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Kids Cry Tears of Joy When Mom Surprises Them With the Return of Their Missing 13-Year Old Cat

“Now you’ve got your Minecraft buddy back”

A mom surprised her kids with the return of their 13-year old cat who had been missing for more than two months. The children were so happy that they were crying tears of joy and saying how very happy they were that their feline buddy came home. Per Rumble Viral, the cat was found at a nearby gas station.

Anyone who’s ever gone through the experience of having their pet go missing knows how stressful the situation can be. The best you can hope for is a safe return. Luckily, this family got exactly that! After their 13-year-old cat had been missing for 2 months, Sheryl M. spotted her at a nearby gas station and brought her back home.

A Series of Historic Robotic Spacecraft Screen-Printed Posters by Chop Shop

Chop Shop (previously) is crowdfunding a series of historic robotic spacecraft screen-printed posters with a Kickstarter campaign. The posters will feature the Voyager, Cassini, and Curiosity missions in stylized prints. The posters for Voyager and Cassini have already been revealed, and the poster for Curiosity will debut on October 31st, 2014 on the campaign’s Kickstarter page. Chop Shop has partnered with The Planetary Society for the campaign, and one of the rewards for backers includes membership to the society at half the usual fee.


images via Chop Shop

submitted via Laughing Squid Tips

A Look at the 20,000-Calorie Diet of a Professional Strongman

The latest episode of the Vice series FUEL takes a look at the eating habits of Robert “Obie” Oberst, a 400-pound professional strongman who consumes up to 20,000 calories a day to stay competitive.

I have six meals a day. If I don’t eat enough, my body gets shaky, I get headaches. My body is running at a point now where it’s used to having good fuel, so I cut that off and my body just revolts.

Obie has also shared his recipe for Strongman Pasta for those interested in bulking up.