An archival video from 2019, but a beautiful thing to watch. While driving in rural Curraweela, New South Wales, on August 10 2019, Stephen Grenfell captured this video of a large group of kangaroos bounding through the snow. He posted it to Twitter with the caption: "Not something you see every day in Australia".
Meet Elizabeth Ann, a darling black-footed ferret who is first clone of a native, endangered animal in North America. Elizabeth Ann is the result of biotechnological wizardry pioneered by Revive & Restore, the wildlife conservation organization most famous for their efforts to resurrect the Woolly Mammoth and Passenger Pigeon. From the New York Times: Her… READ THE REST
Talk about period rush. High school student Thomas Ramsey is founder of the Muddy Rabbits Mess, a Civil War reenactment group in Gallman, Mississippi. Ramsey had read that soldiers sometimes brought animals with them into battle—including one Confederate soldier whose rooster traveled with him.—so when Ramsey got his own pet Buff Orpington rooster, it made… READ THE REST
More animal fun from the St. Louis Zoo. These two half-brother Western lowland gorillas, Nadaya and Bakari, like to play and laugh together (the vocalizations you hear is laughter). Other gorillas at the zoo get shy when they're being watched, but these too don't seem to care as they playfully antagonize each other. This play… READ THE REST
There's a ton of reasons why you should use a virtual private network (VPN), but while they secure your internet connection, they come with a few trade-offs. For instance, you have to pay a recurring subscription fee. Some VPN providers even catalog your web activity and sell it to third parties. Others offer inadequate protection… READ THE REST
The game is called Farting Frenchies… so we've already got your attention. You might assume that's some kind of playful euphemism, but you'd be dead wrong. Farting Frenchies is about cute little French bulldogs passing gas. So… now we definitely have your attention. Whether you're a dog lover, a fan of fart humor, or just… READ THE REST
Maybe you're a tinkerer who needs to inspect tiny computer components. Or perhaps you sharpen knife blades and want to inspect your work. You might even just have an insatiable curiosity for the often unseen intricacies of our world. There are countless reasons why you might need a quality microscope handy. Unlike the ancient versions… READ THE REST