Weird Science

New Study Reveals What Americans Think God's Face Really Looks Like—And It's Pretty Weird

For the last 500 years, the prevailing image of God has been a stern-faced older man with a white beard. Since the release of Joan...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 - 12:08PM

Human Meme 'Ancient Aliens' Host Says Extraterrestrials Created God After Leaving Earth

Since his original appearance on the History Channel's Ancient Aliens, Giorgio Tsoukalos' squinting, wild-haired face has been...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 - 11:53AM

MIT Justed Created the First 'Psychopath AI' in History... And It's Just as Scary as That Sounds

Between Boston Dynamics' headless, door-opening cyborg dogs, Omron Automation's empathy chips for robots, and MIT Media Lab's new...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 - 12:23PM

The International Space Station Keeps a Guitar Onboard for Psychological Reasons

Anybody who got to watch astronaut Chris Hadfield rock out to David Bowie's Space Oddity from the International Space Station (ISS)...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 03 June 2018 - 6:03PM

Scientists Say They Can Predict the Next NBA Champs Based on This Weird Neuroscience

A bunch of weirdly entrancing videos have come out this year of pro basketball players moving in perfect synchronicity with one...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 31 May 2018 - 1:18PM

An Astronaut Once Ordered Pizza on the Space Shuttle So He Could Eat It On Earth

For all its wonders and mysteries just waiting to be discovered, outer space has no pizza. And that is deeply unfortunate.It's...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - 7:37PM

'Poltergeists' Found in New Pentagon Report Show Secret UFO Program Didn't Stop at Aliens

When the New York Times first ran its story on the Pentagon's secret UFO program, the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - 11:57AM

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