ANIMALS

liberté

Let These Rebel Goats on the Loose Cleanse Your Social Media-Addled Brain

We needed this.
Jordan Pearson
8.3.18
Survivor

What I Learned About Our Planet By Watching 540 Hours of ‘Survivor’

CBS's 'Survivor' reaches more people than most nature documentaries and uses animals to comment on the human condition.
Melissa Cronin
5.23.18
Video Games

Motion Capturing a Horse Is a Huge Pain in the Ass

An animation studio has devised a new way to motion capture horses for video games.
Matthew Gault
5.8.18
Reddit

Subreddit 'People Fucking Dying' Is Not What It Sounds Like

You will be left dumbstruck by the terror and brutality of this (safe-for-work) subreddit.
Rachel Pick
3.20.18
robots

This Machine Is Designed to Grow Internal Organs

Robotics might be the future of surgery.
Rebecca Flowers
1.10.18
Conservation

Wildlife Is Another Casualty of War

Researchers studied animal deaths in the wake of African armed conflicts.
Caroline Haskins
1.10.18
caribou

Backcountry Skiing Is Hurting Canada’s Endangered Caribou

Your trip out into nature could be putting these animals at risk.
Lisa Cumming
1.10.18
Amphibious AF

Salamander Twitter Is a Light in the Darkness

One man’s obsession with the adorable amphibians caught on in a year of scandals and disasters of all sorts threatening to overwhelm us.
Asia Murphy
12.20.17
HOTY2017

This Entrepreneur Is Growing Organic Leather Without the Cows

Andras Forgacs co-founded Modern Meadow to revolutionize the materials we wear everyday.
Louise Matsakis
12.6.17
Get the Net

This ‘Ancient Shark’ With 300 Teeth Is More Common Than You’d Think

Frilled shark appreciation post.
Samantha Cole
11.13.17
Animal Cognition

At Least Eight Sheep in the World Can Recognize Barack Obama

In a new study, sheep can pick out a celebrity face from a rando's.
Samantha Cole
11.8.17
ANIMALS

These Technicolor Sea Slugs Use Other Creatures as Bait to Catch Their Dinner

We’ve always known that nudibranchs eat hydroids, but upon closer inspection, scientists have found they’re getting more than they pay for.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.1.17