World’s Strangest

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Last meal found within fossil dinosaur

Clues to the diet of some dinosaurs can be found by analysing fossils for their stomach contents. Sinocalliopteryx gigas was around the size of a wolf…

“Peter and the Wolf,” 1946

Remember that animated, professionally narrated version of Peter and the Wolf you saw as a kid? Sure you do — somewhere in the depths of your memory, you’ll probably remember this fifteen-minute Disney short from 1946. It’s odd to think now that this came out just a decade after Prokofiev’s original composition in [...]

Shirt? Sculpture? It’s Both!

Mashallah Design and Linda Kostowski collaborated to create this magnificent 3D sculpture of a wolf T-shirt you can wear: Link | More cutting-edge T-shirt over at the T-Shirt Issue – via Designaside [...]

Cosmic Headlights and the Origin of Gamma Ray Bursts

Figure 1: The positions in galactic coordinates of the GRBs in the BATSE 4B catalog, showing the isotropy of the burst sky distribution (see C.A. Meegan, et al., Nature, vol. 355, 1993, p. 143. by Eric J. Heller Departments of Chemistry and Physics Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts Gamma-ray bursts pose one of the greatest mysteries of modern [...]

Get the Wolf Boy, Get Him

(Video Link) No, this isn’t in slow motion, this dog is just very, very sneaky. No matter how sneaky he is though, a real wolf would notice him before he got that close. Via BoingBoing

5 Questions: Lobo-tomy

Will the wolf survive? Find out in today’s 5 Questions quiz: Lobo-tomy

Historic Werewolves

The idea of a person turning into a dangerous animal has been part of folklore ever since folklore was invented. It’s quite popular today, at least in fiction, since the transformation makes a great special effect. But there have been real people in various parts of the world who went down in history as practitioners [...]

24 Utterly Adorable Pet Halloween Costumes

Whether or not you would ever dress up your own pet, it’s hard to deny that critters look cute in Halloween costumes, no matter what species they happen to be. Here are some of the best animal Halloween costumes from around the web for your holiday ogling pleasure. Dogs 1. The Incredible Hulk Who would have guessed that [...]

Approaching Wild Wolves

Wild wolves are typically evasive towards humans and can run away at speeds of up to 30 mph, but BBC Earth has released some tips on how you can befriend them. I wouldn’t say I’m suggesting anyone to approach One Eye the Wolf, but it is cute to see them lick BBC naturalist Steve Backshall.  [...]

Fox on Stilts?

No, it’s not a fox at all, but a maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus), the largest canid in South America. The maned wolf is actually neither a wolf nor a fox, but is a canid with its own genus. With those long legs, this dog can grow to be three feet tall! See more pictures at [...]