Koala Clap

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Two of the boys from One Direction had an STD scare recently. Both Harry and Liam got peed on by a koala when they were down under.....em, in Australia. Apparently up to 80% of koala bears are infected with Chlamydia and unless they come up with a vaccine, the species will become extinct as Koala Clap makes them sterile. For more adorable pictures ... See the Rest

Bug In A Rug

Carpets are basically giant Petri dishes of filth. In Dirty Dishes, rug designer Bev Hisey takes that idea to the mat. In addition to the anthrax, strep, SARS, and HIV patterns (pictured left to right, top to bottom), they are also available in fabulous cholera, botulism, acinobacter, flu, and E.coli! (via if it's hip, it's here) Previously, viral ... See the Rest

Where the bald things are

At the Liepzig Zoo in Germany, of course. That's where all the female bears have suddenly lost their fur and no one is exactly sure why. Is it a virus? Global warming? Stress? Or hypotrichosis? Whatever the cause, it's caused zoo attendance to soar. Too bad it's at the expense of a bunch of ugly old bears. (via Daily Mail) ... See the Rest

squeazy & disease-y

Amazon is selling these adorable stuffed microbes. Embrace your syphilis (left)! Love your e. coli (right)! Also available: chlamydia, the flesh-eating virus, HIV, and mange! A perfect way to teach your little ones what's wrong with mommy and daddy!  (t/y Brett) ... See the Rest