For the first time in the country's history, paleontologists in Mexico have discovered a fully articulated dinosaur tail – and it's a doozy. Believed to have belonged to a hadrosaur living 72-million years ago, the tail's 50 intact vertebrae extend a whopping 16-feet in length, and are in pristine condition.
Neuro Wear's Necomini ears, which read your brainwaves and display your emotions, ruled San Diego Comic-Con this year, with huge crowds of people donning the $100 gizmos. Now the company is moving from heads to tails, with a matching kitten tail that knows when to wag.
As a last-ditch effort to distract predators and escape, some animals will remove a limb or organ from their body. Geckos take this already hardcore survival strategy to insane new levels — their tails effectively remain alive long after amputation.
Here's a nice counterbalance for our previous report on Carnotaurus's wimpy arms - it turns out any shortcomings in its arms were more than made up for with its super-strong tail, which made it one of the fastest hunters around.
It was a big day today for dinosaur news! First we found out that the T-Rex was even bigger than we thought. And now we've learned that the two-horned Carnotaurus was way faster than scientists realized.
The city of New London, Connecticut a problem with public urination. The problem is so bad the city has shut down its showcase Whale Tail fountain due to health concerns.
Regular Giz readers will have seen countless crazy homebrew inventions powered by the DIY Arduino platform—but this could be the strangest yet. How about a robotic tail that's controlled by RFID "mood cards", or a Wii Nunhuck? Yep.
The product sounds cute until you realize: this dog's tail is not being wagged. It's having sex with the air.