Amusing News Aliquots
Silly samplings from this week’s science news. Compiled by Bethany Halford and Lauren Wolf
Someone has actually clamped a frickin’ laser to the dorsal fin of a shark. Supervillains to take over Earth. [Wired Gadget Lab]
Smalleye pygmy shark groans in disgust. It already has a light-emitting belly and doesn’t need any frickin’ laser beam. [Christian Science Monitor]
Physics professor contemplates The Incredible Hulk’s energy requirements during his “getting angry” time, as well as whether he’d crack the pavement when jumping around NYC. [Wired Science Blogs]
From the “Questions You Never Wondered About” files: What does one use to test a toilet’s flushing power? [Annals of Improbable Research]
The obesity epidemic has escaped into the wild, with fat pigeons, fat rats, and “genuine fat asses.” [Slate]
Comments are closed.