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Maratus elephans: The peacock spider with an elephant on its butt

A newly described peacock spider is named for the elephant face on its abdomen -- and has an unusual way of dancing.

By March 22, 2015

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Awww: A whole subreddit filled with baby-elephant GIFs

It's Friday, which means we've all made it through another long week. Celebrate in the best way possible by checking out this subreddit dedicated to GIFs of baby elephants.

By October 24, 2014

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Salvador Dali's elephants get the steampunk Lego treatment

Surreality rules in a Lego artist's interpretation of the skinny-legged beasts from Salvador Dali's famous painting "The Elephants."

By March 21, 2014

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Welcome to Australia, where even the rain is spiders

A phenomenon known as spider ballooning has covered a regional Australian city in silky "Angel Hair" webbing.

By May 18, 2015

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Drones help prevent rhino, elephant poaching

Unmanned aerial vehicles trackked rhinos and elephants and could help save some herds from being killed by poachers.

By February 14, 2014

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Feel good with this bizarre David Lynch coffee commercial

"Eraserhead" on espresso? Watch this avant-garde commercial directed by David Lynch's daughter Jennifer to promote his unique coffee brand.

By May 22, 2015

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Mutant super-spiders weave webs stronger than bulletproof material

A team of Italian scientists turns ordinary spiders into super-spiders that can produce a web with fibers stronger than Kevlar. Hopefully the finding will also lead to a better Spider-Man movie.

By May 9, 2015

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Living woolly mammoths could roam the tundra again soon

Scientists have sequenced a nearly complete woolly mammoth genome, which should bolster efforts to resurrect the Stone Age zoological rock star.

By April 24, 2015

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Spring cleaning: Going digital with your wallet

The days of carrying around countless cards and pieces of paper in a less-than-secure wallet are numbered. Go digital with your wallet.

By April 8, 2015

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New shape-shifting 'punk' frog knows how to blend in

A frog found in the cloud forest of Ecuador has a neat trick -- it can change the texture of its skin, and it's the first vertebrate known to do so.

By March 24, 2015