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Drop it like it's hot

How to melt an aluminum slug (action heats up around the 2' mark) with a DIY induction heater (obl. wiki).
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Apr 4, 2014 - 38 comments

DETACHABLE PENIS

Sea slug sheds its penis after sex, scientists find. This happens all the time. It's detachable.
posted by ninjew on Feb 13, 2013 - 59 comments

Slugs: not as delicious as they seem!

NYTimes warns: Do not eat slugs! A 21-year old Australian man is seriously ill after ingesting two garden slugs on a dare. The causative organism is Angiostrongylus cantonensis which leads to eosinophilic meningitis. [more inside]
posted by genmonster on Dec 10, 2011 - 65 comments

snail attack

Snail attack | The Savage Colors of Naked, Toxic Sea Snails . Bonus link: giant slug eats flower. [more inside]
posted by nickyskye on Jun 26, 2011 - 24 comments

Comic Rock

The Ten Best Musician/Comic Artist Friendships
posted by Artw on Apr 12, 2011 - 31 comments

iHitch = web2.0 + hitchiking (possibly)

iHitch is to hitchhiking that CouchSurfing is to hotels. iHitch is just an idea, but key technologies (GPS phones, GPS in cars, Web2.0) are coming available in critical mass that could transform 'hitchhiking' into a mainstream, safe, reliable and cheap form of transportation. Some metro area carpool websites have already successfully started down this road.
posted by stbalbach on Aug 14, 2008 - 21 comments

Slugging to Work

In a few areas, like Washington, D.C. and the East Bay, lone motorists can pick up anonymous "slugs" to take advantage of carpool lanes. Ettiquete and rules have evolved to keep the peace between you and your anonymous carpooler.
posted by jaimev on May 22, 2008 - 36 comments

Beautiful pictures of toxic sea slugs

National Geographic has a really neat photo gallery of nudibranchs. These are very colorful, very cute sea slugs. Enjoy.
posted by phunniemee on May 18, 2008 - 43 comments

giant creepy things want to eat you

giant creepy things want to eat you
posted by MetaMonkey on Feb 4, 2007 - 37 comments

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