Admire These Adorable Animals Carved From Fruits and Vegetables

British artist Alex Matthews carves absolutely delightful creatures from fruits and vegetables, like this potato-hippo (above) and this parsnip-giraffe "paraffe" (below)! » 1/01/15 4:00pm 1/01/15 4:00pm

Here's What You Would See If You Were Kicked By A Giraffe

A giraffe came across a wildlife photographer's camera and knocked it on its back, giving us an idea of what a giraffe hoof to the head would look like. » 4/10/14 9:00pm 4/10/14 9:00pm

About That Giraffe and the Dying Zoo Worker: Your Questions, Answered

By now you've probably seen news articles showing a giraffe in a Dutch zoo sharing a tender moment with a terminally ill zoo worker. Do the claims that this giraffe was kissing its human friend goodbye hold up to scientific scrutiny? Let me break it down for you. » 3/23/14 8:34pm 3/23/14 8:34pm

A sober call for scientific accountability

A recent post on pubmed has stirred my ire, and forced me to confront today's approach to science. No longer can we sit back, hiding behind computer models. It's time for experimentation. » 12/31/10 2:00pm 12/31/10 2:00pm

SNL's Alien Giraffes Will Send Us All To Hell

Saturday Night Live » 11/03/08 8:00am 11/03/08 8:00am has decided to teach us all a little bit about those majestic creatures called giraffes, with the help of the Staten Island Technical High School kids. Apparently giraffes are alien creatures who fly on the leathery wings of bats, drink gasoline, spit fire, will eat our brains and send us all to…