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  • November 11, 2014
    This is a video from Youtuber precarious333 starring his adult male giant Texas katydid (Neobarrettia spinosa). Highlights include closeups of it breathing, chirping, cleaning itself, showing off its threat display AND STARING INTO THE DEPTHS OF YOUR SOUL. You know, sometimes... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2014
    Oh-hoh-hoh -- zat is ze second largest butt plug I have seen! A group of angry art-critic vandals successfully deflated American artist Paul McCarthy's work "Tree", which had been on display in Paris's Place Vendôme as part of an international contemporary art fair. The piece... / Continue →
  • October 20, 2014
    This is the Goliath Birdeater spider (a member of the tarantula family) that entymologist Piotr Naskrecki recently stumbled across in the rainforests of Guyana while hunting for katydids. Factoid: On Tuesdays I go to church and pray for Mother Nature because clearly she's sick... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2014
    A new fossil discovery in the Sahara desert indicates that Spinosaurus, possibly the largest predator to ever walk the earth, may have also been the first swimming dinosaur. My God, what an erotic pool party that would be! *ripping off bathing suit* MARCO. The 95-million-yea... / Continue →
  • September 4, 2014
    Meet Dreadnoughtus schrani, a newly described species of herbivorous dinosaur so massive paleontologists named it after 20th century dreadnought sailing ships because the f***er was so big it probably wasn't afraid of anything. Although maybe the one whose bones were discovere... / 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 →
  • May 19, 2014
    This is a fossilized femur from a new dinosaur species discovered in Argentina that might be the world's largest. Believed to be a new species of Titanosaur (a sauropod, like Brontosaurus), the beast could have reached 40-meters (~130 feet) in length, 20-meters (~65 feet, or 7... / Continue →
  • March 24, 2014
    Sorry folks, I am dealing with something. This is The President, a 3,200-year old giant Sequoia that lives in the Sierra Nevadas (also a great beer) in California. And he's never moved -- 3,200 years in the exact same spot! Me? I'd get restless. The tree stands 247-feet ta... / Continue →
  • January 8, 2014
    This is the giant aluminum sea serpent skeleton designed by artist Huang Yong Ping and installed in the Loire River where it empties into the Bay of Biscay near Nantes, France. It was not modeled after a real sea serpent. Although it looks like it may have been modeled after-... / Continue →
  • November 27, 2013
    This is a giant cat shaped sofa. It doesn't have arms or a back like a traditional sofa though, so it's really more of a giant cat pillow. Whatever you want to call it, I'd sleep on it. "What if I call it a Cozy Kitty?" I'd sleep on a Cozy Kitty! "What about a Cat Napper?"... / Continue →