Petsmart Employee Helps Dog Owner Find Discontinued Toy For Picky Dog

Everyone’s dog has a favorite toy that they just won’t put down. Every other toy pales in comparison and just won’t live up to their high standards. Unfortunately, those toys tend to get destroyed over time, and if they get discontinued, it can be hard to find a suitable replacement if your pup is particularly picky.

Twitter user Kelli Brown’s 12-year-old dog Jaxon is one of those pups. He’s spent most of his life in love with a green dinosaur designed by Top Paw that Petsmart no longer sells. And while he’s only small, it’s slowly getting destroyed. 

Back in January, Brown put out a call to see if they might have any sitting around in a warehouse. 

People suggested similar looking toys, but apparently, Jaxon is smart enough to know the difference. 

Thankfully, a Petsmart employee was able to find some in their clearance section.  

A month later and Jaxon is a very happy boy. 

Playing with so many toys is exhausting work. 

Judging by Ken’s response, it was worth all the effort. 

And people were very appreciative. 

The Internet can be great at times. 

Jaxon has enough dinosaurs to last him a while. 

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22 Times 'The Simpsons' Accurately Predicted The Future

If you’ve been a longtime viewer of The Simpsons, then you know that the writers they pick for the show are basically clairvoyant.

Now maybe you can just chalk it up to humanity being predictably ridiculous, or the fact that the show’s been around forever, so the writers are bound to cover everything that’s going to happen in the scope of past, present, and future history, but there are some seriously impressive social phenomenons that the show’s got right on the nose. 

Here are some of the craziest ones. 

01

Siegfried and Roy being attacked by their tigers.

S05E10: “$ pringfield” aired in 1993, in 2003 the garish entertainment duo encountered called it quits after Roy was mauled by the tiger and left part-paralyzed

02

Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show.

S23E22: “Lisa Goes Gaga” in 2012 predicted the pop sensation would be rocking the Super Bowl festivities mid-game. In 2017, she did just that

03

Trump getting elected President.

S11E17: “Bart to the Future” made a joke of a dystopian future where Donald Trump somehow was elected President. 16 years later and that ridiculousness actually came to pass. 

04

Mutant tomatoes.

S11E5: “E-I-E-I-D’oh!” debuted in 1999, and 14 years later, mutant tomatoes started popping up in Japan in wake of the Fukushima disaster

05

Autocorrect frustrations.

S6E19: “Lisa’s Wedding” came out way back in 1995. In the episode, Lisa and Marge talk with a phone that has video capabilities and lo and behold, an annoying autocorrect feature. Sound familiar? 

06

Broken voter machine.

S20E4: “Treehouse of Horror XIX” came out in 2008. Then in 2012, the exact same thing happened

07

The discovery of “The God Particle”.

S10E2: “The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace” came out in 1998 and it features Homer at a blackboard with an equation written on it. That equation predicted the mass of an undiscovered particle: the Higgs Boson, or “God Particle” that ended up being a huge scientific breakthrough

08

The inexplicable theft of a lemon tree.

S6E24: “Lemon of Troy” aired in 1995. The episode featured residents of rival town, Shelbyville, stealing a lemon tree from Springfield. Life imitated art when a lemon tree was uprooted, for no reason, in the same exact fashion, in 2013

09

The NSA Spying Scandal.

The Simpsons Movie in 2007 depicted the NSA as this huge organization spying on all American citizens. Now it might’ve seemed like hyperbole back then, but it turns out they got it pretty much right

10

Lisa’s fiance from the future talking into his watch.

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S6E19: “Lisa’s Wedding” debuted in 1995, and now we’ve got a wave of smartwatches that do all sorts of crazy stuff

11

TV Evangelists worshipping money.

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S7E12: “Team Homer” shows TV preachers being obsessed with worshipping money. Then Pope Francis said this in 2013

12

America’s Ebola “outbreak”.

S9E3: “Lisa’s Sax” shows Marge reading Curious George and the Ebola Virus in 1997. In 2014, America was very, very afraid of Ebola

13

Horse meat as a “secret” ingredient.

