Month: August 2011

Weird Wedding

Sparked by the recent internet sensation zombie-invasion engagement photos, you can read my Bride of the Bizarre inspired Huffington Post entry here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/varla-ventura/bride-of-the-bizarre-zomb_b_935399.html And in honor of the subject of the day, I’ll include a few tidbits excerpted from the Bride of the Bizarre chapter of Beyond Bizarre: In March of 2010, a couple spent …

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Goblin Sharks

Next to the newly discovered Vampire Flying Frog most creatures pale in comparison. Enter the Goblin Shark. I probably don’t need to say much more once you watch this video except that I can’t believe it took me this long to learn about this beautiful and eerie demon of the deep. It joins the ranks …

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Vampire Frog

Discovered in 2010 in the jungles of Vietnam,  Rhacophorus vampyrus or Vampire Flying Frog has arrived this summer to the Australian Museum. A small set of fangs and ability to fly earned this creepy hopper its unique name.  Check out the museums fact sheet here for all the gory details! Up next: Goblin Sharks… http://australianmuseum.net.au/Vampire-Flying-Frog