art of the magic of the internet is that it gives us the ability to capture all the fun things that happen in daily life and share them with the rest of the world. If a baby sneezes adorably, you can show someone. A kid says something hilarious? Also sharable.
And when it comes to cute animal videos, if the footage is endearing enough, it can go viral in a second.
Falling firmly into that category is a clip a man posted of his run-in with mother nature. People are going crazy over it because cuteness, plus baby ducks, is a recipe for internet gold.
Most of the time, we can barely keep up with life as it speeds by.
Thank goodness for phones with cameras, laptops with cameras, and every other gadget that helps us capture the day-to-day moments we’d otherwise never remember. Because, try as we might, recalling all the important things that happen to us is an impossible feat. Yet even as life moves at the speed of light, technology gives a fighting chance at preserving it.
Some of us are just scrambling to keep track of our kids.
When parenthood happens, life tends to feel like it’s moving like a runaway freight train. Trying to feed, clothe, and remember to grab the right-size diapers consumes most of our brain space. The other part is occupied by desperately attempting to document the cute things they do. Because there’s a ton of cuteness, and we’re happy to share it with family (and Facebook).
Others have a full-time job keeping up with cute pet happenings.
For another swath of the population, pets are the furry dependents that keep them on their toes and reaching for their iPhones. From obedience training to attempting to keep them out of the toilet, social media is full of animal lovers attempting to keep up with adorable moments of the four-legged variety.
And even if people don't have kids or pets, they may just enjoy all the bizarre moments shared by those around them.
And that’s not to mention those of us who are simply trying to capture all the strange yet endearing things grown-up people in our lives are constantly doing. Things that could happen anywhere — family reunions, company picnics, college campuses — you name it. Then again, college moments may tend to get filed under “dangerous and questionable” rather than “cute.” But still.
In a category all their own are shockingly cute wild animal moments.
Even when we’re not trying to keep track of life’s particular moments, they seem to find us anyway. Mother nature has a way of providing our cameras and social media with some of the most amazing and adorable furry fodder. Whether it’s a yawning sloth or a brand-new dear learning how to walk, these times to stop and say “aww” are, thankfully, more than abundant.