11 Apr, 2017

You Won’t Be Able To Look Away From This Octopus Inflating Like A Balloon

Octopuses are pretty majestic when you think about it. They float from place to place and release a mysterious ink when they feel threatened. But has anyone ever seen an octopus engorge itself and inflate like a balloon? PT Hirschfield, who is a blogger and a diver, recently encountered a unique experience with an octopus […]

4 Apr, 2017

The World’s Rarest Boa Reappears For The First Time In 60 Years!

Most people would run at the sight of a boa snake, but this is one you may want to document! The world’s rarest boa was first discovered in 1953 and has not been seen in over 60 years! However, the boa was re-discovered by biologists from the University of São Paul’s Museum of Zoology and […]


31 Jan, 2017

According To Science, Your Dog Probably Loves Reggae Music

It turns out dogs are more like us than we could have ever imagined. It has been proven that they often take on the personalities of their owners, and now, studies are showing they even prefer certain genres of music. The University of Glasgow partnered with Scotland’s Animal Welfare Charity in order to determine if […]

16 Dec, 2016

‘Harry Potter’ Inspired The Name Of A New Spider Species

The sorting hat from Harry Potter is now, more than just a fictitious object — it is inspiration for a new species of spiders. Scientists in India discovered a spider that creepily resembles wizard Godric Gryffindor’s magical Sorting Hat. The new species measures at about 7mm and is called Eriovixia Gryffindori. “We are very excited to have […]


18 Nov, 2016

Meet Your New Spirit Animal: A Hamster Running Through A Super Mario Bros. Level

The only thing better than playing Super Mario Bros. yourself is watching an adorable hamster play it for you. So, when the daughter of Japanese YouTube user yutako55 asked her mom if they could make a maze for her hamster, they went all out to create the ultimate Mario-turned-hamster obstacle course. Assuming this female hamster […]

2 Nov, 2016

Forget About Google Street View, Check Out Sheep View 360!

Faroe Islands, a remote archipelago to the northwest of Scotland, is populated by more sheep than it is humans. And since its islanders are fed up with waiting for Google Street View to come map the roads, a team is taking matters into their own hands and equipping sheep with 360-degree cameras. With the help of a […]


3 Oct, 2016

You Have To See This Cheetah Take A GoPro For A WILD Ride!

This wildcat is showing the world what it’s like to be a big cat! Savanna, a 1-year-old cheetah at the Cincinnati Zoo, took GoPro for a wild ride! Her trainers attached the tiny camera to her harness to give us a view of the crazy way cheetahs use their entire backbone to go zero-to-60 in […]

9 Sep, 2016

Forget About Smelly And Sticky Sprays, Now You Can Use Chickens To Repel Mosquitoes!

Why did the chicken cross the road? To scare away all the mosquitoes. In a new and totally unexpected study, researchers found that the odor of fowl is not something blood-sucking insects are quite fond of. To test the theory, researchers conducted an experiment in three villages in western Ethiopia where the malaria-carrying mosquito Anopheles arabiensis thrives and […]


25 Jul, 2016

Leave It To None Other Than A CHICKEN To Repel Pesky Mosquitoes!

Why did the chicken cross the road? To scare away all the mosquitoes. In a new and totally unexpected study, researchers found that the odor of fowl is not something blood-sucking insects are quite fond of. To test the theory, researchers conducted an experiment in three villages in western Ethiopia where the malaria-carrying mosquito Anopheles arabiensis thrives and […]

24 Jun, 2016

Dead “Frankenturtles” Are A Thing And Scientists Are Using Them To Protect Fellow Sea Creatures

Conservation scientists are doing something rather strange with two dead turtles, but it’s all in the name of science and will potentially help save their living counterparts. Researchers from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) started converting the corpses of loggerhead turtles into Styrofoam-stuffed creatures in hopes that deploying them in the waters of the […]


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