Animals that get drunk, stoned or high

From bears to bats, a whole range of animals have discovered the dangerous vices of alcohol and drugs. Most manage to find their narcotics naturally in the wild, although some have unfortunately found human substances to be more effective at getting them high. We don’t necessarily condone the unhealthy habits of these substance-abusing beasts, but … Continued

Contenders for the cow: Other animals we’ve tried to milk (and why the cow is still tops)

Milk forms part of a healthy diet in humans. It is a great source of calcium—essential for keeping our bones and teeth strong—and protein, which we need for our bodies to grow and repair themselves. Vitamin B-12, vitamin A, vitamin D and potassium are all good for us and are present in milk, and the … Continued

Sheep shoot streetview vision on the islands Google forgot

Sick of waiting for Google to turn up with their Street View car, a Faroe Islands‘ inhabitant has instead employed the islands’ sheep to do the job for them. Welcome to SheepView360, the planet’s first and only (we’re fairly confident in saying) geo-spacial video project shot entirely by ovines. The concept, which has grabbed international … Continued