Never before have I seen a lizard give a "what the heck?" look, but after a few successful rounds of the game Ant Crusher, I swear this bearded dragon lizard is wondering why its owner is messing with it:
The question: is video game talent more extraordinary than a lizard that can swim through sand? Readers, I'll let you vote in the comments.
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Michael Moyer is the editor in charge of physics and space coverage at Scientific American. Previously he spent eight years at Popular Science magazine, where he was the articles editor. He was awarded the 2005 American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award for his article "Journey to the 10th Dimension," and has appeared on CBS, ABC, CNN, Fox and the Discovery Channel. He studied physics at the University of California at Berkeley and at Columbia University. Follow Michael Moyer on Twitter