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Dozens of Octopuses Crawl Ashore Along Welsh Coast: 'It Was a Bit Like an End of Days Scenario'

For three consecutive nights, droves of octopuses have been seen walking out of the sea and stranding themselves along several beaches in Wales. Experts say the unusual behavior may have something to do with recent storms that swept through the region.

15 Things I Would Like to Smash With Baseball's Stupid Selfie Bat 15 Things I Would Like to Smash With Baseball's Stupid Selfie Bat

Here is a thing that exists in the world: The SnapBat, a baseball bat that is also a selfie stick. Goddammit.

200 Million Americans Will Suffer ‘Psychological Distress’ From Climate Change 200 Million Americans Will Suffer ‘Psychological Distress’ From Climate Change

A report published by the National Wildlife Federation finds that the majority of Americans can expect to suffer mental health problems as a result of global warming and warns that our mental health system is not equipped to handle it.

Meet the Engineers Trying to Prevent the Destruction of Humanity Meet the Engineers Trying to Prevent the Destruction of Humanity

From asteroid impacts to robot takeovers to superbug pandemics, there are a thousand ways human civilization could be destroyed. Most of us prefer not to dwell on the End Times, but for the folks at the Global Catastrophic Risk Institute, the apocalypse is just another day at work.

What will happen when our Galaxy collides with Andromeda? What will happen when our Galaxy collides with Andromeda?

One day, our own galaxy will collide with Andromeda — and when that happens, poor defenseless Earth will be smashed to bits. Right? Wrong. In this week's "Ask a Physicist," we'll find out why.

What Happens When Your Cat Earns More Money Than You Do What Happens When Your Cat Earns More Money Than You Do

Well, The Rapture was a bust. AGAIN. And 2012 isn't really shaping up the be the End of Days (so disappointing), so how exactly will modern culture meet its destruction? Simply: LOLCats. [Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal via Laughing Squid]

Behold the horrible tendrils of the supernatural menace invading our world Behold the horrible tendrils of the supernatural menace invading our world

On the 11th month of 2011, on the 11th day, 11th hour and 11th minute, the supernatural will rule the Earth. Darren Lynn Bousman (Repo!) is bringing that prophecy to life in a new film. See the first concept art.

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