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PEnnsylvania 6-5000 Goes To The Dogs For Westminster Dog Show [Video]

Some New York City Hotels carry a mystique. One known more for it's telephone number than its service was the Hotel Pennsylvania. So much so, it became the inspiration for Glenn Miller's Big Band hit of the 1940s. Today PEnnsylvania 6-5000 is the oldest continuing phone number in New York City. Based on the old telephone exchange name system, the first two letters "PE" in PE6-5000 stand for the rotary dial numbers 7 and 3, making the number (with Manhattan's area code) +1 (212) 736-5000.

Shetland Ponies Model The Latest In Fair Isle Knits

There are just two things that Scotland's Shetland Islands are known for -- Shetland ponies and Fair Isle knitwear. To help promote Scottish tourism in 2013, the year of Natural Scotland, someone decided that it would be a great idea to pair the two items together to bring attention to the area. So now Victoria Beckham and Rihanna aren't the only fine fillies stepping out in Fair Isle knits these days.

Google Street View's Top 10 Accidental Animals

Since May of 2007, Google Street View has been panoramically mapping the world's highways and byways while coincidentally snapping who (or what) ever happens to be around at the time, including the odd animal or two... or even ten!

Popular New Zealand Aquarium Ready To Re-Open After Poisoning

The Island Bay Marine Education Centre in Wellington, New Zealand is now ready to re-open to the public. The facility had been closed after vandals broke in last month and poured chlorinated detergent into many of the tanks, killing more than 80 fish. Staff members are still trying to restore the aquarium to its former condition, but they are now ready to open the doors and start again.

Not Just For (Human) Babies: A Tale of Two Pet Strollers

If you love taking your dog or cat everywhere, or if you hate having to carry your dog or cat everywhere, you might need a pet stroller. Here are a couple of nice options.

The Village Of Ban Kok Sa-Nga Will Never Have A Leash Problem

People in the village of Ban Kok Sa-Nga take keeping snakes as pets to a whole new level. The fact that their village has become a tourist attraction of sorts gives people the chance to see some unique snake-centric festivities.

Holy Rolling & Trolling: The Top 10 Alternative Automotive Jesus Fish

Lots of folks who put their missionary zeal on the front burner also stick it to their back bumpers in the form of Jesus Fish. Though they can't see the shining non-secular signs as they cruise down life's highway, we can... and we can do better! These 10 alternative Jesus Fish promote other dearly-held beliefs while taking some of the starch out of those who take theirs a bit too seriously.

Tips For Choosing An In Home Pet Boarding Host

If you're going on vacation, it's important to choose a reliable in home pet boarding host. Someone who you can trust your pet with the entire time you're gone. Here are some tips to help choose the perfect in home pet host.

Impossible Cannock Chase Animals

From out of place reptiles to peculiar ghost cats, Cannock Chase is not a place you want to be caught after dark. Its sordid history and recent accounts of misplaced wildlife make it a particularly creepy destination.

The Basics Of In Home Pet Boarding

If you haven't heard of in home pet boarding, it might be time to take a closer look. Sometimes it can be stressful to find a safe and secure environment for your pet to stay in when you want to go on vacation. Here are some of the basics of in home pet boarding, so you can make an educated decision whenever a vacation is drawing near.