Weird Science

Who Needs Light Bulbs? MIT Just Invented Glowing Plants

You may one day be able to light your home with nothing more than houseplants. It sounds far-fetched, but a group of MIT scientists...

Ian S.
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 11:04AM

Alien Rock Formations Found at Ancient Meteor Site in Scotland

Meteors are always exciting.At first, they give a pretty light show, as they streak across the sky, exploding in a ball of fire before...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 10:43AM

This 512-Year-Old Shark May Be the Oldest-Living Vertebrate Ever

A shark discovered in the North Atlantic off the coast of Greenland has stunned scientists. Researchers believe it may be 512 years...

Ian S.
Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 11:29AM

There's a Genetic Limit to How Long Humans Can Live, Claims New Study

Breaking news: We're all going to die. And now we know the exact expiration date of all human beings.As a species, we've never been...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 10:45AM

Jurassic Park Is Real: Scientists Find Insect Trapped in Amber That Drank Dinosaur Blood

John Hammond has finally been vindicated. Even if Jurassic Park took some liberties with its dinosaurs, we finally have...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 10:29AM

Dutch Police are Retiring Their Squad of Drone-Hunting Eagles

Bad news, falconry enthusiasts: it turns out this medieval pastime may not become a burgeoning profession once again. At least not for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 7:25PM

Two Scientists Are Turning Hurricanes Into Music

Hurricanes aren't particularly musical, unless you count the sound of car alarms and breaking glass. Other than that, it's primarily a...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 11:24AM

This New Dinosaur Is So Strange Scientists Thought It Was Fake

With the new Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom hitting theaters next summer, it's about time to add a new dinosaur to the roster. The...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 11 December 2017 - 11:41AM

We Just Discovered an Entirely New Form of Matter

When it comes to scientific discoveries, kids of the future have it rough. Right now, students have to memorize three or four states...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 11 December 2017 - 10:10AM

Ancient Bones Prove Santa Claus Is Real, New Research Suggests

For every child who ever believed in Santa Claus, it turns out you were right. Santa Claus is real, according to new research. Or, at...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 - 10:24AM

Ancient Man Used Alien Weapons, Says New Study

Bronze Age iron tools used by ancient humans may be extraterrestrial in origin, according to a fascinating new study.   Bronze Age...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 - 11:18AM

Artificial Intelligence Composed Its Own Black Metal Album

One of the most exciting things about machine learning is the opportunity that it affords creators to train software to build brand...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 04 December 2017 - 6:21PM

Scientists Have Solved the Mystery of the Yeti

It has been called many things over the centuries, including the Yeti, the Abominable Snowman, and the Bumble in Rudolph, the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 30 November 2017 - 2:42PM

US Military Testing Mind-Control Chips on Soldiers' Brains to Alter Their Moods

Depression, PTSD, and anxiety attacks are all too common for soldiers in the line of duty. But what if we could change that as easily...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - 10:16AM

The Big Bang Never Happened, New Research Suggests

It might be the most accepted theory of the beginning of the universe, but new research suggests the Big Bang may have never...

Ian S.
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 11:52AM

Time Travel to the Future Is 'Definitely Possible,' Says a Leading Scientist

We've all dreamed of time travel. There's something wonderfully appealing about transporting into another era of history, whether it...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 11:15AM

The US Military Is Bio-Engineering Plants for Surveillance Purposes

Here's a fun piece of new information for you: the The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (commonly known simply as DARPA)...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - 8:05PM

Russia's Bomb-Resistant 'Terminator' Suits Look Insane

We've been trying to make soldiers indestructible for as long as there have been wars, but today there's a lot more to worry about...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 11:23AM

This Robot Just Passed the Medical Exam for the Very First Time

As any doctor will tell you, diagnosing and treating diseases has been greatly aided by the advent of digital technology.Where once...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 10:22AM

NASA Can't Explain Mysterious Boom Heard Over Alabama

Alabama residents were stunned this week when a giant, deafening boom in the sky made a sound so loud and mystifying not even NASA...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 11:51AM