Deep Sea Fauna with Googly Eyes

Today's science website of note: Deep Sea Fauna... With Googly Eyes – a single-subject tumblr that takes weird-looking critters from the ocean deep and grants them +2 Charisma by equipping them with a pair (or more) of plastic eyeballs. It's... surprisingly effective. » 4/09/13 7:00am 4/09/13 7:00am

Where on Earth do these extraterrestrial toadstool trees grow?

The Socotra archipelago is an isolated island chain in the Indian Ocean. One-third of the flora on Socotra grows nowhere else on the planet, including these curious dragon's blood trees (Dracaena cinnabari). » 10/13/10 11:35am 10/13/10 11:35am