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S5E19: “Sweet Seymour Skinner’s Baadasssss Song” aired in 1994, featuring the lunch lady putting horse meat in children’s lunches. In 2013, a bunch of popular food products were found to have horse meat in them.  

14

FIFA’s corruption.

 S25E16: “You Don’t Have To Live Like A Referee” aired in 2014 featuring a character who bore an eerie resemblance to the same officials arrested on corruption charges

15

Hamburger earmuffs.

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S10E2: “The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace” featured this weird fashion trend in 1998 well before this product hit the market in 2010

16

Greece’s economic collapse.

S23E10: “Politically Inept, with Homer Simpson” aired in 2012 and cracked a joke about Greece being put up on eBay. In 2015, Greece went into default

17

Ringo taking 20 years to write back to his fans.

S2E18: “Brush with Greatness” had Ringo say he’ll write back to each and every one of his fans, even if takes him “20 years”. In 2013, Paul McCartney of the Beatles responded to a fan’s mail 50 years later. 

18

Predicting someone would win the nobel prize six years before they did.

S22E1: “Elementary School Music” aired in 2010, saying that an MIT Professor would win a Nobel prize, which he did, in 2016. 

19

Future Lisa’s college librarian was a robot.

S6E19: “Lisa’s Wedding” debuted in 1995. Her college’s librarian was a robot, and, well, we now have robotic libraries. So there

20

Baby translator.

S3E24: “Brother, Can You Spare Two Dimes?” came out in 1992. The episode featured a baby translator that could let you know what your infant is saying. Now, there’s an app that recognizes the type of cry your baby is giving you

21

Disney buys out Fox.

 S10E5: “When You Dish Upon A Star”, nearly 20 years before Disney bought out Fox, predicted the animation studio giant would own 20th Century Fox in 1998. In 2017, Disney purchased Fox for $ 66.1 billion. 

22

Homer sells cooking grease for money.

S10E1: “Lard of the Dance” came out in 1998 where Homer has a get-rich-quick scheme stealing and selling grease. In 2013, thieves were found smuggling grease for pretty much the exact same reason

What I want to know is why the writers of The Simpsons aren’t using their future prediction powers for good. Or maybe there’s a secret organization that’s forcing them to deliver their message in cartoon-joke form, so no one takes it seriously? Illuminati. 

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This Guy Is Tracking All The Most Miserable Places In The World According To Their Names

Damien Rudd runs an Instagram account called “Sad Topographies” which has recently been turned into a book. Rudd’s genius idea, according to Bored Panda, is to simply look up sad words on Google Maps and snap a screenshot.

Apparently, all of America was settled by extremely depressed, anxious, and lonely people. There are lakes, highways, mountains and peninsulas everywhere dedicated to humanity’s most painful emotion.

Like sadness:

Lots of mistakes and disappointment were made, and then commemorated on the map:

Just general bad feelings all around:

The grimness kind of starts funny, gets sad, and then comes around to funny again. Sort of like walking the loop around Lonely Lake. Beautiful in summer!

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20 'I'm Just Not Having It' Moments That Are All Too Relatable

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20 ‘I’m Just Not Having It’ Moments That Are All Too Relatable

We’ve all had one of those days where we just don’t feel like interacting with humanity.

But, we are social creatures and have to ultimately find a life by functioning in society, with other people. Otherwise, why waste your time? Just go and become a hermit.

Although that’s a tad on the extreme side, and most of us aren’t going to do that, that doesn’t mean we have to like all of our human interactions of put up with them. Just ask these people and animals how they deal with the days that just can’t be dealt with.

1. Did the dog roll up the window?

2. Not interested in baths.

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3. Blue steel, dude, not “You’re-gonna-get-murdered-steel”.

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4. Merriam-Webster don’t play.

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5. Kitty just wants to play 🙁

When you express your feelings to your crush and they are not having it

6. “Nah, I’m good.”

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7. Called. Out.

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8. No. Brush. Teeth.

9. This mom who found out her son was rioting in Baltimore.

Baltimore Mom Found Her Son Participating in Riots. She is NOT Having it.

