Slate slideshow on lolcats.
I admit it: I think they are hilarious.
I have to snarkily take issue with your use of "ethnography" in your post title. I believe "etiology" would be a more appropriate choice. I know this because a(n?) lolcat told me:
Helpful lolcat can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/2f9sko
From today's WiReD humor column, a suggested mashup between crooksandliars.com and icanhascheezburger.com:
Who better to expose corruption in government than a bunch of adorable kitties? IM IN UR JUSTIS DEPARTMENT FIRING UR ATTORNEYS! INVISIBLE HABEUS CORPUS!
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