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Giraffe Terrifies Visitor to Safari Park

(Video Link) Next on When Animals Attack: an ordinary mom thinks that she’s going to have an ordinary day. But then she wandered into a safari park and met…The Tongue. -via Super Punch

Man Charged with Feeding Gator that Ate His Hand

Last month, airboat captain Wallace Weatherholt lost his hand when an alligator bit it off at the wrist. Then, as if that’s not bad enough, he’s now being charged with unlawful feeding of a wild animal: After the attack, Florida Fish and Wildlife officers began an investigation into whether the captain had fed or provoked the [...]

Squirrel Attack Mug

Squirrel Attack Mug – $10.95 Are you nuts about squirrels? Embrace your passion for these fuzzy tailed rodents with the Squirrel Attack Mug from the NeatoShop. This fantastic mug features an adorable squirrel hiding inside. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great Mugs. Link

World War I Centennial: Russia Promises to Attack Germany

The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that killed millions and set the continent of Europe on the path to further calamity two decades later. But it didn’t come out of nowhere. With the centennial of the outbreak of hostilities coming up in 2014, Erik Sass will be looking back at the lead-up to [...]

World War I Centennial: Carving up the Ottoman Empire

The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that killed millions and set the continent of Europe on the path to further calamity two decades later. But it didn’t come out of nowhere. With the centennial of the outbreak of hostilities coming up in 2014, Erik Sass will be looking back at the lead-up to [...]

Medical implants vulnerable to hackers ?

Experts have warned that people with mechanical implants could be at risk of attack by hackers. Researchers have demonstrated that medical implants su…

Man Eating “Triple Bypass Burger” May Actually Need One

A customer eating a "triple bypass burger" at the Heart Attack Grille in Las Vegas … may actually need one: A man who scarfed down a burger and fries at a Heart Attack Grill restaurant [...]

The Planning of Pearl Harbor

Photo: Bob Landry/TIME & LIFE Pictures On December 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy launched an incredibly daring, technically sophisticated combined naval-aerial surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, just northwest of Honolulu on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The devastating aerial attack carried out by Japanese fighters, dive-bombers and torpedo planes crippled [...]

Zombie Attack Barbie

If there’s a Barbie doll for all occasions, why not one that fights zombies? Zombie Attack Barbie is a design by Sarah Anne Langton. Link -via Laughing Squid

Mouse Fetuses Help Mother’s Hearts

As it turns out, nature has its own method for transplanting stem cells. When a pregnant mouse has a heart attack, her fetus goes to work to help repair the damage! The experiment mated female lab mice with males who had the genes to produce green fluorescent protein (GFP). Around half the embryos produced also [...]