Rare Footage Of Giant Squid Filmed By Russian Fishermen

On July 29, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The giant squid (genus Architeuthis) is a mysterious, gigantic and private chap. Science has known about them for some time, but they remained elusive, seemingly not keen on having their photos taken. The...

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Wild Cats #6: Sand Cats

On July 18, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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The sand cat (Felis margarita), also known as the sand dune cat, is the only cat that spends the majority of its time in true deserts. Of all the wild cats we’ve tackled...

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The Venomous Donald Trump Caterpillar: Megalopyge Opercularis

On July 16, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Megalopyge opercularis, is variously known as the southern flannel moth, puss moth, opossum bug, puss caterpillar, tree asp, the asp caterpillar and the “Donald Trump” caterpillar. It’s such an odd creature that even Wikipedia...

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Weasel Vs Seagull

On July 14, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Recently the incredible image below of a weasel riding a woodpecker went viral. At first glance it looks like the two creatures are larking about and having fun, the woodpecker appears to be giving...

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What Is The Scientific Consensus On Global Warming?

On July 11, 2015 by Tim Newman
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The debate about whether our little blue planet is heating up and, if so, whether it is our fault, has been roaring on for decades. Although I’m already convinced by the evidence, a lot of people...

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Curved Origami By Hoàng Tiến Quyết

On July 10, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Vietnamese paper master Hoàng Tiến Quyết uses a technique called wet folding to create origami masterpieces with a literal twist. By wetting the paper slightly he is able to add curves. Apparently wet-folding is...

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Cock Throwing: Another Weird Blood Sport

On July 9, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Everyone’s heard of cock fighting, but less people are aware of cock throwing. Also known as cock-shying and throwing cocks, it was slightly less popular than cock fighting, but it was still a...

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The Fin Whale – 2nd Biggest Animal On Earth

On July 8, 2015 by Tim Newman
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Everyone above the age of 5 knows that the biggest creature on earth is the blue whale, not quite so many people know who comes in second place. It is in fact the...

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6 VIDEOS: Why Do Bears Love Hammocks So Much?

On July 5, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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I’m not one to post up things that make you go “awwwwww cute!” (well, not too often) but that’s what’s happening here I’m afraid. It was recently brought to my attention that bears...

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Fox Tossing: Weirdest Blood Sport Ever?

On July 4, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Fox tossing. It sounds funny to read aloud, it looks funny written down, but unfortunately it’s not quite as nice as it first appears. Fox tossing (Fuchsprellen in German) was a bona fide pastime...

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