Posted July 14, 2012 by Laurie Kay Olson

While the phrase "follow your nose" has been around a long time, scientists are beginning to find that it may actually be true -- for animals anyway. They have found cells in the snout of a trout that respond to magnetism. This could be the explanation of how animals are able to orient themselves, even when it is dark or cloudy.

Posted July 13, 2012 by Laurie Kay Olson

The New York subway system has a reputation for the strange, odd, and bizarre. Recently a subway passenger was riding the J train at 1 a.m. and found a young man trying to sell a live baby shark that he had caught off Coney Island after the creature had "bit him in the ass."

Posted July 12, 2012 by Laurie Kay Olson

Two million baby eels were rescued on Sunday by officials in the Philippines. They were hidden in water-filled plastic bags inside of 46 boxes. Each of the boxes had eight of the plastic bags in them. It was part of an attempt to smuggle the young elvers (baby eels) out of the country to Hong Kong where they would have eventually become restaurant cuisine.

Posted July 10, 2012 by Laurie Kay Olson

The popular Lake Lou Yeager has become strangely empty of activity ever since a fisherman caught an exotic pacu fish on June 7. A second fish was reportedly sighted in the lake two weeks later. The fish, which is related to the piranha, is reputed to have killed a couple of men in Papua New Guine who bled to death after their testicals were bitten off.

Posted July 7, 2012 by Kitty Devine

This Friendly Fish Rain Gauge is the perfect garden accessory. The artistic beauty of the lithe fish peering around the handy rain gauge will add an extra touch of style to your favorite outdoor living space.

Posted July 3, 2012 by Laurie Kay Olson

The French Riviera is seeing increasing numbers of the mauve stinger jellyfish, despite such precautions as jellyfish nets, making it to the beaches. As many as 500 bathers a day are getting stung by the tentacled menace, and scientists are warning that this year could be worse than ever as the jellyfish population explodes. A sort of jellyfish early warning system will now allow tourists to avoid them.

Posted June 30, 2012 by Kitty Devine

This adorable Recycled Glass Seahorse Night Light will help light you find your way in the dark beautifully.

Posted June 29, 2012 by Laurie Kay Olson

Early last week an 18-month-old girl stuck her hand in the family's aquarium and had the end of one finger bitten off by one of the piranha in the tank. Her parents came running when they heard her screaming. When they found her bleeding and severed finger they automatically blamed the family's 65 pound pit bull.