"You poked my heart." SLYT. A group of tow headed toddlers get in a row about the weather, adorableness ensues.
Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance by way of visible gestures. (Wiki). Case in point (SLYT)
Here is a baby polar bear trying to take its first steps and not quite succeeding.
A scientist radio-tracking pandas in the Chinese wilderness frolics with an inquisitive cub who was left in his care by its mother: Dajun and the wild baby panda. [more inside]
Rusty the kitten likes kicking! With commentary. (SLYT | kitten) From the same treasury of cute that brought you Captain Pugwash the broccoli kitten.
Puppy teaches younger puppy how to go down the stairs. Cuteness ensues. SLYT
Last year, after Halloween, Jimmy Kimmel had parents troll their kids for cheap laughs by telling them that they had eaten all their candy. While many observers, including some Mefites, felt that lying to your kids in this way was being willfully-mean, it garnered 34 million hits on YouTube, so naturally, he did it again. Whether you think this is funny or not is definitely debatable; but if you're an old curmudgeon, like me, perhaps 3 year-old Madeline might just restore your hope for humanity.
A progressive Australian political advocacy group have produced a 2-minute advertisement showing their support of Marriage Equality Down Under. Warning: May pull heartstrings. [more inside]
The Basket Cat Blog: Shiro loves very small baskets. He also wears flowered hats (sometimes vegetables) and enjoys the idyllic Japanese countryside of Iwate Prefecture. He and his brothers are very chill. Many short but sweet videos of them have been uploaded to YouTube on the shironekoshiro channel. The blog is updated frequently and has extensive archives. More archives here. Twitter Facebook [more inside]
Yes I like playing Dungeons and Dragons with you... "This Fantasy World" by the Doubleclicks, with animation by Brad Jonas. [SLYT]
Adorable amigurumi toys look on as a new friend crochets itself. [SLYT]
Japan's Okunoshima Island once produced chemical weapons. After 1945, the facilities where shut down but the buildings remained and the island became famous for something else: Being home to hundreds and hundreds of rabbits. ((via)
A short video of a few very tiny, very lazy, very fluffy puppies playing with miniature tennis balls. That is all. (SLYT)
You've seen cat parkour, but have you seen dog parkour? How about monkey parkour? Squirrel parkour? [more inside]
Have you ennui? Then watch as: Excited dog plays with baby
Draw With Me (SLYT) is an original animated short by Mike Inel with an unexpectedly creepy ending. [more inside]
"Buddy, I'm sorry. I'm so sorry, buddy. You're a single lady, okay?" (SLYT) ... be sure to watch it again in YouTube's new "TextP"!
Alpha Cat vs. New Puppy - Day 1. Now, if only more relationships with such rocky starts had such happy endings. [YouTube - cute animals]
This bunny is a letter opener. (video)
"A quoi ça sert l’amour?" (previously) is an adorable cartoon set to a fantastic old song by Edith Piaf; recently, students at USC Film School set out to act out a live version of the cartoon, results here.