Inside the World’s Largest Snake Orgy

Canada isn’t famous for its reptiles, which usually prefer warmer climates. However, the combination of a short summer and some unusual geology create the circumstances for congregations of red-sided garter snakes (Thamnophis sirtalis infernalis) on a scale seen no where else in the world. And they’re all looking to get it on.

This National Geographic video provides some insight into the way this remarkable event is being used as a science communication tool.

 

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As filmmaker Paul Colangelo explains, 3000-4000 people travel to this remote part of Manitoba every day during the mating season. They witness snakes that have spent eight months hibernating come to life in these limestone dens, with sex uppermost in their minds, followed by food. The drive to get laid is so intense, that one study recorded 301 small males killed by suffocation at the bottom of these piles.

Read more: http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/inside-worlds-largest-snake-orgy

Help A Drag Queen Get Her Groove Back In This Interactive Music Video

***Flawless rhyming power ballad ahead, you’ve been warned.

1. “Last Chance To Be Queen 2014” is an interactive music video that focuses on one drag queen’s major dilemma.

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2. She’s completely unprepared for Pride. Gurl, completely unprepared.

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3. As the video progresses, you’re given options that not only changes the song’s lyrics – but the queen’s next move.

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4. *click*

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5. No matter what options you choose, A+ rhyming.

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6. A+ power ballad, overall really.

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7. The star of the video, Mariette Moure, is pretty damn fierce in her day-to-day life. No doubt, she really will be the Queen Of Pride this year.

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8. Try it out below:

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Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/skarlan/help-a-drag-queen-get-her-groove-back-in-this-interactive-mu

21 Dick Moves Every Original “Animal Crossing” Player Made

Anything for more bells.

1. Created an account with a strange name.

Other definitely valid player names: “Kanye W.” and “Oprah W.”

2. Shook trees for bells, even though you could get stung by a bee.

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3. Fast forwarded the clock to holidays, also for more bells.

THANKS, MOM <3

4. Did literally anything you could to piss off Tom Nook.

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5. And Resetti.

6. Wrote inappropriate notes to other animals.

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7. And on the town bulletin board.

Nailed it.

8. Put up with shit like this just so you could ask animals for gifts or jobs.

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Well, you’re an asshole. Give me things.

9. Walked into the museum when you didn’t need anything, just because you wanted to wake this guy up.

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10. Screamed, “NO!” whenever Rover asked to sit by you.

I hate you, Rover.

11. Hoarded too many things from Lost and Found.

“Uhhh, yes. This is all mine.”

12. And then ran away from Booker inside, just because he’d run after you.

~Fuck the police~

13. Antagonized other animals just so they’d react weirdly to you.

14. And tried to push other animals when they stood close to the water.

Stop. Smiling. And. Dancing.

15. Hunted down K.K. Slider when he graced your town with his presence.

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A guitar player with great eyebrows? Sign me up.

16. Went to fitness classes and did WHATEVER YOU WANTED.

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I’MMA DO ME.

17. Slammed your shovel against everything because you felt like it.

ROCKS! *BANG* BUILDINGS! *BANG* FENCES! *BANG*

18. Went to other towns JUST so you could bring things back to sell.

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19. Stared at animals while they slept.

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Just practicing for real life.

20. Sat in strangers’ homes as if you weren’t being weird at all.

*Turns head slowly* I’ve been waiting for you, Marcy the Kangaroo.

21. And caught other living creatures to SELL THEM AT THE LOCAL STORE.

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Anything for more bells.

Read more: http://www.buzzfeed.com/annakopsky/dick-moves-every-original-animal-crossing-player-made