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Female Butterflies Have A Second Stomach—Inside Their Vaginas

2 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The animal kingdom is full of examples that illustrate just how tough the mating game can be. But there is perhaps no better example of this than the female butterfly, which has evolved an entirely distinct organ to protect her own interests—in...Show More Summary

Ram takes out frustrations on Camry

In case you've ever wondered, the Animal Kingdom can hold its own when it comes to our paltry automobiles. Continue reading Ram takes out frustrations on Camry Ram takes out frustrations on Camry originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 28 May 2015 19:16:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments

Researchers discover surprisingly wide variation across species in genetic systems that influence aging

A new study focusing on insulin signaling uncovered surprising genetic diversity across reptiles, birds and mammals. Scientists previously assumed the process remained much the same throughout the animal kingdom, but the new research shows that the genetic pathways in reptiles evolved to include protein forms not observed in mammals.

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: I Wish Anime and Manga Had More Pr

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: I Wish Anime and Manga Had More Prominent Adult Characters • Game of the Week: 2 Great Tastes that Taste Great Together? [Kingdom Hearts] • Clicker Heroes Isn’t Bad at All • Open Discussion: Humans are Weird and So Are Our Laws Read more...

Sounds of the Animal Kingdom, a Windows Phone educational app for learning the Call of the Wild

Sounds of the Animal Kingdom is an educational Windows Phone game designed to use sounds and animations to teach children about animals. Sounds of the Animal Kingdom has a simple interface that is well designed for children to navigate around and plenty of opportunities for parent/child interaction. Show More Summary

Former garbage dumping site now lush 'kingdom' of plants and animals

In the mountainous Xuanen county of Hubei province, a 290-meter deep sinkhole previously used to dump trash has revealed a flourishing ecological landscape after workers cleared tons of rubbish out of the site. [ more › ]

These Animal Hatching Videos Could Inspire Some Freaky Horror Films

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you want to design a truly bizarre alien creature, you really don’t need to look farther than our own animal kingdom for inspiration. And some Earth-dwelling critters look especially odd when they’re first hatching into the world. Don’t believe us? Check out these videos of not-so-cute hatchlings. Read more...

5 Great Snoots of the Animal Kingdom

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Image Credit: iStock A nose isn't just a house on the face for the nostrils. Some of nature's most notable beaks can regulate heating and cooling, filter particles, act like fingers, or woo the ladies. These five great animal schnozzes, snoots, and suckers do a lot more than sniff. 1. Show More Summary

Where to Eat: Dinner at Epcot's Restaurant Marrakesh

By Jacob Sundstrom: After a long, arduous day of eating...and maybe some Epcot and Animal Kingdom, it felt like we had to walk a mile to get to Restaurant Marrakesh in the Morocco Pavilion. It was worth the journey. Morocco...Show More Summary

James Patterson promises 'Zoo' series is even better than his book

OO.ready(function() { OO.Player.create('ooyalaplayer', 'lxMHU1dTq3eAPQCAPCeCtBN1ZkHmiLHS'); });<div>Please enable Javascript to watch this video</div>What would the world be like if the the animal kingdom decided to revolt?...Show More Summary

Florida's Legoland Hotel is literally a toddler's dream house

For parents who will take their kids anywhere, Legoland Florida has a new offering Legoland Hotel is hardly Florida's first kitschy hotel (looking at you, Disney's Animal Kingdom Resort), but it might be one of the most kid-friendly. See...Show More Summary

Distinctive individual voices of North Atlantic right whales

The same theory that explains individual differences in human speech has recently been applied to other members of the animal kingdom, including dogs and deer. Now researchers are working to understand whether individually distinctive...Show More Summary

Tiny MicroTug robots pull 1,800 times their own weight

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Ants have a reputation as the hard workers of the animal kingdom, in part because they can lug around impressively heavy loads with respect to their size. But tiny new robots being developed at Stanford University are giving them a run for their money with the ability to pull up to 1,800 times their own weight... Show More Summary

Wilderness Explorers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Wilderness Explorer program at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom is education disguised as fun. After taking the Wilderness Explorer pledge, learn […] The post Wilderness Explorers at Disney’s Animal Kingdom appeared first on Field Trips with Sue.

Johnny Depp -- Dogs Kill Sheep, So Get Your Yorkies Out of Australia, or Else

Johnny Depp's 2 tiny dogs are capable of wreaking havoc in the Australian animal kingdom, and that's why the dogs now have a target on their adorable heads. The Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, tells TMZ, Johnny and Amber Heard are not…

Casper the Cat

I found this account gathering dust in an old reader mail file:Hi - I believe I'm writing to you about a ghost, though I'm not sure if the animal kingdom has an afterlife.My big brother Gil is a long haul driver and regularly makes trips across the country. Show More Summary

TNT and TBS Greenlight Wrecked, The Alienist and Three More Pilots

Including "The Alienist," "Wrecked," "The Group," "Will" and "Animal Kingdom" The post TNT and TBS Greenlight Wrecked, The Alienist and Three More Pilots appeared first on

TNT & TBS Get New Direction, Order Series ‘Alienist’ & ‘Wrecked’ And Pilots ‘Will’, ‘Animal Kingdom’ & ‘The Group’

The makeover of TNT and TBS is underway. At his first Turner upfront, Kevin Reilly, president of TBS and TNT and chief content officer for Turner Entertainment, unveiled his plans for the two networks as well as several pickups. They...Show More Summary

TNT Adds Cary Fukunaga's 'Alienist' Series, 'Animal Kingdom'; TBS Orders Greg Daniels-Conan O'Brien Comedy

Turner Entertainment chief content officer Kevin Reilly also plots a TBS rebranding — and picks up 'Wrecked' to series — as well as a shift in focus for TNT as original programming at both networks is poised to double. read more

Male Sea Lions are Lazy Mama’s Boys

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Image Credit: David Adam Kess, Wikimedia Commons // CC BY SA-3.0 Galapagos sea lions aren’t the most independent children in the animal kingdom. They nurse on their mothers’ milk until they’re two or three years old, and sometimes even longer. Show More Summary

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