The Story Behind the Epic Photo of a Snake-Swallowing Frog

Before a big storm strikes in North Queensland, Australia, Julie-Anne O’Neill says the air outside begins to teem with life. “Everything goes ballistic. It’s like a feeding and mating frenzy,” she says. In 2011, O’Neill was taking a late evening walk on one such night. She was carrying a large flashlight called a dolphin torch with…

Some Genius Is Recreating Classic Album Covers With Cats

Fact: cats make anything better. Case in point: The Kitten Covers, a Tumblr from digital artist Alfra Martini, in which she adds cats to classic album covers. If you’re wondering why this is so popular, first of all, welcome to the Internet! (And how was your coma?) And second, you have a lot of catching up…

A New Bird Species Has Evolved on Galapagos And Scientists Watched It Happen

For the first time, scientists have been able to observe something amazing: the evolution of a completely new species, in the wild, in real-time. And it took just two generations. Now, genomic sequencing and the analysis of physical characteristics have confirmed the new species of Darwin’s finch, endemic to a small island called Daphne Major…

Aldi is selling matching Christmas jumpers for you and your dog

A discount Plymouth supermarket is selling matching Christmas jumpers for dogs and their owners. Aldi’s festive range of fur-baby-friendly knits are available in-store only this holiday season, having sold out online. And for the discerning dog-lover there’s even an equivalent range for humans with matching designs so man and mutt need never go out uncoordinated…

These Bizarre Creatures Could Become The First Interstellar Species

THE STARLIGHT PROGRAM AIMS TO USE LASERS TO PROPEL SMALL SPACECRAFT TO THE NEAREST GALAXY. PHILIP LUBIN, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Tardigrades are already some of the hardiest known creatures in our Solar System, and are likely to outlive everything until our Sun eventually swells up and becomes a red giant. But it is now looking likely that the little…

Cutest Job Title: Dog Who Works At Post Office is Official Stamp Licker

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Flara.vasvari%2Fposts%2F10154119557239079&width=500 While dogs may be notorious for holding grudges against the local mailmen, this happy pup actually joined forces with the post office – and he has become a celebrity ever since. Jax is just one of the faithful employees at the post office in the Scottish village of Portree on the Island of Skye. He…