Weird Science

Wikileaks Releases UFO E-Mails Sent to Clinton By Former Blink 182 Singer

You've probably heard that Blink 182's former lead singer, Tom DeLonge, has a pretty big obsession with UFOs. He's made a number of...

Johnny Brayson
Monday, 10 October 2016 - 8:42PM

How the Dream Hacking in USA's "Falling Water" Could Happen in Real Life

Dream-hacking has been of interest to scientists for years, even before Inception brought it to the public eye. Now, the new USA show...

Janey Tracey
Saturday, 08 October 2016 - 12:26PM

Scientists Found a Real-Life Sarlacc Pit on a Prehistoric Worm

The Sarlacc is an infamous creature in Star Wars folklore, not least because it caused the (apparent) demise of fan favorite...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 26 September 2016 - 6:16PM

Italian Neuroscientist Plans First Human Head Transplant

Even for fans of Futurama, what Sergio Canavero recently announced is pretty extreme: the Italian neuroscientist is gearing up for...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 - 4:14PM

So... A "Private Lab" Supposedly Wants to Clone Jesus' Daughter

Could we clone Jesus' daughter? (No, no we can't.) A video from paranormal/conspiracy channel Night Terrors claims that a private lab...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 09 September 2016 - 12:09PM

A Next Generation Energy Source: Organic Batteries Made of Plastic-Eating Fungus

Since the beginning of human history, fire has consistently been a reliable source of advancement. First we used it to cook our food,...

Thursday, 08 September 2016 - 12:15PM

The M7 Build Team From MythBusters is Getting Their Own Netflix Series

The M7 Build Team from the hit TV show MythBusters is getting ready for an onscreen comeback in a very big way. It was officially...

Zain Charkawi
Sunday, 04 September 2016 - 4:56PM

A Mayan Astronomer Calculated the Movements of Venus Over 1,000 Years Ago

In an ancient Mayan text called the Dresden Codex, stargazers created a "Venus chart," which maps a type of "leap year" in the Mayan...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 - 1:44PM

Oscar Sharp is Directing a Movie About the Attempted De-Extinction of the Woolly Mammoth

Did you enjoy Jurassic Park, but wished it was grounded in something a little more....realistic? Do you like your big screen...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 11 August 2016 - 12:47PM

Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter's Genetic Material Was Stolen

In today's installment of "truth is stranger than fiction," Marvel CEO Isaac Perlmutter may have been the victim of "genetic larceny."...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 11 August 2016 - 12:24PM

Scientists Just Created a Cyborg Sting-Ray Made of Living Tissue

The cyborg revolution is upon us, although maybe in a different form than we imagined. Scientists have just built a robotic...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 - 12:19PM

NASA Accidentally Auctioned Off an Apollo 11 Artifact, and the Owner Won't Give It Back

You would think that NASA would keep their rare, priceless historical artifacts under lock and key, and usually they do....

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 - 3:57PM

Scientists Have No Idea What This Weird Purple Blob Is

Researchers have just found a mysterious purple blob at the bottom of the ocean (or, more accurately, a crab found it), and they have...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 - 12:11PM

Watch: What Would Happen If You Decapitated Deadpool?

What would happen if you decapitated Deadpool? In the movie, we saw that he can re-grow entire body parts with his regeneration...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 01 July 2016 - 1:30PM

Scientists Turn the Rosetta Comet Into a Very Unpleasant Perfume

When the Rosetta spacecraft explored comet 67P, it found traces of gases like hydrogen sulphide, ammonia and hydrogen cyanide, which...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 23 June 2016 - 1:07PM

Scientists Finally Discover the Function of 2,100 Year Old Computer

Since it was discovered in a shipwreck off the coast of Crete in 1901, the sophisticated-beyond-its time Antikythera Mechanism has...

Noelle Phansalkar
Sunday, 19 June 2016 - 11:56AM

A Real-Life Doctor Who Dalek Helped Scientists Exterminate Superbugs

Daleks aren't known for their magnanimity towards the human race, but it looks like one of them just unwittingly helped us save some...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 09 June 2016 - 3:03PM

Google's Neural Network Dreams Up Psychedelic 2001: A Space Odyssey

By now you've probably seen Stanley Kubrick's sci-fi classic 2001: A Space Odyssey. You may even have seen those crazy, trippy image...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 09 June 2016 - 12:50PM

Scientists Working on Pig/Human Hybrid Embryos

Scientists in the U.S. have injected human stem cells into pig embryos in an attempt to see if working human organs are able to be...

Johnny Brayson
Monday, 06 June 2016 - 6:21PM

Elon Musk Thinks There's a "One in Billions" Chance We're Not Living in a Video Game

We've all heard the Matrix argument before. As computing and augmented reality technology continues to advance, we can't help but...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 02 June 2016 - 10:34AM