The companionship between man and beast is truly something. Wojtek, (pronounced as voy-tek) was just a cub when Polish troops adopted him into their regiment. The story goes that a
There is a parasitic wasp known as the emerald cockroach wasp, or more commonly, the jewel wasp. These wasps truly are something quite terrifying. They target cockroaches, which they use to facilitate their
The Mammoths of Wrangel Island Outlived Other Mammoths We’re all familiar with the woolly mammoth: a typical African elephant, covered in thick brown hair topped off with enormous tusks. These
“Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds”, said J. Robert Oppenheimer, lead physicist of the Manhattan Project. These are words Oppenheimer uttered after the first successful test detonation of an
Roundworms Detect Earth’s Magnetic Field & Use it to Navigate It is well known that some animals are able to detect and utilize our planet’s magnetic field. Pigeons use it to
First, Chaplin Got Screwed. Then He Was F*cked. In June 1941 Charles Chaplin began dating aspiring actress Joan Barry, and their on again, off again relationship lasted until the fall of 1942.