1,600 panda bears invade Hong Kong in terrifying cute overload

If you walk around Hong Kong and find this papier-mâché panda invasion don't worry. It's just a campaign to raise awareness about the dwindling panda population caused by human activity. Every single panda represents one of the individual left in the world. They may seem like a lot, but it's actually next to nothing. » 5/06/14 10:17pm 5/06/14 10:17pm

Panda Blood Might Contain a Secret Weapon For Battling Superbugs

Conservationists have long been working to prevent pandas from going extinct. And their efforts might now have a renewed focus as researchers from the Life Sciences College of Nanjing Agricultural University have discovered an antibody in panda blood that's extremely effective at killing fungus and bacteria. » 1/01/13 11:00am 1/01/13 11:00am

Rare Arctic Panda Seal Visits Seattle Woman's Dock

OK it's not really called a panda seal. But it should be! It's actually a ribbon seal, and it seems to have taken a wrong turn and paused for a nap on the dock of a Seattle-woman's riverside home. » 1/20/12 1:20pm 1/20/12 1:20pm

The Most (and Least) Amazing Things We Saw at CES Day One

Day one is winding down at CES, and we're already starting to see some trends emerge. Like, everyone seems to have the flu. And, wow, those are some big-ass TVs. But we've been picking up on a few themes that seem to be emerging after this first official day of CES. Here are the highlights, lowlights, and… » 1/10/12 11:14pm 1/10/12 11:14pm

Because Brian Barrett Is on Vacation

Known panda-hater, poll-loser, and Gizmodo senior editor Brian Barrett is out on vacation at the moment. So I'm free to post this sickeningly adorable photo of panda bears—wonderful, tenacious creatures—sleeping in a giant panda crib. Eat it, Brian. » 9/27/11 12:00pm 9/27/11 12:00pm

Should We Just Let Pandas Die Off Already?

Pandas. Zoos want them, other bears want to be them (maybe?). But are they really worth all the trouble? Let's fight about it: » 9/16/11 5:11pm 9/16/11 5:11pm

Zoo Animals Went Crazy Before the Earthquake Too

We already know that animals know an earthquake is coming before humans do. But it's still endlessly interesting to see how animals react (pre-act?) before it happens. For example, apes abandoned their food and climbed to the top of the tree-like structure » 8/24/11 2:20pm 8/24/11 2:20pm

People Get Paid to Track Down Panda Doo Doo in China

It's 2011 and that means it's time for something you have no idea about so i'll tell you: PANDA CENSUS. There are around 1500 Pandas alive these days, and the Chinese want to know exactly how many there are. So what do they do? Hire Panda trackers, of course. » 6/27/11 8:20pm 6/27/11 8:20pm

Tuttuki Box Is Like an LCD Truck Stop Bathroom For Your Finger

Insert your finger into the Tuttuki Bako (Tuttuki Box) and you probably won't feel much. Unless you look at the screen, you wouldn't know that you were clumsily stoking a tiny panda, a small, terrified man or even a woman's understandably unhappy face with an inappropriate-looking appendage. This lovely toy will… » 10/08/08 7:15am 10/08/08 7:15am

$75,000 Chair is Made of Pandas. PANDAS!

This Banquette Chair is as close as you're going to get to a chair made entirely out of Pandas unless you're David Bowie. It's a chair. It's made of stuffed pandas. It's $75,000. What more do you need to know? Create one for yourself after a trip to Ikea, a trip to Home Depot, and a trip to the carnival. [DVICE] » 4/15/08 7:10pm 4/15/08 7:10pm

Crane Adorable Humidifiers

Usually we resent product names that tell us how we should feel about them, but the fact that Crane's line of animal-shaped humidifiers are adorable is beyond disputing. We have a dog and also live with cats, so we'd probably end up with the two at left, but the elephant and panda are nice too. » 4/17/06 6:25pm 4/17/06 6:25pm