Weird Science

Astronauts Kick Off World Cup at International Space Station

While the whole world is waiting for the launch of the 2014 World Cup with anticipation, astronauts Reid Wiseman, Steve Swanson and...

Thursday, 12 June 2014 - 10:19AM

Who Needs a World Cup? FIFA President Wants to Have a Galactic Cup

"Football is about freedom, equality and respect."    Or, at least it is according to Sepp Blatter, FIFA president (and yes, for...

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 - 4:20PM

Space Has a Smell and It's... Stinky

After returning to Earth after months on the International Space Station, NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins answered his curious fan's...

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 - 11:11AM

Ex-NASA Researcher Confesses To Intimate Relationship With Dolphin Test-Subject

Former NASA researcher Margaret Howe Lovatt recently disclosed certain well-hidden details about the nature of her relationship with...

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 - 10:15AM

Toyota Reveals Plans for Flying Cars

In an interview yesterday at "Bloomberg's Big Thing Summit" in San Francisco, Hiroyoshi Yoshiki, Managing Officer of Toyota...

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 - 2:21PM

Artist Turns Everyday Materials into Alien Landscapes

Tara Donovan reaches into her office supply closet and finds a an alien universe. Donovan, born in New York in 1969, is known for...

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 - 9:52AM

Fire or Ice? Predictions for the End of the Universe

Philosopher Clement Vidal recently published a book called, "The Beginning and the End: The Meaning of Life in Cosmological...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 06 June 2014 - 1:54PM

Kentucky Scientists Attempt to Build Human Heart with 3-D Printer

Believe it or not, researchers at the University of Louisville are attempting to build human hearts for transplant patients using a...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 June 2014 - 4:20PM

Google Builds Futuristic Guns that Can Shoot Around Corners

Though this may seem like something out of a videogame - its entirely real.   Google Glass has teamed up with firearm company...

Thursday, 05 June 2014 - 9:52AM

Artificial Intelligence Named Pepper Can Read Human Emotions

Japanese company Softbank has unveiled Pepper, a robot that can purportedly read human emotions.   The robot has an "emotional...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 June 2014 - 9:50AM

Prominent Scientist Claims that Afterlife is an Alternate Universe

A book titled, “Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe“ was recently...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 - 6:04PM

900 lb Ancient Crocodile Discovered, Should Be Subject of Next Syfy Movie

Scientists have officially named a newly-discovered dyrosaur... after a character in "Lord of the Rings." No, seriously.   The...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 - 1:51PM

Three-Parent Babies May Happen Within Two Years

Scientists are rapidly developing techniques that could lead to the birth of a child with three genetic parents. Known as...

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 - 12:58PM

Robot Sperm May Be Able to Fertilize Human Eggs

Engineers have built a sperm-like robot that may one day be able to fertilize human eggs.    The design has a metal-coated head,...

Tuesday, 03 June 2014 - 1:37PM

Acoustic Tractor Beam Can Levitate Objects

You've seen aliens, star fleets, and other sci-fi creations employ the help of tractor beams in works such as "Star Trek," "Star...

Tuesday, 03 June 2014 - 11:09AM

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Aliens Haven't Contacted Us Because We're Stupid

"Cosmos" presenter and astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson has many issues with our search for alien intelligence.   First, he...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 02 June 2014 - 11:46AM

The Science of Eternal Sunshine: Scientists Erase and Restore Memories in Rats

If you could remove a painful memory, Eternal Sunshine-style, would you? If your answer is yes, then you're in luck. A team of...

Monday, 02 June 2014 - 11:18AM

Researchers Attempt to Teach Brains to Be Empathetic, Blade Runner-Style

Brazillian researchers may have developed brain exercises for the development of empathy. The researchers from three Brazilian...

Thursday, 29 May 2014 - 2:46PM

Pilots Fly Planes Using Telepathy

In the near future, pilots may be able to fly planes by simply thinking commands. During a test at the Institute for Flight System...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 29 May 2014 - 2:16PM

Volunteers Eat Mealworms for Three Months to Simulate Space Travel

Three brave volunteers emerged a few days ago from a three-month-long hibernation in the 160-squared-meter 'Moon Palace 1,' an indoor...

Thursday, 29 May 2014 - 1:09PM