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Animals That Evolved from Crazy-Different Ancestors

Animals That Evolved from Crazy-Different Ancestors

By Becky FerreiraMay 12, 2014

A few weeks back, scientists discovered an ancient shark fossil that challenges the conventional wisdom that evolution basically left the shark family...More  →

5 Videos of Animals Being Total Jerks

5 Videos of Animals Being Total Jerks

By Steven RomanoMay 1, 2014

It truly is remarkable how similar we are to animals: We’re gregarious, express a range of emotions, and, above all, have the...More  →

Nature's Craziest Defense Mechanisms

Nature's Craziest Defense Mechanisms

By Vadim NewquistApril 23, 2014

If there is indeed a God out there, then the animal kingdom is all the proof you need to know that he’s...More  →

Cool Animal Crossbreeds!

Cool Animal Crossbreeds!

By Robert PunchurApril 8, 2014

Animal hybrids are real and among us! It may sound like science fiction, but inter-species mating occurs regularly in nature. It is...More  →

Animals That Are Cute But Deadly

Animals That Are Cute But Deadly

By Becky FerreiraMarch 26, 2014

In the age of lolcats and doges, cuteness is clearly the most valuable commodity on the Internet. But some of the most...More  →

The 10 Largest Animals Ever

The 10 Largest Animals Ever

By Becky FerreiraMarch 5, 2014

A few weeks back, a a 160-foot giant squid was reported to have washed up on the Californian coast. Though it proved...More  →

The Cutest Animals You've Never Heard Of

The Cutest Animals You've Never Heard Of

By Becky FerreiraFebruary 7, 2014

If you Google Image search "god of the Internet,"  this resplendent image of a cat is the number one result. Indeed, kittehs...More  →

The MindHut Guide to Visiting Exoplanets

The MindHut Guide to Visiting Exoplanets

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 30, 2014

The private spaceflight industry has really been kicking into high gear recently, so it may not be long before you can buy...More  →

Nature's Greatest Tricksters

Nature's Greatest Tricksters

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 21, 2014

The popularity of Loki as a Marvel villain shows that tricksters are back in style. But you know where misdirection has always...More  →

This Eagle Took A Selfie!

This Eagle Took A Selfie!

By Josh PeriloDecember 4, 2013

When's the last time you thought to yourself "Aw, eagles are so grrsh drrn cute!" Never? Well, get ready because this Australian...More  →