Couple Finds a Dying Snake in a Free Curbside Couch Because Of Course

Snakes. Ssssssssnakessssssss. Some people swear by snakes, but other people foreswear snakes. Whatever your personal feelings about snakes, though, we can all probably agree that too many irresponsible people have decided to adopt pet snakes that either get too big, are actually poisonous, or slither into a drain only… » 1/01/14 6:00pm 1/01/14 6:00pm

Florida’s Gross Giant Snail Problem Is Getting Way Out of Hand

Let’s start here: fucking Florida. What a wet, wild, and all around icky place it is, you know? Florida is basically a big swamp surrounded by sand and populated almost exclusively with retired people, drug lords, rednecks, and dangerous exotic animals that entrepreneurial Floridians have decided to import into the… » 4/15/13 9:15pm 4/15/13 9:15pm

How to Get Over Your Fear of Spiders and Start Caressing Tarantulas

Spiders are creepy! I mean, they are kind of neat, but mostly they cause people to scurry away in fear and sometimes even emit high-pitched shrieks. Well, if you are one of the people who can't stand those little multi-legged crawlers, you might be in luck. A new study has found that it is possible to turn people from… » 5/21/12 9:15pm 5/21/12 9:15pm

Turn In Your Pythons Before They Drive You Mad

If you had 25 quick-breeding Australian flying squirrels in your living room, you might feel a little overwhelmed. Which is why Florida's Fish and Wildlife Conservation decided to hold an Exotic Pet Amnesty Day, where owners of such squirrels as well as pythons, boas, turtles, geckos, and giant chameleons could turn in … » 11/07/11 7:15pm 11/07/11 7:15pm

Some Slithery Ladies Get Pregnant Without Ever Having Sex

Imagine if you got pregnant a couple of years after having sex with a dude? Imagine if you got pregnant without ever having sex? An eastern diamond rattlesnake recently gave birth five years after mating. She just stored the sperm until she felt like it was the right time. Even crazier, a female copperhead snake that… » 10/18/11 7:00pm 10/18/11 7:00pm

Creepy PSA On Sexual Abuse Will Leave You Feeling Violated


The clip above is a PSA about the trauma of sexual abuse and the importance of treating victims to help them get over that trauma. It effectively conveys the haunting creepiness that abuse victims feel, with its use of a (vaguely NSFW) slithery, fleshy, snake-like thing that sorta looks like a cross between an arm… » 3/18/08 7:00pm 3/18/08 7:00pm