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Pictures of the Week 3.12.15

Meet The 7-Foot Lobster Centipede Of Your Nightmares

Really, he's a sweetheart<p>Behold the visage of this 7-foot long, 480 million-year-old <i>Aegirocassis benmoulae</i>, a massive, segmented creature that is described as looking something like a lobster mixed with a centipede.<p>The fossilized remains of a spectacular <i>Aegirocassis benmoulae</i> found in Morocco were …

Paleontology

Tony Stark Gives Boy A Bionic Arm [Video]

In real life<p>Today in "Robert Downey Jr. saves the world," the Hollywood superstar presented an <i>Iron Man</i>-style bionic arm to a young disabled boy named Alex.<p>Albert Manero, a Fulbright scholar and University of Central Florida mechanical engineer, built the arm. As part of the volunteer group …

Paris to Cut Cars, Double Bike Lanes by 2020

Mayor Anne Hidalgo announces anti-pollution plans that could dramatically increase the city’s bikeability<p>Paris took a huge leap up our roster of Top International Bike-Friendly Cities on Sunday when Mayor Anne Hidalgo announced plans to cut out cars from the city center by 2020.<p>In a statement to …

France

This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.<p>As cities sprawl and get more crowded, most don’t have much space left for urban wildlife–at least not on land. A Dutch architect plans to begin using city waterways to build floating habitats for …

Chicken farmer who spoke out about factory farm abuses immediately audited by Perdue

The farmer faces potential disciplinary actions in what some speculate was an act of retaliation<p>Almost immediately after the animal welfare group Compassion in World Farming released a video exposing the "humane" (read: atrocious) conditions for chickens raised on a factory farm for Perdue, the …