Photo credit: Scott Gardner When I was in college, I had fish in aquarium. I repeatedly tried to train them to retrieve a beer from my dorm fridge, open the bottle with an opener, and hand fin it to me. Sadly after several hours of me miming instructions and elaborate PVC piping spanning between the . . . → Read More: Tool Use In Fish
James Cameron’s Aliens (1986) is the greatest movie ever made. There, I said it. For sheer script quotability, only Pulp Fiction comes close. For dark and gritty, anti-glossy-Star-Wars sci fi realism, only Blade Runner is its equal. And no critter has ever been more terrifying than the H.R. Giger creation that debuted as a solitary . . . → Read More: This is clearly an important species we’re dealing with
I want one of these for Christmas or sooner. If some of you all could make that happen for me, that would be super. Just park it next to my dinghy. Thanks. WANT!
You are more likely to be killed by a cow than shark Between 2003 and 2008, 108 people died from cattle-induced injuries across the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s 27 times the whopping four people killed in shark attacks in the United States during the same time period, . . . → Read More: When Cows Attack
I for one welcome our new future. No longer will we have to choose between tanks and submarines when we need to go to the grocery store on the other side of an ocean that’s also being shot at. via Submarine with tank treads would be utterly unstoppable | DVICE. . . . → Read More: Submarine with Tank Treads
Photo credit: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times About 5 days ago, a huge school of sardines found their way into King Harbor in Redondo Beach, CA (near Los Angeles), used up all the oxygen, and died of suffocation. While the harbor tries to vacuum and scoop up the vast number of dead rotting fish . . . → Read More: Dead sardines in California had eaten toxic algae
via Pictures of the day: 22 February 2011 – Telegraph.
Deeplings Looking Festive! Twas two nights after Cephalopodmas, and all through the lab, All the Deeplings were ready for beer and boiled crab. Their table was set, napkins folded with care, All that remained was for Dr Bik to get there. Kevin spiked the eggnog with Kraken Spiced Rum, And assured me one sip would . . . → Read More: A Very Deep Sea Holiday Greeting
CROCOSAURUS!!!11!1one!!111!!!!1!1eleventy!!11!!111!! The awesomesauce is oozing out of this sequel (featuring Urkel!) to the epically epic Megashark vs. Giant Octopus. Big tip o’ the hat to @WhySharksMatter on Twitter.