Science

Poisonous Plants: 10 Outdoor Plants Poisonous To Cats

With summer on its way, cats will soon have more opportunities to come into contact with dozens of common plants that are considered poisonous. Do you know what any of them are and how dangerous they can be? Find out here.

183-Year-Old Tortoise Gets New Lease On Life With Healthy Diet

Jonathon, an approximately 183-year-old tortoise, is living proof a healthy diet can change your life. Find out here exactly what he ate and the amazing transformation it had on him. You'll also learn the average lifespan of giant tortoises and how taking a cue from them can help extend our own lives and that of our pets.

10 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Owls (with video)

Owls are awesome. Sometimes we hear their calls at night indicating their whereabouts to their mates, but we seldom actually see our neighborhood owls, because they are active at night, when we humans don't see too well.  They say owls can't see during the daytime, but that's not true.  They see fine in daylight, they just see incredibly well at night.  Here are some more facts about owls, some of which you may not have known....

 


Men Dog Owners Found To Be More Relationship Worthy To Members Of The Opposite Sex

Guys, the verdict’s in: if you’re looking for a lady, get a dog. Recent studies show women favor men with dogs over men without, and that includes men who would not typically be considered traditionally handsome.

Rare & Ugly Assfish Goes On Display

The hideously ugly and bizarrely-named Bony-Eared Assfish lives in deep ocean waters where the sun don't shine.

Spidey Skills For Mankind: Slim To None

As much as that fictional superhero has occupied our zeitgeist for the last several decades, the science behind man acquiring the DNA of Spider-Man is extremely low, according to new research. A recent study announced by the University of Cambridge pointed to geckos as the largest animals able to scale smooth vertical walls.

3D Printer Gives Dog New Paws

Advancements in prosthetics for humans and animals have given a dog named Derby a new lease on life thanks to a 3D printer.