Quokkas are the Internet's new cute animal obsession, and it's easy to see why: just look at that smile. Kate Horowitz took a closer look at the quokka for us last year.

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There's poetry to be found in the descriptions of lost pets scrawled across handwritten signs across the world.

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Ernest Hemingway wasn't great at handling constructive criticism of his work.

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A man hiding in the bushes with a camera is usually up to no good—unless he's been hired by one half of a soon-to-be-engaged couple to take surreptitious snapshots of a truly picture-perfect proposal.

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A possibly camera-shy octopus taught itself to operate a GoPro, lending further credence to the idea that cephalopods will rule us all someday.

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The long-awaited day when non-HBO subscribers can stop piggybacking on their friends' premium cable packages to watch the channel's exclusive programming is nigh.

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Get inside the heads of those inscrutable Mad Men characters by checking out what they've been seen reading on various episodes of the show.

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With so many big- and small-screen takes on consulting detective Sherlock Holmes to choose from, is there really room for one more? If he's played by Sir Ian McKellen, absolutely.