Now Sharks Can Tweet at You to Warn You They're Coming

You guys. The great whites are on Twitter. LITERALLY. (Almost.) Scientists in Australia have attached transmitters to more than 320 sharks and are using Twitter to give swimmers a heads-up when big tooth-machines will be sharking around in their area. Hopefully, the system can help avoid unfortunate man-chomps—which,… » 12/27/13 3:40pm 12/27/13 3:40pm

9 Notorious Animals Who Fucked Shit Up Like a Boss

Look. Let's just get this out of the way. I know this is going to seem like some bullshit listicle about animals doing stuff—and yeah, it KIND OF IS, I GUESS, in that it's literally a listicle of animals doing stuff—but what you have to understand is that I really, really give a shit about animals doing stuff. » 8/16/13 11:40am 8/16/13 11:40am

The Lion in the Geico Commercial Ought to Be a Lioness

In her classic article, Teddy Bear Patriarchy, Donna Haraway examined the arrangement of the taxidermied animals in the American Museum of Natural History mammal hall in the first half of the 1900s. She observed that the dioramas consistently featured nuclear families with strong fathers alert for dangers and… » 1/02/13 4:35pm 1/02/13 4:35pm