jellyfish

Yes folks, it’s happened. Someone has finally combined peanut butter and jellyfish for some very interesting results. Staff at the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas, wanted to see what would happen if they fed their young moon jellies a slurry of seawater and peanut butter. “Peanuts in general have quite a bit...

Like the fuzzy tinsel used to deck Christmas trees, this jellyfish relative—known as Apolemia—looks soft enough to cuddle. But keep in mind that it’s also armed with tiny poison-filled needles, which it shoots into animals unfortunate enough to blunder into it. Apolemia is part of a group called the siphonophores, which are related to jellyfish....

So theatrical, so blazing with color, so much larger than life—are we talking about Lady Gaga or a sea slug? Despite being one of the most creatively outfitted performers of all time, Lady Gaga has some competition in the animal world. Nature’s show-stoppers include everything from insects with balls on their head to psychedelic frogfish. And...

By: Bianca Brooks Insurance. That’s the field Oscar-nominated Pixar animator and visual effects director Andrew Jimenez credits for helping to make him the animator he is today. After studying film in college, he got an unglamorous insurance job, and that’s where he learned tools like Photoshop, which gave him the grounding he needed as an...

By: Bianca Brooks Insurance. That’s the field Oscar-nominated Pixar animator and visual effects director Andrew Jimenez credits for helping to make him the animator he is today. After studying film in college, he got an unglamorous insurance job, and that’s where he learned tools like Photoshop, which gave him the grounding he needed as an...

Last week, I wrote a post about some strange new uses for urine. It turns out, I had only scratched the surface. Many of you readers (thanks for your input!) shared some other uses for urine in the comments section, so the team here at Nat Geo thought it would be interesting to look into them in...

Last week, I wrote a post about some strange new uses for urine. It turns out, I had only scratched the surface. Many of you readers (thanks for your input!) shared some other uses for urine in the comments section, so the team here at Nat Geo thought it would be interesting to look into them in...