2015's Top New Species Include Two Animals with Cool Breeding Habits


Let’s hear it for newly-discovered species with interesting sex lives! A pufferfish that builds complex circular spawning nests and a frog that gives birth directly to live tadpoles have been picked as two of the the International Institute for Species Exploration’s “top 10” new species of 2015.
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5 Animal Con Artists That Use Trickery To Get Sex

Humans use all kinds of gimmicks to win over mates — but you’d think that in nature, it would be all about honest competition. The biggest antlers, the brightest feathers, the most beautiful song, the most perfect displays – each signals the owner’s desirability as a mate. But here are five animals (and one plant)… » 5/20/15 4:33pm 5/20/15 4:33pm

How To Fake Your Way Through The Company Softball Game

Let’s go ahead and make one thing abundantly clear: you do not have to be good at any sport to play on your company sports team. In fact, you can actually just be straight-up bad. That said, if your company is playing softball this summer, you should participate. It will be fun! Just be ready to play your part. » 5/05/15 4:40pm 5/05/15 4:40pm

The remains of Richard III were recently reinterred after the Plantagenet king was discovered beneath a car park. And this year, researcher announced that they may have discovered the remains of Don Quixote author Miguel de Cervantes. But when a corpse has been missing so long, how do you identify the remains? » 3/31/15 5:53pm 3/31/15 5:53pm

Today in pizza HNNNNGGGG

A while back, I wrote a post about my favorite pizza in my town, Madison, WI: Salvatore's Tomato Pies. Well, turns out the oppo world is a small one, and the chef/owner of the place saw my post. I liked them on facebook a while back, which is nice because I get to see all the food porn they're constantly posting. But… » 3/21/15 12:25am 3/21/15 12:25am