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Are Dogs Funnier than Cats?

Are Dogs Funnier than Cats?

Fake laughter is the worst. When you notice it, fake laughter is a reminder that something, socially, is off. Contrast that with the way you laugh when you are with your dog.* It’s spontaneous, raw and honest.

April 29, 2013 — Julie Hecht
Dogs in pantyhose

Dogs in pantyhose

Dogs in pantyhose Until recently, the only association I made between dogs and pantyhose would have involved an unfortunate trip to the vet. Of the inanimate objects pulled from pets’ gastrointestinal tracts -- from drywall and hearing aids to corn cobs and toy cars -- pantyhose, and their cousins, socks and underwear, top the list.But last week, dogs and pantyhose found themselves a new union.

April 11, 2013 — Julie Hecht
Four days left to play with your dog, for science

Four days left to play with your dog, for science

I was probably 12 years old (fine, 13) the last time I played with Barbies. School was closed for a snow day, and one of my best friends trudged over to my house for mac and cheese and Barbies.

March 28, 2013 — Julie Hecht

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