Browsing: Animals

The world is filled with dangerous animals, capable of easily inflicting any number of horrible injuries upon you or the ones you love (such as your iPhone.) However, certain animals are consistently left out of the OH GOD RUN THIS THING WILL EAT YOU discussion. This can be dangerous, because everyone knows to be wary…

So you’ve probably heard that birds are distant relatives of dinosaurs  like the Tyrannosaurus rex and the Velociraptor.  You also probably heard about that time Kirk Cameron tried to debunk evolution by badly Photoshopping an crocodile’s head to a duck’s body, much to the amusement of the scientific community as well as the Internet.  But…

Curious about what the freaking hell that thing pictured is? Well it’ s a spunky little guy called a black swallower, or Chiasmodon niger (careful how you say that out loud) if you’re into knowing the scientific names of things that exist solely in your nightmares. The huge, painfully bloated area you can see directly…

Americans love their meat, like a whole hell of a lot. But only certain kinds of meat; when news broke that the Department of Agriculture was to approve a horse meat processing plant, people got upset. Yes, slaughterhouse conditions for other common livestock is horrendous, and horses are “companion animals,” but it’s not uncommon for…

The fear of spiders is one of the most common fears amongst humans. Some say it’s because spiders are among the least human-looking animals on Earth, while others say it’s because those of our ancestors who were afraid of spiders were more likely to survive, and the fear is inbuilt in our genetics. Still others…

Let’s get one thing clear before we begin: at the risk of sounding controversial, TopTenz does not endorse drug abuse. It will ruin your life, and you should be doing more productive things with your time anyway, like reading TopTenz lists. That being said, animals that do drugs are hilarious. Some animals do them for…

Everyone is familiar with those shows where animal control is called to take home dangerous animals, such as alligators or bats. Depending on where you live, that sort of thing may be perfectly normal to you. But these stories are examples of animals that were arrested by the actual police, actually being detained in prison.…

The Florida Everglades have gained a lot of notoriety over the years as an escaped exotic pet haven, as illustrated by problems like the massive Burmese Python. Unfortunately for Florida residents, giant snakes aren’t the only foreign creatures being set loose around their fair state, and many are even more dangerous. Such as … 10.…

Bed bugs are currently the plague of the western world. They have spread everywhere and proved extremely difficult to eradicate, and nigh impossible to control. They are possibly  the most terrifying insect in the world, and here’s why: the most disturbing facts about bed bugs: 10. Keeping Your House Clean Does Not Protect You When…

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