Amusing News Aliquots

Credit: Guardian

Credit: Guardian

No, I’m not feeling you up with my eyes, I’m looking at the ad on your leg! Thighs: the final advertising frontier. [Guardian] Mad scientists at it again. This time they’ve made—gasp—durian wine. [The Daily Meal] Invisibility cloaks are finally here (sort of). Put the patch on, and mosquitoes have no idea you’re there. [iO9] Bummer for nanotech coating enthusiasts - NeverWet turns out to be a dud. [Slate] Hippos can do a “bellow wave” down a river at 120 mph. Humans can do a stadium wave at about 27 mph. Honeybees take the cake, though--watch them do a spiraling shimmer wave when hornets approach. [NPR] It’s the Fish & Wildlife Service’s job to protect owls. That’s why it’s recommending that owls be killed. [Nature World News] Black bear sneaks into the back of a Rocky Mountain bar. Bear’s Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor is … bear-y disappointed [with video!]. [Fox31 Denver] Man arrested for dropping skunk off in a public restroom. But how else was the animal supposed to get to its job as a bathroom attendant?? [WYMT TV] Humans hunted WHAT to extinction? CNN newsman makes a hilarious blooper. [YouTube via BoingBoing]

Author: Bethany Halford

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