10. This horse.

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11. Someone’s not in the Christmas spirit.

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12. This creeptacular dalmatian pic.

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13. So over picture day.

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14. “Nice cosplay, now please leave.”

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15. “Take your picture and get away from me.”

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16. “No booties, please.”

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17. I got your fun right here.

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18. I take it he’s not a fan.

Security Guard is not having it

19. This Russian woman who has no time for stick-ups.

20. This woman who stood up to a man who told her to “Go back to Mexico.”

Sometimes, you just don’t feel like entertaining anyone’s nonsense.

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20 'I'm Just Not Having It' Moments That Are All Too Relatable

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20 ‘I’m Just Not Having It’ Moments That Are All Too Relatable

We’ve all had one of those days where we just don’t feel like interacting with humanity.

But, we are social creatures and have to ultimately find a life by functioning in society, with other people. Otherwise, why waste your time? Just go and become a hermit.

Although that’s a tad on the extreme side, and most of us aren’t going to do that, that doesn’t mean we have to like all of our human interactions of put up with them. Just ask these people and animals how they deal with the days that just can’t be dealt with.

1. Did the dog roll up the window?

2. Not interested in baths.

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3. Blue steel, dude, not “You’re-gonna-get-murdered-steel”.

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4. Merriam-Webster don’t play.

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5. Kitty just wants to play 🙁

When you express your feelings to your crush and they are not having it

6. “Nah, I’m good.”

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7. Called. Out.

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8. No. Brush. Teeth.

9. This mom who found out her son was rioting in Baltimore.

Baltimore Mom Found Her Son Participating in Riots. She is NOT Having it.

10. This horse.

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11. Someone’s not in the Christmas spirit.

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12. This creeptacular dalmatian pic.

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13. So over picture day.

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14. “Nice cosplay, now please leave.”

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15. “Take your picture and get away from me.”

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16. “No booties, please.”

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17. I got your fun right here.

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18. I take it he’s not a fan.

Security Guard is not having it

19. This Russian woman who has no time for stick-ups.

20. This woman who stood up to a man who told her to “Go back to Mexico.”

Sometimes, you just don’t feel like entertaining anyone’s nonsense.

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17 Absurd Headlines That Should Not Have Happened This Week

The truth isn’t always stranger than fiction, but in these cases, it totally is.

1. I’d watch this movie.

2. I hope the clarification is something along the lines of, “LOL you believed me, idiot?!”

3. Well, well, well.

4. Deep down inside you had to know there was a reason for your persistent alcoholism.

5. Wait, they’re arming these roosters now?!

6. Ahh the old, “I’m too fat to be a rapist” strategy.

7. KFC? No way. Now Popeye’s is a different story…

8. The day the margaritas died.

9. “He would’ve wanted this.”

10. “It’s time to tackle the real evil in society!”

11. Missouri…what are you doing?

12. You know, he gets a bad rap for no reason.

13. Imagine what he could do with a sloppy joe.

14. Goodbye, you legend.

15. An appropriate response.

16. Millennials will stop at nothing when it comes to their diabolical plot to incorporate avocados into every aspect of life.

17. These kids are awesome. End of discussion.

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Bath Bomb Turns Woman Into A 'Smurf' And The Photos Are Hilarious

Every holiday and birthday, you’re guaranteed to get at least one bath bomb from a relative who had no idea what to get you. Bath bombs are up there with socks in the generic gift category. Apart from turning the bathtub into a slip and slide for the next person who has to use it, they’re a pretty safe gift. 

At least that’s what Twitter user Rebekah Butler probably thought. She recently picked up a galaxy bath bomb from Kroger that she claims had some unintended effects.

Yes, she’s a smurf now. 

In a caption alongside the tweet, Butler claimed that the bath bomb “dyed” her skin. “I was in the bath for a solid 5 minutes and now I am a freaking SMURF,” she added. “So to everyone I snapchat, enjoy looking at my forehead till I am no longer a smurf.”

Butler wrote in a reply that she was shocked at first, but that she quickly got over it. 

And it does seem to be coming off pretty quickly. 

