Visit the Cellar!

The Cellar Image of the Day is just a section of a larger web community: bright folks talking about everything. The Cellar is the original coffeeshop with no coffee and no shop. Founded in 1990, The Cellar is one of the oldest communities on the net. Join us at the table if you like!

What's IotD?

The interesting, amazing, or mind-boggling images of our days.

IotD Stuff

ARCHIVES - over 13 years of IotD!
About IotD

Permalink Latest Image

April 27th, 2018: Stoned in Scotland

Recent Images

April 12th, 2018: Summer Skiing
April 11th, 2018: Flying Rats of NYC
April 10th, 2019: Food Art
April 9th, 2019: New Beer’s Eve
April 8th, 2018: Skin Art maybe NSFW
April 7th, 2018: Tasseology
April 6th, 2018: Lustron Homes

The CELLAR Tip Mug
Some folks who have noticed IotD

Mental Floss
Boing Boing
GruntDoc's Blog
No Quarters
Making Light
Church of the Whale Penis
Sailor Coruscant

Link to us and we will try to find you after many months!

Common image haunts

Astro Pic of the Day
Earth Sci Pic of the Day
We Make Money Not Art
Strange New Products
Geisha Asobi Blog
Cute animals blog (in Russian)
Yahoo Most Emailed

Please avoid copyrighted images (or get permission) when posting!


Philadelphia Pawn Shop
The best real estate agent in Montgomery County
The best T.38 Fax provider
Epps Beverages and Beer, Limerick, PA
Sal's Pizza, Elkins Park
Burholme Auto Body, Philadelphia
Coles Tobacco, Pottstown
ERM Auto Service, Glenside
Glenside Collision
Moorehead Catering, Trappe
Salon 153, Bala
Dominicks Auto Body, Phoenixville

   Tony Shepps  Wednesday Jun 27 10:43 AM

6/27: Dog pack boy


Well, here's the total opposite of yesterday's image. You may have heard about this one, because it's incredible.

This lad is Chilean. He's shown standing outside a welfare office. He was abandoned by his family and survived for years RAISED BY A PACK OF STRAY DOGS.

He scavenged for food with them and MAY EVEN HAVE BEEN SUCKLED BY THEM.

Impossible? No, I remembered a column in the Straight Dope about this, so I went to the Straight Dope web site to try their search engine on it. Sure enough, this column talks about "feral children".

In short? There have been about 50 documented cases of children raised in the wild by wild animals. But children raised without human contact seem to be severely stunted in development and remain so all their lives.

So Amy's mom is taking a much better approach to child-rearing.

ChrisD  Wednesday Jun 27 01:04 PM

Matchmaker service? Opposites attract?


PS: Okay, sorry for the crude comment, couldn't resist. Have to send along my kudo's to Amy's mom for taking what seems to be a very intelligent child and fostering desires and hobbies. I'm sure Amy will accomplish great things in her life.

elSicomoro  Wednesday Jun 27 03:50 PM

If there's one person that knows about almost anything, it's Cecil.

I would think the most obvious problem in a situation like this would be the simple lack of communication. Other than howling or barking, how could this child have learned about nonverbal behavior or speech? Not to mention, as much as he learned about nature, he missed out on everything else.

jaguar  Friday Jun 29 01:06 AM

This reminds me of the story of Rome, which for those who haven't heard is roughly that it was founded by two twins Romulous and Remus who were succled by a wolf....

Your reply here?

The Cellar Image of the Day is just a section of a larger web community: a bunch of interesting folks talking about everything. Add your two cents to IotD by joining the Cellar.