Illustrator Jose Mertz Revives Monsters from Japanese Mythology
Japanese mythological creatures get a second life in Jose Mertz’s artworks.
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'Edible,' Today's Comic by Marlene Krause
A strange maternal creature and her child exist in a weird toxic wilderness. What the hell is going on?
The World's Most Poisonous Creatures Could Get You High and Save Your Life
In her new book, <i>Venomous</i>, molecular biologist Christie Wilcox goes in-depth exploring the culture and history of venom. VICE sat down with her for a chat about her interest in the world's deadliest creatures.
Jumping Electric Eels Will Fuck You Up
"This behavior was both literally and figuratively shocking."
Electrified Skeleton Animals Worthy of an Iron Maiden Album
Watch a snake digest a rodent in graffiti artist Nychos the weird's solo show.
Listen to 'MUNCHIES: The Podcast' with Batman, the Guy Saving Your Tequila
When legendary bat conservationist and scientist Rodrigo Medellín isn’t wading through guano in caves, he’s helping save the blue agave, and your glass of tequila. I sat down with him to find out why and how he's pulling this off.
Reptile Dysfunction: I Tried to Find South Carolina's Famed Lizard Man
According to Christopher Davis, the Lizard Man was "green, wet-like, about seven feet tall, and had three fingers, red eyes, skin like a lizard, and snakelike scales."
The Emerging Fetish of Laying Alien Eggs Inside Yourself
The Ovipositor lays gelatin eggs in the body cavity of your choice. Fans say the sensation of mushy extraterrestrial ovum slopping out of them is a real treat.
Photos from the Miss Crustacean Beauty Pageant, a Contest for Hermit Crabs
These aren't your run-of-the-mill bikini-clad beauty queens—they are hermit crabs, the beloved crawly souvenir you likely made your parents buy you on the boardwalk as a child.
Otherkin Are People Too; They Just Identify as Nonhuman
We talked to the internet residents who feel more like foxes, dragons, and cats than members of Homo sapiens.
Trip Through Tokyo in Rone's Super-Psychedelic Music Video for "Acid Reflux"
The moral of the story? Don't eat bad sushi.