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  • November 6, 2015
    Note: Larger version HERE. This is a rare fallstreak hole (aka hole-punch cloud) spotted in Victoria, Australia. Fallstreak holes "are formed when the water temperature in the clouds is below freezing but the water has not frozen yet. It is believed that the introduction of... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2015
    This is a video of a southern sand octopus shooting jets of water out of its ass funnel to create quicksand so it can burrow into the sediment and hide from predators during the day. After digging its burrow, it lines the hole with a layer of mucus so it keeps its form whi... / Continue →
  • September 15, 2015
    This is a short video from National Geographic highlighting the unusual ways some animals sleep. Walruses and hippos are weird. You know how I like to sleep? BUTT-ASS NAKED AND SPREAD OUT LIKE A STARFISH. My girlfriend hates it. Or at least I imagine she would if she were ... / Continue →
  • August 18, 2015
    Note: Larger version HERE for your viewing pleasure. Storm-chaser and real estate agent (you've got to fund your hobbies somehow) Greg McCown captured this beautiful shot of an incredibly rare rainbow and lightning strike in the desert of Tucson, Arizona. It looks like Mother... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2015
    This is a video of a massive wedge-tailed eagle (with a wingspan of 2 meters) in Australia defending its territory against an intruding drone. The eagle was unharmed in the attack, presumably because this is the same eagle that saved Gandalf and it doesn't put up with any shit... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2015
    Note: Larger version HERE. This is a composite photo created by photographer Phoo Chan of a Northern Harrier dropping a piece of food (in this case what appears to be a small bird) to one of its offspring in mid-air. Pretty impressive. Even more impressive? If it had alread... / Continue →
  • July 28, 2015
    This is a video of a genet (not actually a cat, just CATLIKE) catching a ride on an endangered black rhino in Africa. The video also contains several still pictures of genets riding other rhinos and buffaloes. It serves as proof that genets, despite their seemingly small size... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2015
    Note: This article was originally published in 2009 but since the internet is like a roller coaster it's going back around again with its hands in the air, screaming. Elisabeth Beucher's Green Warrior Shower Curtain was designed to help control your water consumption by slow... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2015
    This is a hummingbird feeder that's incorporated into a $80 flowery mask. You leave it outside for awhile to let the birds get used to it, then put that sucker on one day and sit still while the hummers come to feed right between your eyes. INTENSE! Reminds me of the time I ... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2015
    This is the pupae stage of the Dynastor darius butterfly. It looks uncannily like a viper's head, and even moves to appear its going to strike when potential predators are around. Me? I have no natural defenses and get picked on all the time. If I were a butterfly my parent... / Continue →