You can survive the end of the world in these doomsday timeshares

A company called Terra Vivos is building underground timeshare communities "built to withstand a 50-megaton nuclear blast 10 miles away, 450mph winds, a magnitude-10 earthquake, 10 days of 1,250°F surface fires, and three weeks beneath any flood." Asteroids, nuclear war or angels with trumpets—you'll survive them all… » 9/16/13 5:18pm 9/16/13 5:18pm

12 Real Animals We Can't Believe Aren't Pokémon

Those who question the theory of evolution generally do it on religious grounds. But there's a non-faith-related reason to question evolution. A lot of animals are too absurd to have been shaped by any kind of natural selection process. Here's our working alternate explanation: these animals were designed by tired … » 2/08/13 10:00am 2/08/13 10:00am

Woman nearly dies from allergic reaction to sexually-transmitted brazil…

Beware nut allergists! If you pick up people in high-class bars that have real mixed nuts, be sure to use protection! Doctors have documented a case of a 20-year-old woman whose nut allergy was triggered after her partner had eaten the nuts just before they had been intimate - making the Brazil nut the world's only… » 10/07/11 12:30pm 10/07/11 12:30pm

10 Most Bizarre Animal Mating Behaviors

As a group, animals are disgusting. It's really a shame we're one of them. But while we only display mating behavior on specially requested internet videos or unused sections of libraries, they have sex in front of biologists. The biologists, of course, can't keep their mouths shut and tattle all the animals' dirty… » 3/04/11 10:00am 3/04/11 10:00am

Could a pigeon be the next great art critic?

Are humans the only animals that can appreciate beauty? Stories about painting elephants and chimps have convinced some that we are not the only species with a developed sense of the aesthetic. But doubts remain regarding whether these animals are truly creating art or simply trained performers. A Japanese scientist… » 2/18/11 1:22pm 2/18/11 1:22pm

In Death Valley, the rocks move when no one's looking

Unforgiving sun, punishingly hot days, freezing nights, no water, and a name like Death Valley keep people away from this ultra-dry section of California. Those who do venture there notice that sometimes, in some places, rocks just move. They don't do it a lot, and they never do it when anyone is watching. Make no… » 2/18/11 8:30am 2/18/11 8:30am