This giant wasp may use these horrific jaws for sex

Behold a creature whose bedroom play may be straight out of the most mind-warping Brueghel painting. Meet a male Megalara garuda, which belongs to both a newly identified species and genus of Indonesian digger wasp. » 3/23/12 2:05pm 3/23/12 2:05pm

And now, two mimic octopuses making sweet, sweet love

We love ourselves some mimic octopodes, and they certainly love each other. In fact, here are two Indonesian mimic octopodes engaged in the delicate art of making genetic knock-offs of themselves. Such choreography! This is some tentacle porn we have no compunction posting without the NSFW tag. » 12/11/11 2:00pm 12/11/11 2:00pm

Triffid chic: Indonesian bikers wear potted plants as helmets

To call attention to the environmental toll of fossil fuel consumption, a group of motorbikers/performance artists in Yogyakarta, Indonesia strapped weighty shrubbery to their heads and tooled around town. This is a smashing look for the incognito Hell's Angel looking to masquerade as office foliage. Explains the » 12/06/11 7:35am 12/06/11 7:35am

In Indonesia, lying on train tracks is a folk remedy

In Indonesia, ill people are searching for a New Age cure that transcends crystals and healing magnets — they're cozying up to train tracks, soaking in its curative aura. Thankfully, this therapy doesn't require the practitioner to get hit by a train. Rather, one lies on the railroad tracks and absorbs the rails'… » 8/08/11 2:25pm 8/08/11 2:25pm

Funky Indonesian Supergirl film is also a rip-off of Spider-Woman

Soraya Intercine's TV program Supergirl not only cribs a name from DC's lady Kryptonian — this Indonesian show also takes some serious fashion cues from Marvel's Spider-Woman. Frankly, I love these bootleg heroes. She can start a superteam with the Indian Incredible Hulk, the Bangladeshi Hulk, and every Turkish… » 2/13/11 4:10pm 2/13/11 4:10pm

Tooth of ancient "hobbit" people could reveal their mysterious origins

The recent discovery of one-meter-tall "hobbit" skeletons in Indonesia is one of the most shocking finds in the history of paleontology. Now there's hope that DNA extracted from a preserved tooth might unlock the secrets of these hobbits. » 1/06/11 11:16am 1/06/11 11:16am

Jakarta's Coastline Is Becoming A Sailor-Themed Space Station

If you're going to live by the sea, you should live like a high-rolling sailor with a penchant for fancy futuristic architecture. That's the idea behind the aerodynamically-shaped hotel, 10 apartment towers, and 2.4-hectare "Aqua Park" that will comprise Regatta, the new lux complex on the Java Sea coast in Jakarta,… » 2/14/08 4:00pm 2/14/08 4:00pm