Warning: the above video contains strong language, nervous laughter, and some seriously awe-inspiring tornado footage.
When 18-year-old Harry Martindale heard the strange noise, it sounded almost like a horn in the distance.
If you ever stumble upon a group of pigeon roleplayers in Japan, my advice is to just keep walking.
Craig Robinson of Flip Flop Flyin’ has designed this excellent infographic outlining the titular duo’s time travel in the 1989 movie Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure.
If you were to ask Gef the Talking Mongoose who he was and where he came from, he’d probably answer “I am the fifth dimension!” or “I am an earthbound spirit.” Or, perhaps, he’d leave you with a simple “I am a little extra, extra clever mongoose.”
For the longest time, scientists didn’t believe the pilots who reported strange lights above the clouds during thunderstorms. In fact, some anecdotal reports of these lights dated back to the 1700s, but no one had ever been able to produce solid evidence.
Meet the Dumbo octopus, member of the genus Grimpoteuthis. These strange creatures live deep in the ocean. Most are found 3,000 to 4,000 meters below, often hovering just above the sea floor. And their fins – well, they look like the ears of Walt Disney’s Dumbo the Flying Elephant, hence their name.