The power and perfection of a crocodile in one slow-motion jump

It's hard to believe how effortlessly and elegantly this crocodile goes out of the water. It looks like he's actually swimming vertically into the air, as if he weren't aware of the laws of physics and the differences of density between liquid and gas. Impressive animal (that freaks the hell out of me.) » 5/10/14 5:22am 5/10/14 5:22am

Extremely rare image shows bee and butterfly drinking crocodile tears

This image is so weird and rare that you may think it's a bizarre photoshop. It's not—it was taken by aquatic ecologist Carlos de la Rosa, who says it's a extremely rare and unique photo. The butterfly and the bee drank the tears from a Caiman crocodilus for 15 minutes. There's video too: » 5/05/14 1:04am 5/05/14 1:04am

5 Creatures That Have Evolved Into Badass Biological Machines

The natural world might be awe-inspiring, but that’s not to say that it doesn’t share similarities with the technological world that we inhabit. In fact, as biologists have come to look at creatures in closer detail, they've discovered that some of them have been using basics of engineering—that we now take for… » 10/07/13 12:00pm 10/07/13 12:00pm

Triangle Keys May Be Ideal for LCD Keyboards But Look Vaguely Klingon

A Brit named David Baker wants you to believe that his Crocodile Keyboard concept—for which he's submitted a patent application—is the best way for big fat fingers to type on LCDs, because there's more dead space to absorb accidental taps. Good idea, secret Trek shoutout or both? [Register] » 6/02/09 4:40pm 6/02/09 4:40pm

$6100 Croc-Skinned Tag Heuer Meridiist Phone: Nothing But a Pretty Face

Watchmaker Tag Heuer today announced its Vertu wannabe, the Meridiist. Like others in its class, its high price doesn't seem to justify the goods, unless you count a choice of crocodile, leather or rubber, a sapphire crystal main screen and a famous name. The specs are almost entirely unimpressive: 1.9" QVGA main… » 4/08/08 1:20pm 4/08/08 1:20pm