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Newswire: Bryce Dallas Howard in talks to star in Pete’s Dragon

Everything’s coming up Giant CGI Lizards for Bryce Dallas Howard: The Jurassic World star is apparently in talks to appear in Disney’s upcoming remake of Pete’s Dragon. Howard would play the as-yet-unnamed female lead in director David Lowery’s no-singing, all-story remake of Disney’s 1977 semi-classic. Show More Summary

Alex Zhang Hungtai (Dirty Beaches) embraces dry, wintry, scaly skin, releases two songs as Last Lizard

Last we heard from Alex Zhang Hungtai, he was breaking news and our hearts via the dissolution of his long-running project Dirty Beaches, though he promised, via Twitter, “NEW PROJECTS NEW MUSIC COMING SOON 2015” (caps-lock his). Well,...Show More Summary

These Gloves Let You Climb a Glass Wall Like a Goddamn Gecko

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Geckos are, objectively, way better at climbing stuff than people. Our big sweaty meathooks are no match for the wall-scaling optimized toe pads of a small lizard. That's why a team at Stanford University is busy making gloves that simulate the sticky grip of the gecko. Read more...

Stop what you’re doing and look at this Filipino basketball player’s lizard haircut

If you thought NBA style was wild, clearly you haven’t seen what the Philippines Basketball Association has to offer, namely in player Ogie Menor, whose latest haircut is making international news. Ogie Menor with the greatest PBA Hairstyle...Show More Summary

This Insider Just Explained The Truth About Today's Music Business

Steve Albini has recorded well over 1,000 rock albums, from famous names like Nirvana and Robert Plant and Jimmy Page, to more obscure but beloved bands like Jesus Lizard. He's also played in a few bands that are well known in indie rock and punk circles, like Big Black. Show More Summary

Ex-Cult – “Cigarette Machine”

Memphis-based Ex-Cult make the kind of aggressive rock tracks that I want to listen to while walking through a crowded subway station, along with the Jesus Lizard and the Stooges. That is not to say that Ex-Cult sound like a throwback, but they do echo a similar sentiment. “Cigarette Machine,” the title track from Ex-Cult’s [...]

Penises: Why Do Snakes Have Two And Men Only Have One?

What do lizard penises and fish fins have in common? Well, for starters, they both provide a clue into the evolutionary origins of man. As hard as it may be to believe, it seems that man’s most prized possession actually isn’t getting all the credit it deserves. Not only is it responsible for the proliferation [...]Show More Summary

We’re all conspiracy theorists now – even our shapeshifting lizard overlords

last weekNews : The Raw Story

While it’s tempting to dismiss conspiracy theorists as nothing more than a loopy minority, on a growing range of contemporary issues they in fact make up a loud and vocal majority. Consider the nearly four in five US citizens who think the government is keeping mum on salacious information about...

This week in science: let the games begin!

Mixosaurus, meaning mixed lizard, was a fully aquatic marine reptile that swam Triassic seas almost a quarter billion years ago. This version was drawn by the talented paleo-marine artist Nobu Tamura. Click image for lots more cool prehistoric...Show More Summary

OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: Not Now, Winter

2 weeks agoLifestyle : xoJane

I just want to be a lizard and live under a heat lamp.

Here's How Penises Evolved

Most guys probably don't sit around the locker room pondering the finer points of how the male penis evolved, so leave this one to Harvard researchers: The mystery is solved thanks to … lizard limbs. Yup, Harvard scientists investigating the origin of external genitalia have found a link relating to...

Genesis of genitalia: We have one. Lizards have two. Why?

When it comes to genitalia, nature enjoys variety. Snakes and lizards have two. Birds and people have one. And while the former group's paired structures are located somewhat at the level of the limbs, ours, and the birds', appear a bit further down. Show More Summary

Recording Time Lapse of Endangered Reptiles Hatching

The tuatara is a reptile native to New Zealand, and thanks to the descendants of stowaway rats on 17th century ships, these little lizards are critically endangered. [Warren] was asked if he could film one of these hatchlings being born and...Show More Summary

Genesis of genitalia

When it comes to genitalia, nature enjoys variety. Snakes and lizards have two. Birds and people have one. And while the former group's paired structures are located somewhat at the level of the limbs, ours, and the birds', appear a bit further down. Show More Summary

Dinosaur Valley State Park in Glen Rose, Texas

The giant dinosaur statues that now loom over Dinosaur Valley State Park in Texas could lead visitors to believe that thunder lizards once roamed that very ground, and they'd be right. However some of the tracks preserved in the ancient...Show More Summary

Invasive species trigger rapid evolution for lizards in Florida

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Invasive species colonize and spread widely in places where they are not normally found. Invasives often affect native species by eating them, out-competing them and introducing unfamiliar parasites and pathogens. For example, the invasive Kudzu plant, native to southeast Asia, overgrows seemingly...

What's going on Tuesday? (Mac DeMarco, Deerhoof, Lucero, Coasting, TTNG, Mavis Staples, Joe Budden & more)

Mac DeMarco @ ACL 2014 (more by Tim Griffin) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Mac DeMarco, Connan Mockasin, King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard @ Terminal 5...

Your Dreams: Analysis by Lauren Lawrence

I dreamt about a horned lizard that sank its claws into my jacket but never bit me. I tried to shave it off with a sweep of my hand but it wouldn’t come off.

Zoologger: My lizard persona depends on my neighbours

Different stress levels will make wall lizards from a group of Aegean islands flee or drop their tails – and it all depends on who they grew up with

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