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  1. Science

    Biologists Discover The Giantest Of All Giant Squirrels

    Forget Megashark vs. Giant Octopus - we've got something even more terrifying to occupy your nightmares, and this one really exists. A team of biologists, apparently determined to make the world uncomfortable, has found a new species of flying squirrel which is the biggest squirrel species ever - and this sucker is big.

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  2. Weird

    Bulletproof Squirrel Most Hardcore of All Squirrels

    We've talked about the hellscape squirrels will launch us into when they disable our electrical grid. Some of you might think, "Well why don't we just shoot all the squirrels?" Nope! You can't, because squirrels don't care about getting shot. At least this one squirrel doesn't. He was hit with a bullet and just keeps right on squirrelin'.

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  3. Weird

    Somebody’s Filed a Freedom of Information Act Request To Find Out More about Squirrel-Related Power Outages

    America's enemies are targeting our power infrastructure and the government is hiding it from us. And no, I don't mean terrorists -- I'm clearly talking about the squirrels who keep chewing through our power lines, as the NYT reported last week. Thank god one courageous woman is ready to get to the bottom of this consquirrelacy.

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  4. Weird

    The Number of Power Outages Caused by Squirrels this Summer is Nuts

    Squirrels are pretty much going to launch us all into a nightmare Revolution-like future that, like the show Revolution will be boring and difficult to sit through. At least that's our unfounded takeaway from a New York Times piece outlining a surprisingly high number of power outages caused by squirrels this summer.

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  5. Tech

    Squirrels Teach Robots To Lie, Nobody Questions Whether That’s A Good Idea

    Disappointed that your Roomba can't clean your house while also telling you that you that shirt your girlfriend hates looks great on you? Researchers at Georgia Tech are working hard to solve that problem by teaching robots to lie, and they're taking lessons in lying from some of nature's most deceptive animals -- squirrels. Because hey, what could possibly go wrong with that plan, which you can see in action below?

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