Animals

Japan Announces New Research Campaign To Study Extinction

by Michael dEstries

Drawing ever-increasing ire from conservation groups, Japan today announced a new campaign to study the effects of extinction on a particular species. “We’ve had great success in studying how whales

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Sea Shepherd Unveil Next Awesome Boat To Be Sunk By Japanese Whalers

by Michael dEstries

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society today released a statement and concept art promoting the next high-tech edition to their fleet to be sunk during the 2010-2011 campaign against whalers in

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PETA Partners With French Scientists To Create Cuter, Less Scary Rat

by Michael dEstries

In an interesting reversal of opinion on the genetic engineering of animals, PETA today announced the results of an effort to create a more appealing breed of rat. The animal

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Jesse James Accused Of Animal Cruelty Too?

by MPD

When it rains it pours, Jesse. When it rains it pours. Besides his alleged affairs, racist actions and general not-so-nice-guy behavior, Jesse James is now also being accused of animal

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Giant Sea Bug Found Attached To Submersible Robot

by Michael dEstries

Like something out of a horror movie, pics of a giant 2.5 foot isopod surfaced on Reddit today. The giant sea bug was found attached to a robotic submersible at

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Northeast China Zoo Sells Tiger Bone Wine

by Daelyn Fortney

A tragic beginning to the Year Of The Tiger, as a secret trade in tiger bone wine at the Northeast China Tiger Park was confirmed today. Park officials sold the

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The Green Quote: Jared Leto Sacrifices Tofu In Place Of Goats

by MPD

“Well, there was a time when we used to sacrifice goats, but then we all became vegans, so we’ve been sacrificing tofu before the shows!” – Jared Leto discussing 30

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