We bet Jennifer Lopez is equal parts flattered and confused after scientists named a new species after her.
The weird part? The species was a water mite!
That's right, A BUG!!
The thing is, the water mite was found in Puerto Rico and not only does J. Lo have Puerto Rican roots, her music kept the scientists pumped while they worked! Also, she's smokin' hot!
A biologist involved in the discovery of the new species said:
Science never ceases to amaze us!
Since forever, people have been trying to find the cure for cancer, and the answer may have been under Kristen Bell’s nose the entire time!
Apparently sloths’ hair is cracked, not smooth, which allows for anywhere up to 85 different kinds of
Margaret Howe Lovatt was an animal researcher caught up in the weirdness of the 1960's.
The weirdness we speak of is the Nasa-funded experiment on the U.S. Virgin Islands where Margaret tried to teach a dolphin named Peter to speak English.
Margaret lived with Peter the dolphin in a normal, domestic home… that just happened to be filled with knee-deep water!
She and Peter lived together and their friendship pretty quickly blossomed into something more…
This is so crazy!!
A baby goat was born in Croatia this week, confusing the hell out of one farmer.
Zoran Paparic never could've been prepared for this: his goat Sarka gave birth to a baby goat… with 8 legs!!
It's a spider-goat! Though they've nicknamed him "octogoat" because it's less terrifying we guess.
This is pretty scary. Radiation from the 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan has spread throughout our oceans.
Even though the nuclear power plant disaster was years ago, there are still irradiated fish swimming around. Some of those fish are delicious tuna, and some of those tasty fishies are being caught off the coast of Oregon!
A study of the fish, led by Oregon State University, looked at 26 Pacific albacore tuna caught between
When a bone is badly fractured or broken, it often requires surgery.
That surgery sometimes involves putting metal plates and steel screws into a person's body. Putting metal into your body to help you heal sounds like a futuristic concept… to those living in the past!
The future is coming quickly, and it's not metal screws… it's silk screws! Made by friendly
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Anzu wyliei is his name, and being a giant chicken-looking, velociraptor hybrid is his game.
Matt Lamanna and several fellow paleontologist buddies recently unveiled the new creature! The dinosaur is basically an ostrich/raptor that weighed around 600-pounds.
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