Science

Giant Lizard Named for Jim Morrison Has Climate Change Connection

by Michael dEstries

One of the largest lizards ever to walk the earth has been named after the late “Doors” frontman Jim Morrison. The Bearded King Lizard, or Barbarurex morrisioni (the name is

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Giant Pink Slugs Found in Australia

by China DeSpain

Scientists suspect the shocking pink color is actually camouflage, since the slugs tend to live in piles of eucalyptus leaf litter, which is red.

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New Study Says Vegetarians May Live Longer Than Omnivores

by Ali Berman

A new study from researchers at Loma Linda University in California suggests that vegetarians and vegans may outlive their omnivorous friends.

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New Photos of Comet ISON Show Growing Tail, Brightness

by Michael dEstries

Comet ISON, a potential “Comet of the Century“, is on a rendezvous with the sun – with new photos showing increased activity as it moves past the orbit of Jupiter.

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National Geographic Places James Cameron on June Cover

by Michael dEstries

For the first time in its 125-year history, National Geographic magazine has placed a living Hollywood celebrity on its cover. Of course, this is no ordinary celeb but James Cameron

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WATCH: Adrien Brody Voices Powerful New Ape Ad

by Ali Berman

Actor Adrien Brody teamed up with PETA to create a powerful ad targeting the use of primates in entertainment. One could even say, all animals.

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Mice Return from Russian Space Mission, Only Half Survive

by Ali Berman

Animal advocates were outraged when Russia announced they were sending mice, lizards, fish and other species to space for a 30 day mission.

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