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 .