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 5:22am5/10/14 5:22am


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 12:00pm10/07/13 12:00pm

$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 1:20pm4/08/08 1:20pm