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Froot Loops Cereal Straws Are Coming Back So '90s Kids Can Relive Their Childhood

By Amanda Fama
When I was a kid, most of my Saturday mornings consisted of sitting on the couch, watching cartoons, and snacking on Froot Loops Cereal Straws. It was a much simpler era — and sometimes, I wish my weekends as a 26-year-old could be that carefree.…

You Should Take These 8 Spring Break Destinations Off Your Travel List ASAP

By Chelsea Stewart
When I hear the term "spring break," I get all jittery and excited, and tons of picturesque things come to mind that would make a perfect trip: tropics, palm trees, adventures, sailing, volleyball in the sand, and dancing on the beach to the latest…

These Pictures Of Disney World After Hurricane Irma Damage Are Making Us Wince

By Thea Glassman
There might be some real-life magic at Disney World, after all. As Florida reels from the catastrophic damage of Hurricane Irma, the Magic Kingdom and its friends managed to ride out the storm relatively unscathed. Photos of Disney World…

Even Disney World Is Closing For Hurricane Irma, So You Know It's Serious

By Alexandra Svokos
As Florida prepares for the arrival of the massive Hurricane Irma this weekend, various theme parks and groups are figuring out how they are going to weather out the storm. Earlier this week, Disney World was planning to stay open through Irma,…

Polar Bear Tragically Dies Of A 'Broken Heart' After She's Separated From Her Lover

By Sean Abrams
If you needed reassurance that love exists, look no further than the relationship between Szenja and Snowflake. No, those aren't the names of two regular girls. In fact, they're two female polar bears who had been together in SeaWorld for over 20…

Halle Berry Said She'd Go Topless For Snacks, And The Offers Are Pouring In

By Hope Schreiber
Not to sound crass, but when I found out Halle Berry was topless in that one movie, I immediately went to my local video rental store and got a copy. I sat through an hour and a half long movie about a whale in SeaWorld, and there was no mention or…

Optimistic Guy's Viral FB Post Lists All The Good Things That Happened In 2016

By John Haltiwanger
There seems to be widespread agreement that 2016 has been an absolutely terrible year. If you asked people to describe the year as succinctly possible, they'd likely reply along the lines of "dumpster fire." You can hardly blame them. Humanity has…

This Aspiring Dolphin Trainer Is Our Pick To Win 'The Bachelor' This Season

By Eitan Levine
I swear to God, this aspiring dolphin lady better win this season of "The Bachelor." Let me be very clear, I am terrible at guessing who will win "The Bachelor." I've been in three pools over the past two-ish years and I have come next to last every…

How I Realized My Partner Was Actually The Crazy One, Not Me

By Zara Barrie
I'm not going to lie: Sometimes, I look sort of bonkers. I pound into a room in loud, platform boots, and the wings of my eyeliner are so massive, I'm surprised I don't fly away. I also wear oxblood lipstick during the day, and I draw a…

This Tiger In Louisiana Proves We Need Stricter Animal Welfare Laws

By Amanda Holley
Recently, I have had the great pleasure of road tripping from Massachusetts down to Texas. This is truly a wonderful experience because you get to see many of the beautiful sites this country has to offer. We drove through the beautiful, open…

The Ringling Bros' Elephants Just Gave Their Final Performance Ever

By Eitan Levine
There is no longer an elephant in the room (thank God). Circuses are the hot dogs of family entertainment. They're super great and everyone loves events that involve them, but deep down, you know they're made of some super shady stuff. You go and…

SeaWorld Just Announced It's Going To Stop Breeding Killer Whales

By Sean Levinson
SeaWorld announced it will no longer breed killer whales, making its current generation of the mammals the park's last. The move was announced on the company's website and explained more thoroughly in an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times written by…

The New 'Harry Potter' Book Coming Out Is Not What You're Expecting

By Eitan Levine
Let's get something VERY clear: Scholastic isn't releasing a new "Harry Potter" book. It's been 19 long years, eight mediocre movies, billions of pages of fanfiction, several amusement parks and the formation of a Muggle Quidditch league since JK…

Another Whale Died At SeaWorld And People Are Super Pissed

By Gillian Fuller
A killer whale died at SeaWorld in San Antonio, Texas last week, making her the third whale to die in a SeaWorld park this year. The cause of death was a fungal infection, for which the 18-year-old whale had been receiving medical treatment. In the…

SeaWorld Plans To Get Rid Of Its Killer Whale Shows In San Diego By 2017

By Sean Levinson
SeaWorld will reportedly be phasing out killer whale shows at one of its parks in exchange for more animal-friendly entertainment. According to The San Diego Union-Tribune, earlier today SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment announced its trademark killer…

Here's How Life Would Be If Humans Were The Attractions In Theme Parks (Video)

By Taylor Ortega
Get out of the locker room, blue whale. I am trying to shower. Excuse me, dolphin. I am on a call with our West Coast distributors. Get that net out of my yard, orca. My kids play there. French prankster Rémi Gaillard needs you to memorize these…

Soldier Surprises Her Son At SeaWorld, And It Will Leave You Sobbing

By Taylor Ortega
For most kids, a day at SeaWorld is exciting enough. For Aiden Rodriguez, Shamu was rendered an afterthought when his mother, a United States Air Force technical sergeant, came home early from her first term in Afghanistan and surprised him during a…

How Misguided Celebrity Activism Does More Harm Than Good

By Anonymous
This past Sunday night, “Jackass” star Steve-O climbed up a crane in Los Angeles, carrying an inflatable orca whale. While nothing the actor does really shocks us anymore, the reasoning behind this particular stunt was a far cry from that of his…

A Truck Full Of Live Sharks Crashed On Florida Highway, One Left Dead

By Sean Levinson
A live shark was thrown from a truck that accidentally went off the road in Florida. WESH reports the semi-truck was carrying four live sandbar sharks from Marathon, Florida to an aquarium in Coney Island, New York. The vehicle blew a tire on…

This Badass Crossfit Couple's Engagement Photos Are Seriously Impressive

By Emily Arata
When CrossFit brings you together, nothing can tear your relationship apart – you're too strong to let it. Joe and Iliana, who train together at a gym dedicated to the high-intensity training program, decided to pay homage to their passion with a…

5 Netflix Documentaries To Watch In 2015 To Become A Better You

By Sierra Vandervort
It’s resolution season, again. While I’m a firm believer in people working year-round to better themselves, a calendar turnover seems like a major source of inspiration for many. If you’re looking for some more “new year, new me” inspiration,…

How One Documentary Exposed The Cruelty Of SeaWorld And Killed The Company

By John Haltiwanger
It seems that SeaWorld may not be here for much longer. SeaWorld's stock has plummeted as the public continues to turn against the amusement park that they see as abusive to animals. Much of this backlash is a consequence of the…

This 103-Year-Old Killer Whale May Be Proof That SeaWorld Severely Mistreats Its Animals

By Sean Levinson
SeaWorld's demise may finally be upon us as the reappearance of a renowned orca has debunked a series of claims the theme park made about the health of killer whales. According to The Dodo, a 103-year-old orca known as "Granny" was recently spotted…

The Horrific Moment When SeaWorld Killer Whale Dragged Trainer Under Water For 15 Minutes [Video]

By Julian Sonny
A video captures a 6,000 lb killer whale at SeaWorld dragging his trainer underwater for 15 minutes before releasing him. The video, which was filmed in 2006, was released as part of the US Secretary of Labor's ongoing litigation against the theme…