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Woman Receives Snake She Did Not Order In The Mail

Woman Receives Snake She Did Not Order In The Mail

Joseph Erbentraut  10.15.2014
A Granite City, Illinois, woman got the surprisssssssse of a lifetime when she opened up a FedEx delivery and discovered a live baby python...
March of the Isotherms

March of the Isotherms

09. 4.2014
The changing climate is forcing species into tough choices: adapt at record speeds to warming temperatures, die off, or invade new territory....
Decapitated Snake Head Kills Chef. But How Is That Possible?

Decapitated Snake Head Kills Chef. But How Is That Possible?

Dominique Mosbergen  09. 3.2014
Can a venomous snake really inflict a lethal bite even after its head has been chopped off? That question has been in the air since late...
Somebody Apparently Tried To Return Snakes To The Library

Somebody Apparently Tried To Return Snakes To The Library

James Cave  06. 4.2014
You never know what you’re going to find in a Waikiki dumpster. Sometime last week, somebody tucked four bottles of wine containing dead...
Snake In A Locker Room!

Snake In A Locker Room!

Ed Mazza  05. 9.2014
Welcome to Texasssssssss. Thomas Robinson of the Portland Trail Blazers found a snake in his locker before Thursday's playoff game against...
Snakebite Study Yields Big Surprise About Australian Species

Snakebite Study Yields Big Surprise About Australian Species

Agata Blaszczak-Boxe  04.28.2014
Unlike most venomous snakes, which tend to bite people who are either handling them or who surprise them, the large Australian mulga snake...
8 Pets That May Actually Be Illegal In Your State

8 Pets That May Actually Be Illegal In Your State

Clarke Reilly  04. 9.2014
At some point in our lives, the majority of us have known the joys of caring for a beloved pet, whether it was an adorably loyal Labrador...
REVEALED: Deadly Reptile's Strange Survival Technique

REVEALED: Deadly Reptile's Strange Survival Technique

Joel N. Shurkin  03.28.2014
(Inside Science) -- Like most creatures, sea snakes need to hydrate from time to time, yet they live in a world of mostly undrinkable sea...
WATCH: Snake Study Reveals Surprising Skill

WATCH: Snake Study Reveals Surprising Skill

Sarah C. P. Williams  03.23.2014
Taking an invasive Burmese python (Python molurus bivittatus) out of the Everglades may be a lot easier than keeping it out. That’s because...
Travel Adventure: My Worst Nightmare, Attacked by a Giant Python

Travel Adventure: My Worst Nightmare, Attacked by a Giant Python

03.20.2014
As we scaled coral cliffs and peered down into a dark crevice, I queried our agile guide in flip-flops about what we would do in case of...
Snake Handling and the Gospel of Mark

Snake Handling and the Gospel of Mark

03. 3.2014
This strange early twentieth-century expression of religious faith is not widespread -- confined to a small number of churches in the southeastern...
7 Phobias You Probably Have (And Why)

7 Phobias You Probably Have (And Why)

02.11.2014
Many phobias--those irrational, excessive fears that send us into trembling pools of dread--are rooted in evolutionary history.
Too Much Internet News Can Drive You Crazy (or Why I Decided Putting a Microwave on the Toilet was a Good Idea)

Too Much Internet News Can Drive You Crazy (or Why I Decided Putting a Microwave on the Toilet was a Good Idea)

01.30.2014
I came to the realization I was reading too much internet news recently. I skimmed past Taylor Swift's latest romantic woes and the article...
Woman Finds Python In Secondhand S-s-s-s-sofa

Woman Finds Python In Secondhand S-s-s-s-sofa

01. 1.2014
Now here's a story guaranteed to make you squirm. A woman in Michigan recently got the surprise of her life when she discovered a large...