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  • August 25, 2014
    A Chinese chef was killed after a cobra bit his hand some twenty minutes after severing its head. The chef was preparing snake soup (a delicacy) and was bitten when he went to throw the snake's head away in the trash. Me? I would demanded a lowly busboy do it. 'By the time ... / Continue →
  • August 22, 2014
    Because this is the internet and the internet is magic-- "But I though friendship was magic." Friendship is a black magic SPELL. Besides, who said you can't have more than one thing that's magic? My penis is magic. I'm kidding, my penis is a voodoo curse. This is a video o... / Continue →
  • August 21, 2014
    A BrightSource solar energy farm in the Mojave Desert of California is under fire *pats myself on the back* after it's been discovered that thousands of birds have been set aflame from the farm's 300,000 focused mirrors. Wow, I feel like that's poor planning. Or, sadly and mu... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2014
    I'M A BIIIIIIIIRD! This is a video about a 'salmon cannon' designed to launch salmon upstream in places where dams make swimming upstream to spawn impossible. The cannon can shoot the fish up to 22MPH, with a rate of 40 salmon per minute. Then they all get together and have ... / Continue →
  • August 8, 2014
    Note: Larger version HERE. Full res version at DeviantART. This is Alpacamon, a series of all the original Pokemon imagined as cartoon alpacas by DeviantARTist Lopaki. "But why?" This is the internet, you should know better than to ask such stupid questions. Which one is y... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2014
    The fossilized remains of a previously unknown species of giant penguin have been found in Antarctica. Palaeeudyptes klekowskii ("Colossus Penguin") stood almost seven feet tall, and weighed around 250 pounds. For reference, my roommate is 5'4" and almost 300. Plus just a t... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2014
    Meet Butterfly. Butterfly is a geep, a rare pygmy goat/sheep hybrid. Why are they rare? Because goats and sheep don't normally bone. Butterfly was born to My Petting Zoo, an Arizona based mobile petting zoo. Apparently things get lonely on the road. Actually, I happen to ... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2014
    Celestis Pets is a service that will send a 1-gram container of your pet's cremated ashes or a tuft of hair into space as a memorial. The cheapest service, Earth Rise, costs $995 and sends your pet's remains into zero gravity, after which they fall back to earth where the caps... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2014
    This is 'Kiddie Arts', a series of digital paintings by Dutch artist Telmo Pieper inspired by the drawings he made when he was four. Clearly, his technique has improved significantly since then. Have I ever told you in kindergarten I got an 'Unsatisfactory' in coloring becaus... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2014
    For the past two years around this time I have reminded you (here and here) that it's bear-watching season in Alaska. And this year is no different. Here's the link to the Explore.org live streaming brown bear cameras set up in Katmai National Park. They even have an underwa... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2014
    This is a video of a lady throwing a birthday party for a little hedgehog. The hedgehog's two hamster friends show up and they all eat a teensy cake. It was made by the same folks as that hamster eating the tiny burrito video. Everything about it is very precious. Sadly, th... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2014
    After extensive DNA testing of hair samples attributed to Bigfoot and Yetis, scientists have successfully identified the animals they actually came from. Of course (and despite my misleading title), just because the hair samples attributed to Bigfoot aren't from an unknown spe... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2014
    A group of biologists led by Dr. Catherine Hobaiter claim they have deciphered 66 different chimp gestures that are intentionally used to communicate about twenty messages to each other. For reference, that only makes them a little better at communicating than me. Only humans... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2014
    Meet Peanut, the winner of the 2014 World's Ugliest Dog competition in Petaluma, California. Peanut is from North Carolina, where he was in a shelter for over six nine months after being abused and burned in a fire. God I hate people. I think if I ever get a terminal illness ... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2014
    This is an iPhone case that looks like a marine isopod. Most people will just assume it's a giant lobster tail though. You can get a silver version for $80, gold for $120, or neither for free. I'm going to go with the free option. Mostly because one of these will never fit ... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2014
    Wait -- are the two in the front attached to the windshield wipers?! Jaguar XF owner Rahul Tharak got so pissed at his Jaguar's mechanical problems and his local dealership's inability to fix them that he had donkeys tow the car to the dealership in protest. When reached for ... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2014
    This is the wooden sculpture carefully carved and assembled by Japanese artist Ohtake Ryousuke to move like an actual lobster. If that showed up my plate at Red Lobster I would definitely try to butter it and poke its eye-stalk with my fork until my mom threatens one more time... / Continue →
  • June 2, 2014
    This is a shot of a black bear stretching out for a nap in a hammock in Daytona Beach, Florida. Homeowner Vincent James spotted the bear in what appears to be a clear case of retaliation for Goldilocks' previous breaking and entering. He got in the hammock like he was a tou... / Continue →
  • May 26, 2014
    The Cebu City Zoo in the Philippines is now offering Python massages. For a small fee, thrill-seeking visitors can lay underneath four 20-foot Burmese Pythons and freak out until zookeepers remove them. The only problems are 1) Burmese Pythons are constrictor killers, so if o... / Continue →
  • May 23, 2014
    These are the lion, tiger and bear BFFs at Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary in Locust Grove, Georgia. The three were found together as babies during a police drug raid. For reference, if police raided my place they would not find any exotic pets, although they might find flies are... / Continue →