Moby-Dick, the titular whale of Herman Melville’s classic, is one of the most legendary characters in American literature. So it seems worth pointing out that the monstrous whale was based on a real-life whale whose name was...
Dire wolves were real, FYI.
Jon Rafman curates the most striking images from Google Street View.
Matt Dyer woke up on a camping trip as he was pulled from his tent by a polar bear. Only the latest in a long history of humans being totally outmatched by the bear.
What could go wrong?
"I guess it probably would have looked like a platypus on steroids."