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What a horrifying month at the Scientific American blog network! Tiger butchering, disgusting ways to die, and a massive killer storm! Let’s all hope for some kittens and sunny days in December…

Featured in this episode:

Man convicted for killing and eating China’s last Indochinese tiger:

13 Horrifying Ways to Die (If You’re an Arthropod):

Was Typhoon Haiyan a Record Storm?