Weird Science

Algae: The Future of Just About Everything

From biofuels to a future source of space food, algae might just be the most important substance in all of science.

Alexandra Grunberg
Saturday, 27 June 2015 - 11:05AM

Robots Play Minecraft to Learn to Make Logical Decisions

Robots are getting more and more complex and advanced every day, but there are still some seemingly simple functions of the infinitely...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 26 June 2015 - 3:47PM

Attempts to Revive Wooly Mammoths Could Provide the Answer to Earth's Extinction Crisis

Endangered species could soon be benefitting from attempts to bring back their long-extinct ancestors

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 6:24PM

Scientist Claims the World Could Fall Into a Black Hole and We Wouldn't Even Notice

The "fuzzball" theory claims that black holes don't destroy matter, but make nearly perfect copies of it.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 1:26PM

The Oldest Depiction of the Universe Was Made in 1600 BCE

The first model of the night sky was made in the Bronze Age.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 - 4:07PM

RealDolls Creator Developing Robotic Sex Dolls that Talk Back to You

The RealDoll, created by Matt McMullen in 1996, allows customers to order custom-made sex dolls that can be modified for hair color,...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 12 June 2015 - 11:06AM

Pornhub is Crowdfunding to Make the First Adult Film in Space

Two adult film actors may be the first to have sex in space.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 - 11:18AM

Injectable 'Cyborg' Brain Implant Can Monitor and Manipulate Brain Activity

A team of researchers at Harvard just figured out how to "cyborgize" mice brains.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 - 2:57PM

7 Real-Life Military Technologies That are Straight Out of Science Fiction

If there’s one thing science fiction loves to predict, it’s future warfare. Unfortunately, the real world is offering up plenty of...

Johnny Brayson
Monday, 08 June 2015 - 5:57PM

Paleontologist Explains Why Jurassic World is More Scientifically Viable Than Jurassic Park

When it comes to pulling a John Hammond and cloning dinosaurs, the scientific community is generally agreed that a real-life Jurassic...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 05 June 2015 - 4:41PM

Scientists Grow a Fully Functional Rat Limb in a Lab

Researchers built a complete rat forelimb complete with blood vessels and muscle fibers.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 05 June 2015 - 1:56PM

Mathematician Claims His Painting Predicted Alternate Timeline During the Big Bang

Cosmologists have recently discovered that the Big Bang occurred during an alternate timeline, which was predicted years ago by a...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 29 May 2015 - 12:20PM

Watch: Robot Beams Up Fruit Flies Like a UFO

This tractor beam-like robot analyzes fruit flies so humans don't have to.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 4:22PM

The Science of Jurassic World - How the Humble Chicken Could Aid the Creation of Real Life Dinosaurs

Is it possible to genetically engineer dinosaurs? A renowned Paleontologist reveals how the humble chicken could be key to a real life...

Alexandra Grunberg
Monday, 11 May 2015 - 5:07AM

May the 4th Be With You: Bill Nye Explains Star Wars Hologram Using Emojis

Bill Nye the Science Guy explains the Princess Leia hologram from Star Wars: A New Hope in honor of Star Wars day- using emojis.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 04 May 2015 - 2:43PM

Stephen Hawking Comforts Heartbroken One Direction Fans with Theoretical Physics

Stephen Hawking tells heartbroken teenagers that "in another universe, Zayn is still in One Direction."

Janey Tracey
Monday, 27 April 2015 - 9:35AM

The Space Tourism Industry Is Already Planning Space Cruises, Hotels, and Currency

There are at least seven companies who are working on making commercial spaceflight a reality, including Virgin Galactic, Boeing,...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 3:29PM

That 'Tony Stark' Craigslist Ad Was Made by a NASA Scientist Who Thinks Criminals Will Frame People with Genetic Engineering

That hilarious Craigslist ad from a "recovering alcoholic billionaire" was actually a NASA scientist, here to warn us that criminals...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - 11:09AM

Watch: Stephen Hawking Singing Monty Python's Galaxy Song is Pure Geeky Genius

Stephen Hawking singing Monty Python's Galaxy Song is the best thing you will see all week.

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 13 April 2015 - 12:57PM

'Neuroflowers' Sculpture Allows You to Make Robotic Flowers Blossom with Your Mind

An amazing art installation in San Francisco allows you to make robotic flowers blossom with your mind.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 10 April 2015 - 4:03PM