Weird Science

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Models Mars-Themed Clothes for Fashion Week

Fashion is truly made for the stars these days, or at least the people who've traveled among them. Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk...

Devin Klos
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 - 8:31PM

Watch a Firefighter With a Water-Powered Jetpack Fight a Simulated Fire

Sometimes you just have to stop yourself and say "Hey, I'm living in the future." Because if someone told us that there is currently...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 3:40PM

A Brewery Founded By MIT Geeks Releases a New Sci-Fi Rock Album on Beer Cans  

When was the last time Pabst Blue Ribbon released a beer based on a sci-fi concept album about transdimensional travel? Never,...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 2:00PM

Reddit-Based Stock Market Will Deal Exclusively in Memes

In one of your late-night internet searches, you may have had the good fortune to stumble across Reddit's r/MemeEconomy — a...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - 7:36PM

Watch One of the First Real, Working Robotic Dragonflies Fly around a Room

Dragonflies are the Holy Grail for hobby roboticists and drone enthusiasts: there's something magical and elusive about the...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - 5:31PM

Scientists Now Think the Aging Process Is Reversible

A new form of gene therapy produced rejuvenating effects on mice, according to a new study published in Cell. This rejuvenating...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 28 December 2016 - 12:09PM

The Supermoon Stranded an Octopus in a Parking Garage

The full moon has long been associated with strange and/or mystical happenings, running the gamut from increased instances of...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 01 December 2016 - 3:55PM

Researchers Claim Parallel Universes Interact with Each Other

Parallel universes are generally understood as just that: parallel. By definition, they don't impact each other, because they never...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 28 November 2016 - 5:20PM

Could The Universe Really Just Be One Giant Alien?

In our search for extraterrestrial life, we may have overlooked one giant possibility - that alien life is right in front of us, or...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 24 November 2016 - 2:32PM

Judge Rules That 14-Year-Old Girl Can Be Cryogenically Frozen

In a case that can only be described as historic - a British 14-year old terminal cancer patient, known only as JS, has won the right...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 18 November 2016 - 6:05PM

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Robert Kirkman Talk the Science of The Walking Dead

Astrophysicist and educator Neil deGrasse Tyson is known for providing a scientific analysis of all the latest science-fiction films...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 12 November 2016 - 12:23PM

Could Marvel's Galactus Really Consume the Earth?

Have you ever wondered what Earth would taste like to Galactus? No? How about the amount of energy Galactus would receive if he...

Cory McDonough
Sunday, 23 October 2016 - 12:27PM

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,...

Exosphere
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