Fighting words about the Internet’s favorite subject, cats: 1. The project to eliminate cats from New Zealand (described in Slate) 2. The 16th-century German cat bomb (described in The Atlantic), and which is shown in this painting along with a bird bomb:
The BBC reports (HT Betsy Devine): Smurf the hamster gets stuck to cage with magnet A hamster found itself stuck to the bars of its metal cage in Northamptonshire after chewing a magnet that had fallen off a Spiderman toy. Kate Meech, of Bugbrooke, near Northampton, returned home from a day out to find the […]
When the Australian patent office granted a patent in the year 2001 to Mr. John Keogh for inventing the wheel (an action for which they shared an Ig Nobel Prize), little acknowledgment was given to the several animals who regularly reinvent themselves a wheels. One of those animals is celebrated in a new study: “Wind-Powered […]
Here’s another animal song. This is George Brassens’s Gorilla Song [click here for an approximate translation into English]: Brassens_Gare au gorille Uploaded by kitsch. – Explore more music videos.