Slap Upside The Head: Naughty Penguins Horrified Polar Explorers

A century-old academic paper labelled “Not for publication” has been discovered at the Natural History Museum in Tring, England. The paper, written by a polar explorer in 1915, observes—with horror—the deviant and immoral sex lives of Adélie penguins. The naughty, naughty penguins were described as having “autoerotic tendencies” as well as partaking in “non-procreative sex ...

Dead Wild Roses: Spying on Penguins via Satallite

I’m sure they don’t mind, they just need to bloop around being all penguin-y while our scientists study their habits and habitat. By counting penguins in images taken from space, scientists estimate the population of emperor penguins was around 595,000 in 2009 — roughly double previous estimates of between 270,000 and 350,000, reports a study ...

The Scott Ross: Conservative MP: "Federal Funding at all time high!"

This is a recent mail-out from fiscal Conservative MP Ryan Leef: “Federal Funding at all time high!” Don’t let the headline fool you, in the flyer he goes on to argue for the small government we have all begun to associate with Conservatives. Mr.Leef promises to cut cold temperatures in half with heat lamps in ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: March of the Angry, Fuming, Vengeful Penguins

Suzie loved penguins, ever since her first trip to the zoo. She’d tell her mother every night, “oh I wish I could see a funny, awkward, goofy penguin, again Mummy. I love them SO!” “One day we’ll go back to … Continue reading →