According to MIT graduate student Tomer Ullman, humanity's early ancestors harnessed the "natural adrenaline boost" brought on by the sound of wailing babies by strapping infants to their bodies and wearing them into battle.
They say money can’t buy happiness, but it sure can buy empathy in China. Lonely businessmen are actually paying women up to $5 a day, just for a few kind words and a bit of understanding. A similar service is available for women as well.
What makes the Prius so fuel efficient? The hybrid drivetrain is a big part of it, yes, but put that into a box on wheels like the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen or even a Kia Soul and it’s not nearly so helpful.
Well, here we are. Absurd Creature of the Week made it one year without getting canceled. It seems like just yesterday when I awkwardly asked WIRED’s resident GIF expert to make one of a pearlfish swimming up a sea cucumber’s bum.
Spinosaurus: This dinosaur's weird body was built to swim Los Angeles Times A strange dinosaur fossil dug up in the deserts of Morocco and whose parts were flung across two continents has finally been reunited – and its bizarre body parts show it...
Doris Carvalho, an entrepreneur from Tampa, has come up with an original way of combining her two greatest passions – veterinary science and fashion. She recycles dog hair that’s left over from grooming, converting it into high-end designer purses.
Why Are Some Animals So Weird Looking? Huffington Post UK The oddly named, Aye aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) native to the biodiversity hub of Madagascar is equally as strange in its appearance, but there is method in its madness.
Though it played out on the international stage, the arms race between the United States and the USSR took place mainly in rural, isolated parts of the world. The Americans tested their nuclear bombs on a desolate patch of Nevada.
When someone tells you an ad has been PhotoShopped, the natural reaction is "Well, yeah, duh." What you don't think about is that the manipulation goes far beyond messing with shading and cleaning up blotches.
Some grossed out fast-food workers filled us in, and now we'll never get these again. So that's what they do with the left-over hot dogs . . . (Just when I thought eating fast food couldn't get any scarier.
In a bid to ward off evil spirits, an Indian girl from a remote village in Jharkhand State recently got married to a dog. The ceremony was a traditional one, and the bride – 18-year-old Mangli Munda – was dressed in lovely wedding attire.