Dec 16, 2009

In the depths...

...whale bones become gardens.

Dec 14, 2009

Just to inform you all:

I had a close encounter with one of these beauties. I dare to say in a mystical sense too. Kind of.

Dec 11, 2009

One hard truth:

...except my friends, of course.

Nov 10, 2009

A glimpse on animal insanity.

Sometimes a little anthropomorphization is needed.

It looks almost like a movie scene:

San Francisco by night, empty city streets, the last bus to 46th Av., twenty raccoons scurrying for food...

Nov 6, 2009

Royal Inbreeding:

Forming political alliances among elite power-brokers and strange human phenotypes since... Well, since ever.

Charles II, King of Spain (1661-1700), by Juan de Miranda Carreno.

The swallow flight...

Or how to turn Star Wars spaceships maneuvers in something absolutely plain and ordinary.

Nov 5, 2009

Your good action for today:

Kicking out a little bit of the mythological weight from the wolf's back.

José Luis Rodriguez, the 2009 Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Oct 30, 2009

Nautilus: The ninety-tentacle cephalopod.

Crossing oceans in logarithmic spirals shells.

Oct 28, 2009

Is the brain made of gray modules?

I'm not feeling metaphoric today.

Oct 23, 2009


The exact moment that Harold Whittles hears for the very first time ever.

Jack Bradley

Oct 22, 2009

Aerodynamics for what?

Nectar-based brute force is more than enough.

Richard Bomphrey

Oct 21, 2009

Sometimes Hope leaves Pandora's box...

...and we call it Obsession.

There are 40,000 known spider species and one of them (one!), Bagheera kiplingi, is vegetarian.

My world was structured in the belief that there was an exception to the rule that states that for every rule there is an exception. And the exception was that all spiders are hunters.

Oct 16, 2009

Because there is no such thing as a polymath cell.

Yes, I'm fully aware that they have the potential. I also had the potential to be a world class skater neurosurgeon astronaut. That works in Egyptian archaeological sites as a hobby. But it turns out...

Oct 15, 2009

The importance of having a mane.

Can awesomeness be adaptive? Yes, it can.

Oct 13, 2009

Skull's South Pole.

If you cork it at an appropriate time, the soul don't leave through the hole.

Oct 12, 2009

Thylacine: Being a magnificent carnivorous marsupial until 1936.

Yeah, cool fur. But check this out: 120 degrees jaw opening.

Oct 7, 2009

The Psychatric Answering Machine.

Press a number and we'll send you the pills.

Oct 2, 2009

Anatomy of Mythical Japanese Monsters:

It takes at least four glands to start a gastric fire .

Sep 30, 2009

With tiny stinging sea anemones in their claws...

My pets are cooler than yours.

Sep 28, 2009

The fundamental question about dreams:

Are brains workaholics or do they indulge themselves with some quality spare time?

Sep 25, 2009

Riding into the Mara's Sunset.

Se non è vero, è ben trovato.

Sep 21, 2009

A story of predation written in snow.

This reminds me the movie "Seven" and I know why.

Sep 14, 2009

A contribution to an eventual "Fantastic Voyage" remake.

I hope you notice that this metaphor also works the other way around. Just try to be on the subway at rush hour.

Sep 12, 2009

City life is hard to everyone.

"Go sparrow, go sparrow".

Big herbivores and heavy snow:

Some things are meant to be together.

Aug 2, 2009

With whip and love...

...we became centaurs.

The moult club:

"I got you under my skin".

Aug 1, 2009

The midnight high tide blues:

"Against all odds we found each other in this vast ocean, and while sharing this tide and space and feeling of familiar shape, yet we are casted away by the loneliness of scale".

Jul 31, 2009

Ladies and gentlemen, it's a great honor that I present to you...

Phineas Gage!
(It's really him, honestly).

Lois Lane seen through the eyes of Superman after a stroke.

"I believe the patient has a severe impairment of the right-side x-ray vision processing area.", said the doctor to the Kent family.

Jul 30, 2009

This is the backcover of some guy's book:

He wrote that clever sentence, but never realized that his hallucination was a nurtured consciousness.

Jul 29, 2009

The Aphid's Armageddon:

"A million red griding machines eating up all the copies of myself."

Jul 28, 2009

How to meet a Bird Doctor:

Boy thinks cats are the Devil; Boy kills cats in mass; Rise of rodent population in boy's town; Rats' fleas pass to boy; Boy gets Black Plague; Boy's lymph nodes swallow and explode in miasmic flares.

Jul 27, 2009


Freaks' only reason to love the C.I.A.

In the abyss...

...lives a fish named stoplight loosejaw that emits a beam of red light invisible to other fishes and have chlorophyll in the eyes to perceive it.

Dance the waggle...

...and show me your honey.

Jul 24, 2009

I'm all ears...

...but the cognitive process known as attention remains at the same average human male level. It's not me, it's my genes.

Jul 23, 2009

What do you do for living?

"I train insects", he answered.

A sad lesson from the african wild dogs:

Being awesome, great hunter and a caring parent it's just not enough.

Jul 22, 2009

Her pheromones are screaming to me:

"I put a spell on you."

Jul 19, 2009

You decide:

Colossal screw-up wiring or surgical fitness maximization?

If mice conquered the world...

"Hey Morris, paradigm this!"

Jul 18, 2009

Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate.

Go tell that to reverse transcriptase.

Jul 17, 2009

Drug-free Psychedelism.

How about that?

The homesick turtle:

"My home is where this imprinted geomagnetic landscape is."

Jul 16, 2009

This is me thinking about you.

Now we just need to find a transferable file format.

Jul 15, 2009

A banana shattered in the floor...

... is a very good sign that something is wrong with your perception.

Brock Davis

Jul 14, 2009

Nostalgia: A side-effect of mental time travel.

I tried to lobotomize it, but is kind of hard when one came from a musically very decent decade.

Jul 11, 2009

Some day I had to give some credit to birds of prey:

They can be photogenic.

Jose Hernandez

Hardcore Kitten.

At least this white queen has a good biological excuse to be a such a slut.

Jul 10, 2009

Is there anyway I can put a patent on aerobic breathing?

Yeap, I'm feeling greedy today.