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Unseasonably Cold, Globally Warm Animal Dangers

Unseasonably cold weather and globally warm scenarios pose grave animal dangers to tropical fish, sea turtles, colobine monkeys, gorillas and other marine animals.

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Animal Bad Boys: From Bully Fish to Alcoholic Flies

Seemingly mild creatures like cleaner fish, damselfish and fruit flies have recently shown that they have surprising wild sides when push comes to shove.

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Arachnophobia: 44 Reasons to Run Before They Jump You!

Arachnophobia: the irrational fear of spiders. These hairy 8-legged, multi-eyeballed spiders may inspire fear, but get up close and they look almost cuddly.

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Ouch! That Stings: 6 Intoxicating, Venomous Animal Findings

From past (venomous dinosaurs) to present (venomous jellyfish) to future (venom treatments), the evolution, dangers and benefits of venom continue to surprise.

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Brain Power: Studying Animal Brains for Future Gains

From insects and brain size to genetically-altered mice and Alzheimer's to sea lions and toxic brain damage, these animals help educate about the brain.

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More Oddball Organisms: New Year Means New Weird

Living organisms continue to amaze in the form of recent bizarre discoveries surrounding lungless worms, lonely bacteria and coconut-crazy octopuses.

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15 Rare, Exotic & Amazing Plant Species

From a man-sized flower that smells like rotting corpses to a pitcher plant that eats rats, these 15 plant species are among the most unusual in the world.

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Underwater Jewels: The Ocean's Most Colorful Slugs

When we think of slugs, most of us picture the small land variety. But in the ocean waters lives a whole other world of colorful, fascinating sea slugs.

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18 Clever Christmas Trees Created With Recycled Materials

One person's trash is another's treasure. Before tossing out your trash, take a look at these 18 creative and clever Christmas trees made with recycled materials.

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The World's Most Absurdly Oversized Food

From a 12,600-calorie gummi bear to a burger that weighs more than a grown man, here are 15 record-breaking food items of ridiculous proportions.

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Cool Animal Research: 5 Weird Medical Breakthroughs

From using maggots to heal wounds to learning how dogs may predict diabetic attacks, the value of safe animal research is seen in recent medical breakthroughs.

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Crazy for a Cause: 14 Bizarre Green Protests

Some protesters will do anything to call attention to their causes, like skinning and eating a cat or putting a dead whale in the street.

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Animal Prosthetics: Uplifting Stories of Rehabilitation

From artificial turtle flippers to replacement dolphin tails, animal prosthetics aim to save injured animals and help them regain as much functionality.

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Surreal Science: 10 Sensational New Discoveries

Telepathy helmets, spray-on solar cells and seeing through a tooth: they may seem unlikely or even impossible, but these are real recent scientific discoveries.

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Language of Love: Unique Animal Mating Habits

From the love songs of the Mexican free-tailed bat to the dangerous, seductive dance of redback spiders, the language of love is loud and clear in the animal world.

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