Buttercup the duck was born last November in a high school bio lab with his left foot facing backwards. The foot was later amputated, but Buttercup has a new, 3D-printed foot now, and watching him put it to use is making us kind of misty-eyed.
To promote Catching Fire, the upcoming sequel to The Hunger Games, Capitol Couture has released a series of eye-catching portraits of the movie's cast, from the Hunger Games victors to the wicked President Snow. But one fan noticed something missing: Where was Buttercup, Prim's improbably long-lived cat? To correct…
The humpback whale is one of Earth's largest creatures, with an average weight of around 40 tons. But as it turns out, this gigantic creature is vulnerable to the toxins of a much smaller living thing: Aconitum delphinifolium, better known as Larkspur monkshood.