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  • May 16, 2014
    These are the slug and snail earbuds created by artist Klára Pernicová. They make it look like a slug and snail are crawling into your ears. They're plastic though. They're also not for sale, so if you want a pair you're going to have to make them yourself. I'm going to mak... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2013
    Seen here with faces no amount of snails can cure, two women experience a new "medical-cosmetic massage" in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Basically they let giant African land snails roam around on their faces (previously: Japan's little snail facials). I'll, uh, I'll just stick to ex... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2013
    This is a news report from the BBC about scientists tracking snail movement using LEDs taped to their shells. The scientists discovered snails were able to move, on average, about one meter an hour, which I feel like is information we probably already knew. I suspect there wa... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2013
    Put it in her mouth! You know what helps keep your skin young and healthy looking? Keeping it moisturized and not baking yourself in the sun all the time. Also, $243/hour snail facials. Or at least a growing trend in Japan would have you believe so. Me? I'm smart enough t... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2013
    So apparently the Miami area is fighting an invasion of Giant African Land Snails, an invasive species of gastropod that's capable of EATING THROUGH WALLS. Well, stucco and plaster anyways. Which is what some walls are made of. Unless you're the first little pig, in which ca... / Continue →