Tree Roots Are Awesome

On March 27, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Hands up, who loves tree roots? Obviously, all the hands in the world are up. Sometimes roots are above the soil, sometimes they’re below it. Sometimes, they are poking up above water, maybe they’re...

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6 Strange Cave Dwellers – The Troglobites

On March 20, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Troglobites are animals that, millions of years back, found themselves trapped in a cave. From then on they slowly evolved to thrive in their new, dark, dank, depressing environments. These creatures of perpetual...

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The Weirdest Frog Calls Ever Recorded

On January 16, 2016 by Tim Newman
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Frogs have been hanging about on earth for a good long while. The oldest “proto-frog” fossil was found in Madagascar and dates back to the early Triassic (247 million years ago); but, from...

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Awesome Photos From Russia With Love: Part P

On January 9, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Welcome back Ruski-lovers. Today’s collection is as backwards as it is forwards, as lost as it is found. We feature bears (obviously), guns (of course) and a maximum amount of major mirth (as...

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Patas Monkey: Fastest Monkey On Land

On December 18, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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This good looking creature is the patas monkey (Erythrocebus patas), also known as the wadi monkey, military monkey or hussar monkey. He claims the prize as the fastest monkey on the ground. At top whack...

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A Short Timeline Of Earth

On November 28, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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A lot has gone down on this small blue blob of ours since it was first cracked into existence. Our personal speck of grit in the Multiverse managed to throw out something pretty...

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The Strange, Strange Ocean Sunfish

On October 23, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The ocean sunfish is the heaviest known bony fish, weighing an average of between 247 and 1,000 kg (545–2,205 lb). They are rather monstrous to look at, all flattened and disheveled. Even their Latin name is...

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The Magnificent Hoopoe: From Ancient Adulation To CBeebies

On October 22, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The hoopoe has charmed everyone from ancient Egyptians to the viewers of CBeebies. It’s an amazing species with some impressive quirks… the Estonians aren’t so keen on him though. The hoopoe is a wonderful...

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Giuseppe Arcimboldo & His Fruity Faces

On October 2, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Giuseppe Arcimboldo is famous for making portraits out of fruits, vegetables or whatever took his fancy. As you will see from the standard of his art, he was a very talented chap. In these modern...

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The Damascus Goat Looks Really Strange

On September 12, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The Damascus goat is an odd looking guy. For hundreds of years, he has been bred as a dual-purpose beast: for milk and meat. The Damascus goat is a relatively rare breed that hails from Syria...

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