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Believe it or don’t, turtles are horrifically well endowed...

Terrifying sex organs of male turtles
posted by Dim Siawns on Aug 9, 2014 - 50 comments

They are either adorable, or kinda terrifying.

Hairless Animals: some are born that way, some suffer from stress or alopecia. All look quite a bit different from their furry or feathered kin.
posted by quin on Jun 15, 2014 - 51 comments

The horrrific 2014 GM rolling sarcophagus deathtraps are here!

What do the words "safety," ''chaotic" and "problem" have in common? They're all on General Motors' list of banned words for employees who were documenting potential safety issues. The revelation of the 68-word list is one of the odder twists in GM's ongoing recall of 2.6 million older-model small cars for defective ignition switches. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver weighs in.
posted by Room 641-A on May 19, 2014 - 78 comments

i want my mommy

Deadly Asian giant hornets - aka Vespa mandarinia - kill at least 41 people in China. Hundreds more have been hospitalized by these 2+ inch beasts with a sting that packs a human-tissue dissolving neurotoxin. Survivor stories are terrifying. Think you are safe in the U.S. or Britain? Nope and nope. (via @BitterOldPunk)
posted by madamjujujive on Oct 3, 2013 - 130 comments

Canadian politely turns himself in for speeding

Randy George Scott turns himself in for riding through British Columbia at speeds in excess of 180 mph (300 km/h). [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Jul 26, 2012 - 66 comments

Terrifying French Children's books

There are some frightening looking children's books titles in English but, it seems nobody manages to bring them out like the French.
posted by rongorongo on Jun 1, 2012 - 48 comments

Baby swimming

Sure a baby has a swimming reflex but that doesn't mean watching them swim isn't absolutely terrifying.
posted by Foci for Analysis on Aug 27, 2011 - 63 comments

BEAR Robot Overview

BEAR Robot Overview. (SLYT).
posted by nathancaswell on Sep 3, 2010 - 14 comments

Terrifying!

Terrifying Nixon-era children's books Don't worry, comes pre-snarked. [more inside]
posted by emilyd22222 on Jun 5, 2010 - 61 comments

Gestalt: Director's Cut

The sublime fractal-based short film Gestalt (previously) has been re-rendered in high definition. Go forth and iterate.

Also, don't miss Fleischfilm's newer, and similarly unnerving Energie! - also in HD. In case you lose patience, it really starts to blow up around the minute mark. [more inside]
posted by BlackLeotardFront on Sep 1, 2009 - 24 comments

A Methodologically Sound Hot Or Not?

FaceStat, a new startup from crowdsourcing consultants at Delores Labs bills itself as "market research for the individual." You upload a photo of yourself, and "within a couple hours, you will have detailed statistics about how people feel about the picture you provide." Oh, and it's powered by creepers like you, using Amazon's Mechanical Turk (previously posted about here). [more inside]
posted by thisjax on May 7, 2008 - 37 comments

Frilled Shark Destroys Everything You Love

Today, in Japan, divers swam with a live frilled shark. Let the abject terror commence (embedded video). What does it eat? OTHER SHARKS.
posted by nathancaswell on Jan 24, 2007 - 39 comments

Aibos On Parade

Aibo-Life : a page for people who love their Aibos way too much. Linked is the media page with photo galleries, videos of tricks, and terrifying visions of expressionless robo-raves. (shades of the furby-bending chorus)
posted by BlackLeotardFront on Oct 26, 2005 - 7 comments

Terrifying Fish

Terrifying gallery of fish from the deep, DEEP seas.
posted by jonson on Mar 1, 2004 - 71 comments

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