A very particular shade of blue hair has evolved independently on eight separate occasions and in at least three different ways in tarantulas, a new study finds. And scientists are having a hell of a time figuring out why.
In a perfect world—or at least in the perfect world I have in my mind—kids would learn about chemistry, history, or human evolution theory through claymation short films as cute and clever as this one. Actually, adults would learn like this too. Everything could use more claymation.
The folks over at Dragon Ball World compiled a cool infographic of the main characters from the youngest appearance—but not necessarily first—to their oldest.
When Kirby debuted in 1992, he was a pink balloon thing on the original Game Boy. Now, 20 years later, he’s still a pink balloon thing—but one that is occasionally made of yarn or clay.
You'd think a species of creatures whose primary focus is gladiatorial combat would be uniformly pleased about assuming a new, more capable form — even if that form involves an additional head or a piece of silverware.
Driveclub is handing out free DLC as an apology for its disastrous launch. If you snagged the full game, you'll get November's premium DLC packs, Ignition and Photo Finish Tour, free. That means five new cars, 22 new tour events, 10 trophies, and 10 livery items. So that's something, even if the game is still having…
An entire evolution line, captured in a single animation. Awesome. And yes, there's more than just this Charizard GIF.
If you're hanging out for Driveclub, it might be a while. Sony's Sony's Scott Rohde tells IGN the game went "back to the drawing board" last year so they can "make sure the game is great before we ship it."
Ted Kosmatka's Prophet of Bones takes place in a world where absolutely everybody knows that Darwin was wrong, and the world is only 5,800 years old. Until one researcher happens on an archeological miracle: an early hominid who used tools, and clearly diverged from humans longer ago. And then people start turning up…
In a very cool article at The Atlantic, scientists Geoffrey Miller and…
Why do human children learn to walk so much easier than robots do? Because babies learn to crawl before they walk. University of Vermont robotics expert Josh Bongard demonstrates how robots develop faster when their bodies change with their brains.
We recently rounded up the most nightmare-inducing creations of speculative zoologist Dougal Dixon. Here's another one of Dixon's futuristic Homo sapiens. This being is more or less a psychic raspberry strudel.
There's fun to be had and lessons to be learned about cellular biology in CellCraft, as long as you can weather the argument over whether or not it's a creationist take on the subject.
Evolution Studios is leaving the vistas of Monument Valley and the lush jungles of the Pacific for an experience more deadly and destructive with MotorStorm: Apocalypse, it's latest combative racer for the PlayStation 3. Oh, it's in 3D!
MotorStorm dev Evolution was acquired by Sony. Have things changed after going from indie to corporate monolith? Says Evolution's Paul Hollywood: