As we face an invasion of murder hornets, we can look to our alien protectors, the praying mantis, to save us.
This video from the San Diego Zoo of flamingos dipping their heads into water as they eat looks like a scene from a Pixar movie. As described by the zoo, "these pretty in pink birds feed by sucking in water and mud at the front of their bills, then pumping it out at the sides.… READ THE REST
Naval officers spotted this freaky pig-faced shark floating dead off the coast of Elba, an Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea. It's an angular roughshark (Oxynotus centrina) that's nicknamed "pig fish" not just for its peculiar mug. From LiveScience: "It is commonly called a 'pig fish' because when it comes out of the water it… READ THE REST
It looks like a duck and talks like a duck talking like a human. A duck named Ripper who lives in Australia's Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve learned to say "You bloody fool," providing further evidence to scientists that ducks can imitate human speech. Listen above! Ripper also imitates the sound of its aviary door slamming while… READ THE REST
There's no more helpless feeling than the moment you realize you've been robbed. The mix of anger, fear, and a sense of violation are enough to turn your stomach. And in addition to stolen items, there's usually clean-up and repair needed since 95 percent of burglaries involve a forced entry. As horrible as it feels,… READ THE REST
Okay, so you're not the best cook, but we all have our flaws. And at least your creations are edible, right? Sure, that recipe for peanut butter and jelly chicken wasn't the best option to feed a dinner party, but it surely could have been worse than just a mild case of the runs after.… READ THE REST
We as humans run the gamut in super weird food allergies, from gluten to seafood (and, consequentially, cicadas apparently), but your precious pet may also be allergic to a host of other foods you're unknowingly feeding them. Everything from proteins to wheat could be causing your critter distress unbeknownst to you, and that's pretty scary.… READ THE REST