Biologist discovers new tick species inside his own nose

Usually, finding a tick up your nose wouldn't be a cause for celebration, but Tony Goldberg discovered a new species of arachnid inside his nasal passage—and found himself a new area of study. » 10/12/13 3:00pm 10/12/13 3:00pm

Not cool: when a tick latches onto your penis and you have sex anyway

Tick bites carry Lyme disease, tularemia, and a host of other scary diseases. They can even, in some instances, turn you into a vegetarian. Sometimes, though, a tick isn't scary because of the diseases it transmits when it bites you, but rather where it bites you. Your penis, for example. » 8/12/13 6:40am 8/12/13 6:40am

Bloated Tick + Hydrogen Peroxide = A Bloody Disgusting Eruption

From the department of experiments no one ever asked for, these folks decided to inject a blood-filled tick with hydrogen peroxide. The results are distinctly messy. » 6/01/13 8:00am 6/01/13 8:00am

The Tick That Can Make You a Vegetarian

If you love bacon, then you ought to be careful about getting a bite from a lone star tick — unlike other tick bites, which can spread diseases like Lyme disease, a lone star tick bite can actually make you allergic to red meat. » 2/07/13 8:20am 2/07/13 8:20am

The 10 Most Unnecessary Giant Monster Movies Of All Time

Not every scifi film can star a Brobdingnagian shark or lizard. Some movies must make due with giant livestock, vermin, and apes who aren't named King Kong. Here are 10 of the most superfluous creature features ever made. » 2/08/12 10:50am 2/08/12 10:50am

The most unnecessary giant monster movies of all time

Not every scifi film can star a Brobdingnagian shark or lizard. Some movies must make due with giant livestock, vermin, and apes who aren't named King Kong. Here are 10 of the most superfluous creature features ever made.


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