Pop Culture

April Fools 2013 Roundup Eco Edition

by Michael dEstries

The Internet can be a particularly dangerous place on April 1st as companies, news sites, and other entities all enjoy a bit of frivolity in honor of April Fool’s Day.

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Auction for Massive Fossilized Egg Could Reach $45,000

by Michael dEstries

Christie’s has announced that it will auction off a rare sub-fossilized egg from the extinct Madagascar Elephant Bird – which at over 10 feet tall, was once the world’s largest

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Punxsutawney Phil ‘Indicted’ Over Terrible Spring Forecasting

by Michael dEstries

The Northeast’s frustration with a lack of spring-like temperatures has turned attention towards the groundhog Punxsutawney Phil and his terrible forecasting. As many gleefully remember back in early February, Phil did not

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Super Bowl Ad ‘God Made A Farmer’ Gets ‘Factory Farm’ Parody

by Michael dEstries

If you were one of the millions touched by Chrysler’s “God Made A Farmer” Super Bowl ad, but nonetheless jaded over its fairy tale portrayal of the modern American farm,

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NASA Probe Captures Video of ‘Comet of the Century’ ISON

by Michael dEstries

Comet ISON, dubbed the “Comet of the Century” by some hopeful astronomers, is continuing its journey ever closer to the sun – and a possible one-in-a-lifetime celestial event for Earth.

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Help Fund the Animal Rescue Superhero Comic Book ‘Liberator’

by Michael dEstries

We got word this week of a fantastic Kickstarter campaign underway for a comic book project focused on animal rescue superheros. Spearheaded by activist Matt Miner of BSLnews.org and veteran

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Look: Batman’s Cat is Finally Revealed

by Michael dEstries

“Who are you!?” “I’m BatCat.” Reddit user “hamsternose” posted what’s possibly the best superhero cat we’ve ever seen – no additional mask required. Kind of reminds us of the cat

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