Amusing News Aliquots

Silly samplings from this week's science news, compiled by Sophia Cai, Bethany Halford, and Jeff Huber.
"Loch Ness Imposter" by Ross Zietz

"Loch Ness Imposter" by Ross Zietz

A new theory posits that the Loch Ness Monster is really just Scotland’s Great Glen Fault. But if you ask the Newscripts gang, that claim sounds a little … faulty. Wait! Where are you going? Come back! [Yahoo! News] Buttercup the amputee duck gets a shiny new, 3-D printed foot (with video). [iO9] Consumption of toxic cane toads is killing off a large number of Australian dwarf crocodiles. “Eating toads?!” exclaimed the French populace. “That’s disgusting. Everyone knows that frogs are where it’s at.” [Australian Broadcasting Corp.] Pinch those baby cheeks, squeeze that puppy. You can’t help it, so why try? [Scientific American] Sharks generate their own electricity, leaving open the possibility for shark cyberattacks. [Physics Central] Be the envy of well-dressed geeks everywhere with the playable Tetris tie. [Topless Robot] Or, if you’re going to barbeque this July 4, why not use a pair of narwhal skewers? Want! [Sly Oyster] Dopamine: love, lust, addiction, and so much more. [Slate] Butler University’s bulldog mascot trains for upcoming athletic events in a video montage. Attorneys for the movie “Rocky” prep their copyright infringement case. [For The Win]

Author: Bethany Halford

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  1. I’m waiting for Cthulhu’s statement on what’s in Loch Ness.