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  • 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 →
  • November 7, 2013
    Because comic book universes need diversity too, Marvel has announced that the new Ms. Marvel will be a Muslim girl of Pakistani descent living in New Jersey, constantly trying to balance her freedom and shape-shifting superpowers with a demanding, conservative family. Sounds ... / Continue →
  • August 16, 2013
    This is an olinguito (oh-lin-GHEE-toe), a species of carnivorous mammal that has been known to exist for over 100 years, but was only recently scientifically documented and classified. That's weird. Maybe not as weird as where all the dried blood under my fingernails came fro... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2013
    This is a new species of tarantula recently discovered in Sri Lanka that's the size of a human face. For reference, close your eyes and imagine one with its abdomen resting on your lips. Can you feel its legs tickling behind your ears? No need to thank me. They prefer well-... / Continue →
  • October 10, 2012
    Okay, so "terrifying" might have been a giant overstatement. MY BAD. I can't help it if I have a flair for the dramatic. *flourishing cape* "Stop that." Not until you acknowledge I'm naked underneath and you saw the goods. This is Haunted Beauty Ghost Barbie, the first in... / Continue →
  • April 24, 2012
    The guy on the far left: he's filming the scantily-clad car models. You know what the problem with Lamborghinis is? Not enough room to haul stuff. Enter the conceptual Lamborghini Urus, a 200-MPH SUV from the Italian manufacturer who's cars used to give me boners in the earl... / Continue →
  • April 17, 2012
    This is the Phillips' latest award-winning LED light bulb, a 10-watter that produces the light equivalent (and warm glow) of a 60-watt incandescent and is rated to last 20-years at 4-hours/use a day. Will we even be using light bulbs in 20 years? No, we will not. The world i... / Continue →
  • March 29, 2012
    RETROACTIVE WARNING: Scary wasp picture above. This is a new species of giant wasp discovered in Indonesia, effectively canceling my plans to ever visit the country. It grows over 2.5" long and has jaws longer than its legs. That...ain't right. Same goes for longer-than-leg... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2012
    Here's the first official look at the upcoming LEGO Minecraft set and, SURPRISE!: It's every bit as blocky as you imagined. Unless you imagined it round like a balloon, in which case you're a very special person. Like, probably should have repeated a grade special. The 430-p... / Continue →
  • January 27, 2012
    Because a little Star Wars licensing goes a long way for selling products *eying novelty Darth Vader head shaped mouse pad*, here are two new slot-car tracks being released by slot-car manufacturer Scalextric. Ever wanted to recreate the Battle of Endor or Death Star Attack in... / Continue →