In Southeast Asia, the malaria parasite has been steadily building resistance to the drug that's used to treat it. This scary news, but even worse: the resistance is on the verge of spreading into densely populated India.
Meet Hipposideros griffini, who's also known as Griffin's leaf-nosed bat of Vietnam. This newly discovered species possesses a unique configuration of leaf-like protrusions on its schnoz that may help with echlocation. And if not, this creature deserves a medal for evolving one of most ridiculous mammalian noses out…
According to anecdotal reports, dog-like cryptids have been running rampant in Quang Ngai, Vietnam this month. Eyewitnesses claim that these strange and slender canines have been picking off pet dogs and roaring like the dickens.
Even if you've been to the Catacombs of Paris or have gone spelunking in Brooklyn's abandoned subway lines, there's still a wealth of underground places to be explored. Here are some of the world's less welcoming manmade tunnels and grottos.
Military psy ops aren't limited to leaflets, propaganda broadcasts, and Korean pop music. In the past, the US military has played on their opponent superstitions of vampires, ghosts, and astrology. Here are some strange examples.
It's been nine years since our own interminable War on Terror started. Can we learn anything from 1976's Hugo-winning novel, Joe Haldeman's The Forever War?
When you have a superhero as iconic as Batman, it's unsurprising that he'll be bootlegged to kingdom come. Bat Blog has a collection of illicit Bat-art from all over Asia. Check out vintage Vietnamese comics and Batman fighting aliens in Hong Kong.Hong Kong (comic) Hong Kong (comic) Hong Kong (comic) …