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Behold, the sublime Bichon Frise who won top prize at Westminster Dog Show

BIG. WINNER.Image: Drew Angerer/Getty Images By Shannon Connellan2018-02-14 06:12:33 UTC While the Winter Olympians might be carving up medal after medal in Pyeongchang, a very good girl named Flynn has been named top dog in New York City. Taking out “Best in Show” at the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden, …

Nobody can handle that video of a robot dog opening a door for his robot dog friend

If films like Terminator and I, Robot have taught us anything, it’s that one day humanity will finally take this whole robotics thing too far. Well brace yourselves for some machine-assisted doom, because on Monday Boston Dynamics released a new piece of deeply unnerving footage that’s almost certainly the beginning of the end. The 45 …

The latest viral challenge will have you sleeping in Ikea, and police are cracking down

South Yorkshire police issued a warning about a new internet trend called the “24 hour challenge” after an 11-year-old boy went missing. The challenge involves staying the night in an Ikea store undetected and sneaking out in the morning. The trend took-off in 2016 when 2 YouTubers successfully stayed the night at the warehouse. 

South Korea is slowly moving toward LGBTQ acceptance — and the Olympics can help

When LGBTQ Olympians traveled to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Games, they stepped into a battle none of them particularly wanted to fight. A year prior, Russian President Vladimir Putin had signed the country’s first anti-gay propaganda law. The government was in the middle of a brutal crackdown against the LGBTQ population, and queer Olympians …