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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The Only Bigfoot Trap In The World

On July 4, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Deep in the in the Siskiyou National Forest in the southern part of Jackson County, Oregon lies a true one off. A genuine Bigfoot trap. It is considered to be the only one...

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Goose Pulling, An Odd And Barbaric Pastime

On July 3, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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Humans have a long and distinguished history of cruelty to animals. But, as time and culture has marched on we’ve become ever sensitive to other organism’s plight; this snail paced progress hasn’t stopped us...

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10 Animals Named After Famous People

On June 27, 2015 by Lazer Horse
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When I started writing this I wasn’t sure whether there would be enough examples of organisms named after famous people to fill an article. I was totally wrong. There are more animals named...

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