This video promises "60 epic facts that show why the world is awesome" – and while it's presented by a veritable who's-who of geeky YouTube channel hosts, we'd be lying if we told you we weren't pretty skeptical at the outset. Seven minutes and thirty seconds later, we have to admit: that was pretty epic.
We've always thought aye-ayes looked like a little like horrendously malformed koalas. In fact, they're actually lemurs — lemurs with the freakiest fingers we've ever seen.
When he isn't telling us "true facts" about various animals, Ze Frank is improving the health of our stuffed animal friends. What's inside of teddy? Candy, meat, and a few items that don't belong inside a healthy toy.
If you haven't watched Ze Frank's absurdly entertaining nature series, "True Facts About _______," you owe it to yourself and those around you to take a personal day and just rip through the whole lineup, starting with this week's installment on the naked mole rat.
Now presenting the most recent installment in Ze Frank's "true facts about _______" nature series, which, if you haven't seen, what are you doing with your life?
Please note that, unlike his equally excellent "Indisputable facts about the hedgehog," Ze Frank's "True facts about the angler fish" is actually loaded with actual, real, bona fide, scientifically confirmed facts re: male and female anglerfish. Relative sizes, face-digestion, gonadal transformation. All true.
For the weekend: what do the Big Bang, the enslavement of the human race and toilet paper rolls have in common? Hedgehogs. Yes, hedgehogs. Don't ask, just watch; Ze Frank is about to hit you with some epic spiny, scrotum-y mammal knowledge.
Starring old school scifi actor Ernie Hudson, and new school Web celeb Ze Frank, the 10-minute pilot introduces us to a group of geeky, media-obsessed survivors in a world ravaged by some sort of alien-nano-disease thing that nobody understands. All they know is that "there are more Wiis than people" left on the…