This four-legged Chinese chicken = the real face-hugger from Alien

Goodness, this is difficult to look at. Last week, a shopper in the Chinese city of Changsha bought this frozen chicken from the supermarket, only to discover that the skinless fowl possessed four delightfully mutated legs. According to a university professor consulted by the website China Buzz, the chicken is… » 3/23/12 10:25am 3/23/12 10:25am

These facehugger chopsticks go in your mouth

Remember those veiny xenomorph ice cube trays from Japanese design firm Kotobukiya? Well, they've stepped up their baffling/genius cinematic tie-in game with these marvelously phallic Alien chopsticks. For $10, you can shove the tails of some facehuggers or chestbursters into your gaping maw. Given how smugly those… » 1/12/12 1:20pm 1/12/12 1:20pm

Harvard University has invented a robot facehugger

Remember Ant-Roach, the inflatable robot that looked like the lovechild of a dildo and a wildebeest? Roboticists at Harvard have constructed an even weirder biomimetic balloon. This soft robot, which was developed by Harvard's Whiteside Research Group, takes its cues from pliable fauna like squid, starfish, and… » 11/29/11 7:40am 11/29/11 7:40am