10 striking geographical locales abandoned by humans (and reclaimed by …

To paraphrase everyone's favorite chaos theorist from Jurassic Park, "Life finds a way." Indeed, that old chestnut is applicable to the following ten destinations, where animals have found a home in areas humans once tread. Remember, if you want to keep poachers out of your nature preserve, surround it with land mines. » 9/28/11 10:00am 9/28/11 10:00am

The weirdest (and most disturbing) giant rabbits in speculative fiction

Fossils of giant Mediterranean rabbits were recently discovered by paleontologists. In honor of the extinct Nuralagus rex, we present to you a round-up of some of the strangest, most frightening cottontails to thankfully never grace our reality. » 3/27/11 6:55pm 3/27/11 6:55pm

Giant bunnies reigned over the Mediterranean island of Minorca 3…

If you suddenly found yourself on the Balearic island of Minorca three-to-five million years ago, you'd likely encounter Nuralagus rex, a 26-pound, short-eared rabbit that's six times larger than today's European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus ). » 3/21/11 5:49pm 3/21/11 5:49pm