You’re not imagining that sad look on Fido’s face






  11. Today, in videos explicitly designed to go viral: here are a bunch of pugs dressed up as characters from HBO’s Game of Thrones


  12. Cheetah cub, puppy form an unlikely and heartwarming bond

    They are the newest — and cutest — set of friends at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park: Ruuxa, a six-week-old cheetah club and Raina, a seven-week-old Rhodesian ridgeback puppy. They just met and are already inseparable.


  13. Pooping dog forces flight to make emergency landing

    A cross-country U.S. Airways flight turned crappy when a large dog reportedly number two’ed repeatedly in the aisle, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing.