Archives for January, 2009

Lobster Sticks to Interview

A couple of weeks ago we brought you the classic interweb hit from circa 2000 – Lobster Magnet. Well now we bring you what might be our greatest interview ever. Forget about Jane Goodall and eminent biologists, today we have the sacred words of Ben Apgar, co-creator of Lobster Magnet. When we caught up with…

Climbing Catfish Found, Named

Though scientists have actually known about a strange climbing catfish from the jungles of Venezuela for 20 years, it took them until last month to capture live specimens and officially name the creatures. The catfish, dubbed the Lithogenes wahari were found clinging to rocks in the Venezuelan state of Amazonas. Interesting side note, the Venzuelan…

Where to Buy Miniature Pennywell Pigs

We have no idea! Maybe from the British? But that hasn’t stopped well over 100 people from asking us to sell them a tiny piglet in the comments section of this months old post. Now we have video. Anyone want to take over/under bets on how many people ask us to sell them a porker…

First ever footage of the Hispaniolan solenodon has emerged from a conversation group working in the Dominican Republic. The Hispaniolan solenodon was thought to be extinct due to habitat loss, but this video proves otherwise. The shrew-like creature is nocturnal and is believed to eat insects. Like certain shrews and the duck-billed platypus, it can…

Wii Kills Dog, Then Dog Recovers

We’re not going to go to in depth into this story, but it’s worth a read. Click for the Channel 9 News On Your Side report! NVDH…the man!

Mathman Goes Under the Knife

I took this pic of my dog Mathman in the vet’s office last week just minutes before his neutering. He clearly knew what was in store…

Stacking Food on Animals

Thanks to Bill K for this kind of thing once again.

Lobster Magnet

We are on a new Movable Type platform. You know what that means for you? Nothing! Absolutely nothing! …. maybe other than this. In celebration of the new, we offer the epically awesome old – Lobster Magnet I’m gonna classify this as “medicine and health” just for kicks.


A little background here: Japanese squid monster moisturizer tentacle woman video. Yup.

In the 1980’s female dolphins were first seen using sponges as a foraging tool to protect their noses while digging at the ocean floor for prey. New research, however, conducted by a team from Georgetown University (go Hoyas, biotches!) has taken a much more comprehensive look at this use of tools by dolphins. So they…