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Just Watch Out For Rolling Barrels

Sure it looks cool, but just try putting something on your shelves -they’re bound to get knocked over over when the hairy ape at the top notices a plumber trying to get up there. Seriously though, I can’t help but be jealous of designer Igor Chak for having this and a Space Invaders couch in his [...]

How Gigantopithecus Became Extinct

We don’t know about Sasquatch, but we know a giant ape we call Gigantopithecus roamed South Asia until about 300,000 years ago. Gigantopithecus resembled a ten-foot-tall orangutan and weighed about three times as much as a large gorilla. What happened to these great apes? The features of the dentition—large, flat molars, thick dental enamel, a deep, [...]

Little Miss Laugh-Out-Loud

Congratulations to Neatorama artist Adam Koford (Ape Lad) and his wife on the arrival of Elsa, who was born over the weekend. There’s the explanation of why one of his cartoons was posted twice on Friday! Link -Thanks, John Farrier! (Image credit: Flickr user Ape Lad)


Adam Koford (Ape Lad) made me smile with this edition of his Laugh Out Loud Cats. I’m a sucker for simple math humor. Link

Ape Hanger Handlebars on This Motorcycle Are Ridiculous, Awesome

A Jalopnik reader sent in this photo of a custom motorcycle with dangerously high ape hanger handlebars: The high handlebars — “ape hangers” in chopper speak — rank among the tallest in the world, and far exceed the 15-inch height above the seat allowed by Missouri state law. We’d guess the tassels are there for both [...]

Twitter Avatars by Ape Lad

Adam “Ape Lad” Koford did a set of Twitter avatar designs based on the outline of the Twitter bird. I particularly love the one based on Where The Wild Things Are. Can’t wait for the new ones (get crackin’ Adam!) Link | Apelad’s Tweets