Tourist in Australia Goes Viral Holding ‘Beautiful’ Octopus That Can Kill Within Minutes

A tourist in Australia has gone viral after posting a video of themself holding a blue-ringed octopus. But it hasn’t gone viral just because the animal is beautiful. The blue-ringed octopus is one of the most venomous creatures in Australia and the unnamed tourist is lucky to be alive. Read More >>

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Sloths are Amazingly Fast Swimmers When They’re Chasing Sex

Sunday night was the first episode of Planet Earth II, hosted by universally beloved nonagenarian David Attenborough. The six-episode series was filmed in 40 countries over three years, and whatever it cost, it was worth every god damn penny. Read More >>

Crazy Guy Stings Himself With One of the Most Painful Insects on the Planet

The tarantula hawk is neither a tarantula nor a hawk—it’s a very big, very mean desert wasp. And of course someone on the internet decided to get stung by one. Read More >>

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Man Lets Himself Get Stung by One of the Biggest Arseholes of the Insect Kingdom

The velvet ant (a.k.a. cow killer) has one of the most painful stings of any insect. And that’s just one of the ways they’re absolutely horrible little creatures. Read More >>