Okay, it's my second reptile post of the day, but this video is too astonishing to pass up. According to Newsweek, this is not a clip from a horror flick, but rather some video taken from a 7-11 in Thailand showing an enormous lizard showing off its tongue and knocking food off the shelves as it climbs toward the ceiling. Customers can be heard shouting, screaming, and even laughing in the background. An exciting trip to the convenience store was had by all.
In Lake Worth, Florida, PJ Nilaja Patterson, charged with animal cruelty for "beating, dragging, and kicking" a 3-foot iguana that died due to its injuries, attempted to have his case dismissed under the "stand your ground law," arguing that he was defending himself against the reptile. The judge said nope. From CNN: In their motion,… READ THE REST
In 1898, farmer Oscar Fulk reported a massive snapping turtle swimming in the nine-acre lake on his land in Churubusco, Indiana. Then in 1948, other locals claimed to have seen the beast that they estimated weighing 500 pounds. Curious crowds descended on the property and the legend of the Beast of Busco was born. The… READ THE REST
I wonder how many times it went up and down that day. (via DIGG) READ THE REST
You may not have heard about it, but earlier this month, America took another important step toward restoring life to normalcy in our post-COVID world: Sam's Club announced samples were back. Look, it might not seem like a huge milestone, but nobody can deny that noshing on a bite of a new cold cut variety… READ THE REST
For all their everything-ness, there are still some areas where even the great and powerful Amazon isn't all that. Sure, you can find just about any physical item being sold in the depths of Amazon product pages somewhere, but when it comes to software and apps, well, that's an area where the eCommerce giant mostly steers… READ THE REST
There's only so much squinting you can do at a tiny smartphone screen before you start wondering why we ever thought it was a good idea to build devices so small in the first place. Sure, portability is a plus, but when you're trying to watch videos on your phone, that itty-bitty baby screen won't… READ THE REST