Real Life Zombies

Real Life Zombies

Everybody loves zombies. They are arguably the most diabolical creatures of fiction to entertain our televisions. Yet one need not escape to the land of fiction to encounter a zombie. The zombie apocalypse is already here. Zombies pervade the Earth and can be found in all shapes and sizes. In fact, some philosophers who deny […]

Rise of the Robot Termite Colony

Rise of the Robot Termite Colony

Termites tend to be viewed as destroyers of housing rather than sculptors of worlds. Yet the compounds that termites sculpt from practically nothing within the confines of Africa are fantastically complicated—some structures stemming 40 feet tall. A few of the chambers that termites construct even contain primitive forms of air-conditioning. What makes the behavior of […]

Horrifying Fungus Creates Zombie Ants [Video]

Horrifying Fungus Creates Zombie Ants [Video]

OK, so ants are not particularly well regarded creatures. They’re ugly, they ruin picnics, and they get in your pants and cause you to become worried or excitable (in accordance with the famous idiom). With this in mind, ant-haters will perhaps be pleased to hear that the humble ant has a very powerful and cunning […]