Posted September 3, 2018 by Creature Features

A seafood shop in Kuwait took fresh fish fakery to an eye-popping level by gluing plastic googly eyes onto its catch of the (previous) day.

Posted July 24, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

It is estimated that 3 billion people in the world wear flip flops. Since they don't last forever they end up in landfills, and worse, in the oceans. The Indian Ocean alone washes many millions of discarded flip flops onto the beaches around Kenya. Artists there have been taking the old footwear and re-purposing them into usable objects -- most fantastically into beautiful animal sculptures.

Posted July 5, 2018 by Creature Features

A Chinese seafood company seeking 'professional crayfish tasters' is promising successful applicants up to $75,000 annually but passing their tests is anything but a snap.

Posted June 27, 2018 by Ron Callari

Their slogan might encourage their clientele to ‘keep climbing,’ but it seems Delta Airline's promotional slogan only applies to a certain ‘type’ of passenger.

Posted June 14, 2018 by Myra Per-Lee

Pet-friendly is a phrase only recently used to describe an office environment. I mean 'work' used to mean 'work.' You didn't even think of bringing your pets with you to work!

Posted June 5, 2018 by Laurie Kay Olson

Once upon a time on the Yucatan peninsula there lived a beautiful princess who fell in love with the prince of a rival tribe. Their love was forbidden and they could never marry. When the prince was caught he was sentenced to death. A shaman took pity on the couple and changed the prince into a beetle that could be decorated. The princess was able to wear her love over her heart as a piece of jewelry -- or so the story goes. That is supposedly why women in Mexico wear live Maquesh beetles as jewelry.

Posted April 10, 2018 by Ron Callari

Millennials are hearkening back to simpler times by transitioning golf courses and other vacant patches of land into community farms, surrounded by nature’s bounty and earthly goodness.                                                

Posted March 12, 2018 by Ron Callari

A new venture fund for pet tech is being subsidized by Mars, the candy maker. Investing $100 million this new initiative aptly named the ‘Companion Fund’ is directed by Whistle, a GPS-based location firm [acquired by Mars in 2016] for $117 million.