Put One Rat on New York's Subway and Everything Becomes Totally Chaotic

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If I didn't tell you it was a rat in this video, you probably would have thought an armed gunman had made it onto the train, right?

Smiles Given of the Day: NYC Subway Conductors Experiment

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In New York City, every subway conductor has to point at a certain area at each station to show that they've fully arrived and are paying attention. Yosef Lerner decided to help make this task a little less tedious and bring a smile to the faces of these conductors.

Sign of Humanity of the Day: Two Kittens Caught on Brooklyn Subway Tracks

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Two kittens ran onto subway tracks in Brooklyn, and the MTA halted trains for about an hour as workers tried to corral the felines, witnesses and officials said. MTA also shut off power to the area so workers could go down and try to coax the kittens into carrying cases.

It wasn't known if the kittens were strays or pets.

Read the full NBC New York coverage Here.

Didn't See That Coming of the Day: Dead Shark Found on NYC Subway

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Didn't See That Coming of the Day: Dead Shark Found on NYC Subway
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Just after midnight this morning, a mysterious shark corpse was found laying on the floor of a New York City subway train, with no witnesses or explanation as to how it got there. According to Gothamist, the shark seems to bear some resemblance to the baby sharks once sold in buckets on the subway last year, while some tin foil hatters speculate that this may have been some kind of bizarre viral marketing gimmick for Discovery channel's "Shark Week" series, which began on Sunday.

Viral Video of the Day: Jay-Z's Subway Ride with an Adorable Lady

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A video clip of Jay-Z striking up a casual conversation with an elderly passenger on the subway is making the rounds, following yesterday's release of the rapper's latest documentary "Where I'm From." The soft-spoken lady, who seemed to be unaware of who she was talking to, has been identified as Ellen Grossman, a 67-year-old Brooklyn-born artist. For more details, check out The Guardian's interview article.

Not a Single Damn of the Day

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Making the rounds on Tumblr right now is this photograph of a woman casually treating herself to some Thanksgiving turkey in the New York City subway. Could this be a sequel to Bettina Banayan's onion-chopping public stunt from earlier this year?



Not a Single Damn of the Day is a feature series that celebrates some of the most laid back animals and carefree people in our everyday lives.

Thriller Cover of the Day

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If Epic Red Beard Guy had pulled a page out of the Epic Beard Man's Guide To Public Transportation, would anyone have objected?

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