How Many Chicken Nuggets Are in That Giant Chicken?

By now, you’ve definitely seen or at least heard of The Big Chicken. He is large. He contains multitudes. And he is most certainly real. Read More >>

Wait, Crabs Can Climb Trees?!

Scientists recently discovered a new species of crab in Hong Kong. It’s very tiny, less than a centimeter long. It also climbs trees, which is terrifying. Read More >>

Scientists Observe Freaky Parrot Ritual, Call It Contagious Laughter

Birds are incredible, beautiful creatures from afar. They have lots of colours, they have beaks, they can fly, and all that other neat birdy stuff. Up close, they are horrible, smelly dinosaurs with sharp claws who squawk and could attack at any moment. Read More >>

Remember That Adorable Turtle That Had 1,000 Coins Removed From Her Stomach? She’s Dead Now.

Remember that story about a turtle in Thailand, nicknamed Piggy Bank, that had almost 1,000 coins removed from her stomach? The turtle that tourists used to feed coins hoping for good luck, before vets saved her, pulling out 11 pounds of coins? Well, she’s dead now. Read More >>

Check Out the First and Most Adorable Fluorescent Frog

Aside from its namesake spots, the polka-dot tree frog is just about the plainest looking frog you’ve ever seen—green. That is, until you shut off your torch and hit it with some ultraviolet rays. Read More >>

Official Advice: Don’t Pick Up Dog Poo – Flick It Instead

The machinery of government may be struggling under the weight of figuring out just how the hell we're going to leave the European Union, but the good news is that one government agency is working like a well oiled, or at least is a brown and sticky, machine. Read More >>

A Fight to Recognise Chimpanzees as Persons Could Save the Animal Kingdom

“They used to bark at me when I walked into the courtroom,” lawyer Steven Wise said in the Sundance documentary Unlocking the Cage, which debuted on HBO last month. His use of the word “bark” is literal. Read More >>

Wild Boars Remain at Radiation-Hit Fukushima as Residents Prepare to Return

In just a few weeks, the residents of a Fukushima city will finally be allowed to return to their homes. Trouble is, the place has been overrun by hundreds of belligerent and potentially radioactive wild boars, prompting public safety concerns. Read More >>

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Cleverly Engineered Lego Bat Flaps Its Wings Just Like the Real Thing

Jason Allemann, of JK Brickworks, has created some masterfully-engineered toys made from nothing but plastic bricks. However, his partner, Kristal Dubois, might have just outdone him with a flying bat sculpture featuring some amazingly articulated wings. Read More >>

If You Slept Like a Wild Elephant You’d Be Dead

You probably need anywhere from seven to ten hours of sleep a night. But if you’re someone who especially enjoys a full night of shuteye, just be thankful you aren’t an elephant. Read More >>

Is a Two-Headed Snake One Snake or Two Snakes?

The animal kingdom is stocked with all manner of uncanny creatures, but few are more harrowing and compelling than the two-headed snake. The internet is rife with videos of these oddities wriggling about, and once seen, they’re hard to forget. You begin to ask questions: where do they creatures come from? How do they move? Do they fight over food? And can they sense, on some level, that they’re toting around at least one more head than is strictly necessary? Is the two headed snake one snake — or two? Read More >>

Tourists Kill Bahamas’ Swimming Pigs Because We Can’t Have Anything Nice

Some days, humans just generally suck. And then there are days when you realise why this planet is trying so hard to just wipe us out. Read More >>