World’s Strangest

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Rosario Gamboa makes gelatinas that are arguably too pretty to eat. Her creations look like glass paperweights or snow globes, each with a flower inside. They’re made of gelatin, and they are bought as soon as they are displayed. “They can’t believe the way we make them,” Gamboa says. The process makes the outcome seem all the [...]

Toxic, Eyeless Crustacean Found

Be careful if you dive in a Canary Island underwater cave called the Tunnel of Atlantis.  Researchers from the Institute for Animal Ecology and Cell Biology in Hannover, Germany were exploring the cave, which happens to be the world’s longest underwater lava tube, and came across an eyeless crustacean previously unknown to science. What distinguishes [...]