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  • 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 →