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.
I wonder how many times it went up and down that day. (via DIGG) READ THE REST
This itty bitty chameleon may be the smallest reptile on Earth. Frank Glaw, a herpetologist from the Bavarian State Collection of Zoology in Munich, and colleagues are the first to describe this new teeny weeny chameleon, Brookesia nana, that lives in Madagascar's Malagasy forest. Unfortunately, the International Union for Conservation of Nature may soon list… READ THE REST
You should not have a pet Komodo Dragon. But if you do, the Smithsonian's National Zoo has kindly shared a fascinating guide to "Caring for Komodo Dragons, the World's Largest Lizards." For starters, have plenty of frozen-thawed mice, rabbits, guinea pigs, chicken, beef, oxtail, herring, and tilapia on hand. From Smithsonian: Keepers can't pick up… READ THE REST
Not too many years ago, just about every home had a basic printer for handling a variety of household projects from protecting major documents to printing reports or information from the web. More upscale households even had laser printers or photo quality printers for creating high-end images that were virtually indistinguishable from photographs. That's not… READ THE REST
It may all seem like fun, but game developers don't have it easy. In addition to trying to infuse next-level creativity into the hard-and-fast rigors of coding and unforgiving tech, they're also trying to keep an eye on innovations that could change the whole development arena as we know it. It wasn't all that long… READ THE REST
After a year of lockdowns and limited travel, it looks like the skyways could soon be opening up in a very big way. Indicators show travel volume has started to ramp back up at a significant pace in recent weeks, with key airports like McCarran International in Las Vegas reporting air traffic up 60 percent… READ THE REST