Casio celebrates 30 years of its Master of G FROGMAN with a special watch inspired by the tiny but deadly poison dart frog. The 200-meter diver’s watch has a carbon monocoque chassis, a red, black, and blue striped bezel, and a black dial with bold red markings. Its band is speckled with polarized ink to mimic the frog’s skin.
(PG-13: Language) After a bit of a hiatus, exurb1a is back with another fascinating story. This time, it’s a fable about a frog and a scorpion, but is actually so much more, taking on the very fabric of society and people’s unwillingness to look past their own belief systems.
Artist and filmmaker Andrea Love created this gigantic bullfrog sculpture using a wire armature, foam, and needle-felted wool. She captured the two-day process as a stop-motion video, and the frog would go on to appear in the award-winning short film Tulip, a collaboration with children’s book author Phoebe Wahl.
While it’s nowhere nearly as large as the world’s largest penguin, the 16″ long, 10-pound frog known as Beelzebufo was still an impressive creature. PBS Eons explains the few things we know about this giant, blobby amphibian that was native to Madagascar.
From teensy tree frogs to the massive goliath bullfrog, there are way more species of these amphibians than we thought. TierZoo jumps in and explores the frog’s relatively low place in the animal meta, along with some of their special abilities that give them a little better chance of survival.