The world's largest gathering of snakes looks like a slithering sea

Imagine your worst nightmare. And then imagine your living room filled with thousands and thousands and thousands of snakes. That's what it's like at the Narcisse Snake Dens in Manitoba, Canada. It's the largest concentration of snakes in the world. It basically looks like an ocean of snakes. » 6/26/14 9:00pm 6/26/14 9:00pm

Oh Great, Surgeons Want To Shove These Robot Snakes Down Our Throats

In addition to completely freaking us out, it turns out that the robotic snakes being developed at universities like Carnegie Mellonsome serve some practical purposes as well. A company called Medrobotics Corporation will soon begin marketing robot snake-assisted surgical device designed to crawl down a patient's… » 4/04/14 6:00pm 4/04/14 6:00pm

How to Make Your Own Anti-Venom without Poisoning a Horse

The Iocane Powder trick really does work! As this slick educational short from the SciShow explains, you've got two choices when it comes to treating deadly, deadly snake bites: you can either hopefully make it to a hospital in time to counter the toxins with dozens of expensive vials of delicate anti-venom, or you… » 5/17/13 7:00pm 5/17/13 7:00pm

No No No. That Creepy Robot Snake Strangles on Contact Now

We've been following the development of Carnegie Mellon's robotic snake for some time now. And as much as it's a brilliant piece of technology, it's also downright scary how realistically it can slither across the ground or up a tree. But it turns out that's no where near as unsettling as its latest trick. » 3/21/13 12:20pm 3/21/13 12:20pm

Guam's Solving Its Snake Problem With a Horrifying Rain of Poisoned…

Guam has a problem with brown tree snakes. Specifically, it has two million brown tree snakes, and they're slowly decimating other native species. So scientists have come up with a solution, the only logical one really: fill a bunch of dead mice with painkillers, give each corpse a tiny parachute, and throw them all… » 2/22/13 5:20pm 2/22/13 5:20pm

Snakes on a Plane Forced a Plane to Make an Emergency Landing

Sometimes you have just had it with those motherfucking snakes on a motherfucking plane. Samuel L. Jackson knows this all too well. And now, ninety passengers aboard an Egypt Air flight from Cairo to Kuwait know too. An Egyptian Cobra bit a man and started slithering under the seats of an airplane forcing the pilot to… » 12/05/12 1:00am 12/05/12 1:00am

This 26 Pound 36,000 Calorie Gummy Python Will Probably Still Kill You

Ironically, dying at the hands of a real python would probably be less agonizing than the prolonged torture of consuming this eight foot long, 26 pound, 36,720 calorie gummy snake. You can grab one in Blue Raspberry/Green Apple or Red Cherry/Blue Raspberry for $150; just make sure your last will and testament is… » 11/07/12 5:40pm 11/07/12 5:40pm