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Interview: Ben Mendelsohn on Playing a Jailed Father Figure in Starred Up

23 hours agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon gets on the phone with Australian actor Ben Mendelsohn (Animal Kingdom, The Dark Knight Rises) to talk about his role opposite Jack O'Connell in David Mackenzie's prison drama Starred Up, now playing in New York City and opening in Los Angeles on September 5.

Lion Engulfs Human in Loving Embrace, Pigs Wonder: Should We Fly?!?

It's a whacky weeks in the animal kingdom, huh? First, this puppy reversed the typical trend and actually pet its owner while he tried to nap. Now, a lion cub is meeting a human being and not trying to swallow him whole. Instead, inShow More Summary

The Plight of the Manatee

I have a home in Florida and love that the state is a virtual animal kingdom with so many diverse species on land, sea and sky. One of my favorite marine mammals is the manatee that calls Florida its home. Manatees can grow up to 9 to 10 feet and weight as much as 1,000 pounds. Show More Summary

Illustrator Olga Angelloz expands the animal kingdom with ‘Humanimals’

Ashley Hefnawy is an associate editor for Shutterstock’s blog. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission. We recently re-discovered the work of Olga Angelloz, which features some of the most adorable and enchanting of faces. Show More Summary

Five Animals Teaching Humanity How to Live Longer

Man has long searched for the key to eternal life, and while the world of popular culture tells us that this quest is the folly of the obsessed and greedy, medical science has increasingly been turning to the animal kingdom for lessons in longevity. Show More Summary

Chirps, whistles, clicks: Do any animals have a true ‘language’?

last weekHealth : The Checkup

From ultrasonic bat chirps to eerie whale songs, the animal kingdom is a noisy place. While some sounds might have meaning — typically something like “I'm a male, aren't I great?” — no other creatures have a true language except for us. Or do they? Read full article >>

Video: Leopard Forgets How to Ambush Warthog

Not every hunt in the animal kingdom ends with a successful harvest. Even predators as fearsome as the leopard have their off-days, and sometimes they simply mess up. A video posted on YouTube by Kruger Sightings shows what should have been a pretty on...

Fish study links brain size to parental duties

Male stickleback fish that protect their young have bigger brains than counterparts that don't care for offspring, finds a new University of British Columbia study. Stickleback fish are well known in the animal kingdom for the fact that the male of the species, rather than the female, cares for offspring. Show More Summary

Massive Swarm of Tiny Robots Built To Study Collective Behavior, Haunt My Dreams - Nope. Nope nope nope nope nopenopenopenopenope

2 weeks agoOdd : Geekosystem

There are plenty of examples in the animal kingdom of a group working together to accomplish a single task, so naturally this is a behavior scientists are trying to replicate in robots. Harvard University's Kilobots (one letter away from K-I-L-L-B-O-T-S, I'm on to you, Harvard) can collectively and spontaneously replicate shapes. Show More Summary

Absurd Creature of the Week: Voracious Velvet Worm Ensnares Foes With Jets of Slime

One of the animal kingdom’s more non-exclusive semantic clubs is that of the worms. Are you “any of a number of creeping or burrowing invertebrate animals with long, slender, soft bodies and no limbs,” as the New Oxford American Dictionary defines you? Well come on in—we have a seat just for you. From the ferocious […]

The Rover – reviews of brutal, dazzling Guy Pearce thriller

Alt Text: Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson in The Rover New feature from Animal Kingdom director David Michôd features a 'magnificent' central performance Hot Ticket Friday, August 15, 2014 - 7:45am What you need to know David Michod's film The Rover has opened in UK cinemas. Show More Summary

Population density and testes size: more than meets the eye

Changes in population density can affect the size of animals’ testes and therefore impact on reproduction, researchers have found. Across the animal kingdom, there is usually a positive relationship between sperm competing to fertilize eggs and the male reproductive effort in producing large ejaculates. Show More Summary

Not Everyone Has the Tools to Become Rich: How Our Childhood Shapes Our Ability to Succeed

Monkeys can teach us a lot about economics. Emotionally, their brains are very similar to ours. As fellow mammals, monkeys and humans both develop strong emotions that set us apart from the rest of the animal kingdom -- emotions that...Show More Summary

Baby Sloth Masters What a Sloth Does Best

3 weeks agoOdd : Neatorama

YouTube Link If there were olympic games in the animal kingdom, sloths would surely be gold medalists in all slacker and sleep-related activities. Case in point is Luigi the baby sloth, captured in this footage filmed at the Sloth Sanctuary in Costa Rica. Show More Summary

Instagramming Trendy Food is a Basic Animal Instinct

The main factor separating humans from the rest of the animal kingdom isn't our ability to communicate, our bipedalism or our conscience — it's our food preparation. Birds can't tell the difference between cronuts and donuts, which is...Show More Summary

Tortoises can use touchscreens, too

Not only can monkeys and elephants take selfies, but tortoises can use touchscreens – which officially makes the animal kingdom more tech-savvy than many of my relatives. Researchers from the University of Lincoln ran an experiment with red-footed tortoises to find out how their brains organise and retain information. Show More Summary

Jellyfish Use Supercomputing Strategy to Search for Food

The barrel jellyfish isn't just the largest jelly found in the waters around the United Kingdom; it's also one of the animal kingdom's most strategic searchers, according to a new study. To locate the best possible meal in the vast waters...Show More Summary

Cat Poops On Mole

Cat Poops On Mole 0:55 This is how the animal kingdom is supposed to work. Submitted by: rillawafers Regular Keywords: animals animal cat cats catty kitties kitty kittys adorable cute funny animal kingdom mole moles poop crap bathroom business Views: 99

Monday Cute: If Game of Thrones Took Place in the Animal Kingdom [VIDEO] - The things we love destroy us every time, lad. Remember that.

3 weeks agoOdd : Geekosystem

Here now, dear readers, witness the first meeting of Jon Snow and Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, Jeor Mormont. Otherwise known as, OMG WATCH THIS BIG BEAR RESCUE A DROWNING CROW.

This Bear Spotted A Bird In Her Pool, What She Did Next Will Amaze You

Bears have traditionally been believed to be vicious creatures with claws that can tear you apart with just a simple swipe. However, the animal kingdom is always full of surprises. This female bear in a Budapest zoo, proved everyone wrong when she gradually moved towards a bird that dropped itself in her pool and was

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