Weirdo Manta Shark Found Fossilised in Mexican Limestone

Weirdo Manta Shark Found Fossilised in Mexican Limestone

Paleontologists have announced the discovery of an extraordinary fossil shark in Mexico. They describe Aquilolamna milarcae, a Late Cretaceous shark that was wider than it was long, with an oddly slender pair of pectoral fins. This shark, far from a ferocious biter, may have survived by eating plankton.

Birth Control Apps Are Great If You Want to Get Pregnant

Birth Control Apps Are Great If You Want to Get Pregnant

Earlier this month, popular period-tracking app Clue announced it had received FDA clearance for a digital birth control feature in its app. Now, per a Verge report, Natural Cycles, the other FDA-cleared birth control app, is pissed because of how the FDA granted that clearance, sparking some beef between the…

Can the Laws of Physics Disprove God?

Can the Laws of Physics Disprove God?

I still believed in God (I am now an atheist) when I heard the following question at a seminar, first posed by Einstein, and was stunned by its elegance and depth: ‘If there is a God who created the entire universe and ALL of its laws of physics, does God…

6 Essential Creepshow Horror Stories From Season 1

6 Essential Creepshow Horror Stories From Season 1

Stacked with killer talent both in front of and behind the camera, Shudder’s hit series Creepshow — based on the horror anthology films from Stephen King and George A. Romero — returns soon for season two, with a third instalment on the way. Each episode contains two stories, so we’re…

Four Generations of Lemurs Have Refused to Hibernate, Until Now

Four Generations of Lemurs Have Refused to Hibernate, Until Now

Scientists at the Duke Lemur Centre in North Carolina say their fat-tailed dwarf lemurs went into hibernation for the first time ever in captivity last winter, mimicking the process their counterparts in the wild undergo regularly. By studying this process up close in our primate relative, the researchers also hope…

Save Up To $800 On Nikon Lenses Today

Save Up To $800 On Nikon Lenses Today

Whether you’re a budding photographer or a professional by trade, no one can resist a good camera lens sale. And this one from Nikon is no exception. Today, you can save anywhere from $193-$800 on a range of Nikon Nikkor Z camera lenses. Each camera lens promises crisp, clear images…

Kogan’s NBN 250, 1000 Plans Just Got Real Cheap

Kogan’s NBN 250, 1000 Plans Just Got Real Cheap

Last week, we covered Kogan cutting the price on all of its internet plans, including its NBN 250 and NBN 1000 packages, both of which come with unlimited data. Overall, the discounts weren’t enormous. However, Kogan has just announced that it’s further reducing the monthly price of its NBN 250 and…

The Best App-Controlled Sex Toys for Long Distance Lovers

The Best App-Controlled Sex Toys for Long Distance Lovers

Now, this is the kind of public service journalism I have aspired to my entire career. Because what can be more important than ensuring you, dear reader, are fully aware that sex toys that can be remotely controlled by smartphones actually exists and are good, real good.  Whether you’re single or…

The Epic DuckTales Finale Was, in Fact, a Duck Blur

The Epic DuckTales Finale Was, in Fact, a Duck Blur

The new DuckTales series is over, but it went out with a giant, epic finale that was wildly overstuffed, mostly satisfying, and contained one massive surprise that somehow wasn’t the reveal that Manny the Headless Man Horse With a Bust of Scrooge McDuck for His Head was actually Manny the…