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Giant Wholesome Gathering Of Animal Pics (48 Images)

Whatever your mood may be, we can always do with an added wholesome boost to lift the spirits! And there's no boost greater than one filled with animals. 

The very definition of wholesome is "promoting health or well-being of mind or spirit," and we can honestly say that what animal-related content does. Well, at least to us. Hopefully, you too. 

Get ready for some seriously smiles, you won't be able to hold it in after this delightful bunch of images! 


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Pictures Of Russian Blue Cats And Nothing More

Russian blues are a particularly striking cat breed! With a silky coat of bluish-silver and bright green eyes, you can't help but be enchanted by them.

Oh, also, their personalities are heckin' adorable. They are known to be so incredibly playful, sweet, and cuddly. Russian Blues are known to be affectionate but not overly clingy. According to Hills Pet, "It's said that Russian blues train their owners rather than the owners training them, a legend that's been proven true time and again."

And interestingly enough, the name "Russian Blue" would mean the cat originated from Russia but no one knows for sure. It is believed to be originated from Archangel Isles, in North Russia. 

According to the Cat Fanciers' Association, "the Russian blue breed descended from the cats kept by the Russian Czars. Assuming the Russian blue did migrate from northern Russia, it was likely via ship to England and northern Europe in the mid-1860s."

This breed sure has a royal history! Not that we're surprised. Just look how regal they look: 

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Unusual Coated Tiny Kitten Named Janie

Mellissa of Tiny but Mighty Kitten Rescue, located in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada, took a pregnant stray into her care and a few weeks later into foster care, the cat gave birth to a lovely litter of kittens. 

The new mama cat's name is June. And just a few weeks after June's birth to a litter of kittens, Mellissa got a call about a stray kitten found alone out on the sidewalk. The kitten found was ultra-tiny, weighing only a mere 82 grames. Despite being against all odds, this kitten was vocal and active. 

Mellissa immediately offered to help this tiny kitten with no home, knowing how much a mother's love would help this little kitten in need. 

Story via LoveMeow


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The Worldwide Adventures of a Cat And His Human

Talk about living your best life! Two and a half years ago, Rich East quit his job, sold all his belongings - including his house - and decided to travel across Australia, in his campervan with his beautiful black cat, Willow. And we could not be more jealous. 

Follow their adventure

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Twenty Five Breathtaking Photos of The Himalayas

The Himalayas: a mountain range 1,500 miles long that spans across five countries. From Bhutan to Pakistan, the scenery of the sacred mountains and the surrounding nature is not seen anywhere else in the world. With many of the mountains revered by locals and worshipped as incarnations of gods, it's easy to see how the peaks could be mistaken for something out of this world. Here are twenty five photos of the Himalayas that showcase it's magnificence. 

But beware: after reading this article you may have a sudden urge to buy a one-way ticket and a pair of hiking boots. Don't say you weren't warned. 

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Eleven Surreal Photos of The 2019 Hunter's Moon

If you looked up during the past two nights, you might have noticed that the moon was bigger and brighter than usual. That's because this full moon was not just any old moon: we just witnessed a Hunter's Moon. This is one of the Native American full moon names that occur each month of the year, signalling a change in season. 

These 12 full moons are named for the activity or people they target. Therefore, the Hunter's Moon occurs around this time that hunters should traditionally begin to hunt game in preparation for winter. Since farmers would have recently harvested their crops during the Harvest Moon that takes place in September, the clear fields and bright moon would serve for perfect hunting conditions. 

Today, most people don't depend on the moon's stages to survive, but we can appreciate it's signaling of a change in the season, and if you're into it, the astrological meaning of the skies. Or you can just appreciate the beauty of the moon. If you didn't get a chance to see this years Hunter's Moon, check out these otherworldly photos that were taken from all over the world. 

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Stunning Photos of the Harvest Moon on Friday 13th

On Friday 13th September 2019, the world witnessed a Harvest Moon. The moon goes by many different names, depending on it's size, position in the sky, and timing. The Harvest Moon doesn't actually have a constant date it falls on - rather, it is the full moon that occurs closest to the autumn equinox (when the Earth's equator is almost directly in line with the sun). The Harvest Moon got it's name by being particularly bright and rising early. In the past, this allowed farmers to extend their time in the fields so they could continue to harvest their summer crops by the light of the moon. 

If you missed seeing this Harvest Moon, don't worry. We gathered the best photos of it so you can experience the magic of the Harvest Moon in broad daylight. Enjoy these photos (perhaps while listening to Neil Young's song Harvest Moon) and if you missed this Harvest Moon, there will be plenty more! 

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15 Hauntingly Beautiful One Shot Horror Gifs Created By The Talented Brian Coldrick

These one-shot horror story gifs are spooky and completely mesmerizing! We're completely bewitched by them. Created by the talented Brian Coldrick, you can see more of his incredible work on his Tumblr page. 

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Bioluminescent Waves in Chennai Delight The Internet

On Sunday night, the ocean running alongside the East Coast Road in Chennai lit up with sparkling, luminescent water. Eyewitnesses were shocked and delighted to witness something so magical-looking and dubbed it 'sea sparkle'. But what they saw wasn't an undiscovered phenomenon - it's called bioluminescence and it actually occurs in many living organisms. That doesn't make it any less amazing though. Here's what 'sea sparkle' really is. 

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Look, it's been a long day, so why don't you give yourself five minutes to enjoy something, ok?

The Light, a new short film by director Brandon Bray and cinematographer Tim Sesseler, is just what you need to pull you away from the news for a little bit. Using drone cameras and lighting rigs, the filmmakers were able to put together an immersive and beautiful short that’s totally silent, 100 percent worth your time, and guaranteed to distract you from the rest of the world.

The goal of the piece was to “reinvent cinema lighting,” which is a bold claim, until you realize that this thing looks unlike anything else out there. This is a totally new experience, which will surely take your mind off of whatever else is going on today.

The filmmakers also included a behind the scenes, so you can see for yourself how they put this gorgeous film together. Check it out.

THE LIGHT - Behind the Scenes from Freefly on Vimeo.

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Congrats to Mas Sumbramanian and his team out at Oregon State University for the discovery! He said the following in an official OSU press release:

"It was serendipity, actually; a happy, accidental discovery.

The basic crystal structure we’re using for these pigments was known before, but no one had ever considered using it for any commercial purpose, including pigments.

Ever since the early Egyptians developed some of the first blue pigments, the pigment industry has been struggling to address problems with safety, toxicity and durability."

nature image Sunset Causes a Stunning "Firefall" in Yosemite National Park
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This picture was taken at Horsetail Fall in Yosemite National Park. Apparently this happens every year but it's hard to catch a picture at just the right moment. Photographer Sangeeta Dey explained this on a post about her own picture on Facebook:

Every year for two weeks in February, the sun sets at a certain angle and illuminates the waterfall in luminescent orange and red, making it look like a fluid fire. I’ve met photographers who said that they have been coming for 11 years only to see this happen 2 or 3 times.



via Sangeeta Dey

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Bundle up and sip on something warm for this profound glimpse into the resilient wonders of the Arctic.

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The Maui Space Surveillance Complex is a base ran by the Air Force Space Command and is responsible for keeping track of objects orbiting our planet such as weather satellites and space trash. Airman Magazine Online received exclusive rights to create this stunning time lapse video.

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Swiss daredevil Yves Rossy (aka Jetman) recently flew around Mount Fuji with his custom-built jetpack. After a free-fall from a helicopter, Rossy circled the picturesque volcano nine times before coming to a landing via parachute.