Notes: 278 / 4 years ago
Frog Bites Off More Than It Can Chew, Eats Entire Snake
Notes: 18 / 4 years ago
To Casket Or Not To Casket?
One Of America’s Great Field Biologists Thinks About Burial
by Robert Krulwich
This is a sexton, or burying beetle. It’s a little critter, about the size of a bumble bee, and it can (and will, with the help of a mate) take that much bigger and very dead shrew and get it very quickly underground.
Freeze Me, Blast Me, Shatter Me
He says that there are already companies trying to serve the Get-Me-In-The-Ground-Where-I-Can-Be-Recycled market, including a service called “promession.” I’d never heard of promession. I bet you haven’t either. It’s a new service, where they flash freeze you when you die and then hit you with an ultrasound wave that shatters you into little pieces — like broken pellets of glass from a crushed auto window so can be scattered wherever your family pleases.
5 years ago
Notes: 1 / 5 years ago
Sleeping Lion + Hippo + Dog?
wondering how a hippo singing The Lion Sleeps Tonight while a dog dances can still be so amusing…?
Notes: 25 / 5 years ago
"There is no off position on the genius switch"
- David Letterman
Notes: 87 / 5 years ago
Lipstick with a beard?? Who could pull that off?
Notes: 24 / 5 years ago
Maybe not so extinct after all???
Notes: 22 / 5 years ago
Who knew there was a word for… “muricide”
Mouse-killing behavior in rats: muricide
Rats can, and do, kill mice, a behavior known as muricide. Muricide is a form of predatory behavior: rats hunt, kill and eat mice.