Weird Science

Newly Discovered 'Exploding Ant' Species is a Terrifying Product of Evolution

When you have ants in your house or apartment, it's gross and you usually have tons of them to deal with. But hey, at least they...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 22 April 2018 - 11:50AM

This Bizarre Real-Life 'Westworld' Robot is Much Less Dangerous Than It Sounds

So far as we know, the robotic hosts from Westworld don't exist in real life yet. Part of that is because nearly every humanoid robot...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 21 April 2018 - 12:10PM

'PGD' Tech Will Give Us Designer Babies Sooner Than You Think—Can Society Handle It?

With the advent of genetic engineering technology like CRISPR, the topic of designer babies has come back with a vengeance, along with...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 19 April 2018 - 11:45AM

Mysterious 'Half-Human Half-Animal' Captured on Video After Mauling Dogs in Argentina

El Chupacabra? Zuul? An image circulating on the internet of a dog-like creature from hell that was allegedly spotted in Argentina...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 - 11:09AM

Elon Musk Wants to Test Out SpaceX Rockets That Land With 'Giant Party Balloons'

In today's "Elon Musk has a crazy idea but he might be serious" news, SpaceX could soon be using balloons to land their next Falcon 9...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 16 April 2018 - 8:17PM

FDA Approves Light-Sensitive Contact Lenses Which Darken Your Eyes

Good news if you wear contacts and also want to look like an alien posing as a human, or if you've ever felt like you're missing out...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 15 April 2018 - 12:22PM

Ancient One-Handed Skeleton Found With Prosthetic Knife-Hand

Sure, pirates had peg legs and hooks, but a thousand years before they sailed the sea, there were the Longobardi, a culture of...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 13 April 2018 - 11:43AM

Is the Nibiru Rapture Real? Christian Numerologist Says End Times Are April 23

Doomsday prophets are nothing if not persistent, we'll give them that--almost two years ago to the day, Outer Places called the last...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 11:11AM

Alien Researchers Say This NASA Photo Shows a Real-Life Stargate on the Moon

This isn't the craziest conspiracy theory we've covered (that goes to the claim that reptilian aliens helped the Nazis during World...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 1:13PM

New Survey Finally Explains the Real Reason There Are So Many Flat-Earthers

In case you missed it, a DIY rocket scientist named Mike Hughes recently launched a homemade rocket over the California desert as part...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 09 April 2018 - 11:31AM

New Atlantic Puffin Research Sheds Light on Their Fluorescent Beaks

Out of all the scientific discoveries made recently, "puffins have glowing beaks" would be a tough one to guess.But when...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 07 April 2018 - 2:03PM

'Zombie' Raccoons Are Terrorizing This Small Ohio Town in Broad Daylight

Youngstown, Ohio, has a serious pest problem.Not only is there a sizeable raccoon population in the small town, but they're being...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 06 April 2018 - 12:51PM

NASA Just Launched Human Sperm Into Space for a New Experiment

Poor NASA scientists.You work your hardest on a brand new piece of scientific research, wait patiently for the scheduled launch date...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 06 April 2018 - 12:12PM

Harvard Physicists Say They've Calculated the Exact Day the Universe Will End

Nothing lasts forever, not even the universe itself. Whether its sentient evil AI that comes to destroy us or a giant Higgs-Boson...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 - 10:56AM

Is the Great Pyramid at Giza a Secret Clue About the Speed of Light? Alien Researchers Make the Case

Alien researchers are chasing a surprising new conspiracy theory this week: Is the Great Pyramid of Giza a giant secret clue about...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 03 April 2018 - 11:40AM

Will Smith and Sophia The Robot Met for An Unsettlingly Bizarre 'Date'

Will Smith, who's killed robots in at least a few of his films (his fight scenes from I, Robot will come into play a little later),...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 31 March 2018 - 11:47AM

New Theory Says If We Traveled Back to the Beginning of Time, Humans Might Never Have Evolved

When you look at the evolutionary tree of life, it's comforting to follow the one strand that starts at "bacteria," passes through...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 30 March 2018 - 12:21PM

DARPA Says It Wants to Weaponize Sea Creatures to Spy on Enemy Submarines

When it comes to military secrets, it's often said that loose lips sink ships. Now, the phrase must evolve: if the US military has its...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 29 March 2018 - 1:43PM

Two Airline Pilots in Different Planes Say They Spotted the Same UFO Flying Over the New Mexico Border

For every 10 blurry photos of a "crashed alien craft" near Antarctica or Mylar party balloons mistakenly identified as flying...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 29 March 2018 - 12:01PM

Bizarre Coded Voicemail Sent to Twitter Users Says Aliens Are Coming to Invade Earth

A little over two weeks ago, Twitter user @strayedaway (real name Ty) received a strange voicemail on his phone: a robotic voice...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 11:39AM