Ancient Car-Sized Turtles Hung Out with Titanoboas

Scientists recently discovered a fossilized turtle so big, its shell could be mistaken for a boat. If you were to stand it up, is 5 foot 7 inches, just shorter than the average American male. That's just the shell. Its skull is about the size of a football and was equipped with massive jaws that allowed it to eat… » 5/17/12 8:20pm 5/17/12 8:20pm

Three-Story Tall Crocodiles Once Swallowed Human Beings

I have an irrational fear, wait scratch that, I have a completely rational fear of alligators and crocodiles. They're scaly dinosaurs that chomp with the power of two thousand warlords and were put on this Earth to kill us. And they were even worse two to four million years ago because they were three stories tall. » 5/17/12 5:40pm 5/17/12 5:40pm

Best Ancient Gadgets According to Gadget Lab

This week's retromodo installation kicks old-skool ass, and it is not because we have found a follow up the Death Ray Machine, or found the father of the first cupholder, oh no. It is mainly because we have left the hard work up to the guys at Wired, and they really have out done themselves. They were not settling for… » 2/03/08 7:00pm 2/03/08 7:00pm