Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles We all know cat videos rule the Internet, but have you ever wondered why? In America, more households have dogs than cats, but online, we're all feline fanatics. It's because cats' lack of visible emotion allows us to see what we want, so we can project all of our feelings onto them, like confusion or hunger or grumpiness at our annoying co-worker John, who keeps stealing our pens and then not returning them, as though I don't need pens. I mean, I do need to write. I am a writer. We have to write scripts. I must have pens! [ Breathes deeply ] Cats aren't the only animals who hold humans hostage with their mysterious mugs. For example, in Uganda, chickens go viral. To members of Ugandan farming communities, the familiarity of chickens and goats makes them more relatable and intriguing than cats. So, while we're passing around our cat videos, they're busy laughing at chickens in sneakers. And I mean, they got a point. Look at that dumb chicken. Chickens don't need shoes. What? Is that chicken gonna go play basketball? You can't dribble without hands, chicken! Oh, man, Ugandans are right -- that chicken's hilarious.