No, they’re not mutant hamsters although you might (just might) be forgiven for thinking that. It’s a rare beasty called the Honduran White Bat and is found only in handful of Central American countries. It’s not albinism either; the species has evolved its white fur as a form of camouflage.
Take a Hyperlapse trip down The Floating Piers Art Installation on Lake Iseo, Italy by artist Christo and Jeanne-Claude.
At the end of a treasure map lies the prize and Sir Moros is determined to claim it as his own. When that prize turns out to be the cutest baby dragon in the land then he knows that the hand of the princess, riches beyond his imagination and the keys to the kingdom are in his grasp.
That’s the million dollar question – the ten million dollar question probably being what am I going to do about it?
If you live in a large town or city and it isn’t situated anywhere near an ocean then probably one of the last things you might expect to see is the sight of someone in full wetsuit sporting a surfboard walking nonchalantly down the street. For the residents of Munich in Germany, which is about 500km from the sea, it’s nothing strange.
Tel Aviv’s Museum of the Jewish People (Beit Hatfutsot) recently commissioned Arik Boas Animation to create a series of snapshots of life in and around European synagogues throughout the centuries.
Let’s combine the internet’s two main obsessions, cats and selfies. This animated short features a cat lover who is in a competition for the most likes of a selfie with her moggy.
I imagine you’ve always wanted to soar over Romania (specifically) like a bird so now here is your opportunity.
What exactly do you get the nerd who already has everything? That’s definitely something to start thinking about now for Christmas and this amazing globe of the planet Mars by Planetenkugel-Manufaktur (the website is thankfully simply marsglobes.com) may well do the trick.
Nine miles outside the small northern Lithuanian city of Siauliai, the countryside is suddenly interrupted by something quite astonishing. Thousands upon thousands of crosses have been placed upon this low rise of land.
You may or may not know this but Kuriositas is curated by just one person – and that person would be me!
It is one of the most well-known buildings in the world. It is, possibly for that reason, easy to take it for granted when seen from afar.
About 8 percent of our DNA is made up of viruses known as Endogenous Retroviruses (ERVs). Over millions of years, these viruses have embedded themselves in our genome and now play an integral role in the functioning of our immune system.
If you remember the 1980s then you may well remember the pilot episode for a science fiction series that never was.
If you are a twin then you will probably enjoy the performance of Allie and Lexi Kaplan in this piece written and directed by Ace Norton (if you're not you will too, I'm sure!
Have you ever encountered someone who, simply put, hates you – but for no apparent reason or certainly not one that you can divine yourself?
Copehill Down is situated on Salisbury Plain in the English county of Wiltshire. Built on the windswept chalk plateau it looks, at a cursory glance, a peaceful and welcoming place.
Imagine what it must have been like to be the first person to set foot on a new continent. You may not have realized that was quite what you were doing, but the sense of complete isolation from the rest of humanity must have been as exhilarating as it was frightening.
I doubt you will be able to take your eyes off this. As a music video, this accompanies Tuna Melt by A-Trak & Tommy Trash. Yet I think that it is destined to be remembered as much (if not more) for the sight of thousand upon thousand of dominoes falling than the music (sorry chaps!
It isn’t often that I am utterly charmed by an animated short, but High Tide is truly an exceptional, heart-warming and just lovely piece of work. A young girl, on a school trip to the seaside, finds herself in the company of the merboy. That is, ladies and gentlemen, pretty much it (and therein lies the beauty of it) but there is a twist in the tail (did you see what I did there?