WTF Evolution?: My Favorite Tumblr Is a Book Now

October 21, 2014 10:56 PM

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Truth be told, I don't spend a whole lot of time on Tumblr, but there are a few masterpieces that are worth keeping an eye on. One of my favorites is Mara Grunbaum's WTF Evolution?, which takes a regular look at some of evolution's strangest and most perplexing creations. Now, in plenty of time for Xmas, Gunbaum's evolutionary freak show is a book.

In one of Robin Williams' best-known stand-up routines, he says, "If you look at a platypus, you think that God might get stoned: 'OK, let's take a beaver and put on a duck's bill. It's a mammal, but it lays eggs. Hey, Darwin, kiss my ass!'" If you get that, chances are you're going to want to take ...

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