Weird Science

The Oldest Case of Dandruff Ever is Found on a 125 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Fossil

If you've ever struggled with dandruff, know that you're not alone. Dinosaurs had it, too.The oldest known case of dandruff now dates...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 25 May 2018 - 7:44PM

New Report on Nimitz UFO Incident Finally Details the Capabilities of the Alien Craft

If you're not familiar with the 2004 Nimitz Incident, it's one of the more persuasive cases for the existence of UFOs (or 'Anomalous...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 25 May 2018 - 1:08PM

Science Can Finally Explain Why Some People Always Believe in Conspiracy Theories

Jet fuel can't melt steel beams. Stanley Kubrick filmed the fake Moon landings. Elvis is alive and well. JFK was shot from the grassy...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 24 May 2018 - 12:49PM

Scientist Heads to Loch Ness to See If He Can Find Monster DNA

Despite the fact that the famous 1934 photo was revealed to be a toy submarine and that the subsequent "giant footprints" on the...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 24 May 2018 - 12:20PM

An Artificial Intelligence is Taught to Tell Jokes, and the Results are Almost Funny

It's always fascinating to watch an AI program attempt creative tasks — partly because of the philosophical questions that come...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 - 7:19PM

This Snake-Headed Shark Is So Scary Scientists Say It Inspired Ancient Sea Legends

If someone asked you what the scariest living breed of shark is (megalodons don't count, sorry Jason Statham), you'd probably go with...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 21 May 2018 - 11:41AM

Yanny? Laurel? A Linguist Explains Why Half the Internet Is Hearing It All Wrong

It's that stupid black and blue dress all over again. I mean, white and gold? If you've been on social media at all this week, you've...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 18 May 2018 - 11:15AM

New Study Says Octopus Eggs Came to Earth on a Comet From Space

Have you looked at octopi and other cephalopods recently? Like really looked at them? Words haven't been invented yet to accurately...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 17 May 2018 - 11:36AM

Human Feet Keep Washing Ashore in Canada—Now Scientists Can Finally Explain Why

Imagine taking an early morning walk on the beach. As you stroll through the sand you find an abandoned shoe. When you get closer,...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - 1:17PM

Are Psychedelics the Key to Saving Humans? 'Omnivore's Dilemma' Author Says It's Possible

Fifty years ago, psychedelics like LSD were hailed as a gateway to transforming humanity's consciousness. Within a decade, it was...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - 1:07PM

United States Army Surgeons Grew an Ear in This Veteran's Arm – Then Transplanted it Onto Her Head

A 21-year-old army vet lost her entire ear in a near-fatal car crash. Instead of a prosthetic, doctors decided to grow a new ear... In...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 10 May 2018 - 1:13PM

Keep Your Eyes On The Skies: New Video Captures UFO Speeding Through Lightning Bolt

A recent video posted by UFO-hunting YouTuber Secureteam10 shows a compelling photograph of a triangular UFO at the exact moment...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 07 May 2018 - 11:35AM

Scientists Play Classical Music to a Crocodile to Understand Its Brain

"Scientists put a crocodile into an MRI machine with classical music" may sound like somebody playing a game of science Mad Libs, but...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 04 May 2018 - 6:46PM

The Self-Balancing Electric Unicycle is a Fascinating Reinvention of a Timeless Classic

It's true that you never forget how to ride a bike, but on the other hand, nobody will ever forget that you rode a...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 - 6:24PM

New JFK Assassination Study Says It's Finally Solved the Grassy Knoll Mystery

Apart from the Moon landing and Nazi super-technology, the assassination of John F. Kennedy probably takes the cake for the sheer...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 26 April 2018 - 12:00PM

Orgasm-Inducing Psycho-Electronic Weapons: The Story of the Weirdest FOIA Discovery Ever

When you file a Freedom of Information Act request, you're most likely going to get a lot of dry government documents and records that...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 25 April 2018 - 1:06PM

Ancient New Guinea Warriors Perfected Sharp Blades by Using Human Bones

Sure, archaeologists have found the remains of a Lombard warrior with a prosthetic knife hand, but he died over a thousand years ago....

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 25 April 2018 - 10:17AM

Hungry Amateur Astronomer Sends Garlic Bread To the Edge of Space, Then Eats It

Have you ever wondered what garlic bread tastes like after being launched into the Earth's stratosphere? No?Either way, a YouTube...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 - 8:43PM

Tentacles of War: Army Is Developing Schools of 3-D Printed Robot Squid Like Those in 'The Matrix'

If you played a word-association game inspired by the United States Army (or any army, for that matter) the phrases would...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 23 April 2018 - 12:14PM

Our Brains Are Melting After Conspiracy Theorist Retracts His Claim That The World Ends Today

It's the end of the world as we know it, but... We feel fine. Despite David Meade's claim that April 23, 2018, will be the day the...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 23 April 2018 - 10:08AM