Everything that happens on Earth is the work of God. Hurricanes? God. Earthquakes? God. Michele Bachmann not coming anywhere remotely close to winning the GOP nomination for president? God. Bachmann not paying her campaign staffers because they refuse to sign nondisclosure agreements? I hate it to say it, but that's God's will, y'all. Win some, lose some (to God).
National Geographic Digital Nomad Andrew Evans visited a remote Antarctic island populated by fur seals, and made a video of the absurdly cute baby seals he met there. Check out the baby seal trying to be fierce at 0:15. He thinks he's roaring with fury, but the sound he creates is akin to a toddler's naptime snore. [Cute Overload, Digital Nomad, @WheresAndrew]
We know. We know! Cutesy internet baby animal bullshit is just the worst. Worse even than email signatures with inspirational quotes! What are we, your aunt? And yet we are helpless in the face of this baby penguin being tickled. You watch it, and tell us that you wouldn't have posted it, too.
Looking to have a nice little cry? Not a sad one, but a sort of sweet, hopeful, lump-in-the-throat kind of deal? Meet nine-year-old Isaac Saldana, who, behind his mother's back, sold his toys to donate $2.85 to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
A Baltimore cop with the city's Marine Unit dove into freezing cold waters in order to save a drowning dog. Not just any cop, either—this one is a cat person.
As a surprise to the bride, her friends and family spontaneously broke out into song at the reception. Even if you aren't a fan of musicals, you'll probably still go "awwwww-uh!" Watch the clip after the jump.
This is Iker Casillas, the goalkeeper—and captain—for Spain's winning World Cup team. That's Sara Carbonero, his girlfriend, a reporter for Spanish network Telecinco. Think he can keep it professional in a post-victory interview?