National Zoo debuts two (adorable) Andean bear cubs

After a stressful week month of midterms, Vox wanted to share a bit of animal adorableness with you on this Monday morning. This past Saturday, the National Zoo publically debuted two 19-week-old male Andean bear cubs. The two… Read More


Uber’s kitten promotion is uber-cute (and socially responsible)

Last week, Uber celebrated National Cat Day in the perfectly: delivering real, live kittens to city-dwelling cat-lovers. This marks the second year in a row that the ride-sharing service has shuttled these cute cats across seven different cities:… Read More

The cuteness continues: Little Bao Bao makes her big zoo debut

This past Saturday, Vox’s favorite panda cub made her first official public appearance to her doting fans at the National Zoo. As excited as the expected 10,000 visitors must have been to catch a glimpse of the 18-pound… Read More

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Vox Pupuli: Doggy delivery

Vox ran into this gorgeous Bernese Mountain dog while returning some unwanted Christmas gifts at the post office. Although Vox never learned this dog’s name because the owner was inside holding up the line over some limited edition Ray Charles stamps, Vox likes… Read More

Georgetown biology professor’s dolphin research becomes children’s book

Professor Janet Mann of Georgetown’s biology department has been conducting extensive research on dolphin tool use in Shark Bay in Western Australia. With cute dolphins employing some fascinating survival strategies, Mann’s research is the basis for The Dolphins of Shark… Read More

A hop, skip and a jump away from extinction: Save D.C.’s bunnies

Last Wednesday, Lindsay Rohrbaugh of District Department of the Environment sent out a letter to D.C.’s Advisory Neighborhood Commissions, asking for help tracking the area’s population of Eastern Cottontail Rabbits. Rohrbaugh solicited volunteers for a 2014 survey of Eastern… Read More

Creator of the world’s largest rubber ducky visits Georgetown

How could Pittsburgh get any classier? Sculptor Florentjin Hofman, creator of the world’s largest rubber ducky, visited Georgetown Monday night on a stop before arriving at the cutting edge of the American art scene in Pittsburgh. The duck,… Read More

Photo recap: Georgetown petting zoo, Sunday May 2

Get the flash player here: Photos by John Flanagan and Sam Buckley