Hedgehogs

Adorable crippled hedgehog gets swimming lessons - and the photos will melt your heart

Animal welfare officers rescued the tiny critter in the Highlands last year and realised he couldn't use his legs.<p>A crippled hedgehog has been given …

Adorable

Diet slimming down Sherman the overweight hedgehog

Sherman is among a group of 10 Israeli hedgehogs that had to go on a diet after overeating. (Screenshot from euronews via YouTube)<p>JERUSALEM (JTA) — …

Jewish Culture

People Are Loving These Photos From A Party Where Every Guest Has To Do a 3-Minute Powerpoint Presentation

“Should you go over three minutes, you will be asked to finish your drink, and then resume giving your presentation.”

Viral

Programmer of Sonic The Hedgehog launches Legend of Coin on Android and iOS

Japanese programmer Yuji Naka is best known for leading the team that created the original Sonic The Hedgehog. He’s moved on from the speedy blue …

Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter takes on Ugandan Knuckles in the best way

Put your money where your meme is<p>Sonic the Hedgehog’s Twitter account, always on the pulse of culture, has weighed in on the “Ugandan Knuckles” meme dominating certain corners of the internet. And, as it often does, Sonic manages to dunk on the controversial gag in just one great tweet.<p>This post …

Memes

How a cartoon hedgehog could help save war veterans battling PTSD

When former SAS soldier Gary Charnock was posted to the warfront, he found comfort in drawing pictures and writing stories for his son back …

Northern Ireland

Helping chemotherapy patients regain their sense of taste

The holidays are a time of feasting for many people. You might be thinking fondly right about now of a fantastic meal from last week (prime rib, …

Molecular Biology

A hedgehog cam or two

Here we are, hauling ourselves out of the Christmas and New Year holidays and into January proper. It’s dawning on me that I have to go back to work, …

Raspberry Pi

Overweight hedgehog finds new home in Ramat Gan Safari

While a chubby hedgehog may sound endearing, Sherman experienced difficulty walking due to his extra weight.<p>Hedgehog. (photo credit: THOMAS …

In Forecasting The New Year, Better To Be A Fox Than A Hedgehog

Hedgehogs get too much glory, political scientist Philip Tetlock has suggested in books such as <i>Expert Political Judgment: How Good Is It? How Can We Know?</i> and the more recent <i>Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction.</i><p>Let me explain that better, as it involves a crucial point regarding how …

Entrepreneurship

Fat doesn't make you fat: Study shows high-fat diet can prevent weight gain

Senior investigator Fanxin Long said: "If we can come up with strategies to carefully target fat cells, then I think activating this pathway could be …

Weight Loss

A high-fat diet without the weight gain? Study says it's possible

When it comes to gaining weight, a high-fat diet is a key culprit. New research, however, suggests that there may one day be a way to avoid piling on …

Medicine

Throw your McDonald’s rubbish in the street? You’re responsible for Harold looking like this

<b>A hedgehog had to be rescued after getting its head stuck in the lid of a discarded McFlurry pot.</b><p>Harold was so ravenous for a taste of the sugary …

McDonald's

Azuki the Instagram-Famous Hedgehog Is the Only Pure Thing Left in This World

This is a hedgehog with nearly 300,000 followers on Instagram.<p>Let me repeat that: <i>This is a hedgehog with nearly 300,000 followers on Instagram.</i> Got …

Viral

Mice chow down on a high-fat diet without becoming fat

Not getting fat or developing diabetes while still enjoying a high-fat diet is the dream of many a fast-food fan. Although such dreams remain just …

Molecular Biology

An Adorable Little Hedgehog Shows Off His New Blue Knit Socks While Getting His Tummy Rubbed

An absolutely adorable hedgehog named Mr. Pokee showed off his new blue knitted socks while getting a yummy belly rub. Mr. Pokee lives in Wiesbaden, …

Adorable

Hedgehogs in peril: Time to do your bit to help save Mrs Tiggywinkle

It's time to do your bit to check up on Britain's declining hedgehog population, as Annunicata Elwes reports.<p>The Mammal Society has launched its …

Sega releases 'Sonic the Hedgehog 2' free on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV to celebrate 25th anniversary

Sega has added another classic title to its Sega Forever free-to-play game collection, by making the iPhone and iPad port of 'Sonic the Hedgehog 2' …

Apple TV

SEGA releases Sonic the Hedgehog 2 free for 25th anniversary

25 years ago today <b>Sonic The Hedgehog 2</b> was released in Japan for the SEGA Mega Drive / Genesis, and to celebrate Sega has declared November 21st 2017 …

Sonic Mania

Requiem For Positioning Strategy: How The Fox Killed The Hedgehog

People who manage brands need to end their obsession with positioning strategy because it’s working against their most important goal: growth.<p>When Al …

Advertising Industry

John Carpenter loves Sonic The Hedgehog, even the crappy one where he's a werewolf

We’ve known for a while now that John Carpenter, the legendary director of films like <i>Halloween</i> and <i>The Thing</i>, is a big video game fan. And it’s not …

Offbeat News

I present to you

Do not steal<p>I'm proud to announce we've finally peaked, we've come to the long-awaited destination, we've created a hedgehog. But, not just any …

Sonic Forces

Tiny Japanese Hedgehog Goes on Big Awesome Camping Trip

<i>Azuki</i>, the tiny Japanese hedgehog with 270K Instagram followers, recently went on a camping trip with miniaturized versions of all the camping …

Adorable

This Hedgehog is Better at Camping Than You

Camping takes a special set of skills and some people are just plain better at preparing than others. You might be one of those people that are …

A Curious Dog Is Unsure What to Do With the Prickly Hedgehog Crawling Around the Room

In April 2017, A curious Shiba Inu attempted to make friends with a hedgehog put directly in front of him. Unfortunately, after getting pricked by …

This is why homeowners are being encouraged to create 'hedgehog highways' in their gardens

It's as easy as making a hole in your fence...<p><b>It's more important than ever to ensure you spare a thought for wildlife in your garden and outdoor</b> …

Will Not Even the Humble Hedgehog Be Spared by the Anthropocene?

Did you know that there are hedgehogs in London? Well—for now.<p>NBC News reports that London’s last breeding population of these prickly little buddies …

Environment

Train construction puts hedgehogs at risk for 'extinction'

A $73 billion construction project for Britain's High Speed Rail 2 line is putting the last breeding colony of hedgehogs in London at risk of …

High-speed Rail

Sonic the Hedgehog’s lifetime game sales zoom to 360 million

Sega revealed today as part of its yearly financial report that the Sonic the Hedgehog series has lifetime game sales of approximately 360 million. This includes physical and digital.<p>When Sega shared this number last year, the franchise’s sales were at approximately 350 million. Sonic Mania, the …

Gaming

This cuter than cute hedgehog is Instagram-famous

Meet Azuki, a hedgehog who has gone viral. Hailing from Japan, he has amassed a following of over 200,000 and proves that Instagram-famous dogs are …

Viral