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Shell Cottage from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

In the real world, Shell Cottage was a temporary film set erected in the sand dunes of Freshwater West in Pembrokeshire, Wales. In another world, it was something special. Described in the book as a “lonely and beautiful place”, Shell Cottage was the home of Bill Weasley and Fleur Delacour and served as a safe house [...]

Watch a Starfish Digest a Mussel

(Video Link) If you’ve watched the nature series Spongebob Squarepants, you may be under the impression that starfish are gentle, harmless creatures. But they’re not. Starfish are effective predators against immobile species. Researchers placed a tiny camera inside a mussel. Watch a starfish digest its victim from close range. The starfish pours caustic chemicals into the [...]

The Baked Potato Taco

Feeling a little guilty after binging on tacos night and night again? Then consider replacing the shell with a  baked potato and feel filled up twice as fast with something that’s not deep fried. Yummy!!!! Link Via That’s Nerdalicious

Fossilized Copulating Turtle Couple Discovered In Germany

These shell backed lovers were fossilized while doing the nasty around 47 million years ago, and now have the distinction of being the only vertebrate fossils ever found frozen in the act of making love. The mating couple were found in a German quarry called the Messel Pit, where five more pairs of copulating turtle couples [...]

Hermit Crabs Queue Up To Trade Shells

Biologists studying hermit crabs in a tiny island in the Caribbean Sea discovered something interesting: they’re quite civilized! When a lone crab encountered one of the beautiful new shells, it immediately inspected the [...]

How to Make a Naked Egg

This is a whole, uncooked egg, minus the shell. To make one of your own, soak an egg in vinegar for two days. The acetic acid in the vinegar will break down the shell while hardening the contents. Link -via TYWKIWDBI | Photo: Flickr user gimsling

Batgirl and Supergirl Fight Crime on Christmas

Mike Maihack of Cow Shell Graphics drew this fabulous Christmas comic featuring Batgirl and Supergirl’s plan to bring holiday festivities to crime fighting. Love the pom-poms on Batgirls’ ears! Link [...]

Ancient & Marvelous Turtles

“QUANTUM SHOT” #720 Link – article by Avi Abrams Secret of their survival? - They go inside their shell for a long time and THINK. Then, they ACT. Or rather, don’t. Turtles are old species. How old? They existed before mammals, birds, crocodiles and lizards… some say even before the dinosaurs themselves, well into the Triassic period (more info). They [...]

VW Van Shell Riveted to WWII Tank Chassis for Serious Off-Roading

I’m not a huge fan of the VW vans like this one, but when you put the van on a set of tank treads, you have my interest. Apparently the shell to the VW was riveted onto a WWII era tracked ATV called the Weasel. This might be the ultimate off-road camping machine. link

Taco Bell’s Doritos Chip Taco Shell

Taco shell made from Dorito chips? What can be more awesome? According to reports by Slashfood and Food Beast, Taco Bell is experimenting with Nacho Cheese Doritos Taco Shell. What do you think? Will you eat it? Link