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Even communist filmmakers that hated Hollywood cinema loved The Terminator. For example, Tarkovsky, a crazy Russian auteur, who famously usually hated any film that was for a large audience, said its “vision of the future and the relation between...
Have you heard of nudibranchs, the colorful jelly-like molluscs that live on the bottom of the ocean? Nudibranchs are soft-bodied marine gastropod mollusks, but they ditch their shells during the larval stage and never grow them back. Their colors and...
Many young women in the USA today would probably cite dELiA*s as a huge influence on their upbringing. dELiA*s wasn’t just any old fashion catalog, it was the place for teenage and pre-teen girls to find the best clothing...
Cashnip is an office cat at GuRuStu, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The company adopted Cashnip, and originally called him Sir Whines a Lot, from the Tulsa Animal Shelter when he was 6 months old. He quickly became a member of...
It’s hard to imagine a more ‘90s movie than The Mask. It came out in the middle of the decade, starred two giants of ‘90s cinema and had the most ‘90s style logo of all time. Most people that...
These 8 baby hedgehogs (or hoglets) lost their mother in a tragic lawn mowing accident. Just being newborns, the hoglets desperately needed milk and some maternal care. But luckily, the babies found a foster mom in Musya, a cat...
Have you heard of lampreys, the jawless parasitic creature that drains the blood of its prey? Their long bodies and lack of scales make them look like eels. But lampreys are actually fish. Their full length varies hugely. The smallest...
Your pet can now call you whenever it wants. An invention called PetChatz lets you stay in contact with your pet while you’re out. It works both ways: you can call your pet, or your pet can call you....
There are many amazing things about the parrotfish, not least of which, its poop makes the best beaches. No, really. Parrotfishes are found throughout the indo-pacific, which comprises the Indian Ocean and Western and Central Pacific. They get their...
This shrimp shoots bubbles at its enemies. The pistol shrimp uses its one huge claw to fire bubble bullets. The bubbles result in a sound of 210 decibels, which is louder than an actual gunshot, at 150 decibels on...