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by groomporter
Sun May 29, 2011 1:46 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: 3' "Shrimp" Discovered Dominated Prehistoric Seas
Replies: 0
Views: 661

3' "Shrimp" Discovered Dominated Prehistoric Seas

"It would have made enough scampi to feed an army for a month."
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news ... ocaridids/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by groomporter
Fri May 20, 2011 12:31 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Alien heat ray caused Japanese earth quake
Replies: 0
Views: 1095

Alien heat ray caused Japanese earth quake

Atmosphere Above Japan Heated Rapidly Before M9 Earthquake
Infrared emissions above the epicenter increased dramatically in the days before the devastating earthquake in Japan, say scientists.
http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/arxiv/26773/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by groomporter
Sat May 07, 2011 2:32 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Swedish insect shoots larvae into victims' eyes
Replies: 1
Views: 745

Swedish insect shoots larvae into victims' eyes

A bumble bee-resembling fly hovering in front of your face could be an elk bot fly preparing to shoot larvae into your eyes.

Eeww
http://www.thelocal.se/33578/20110504/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by groomporter
Wed Apr 27, 2011 6:19 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Fire Ant Raft
Replies: 1
Views: 697

Fire Ant Raft

Fire Ant Raft: Insects Link To Form Living, Unsinkable Boat
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/04/2 ... 53872.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I'm hoping the zombies, the Mongolian death worms and the clowns don't learn this trick.
by groomporter
Tue Apr 26, 2011 6:57 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: SCIENTIST CREATES QUEEN FLIES w/ ROYAL JELLY
Replies: 3
Views: 776

Re: SCIENTIST CREATES QUEEN FLIES w/ ROYAL JELLY

I'm trying to remember a movie with a similar plot to "Wasp Woman." It starts out in South America or Africa and some whites witness a ritual were a young man is killed by hitting some gland in the base of his skull with a special ring, some fluid harvested is use to bring youth to the female leader...
by groomporter
Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: SCIENTIST CREATES QUEEN FLIES w/ ROYAL JELLY
Replies: 3
Views: 776

SCIENTIST CREATES QUEEN FLIES w/ ROYAL JELLY

SCIENTIST CREATES QUEEN FLIES AFTER DISCOVERING ROYAL JELLY PROTEIN Masaki Kamakura, a biotechnology researcher in Japan, has identified the protein in royal jelly that turns female worker bees into queen bees, which are larger in size, more fertile, and live longer. So, like anyone else would do up...
by groomporter
Fri Apr 15, 2011 3:24 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Super creepy spider-filled trees in Pakistan.
Replies: 6
Views: 1548

Re: Super creepy spider-filled trees in Pakistan.

There have been a some similar spider colonies reported here in the US. They all seem to be near water
http://www.rentokil.com/blog/giant-spid ... king-over/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by groomporter
Thu Apr 07, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: dug up corpse and made it into curry
Replies: 3
Views: 981

dug up corpse and made it into curry

Police in Pakistan have arrested two men for allegedly digging up a newly buried corpse and eating its flesh in a curry... A senior police officer, Malik Abdul Rehman, told the Guardian the brothers had been eating corpses for at least a year, but some local media reports alleged that they had been...
by groomporter
Sat Apr 02, 2011 7:51 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: You thought ducks were evil/no one talks about the otters
Replies: 14
Views: 3286

Re: You thought ducks were evil/no one talks about the otter

"A mating behavior that negates the benefit of mating? Evolution would be absolutely intolerant of that." -Only if there's not enough total young being born to counter the effect. As long as the births outnumber the mating deaths in sufficient numbers they can survive as a whole. But the fact that s...
by groomporter
Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:59 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: You thought ducks were evil/no one talks about the otters
Replies: 14
Views: 3286

Re: You thought ducks were evil/no one talks about the otter

What we actually do see, such a huge surplus of males that they have to congregate in enforced loser zones and get so desperately horny that will rape random animals and/or accidentally kill the female they are trying to impregnate (epic fail!), makes no evolutionary sense whatsoever. . The problem...
by groomporter
Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:08 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: New Zombie-Ant Fungi Found
Replies: 5
Views: 1552

Re: New Zombie-Ant Fungi Found

Reminds me of the X-files episode "Firewalker"
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firewalker_(The_X-Files" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;)
by groomporter
Sat Mar 05, 2011 4:04 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Potential spider infestation leads to recall of Mazdas
Replies: 0
Views: 618

Potential spider infestation leads to recall of Mazdas

Spider infestation leads to recall of 65,000 Mazdas
http://content.usatoday.com/communities ... a6-mazda/1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by groomporter
Tue Mar 01, 2011 12:52 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: That's some squid ink!
Replies: 4
Views: 1001

Re: That's some squid ink!

As my mother-in-law said to my sister-in-law after her first tat "at least it will make it easy to identify the body..."

Great art in any case.
by groomporter
Thu Feb 24, 2011 4:19 am
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7707
Views: 1191094

Re: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)

Twit fict for robotics geeks

For his "first time," Jimmy's exploration of an automated brothel left him unable to function in the "uncanny valley."
by groomporter
Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:55 pm
Forum: Twit-Fic!
Topic: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)
Replies: 7707
Views: 1191094

Re: Post your Twitfic Twabbles Here! (General Content)

When they told Jessica she would be treated just like a princess they didn't tell her that they meant Anastasia Romanov.
by groomporter
Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:47 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Getting high from snakebites
Replies: 9
Views: 1206

Re: Getting high from snakebites

Geh. I'll stick with Guinness thank you!
by groomporter
Wed Feb 16, 2011 2:24 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Getting high from snakebites
Replies: 9
Views: 1206

Re: Getting high from snakebites

Mikes wrote: Although I do sea Ireland is snake-free. Looks like ST Patrick earned his keep.
A little something on that
http://lists.topica.com/lists/celtic_hi ... d&start=53" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by groomporter
Tue Feb 15, 2011 2:21 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Getting high from snakebites
Replies: 9
Views: 1206

Re: Getting high from snakebites

I think I'll stick with gin
by groomporter
Sun Feb 13, 2011 6:02 pm
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Getting high from snakebites
Replies: 9
Views: 1206

Getting high from snakebites

http://mindhacks.com/2011/02/10/getting ... nakebites/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by groomporter
Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:54 am
Forum: Drabblenews
Topic: Council suggests using crematorium to heat pool
Replies: 3
Views: 827

Council suggests using crematorium to heat pool

A council has proposed that heat generated by a crematorium be used to heat a swimming pool and leisure centre, in an effort to reduce carbon emissions and save money.
http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/3 ... z1Da8Z4NpB" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;