Butler says she’s going to contact Kroger about the bath bomb, and hopefully she’ll keep us all updated. 

People found the incident hilarious, of course. 

As it turns out, there’s a lot of GIFs that are perfect for this situation.

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Ryan Reynolds Told Off Someone Who Doesn't Like Him Visiting Kids With Cancer As Deadpool

Ryan Reynolds is the Internet’s sweetheart, but usually because he is a potty-mouth prankster. We all like a handsome rogue with a talent for social media.

That fits in with his character Deadpool, who he promotes in ways that some might argue are inappropriate for children.

But kids are some of his biggest fans!

On Monday, Reynolds posted photos of kids from the Make A Wish Foundation who came to visit him on set for Deadpool 2. These are kids battling life threatening illnesses, who likely look up to Deadpool because he’s sassy and a fighter and also has two very cool katana swords. 

It looks like Reynolds and the crew gave them a memorable time:

Unfortunately, we always get some haters in the comments.

On his photo, Reynold’s wrote:

“One of the best parts of playing the Big Red Jackass is welcoming @makeawishamerica and @childrenswishfoundation onto set. Deadpool kicked Cancer in the taint, but these kids do it for real every day. These foundations make dreams come true for a lot of of super-brave kids. They also make dreams come true for parents, who just wanna see their kid smile. HUGE thanks to our Prop Master, Dan Sissons, for making sure every kid left with his/her own sword. (Bamboo versions. Not stabby-stabby versions.)”

And then down in the comments someone responded to the lovely gesture by writing, “Guys [D]eadpool is [an] R rated movie and those kids are watching it…I think something is wrong here.” They also included an angry emoji face, if you weren’t sure how they felt about it.

But our Insta-Hero didn’t take it lying down.

“Yup,” Reynolds responded, “Deadpool is Rated R. If my kid went through a fraction of the sh*t these kids deal with daily, I think they can watch whatever they like. That’s just my .02 cents.”

Don’t go up against Deadpool. 

Or Ryan Reynolds. Like, look at him:

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This Couple Celebrated Their Engagement By Recreating Film's Greatest Duos

This is Jackie Nguyen and Nate Huntley:

You might be able to tell from that photo that they are in love and engaged. The two met while doing a production of Miss Saigon in North Carolina. They’re both actors and perhaps a bit dramatic. In an email, Jackie wrote that when they decided to get married, they joked about taking engagement pics that would be so “outlandish” that they’d confuse their whole family. It was so fun to brainstorm ideas, they couldn’t settle on one. It turned into a year-long photo project with photographer Isaac James and relationship goals for the rest of us.

The two have been taking more and more engagement pics, paying homage to all their favorite characters in TV and film. Here we have Marvel’s Agent Peggy Carter and Captain America:

There’s Dwight Schrute and Michael Scott. They’re sort of a couple, if you think about it.

Ellie Sattler and Alan Grant escaping the dinos in Jurassic Park:

Doc and Marty McFly forever:

The characters from Mrs. Doubtfire, which is technically about divorce, but still great costumes:

Some of the pics are pure fantasy:

They even dressed up as real life couple Yoko Ono and John Lennon:

And as unrequited love, from Bojack Horseman:

Don’t worry, they still have a few normal pics:

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Chipotle Is Still Explaining To People What A Bay Leaf Is

Not everyone knows anything about cooking, but it’s still pretty astounding that so many people make the same mistake about the exact same ting over and over. Specifically, how many people don’t know what a bay leaf is, and report finding one in their food to Chipotle like they think there’s a sentient tree working in the kitchen. 

Some are more rude and less hopeful:

But Chipotle keeps patiently explaining what a bay leaf is—a spice that makes food delicious—and even apologizing:

Though others are less polite:

In fact, I’m not sure what’s funnier—people who don’t know what a bay leaf is, or people dragging the people who don’t know what bay leaves are:

But I guess complaining gets you more burritos, so there may be something behind this whining besides straight up ignorance:

Because these are pretty pathetic, even if you don’t know anything about cooking:

As stupid as it is, let’s look at the bright side:

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