It’s official! There’s a new member of the Fluxx family of card games: Zombie Fluxx. Via The Wunderland Weekly News for 4/26/7: “Yes, it’s Fluxx… with Zombies! The newest Fluxx features a new type of card: The Creeper. It’s like a Keeper you don’t want but must play anyway, and it usually stops you from… Continue reading Zombie Fluxx
This is apparently not an April Fool, but a real story via the Daily Mail: “The feline, which has a purple collar, gets onto the busy Walsall to Wolverhampton bus at the same stop most mornings – he then jumps off at the next stop 400m down the road, near a fish and chip shop.”… Continue reading Maybe the cat will save us from the octopus
Via Fark, “The Sun Online – News: Giant owl attacks drinkers” A GIANT owl that devours foxes and small deer is terrorising shoppers and drinkers in a town centre. It launches itself off high roofs and swoops on passers-by with talons outstretched. Late-night shoppers and revellers even take taxis to avoid falling â€œpreyâ€ to the… Continue reading Hide the dynamite!
“In theory, to adjust their reproduction to the season’s food supply, squirrels would have to know in advance of the amount of seeds that would be produced. Apparently, they do.” I think the squirrels are being tipped off by the Octopi, evil alien intelligences behind the Goat-Squirrel-Mollusk conspiracy. Just another sign of the coming end… Continue reading Squ-oracles
Terrorist Squirrel Causes Chaos in Colorado – Wonkette I can’t quite understand why so much attention is being paid to the Democratic takeover. It’s the squirrels, I tell you! The squirrels are not what they seem. This could be the sign they have finally decided to take control away from us and consign the human… Continue reading And, so it begins …
Via The Sun Online – News: Chunky gibbon was 10ft : “FOSSILS have been found that prove this 10ft tall ape once lived alongside early humans.”
… but you should. Beware the squirrels. I mean it this time. “The findings, published recently in the journal Animal Behavior, present some of the most detailed information to date on squirrel vocalizations, which the researchers now believe constitute a complex language that is unique to the animals.” At http://dsc.discovery.com/news/briefs/20051107/squirrelspeak_ani.html
Invasion of the Bodysnatchers … for real In an act straight out of “Invasion of the Bodysnatchers,” a marine microbe has been caught red-handed merging with green algae on a Japanese beach. By engulfing a single cell of algae, the single-celled Hatena microbe is able to remake itself from a sleek, colorless predator into a… Continue reading I may never swim again … in Japan.
Deadly Ecosystem … In Your Pillow… | The Huffington Post I may never sleep again.
What could possibly go wrong? “Scientists have made from scratch the Spanish flu virus that killed as many as 50 million people in 1918, the first time an infectious agent behind a historic pandemic has ever been reconstructed.” via CNN and as a bonus, dead alligator burst from a python stomach … ewe! “A meeting… Continue reading Not quite the recipe I was hoping for …