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Planet Earth

Weekly Science Blog Roundup...Halloween Edition

DiscoblogBy Nina BaiNovember 1, 2008 2:59 AM


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• They love these in Alaska: “A warty, sometimes spotted, reddish, forearm-long fellow with meaty muscles.”

• Don’t feel guilty: There’s a scientifically good reason to gorge yourself on Halloween candy.

• You think being stuck in a cubicle is bad?NASA builds a computer therapist for depressed astronauts.

• Halloween Costumes + Animal Sex = Green Porno (totally safe for work!)

• Just one look from Sir David Attenborough makes carnivorous frogs want to have babies.

• Yet another nutty animal recue mission: Polar bear falls into a dry moat and refuses to use the stairs.

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