If you saw last Friday’s episode of The Vampire Diaries, then you already know what I’m talking about. Everybody else, prepare to smack your head and say, “Oh no, fuck. Really? FUCK NO, Vampire Diaries. Just... fuck.” Spoilers ahead!
A bite to the neck and a clean getaway—that’s what a vampire needs. A group of physics students from the University of Leicester calculated exactly how long a vampire would need to accomplish those two things: about 6.4 minutes. They published their findings in the university’s Journal of Physics Special Topics.
This unassuming bird manages to form cooperative social groups in a bleak environment–but there is one small catch.
Vampire bats are the only vertebrates that feed on the blood of other mammals. But the ability to do so may be buried across the tree of life, according to a new study which pinpoints the underlying genetic origins of traits that make a good vampire.
This is a male musk deer, knowing for growing fangs during the breeding season. A recent survey by the Wildlife Conservation Society confirmed that Kashmir musk deer, one of seven related Asian species, still live in Afghanistan's Nuristan Province, some 60 years after its last recorded sighting.
If you prefer your houses large, drafty, and associated with vampire lore, then now's your chance to bid for Bran Castle. The castle isn't technically up for sale, the owners insist, but they're willing to entertain offers from the "right" people. Buyer beware though—this isn't the only castle purporting to be…
The internet has been beating us over the head with the fact it's Halloween today, and that means lots of fake blood. But the real stuff coursing through your veins can be scary all on its own. Here are some of the weirdest and wildest things going on in the world of blood.
He's been a cranky chaos theorist, an abusive godfather, and repelled an alien invasion to save the entire planet. But one role you probably don't know about? A creepy, tween-seducing vampire in a Steven Spielberg-helmed Goosebumps computer game. Yeah. Yeah.
Somewhere in between wooden stakes and Blade's katanas, the art of vampire hunting reached its apex with this ivory kit. Particularly its spring-loaded pistol that was also a dagger. And also also a gun. Buffy, eat your heart out.
There are plenty of ways an iPhone game can set itself apart: its game play, its visual style, its voice, et cetera. Helsing's Fire, a genuinely hilarious Gothic puzzler, manages to set itself apart several times over.
Vampires don't have reflections, so how would they get a sexy clean shave? This guy has the answer—if you assume that bloodsuckers actually show up on video. [There I Fixed It]
Jack pointed out the lameness and creepiness of the Blood Energy Potion, but it gets lamer and creepier. The makers are touting it as being the best way to deal with your imagined vampirism while drinking faux blood.
This vampire shit has gone too far. I mean really, can we just drop the act and start drinking real human blood already?
If Buffy, Twilight, Trueblood and the collective Anne Rice novels have taught us anything, it's that women dig vampires. To exploit the phenomenon, stay out of the sun and buy this couch.
Sold at an auction for $14,850, this 100% authentic vampire kit made circa 1800 is an absolute steal, specially compared to this $12,000 kit which is from a later date and has fewer apparatus. I mean, can you really put a price to the ability to battle vampires like Kiefer Sutherland, Dick Cheney and Bono? I say no.…