Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Rabies

So far as awful ways to die go, being attacked by a rabid animal then dying a slow, painful death must rank near the top. And exactly that happens to 55,000 people every year. Here's how you (or your dog) can get rabies, what it does to your body as it kills you and what you can do to ensure neither of you gets it. » 3/19/15 6:24pm 3/19/15 6:24pm

Why Won't the MLB Use This $100, Injury-Preventing Bat?

For the most part, change in habits comes to sports in waves of inconvenience. You can usually convince players to buy into some radical new tactic if it yields results, but changes that risk sacrificing performance in the name of self-preservation are shut right out. And so it is that baseball players are rejecting a… » 7/08/13 4:53pm 7/08/13 4:53pm

Slow Motion X-Ray Footage Reveals the Secrets of Bat Wings

If you happen to see a bat flying around you in real life, it's easy to panic and not see much of anything but a vague blur as you cover your head and cower. But they're actually pretty graceful when you really look at them. And new slow motion, x-ray footage just goes to show it in even greater detail, all while… » 7/06/13 9:00pm 7/06/13 9:00pm

Slow-Motion Proof That Bats Are Way More Graceful Than You Thought

You don't think of a bat as being as graceful in the air as say an eagle or a hummingbird. After all, they look like mother nature just hacked some wings onto a rat. But thanks to the magic of high-speed photography, this bat's mid-flight dining is more graceful than a performance of The Nutcracker. » 5/07/13 8:39am 5/07/13 8:39am

Robot Bat Wings Give Us a Glimpse Of the Future Of Vampires

By all logic bats shouldn't be able to fly. They're basically rats with wings, yet somehow they manage to soar through the air, and researchers at Brown University have finally figured out how. But since they're not the easiest animals to work with, Kenneth Breuer and Sharon Swartz created this biologically accurate… » 2/22/13 9:17am 2/22/13 9:17am

Ed's TnT Dugout Review: The Classy Way to Carry Your Cannabis

Wily stoners know that when smoking in public, subtlety is key. Carrying your stash in a dime bag emblazoned with little weed leaves—not subtle. Instead, try the Tote 'n Toke dugout. It's inconspicuous, compact, and masks the scent of even the stickiest of ickies with the aromas of exotic hardwoods. » 9/07/12 4:20pm 9/07/12 4:20pm