Weird Science

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

Basic Math Reveals How Many Advanced Alien Species Live in Our Galaxy

The Milky Way galaxy is a big place.With well over a hundred billion stars and plenty of planets in orbit around them, it makes sense...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 - 1:17PM

Conspiracy Theorist Says Passage in the Bible Predicts the World Will End in 2018

Christian sects have been predicting the end of the world for millennia, continuing all the way up to the present day. It's...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 - 12:57PM

Physicist Says Mushroom Cloud Found on Mars Proves Aliens Died in Ancient Nuclear War

Mars, the closest planet to the Earth, is a barren wasteland.The world has no atmosphere, and its surface is covered in dust and rock,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 - 10:45AM

Flat Earth Rocketeer Mike Hughes Just Rode His Homemade Rocket 1,800 Feet Into the Air

When we reported on the 61-year-old DIY rocketeer and apparent Flat Earther Mike Hughes' plans to launch a homemade rocket over the...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 26 March 2018 - 10:55AM

Neural Network Creates Bizarre Names For 'Dungeons & Dragons' Monsters

Results tend to be mixed when an artificial intelligence does something creative. And when you ask an AI to play an...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 25 March 2018 - 6:13PM

Tech Startup Kernel Says It Can Boost Your Intelligence With Computer Chip Brain Implants That Let You Hack Your Mind

Do you ever wish you had a photographic memory? Or the ability to learn new skills quickly and easily, without all the hassle of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 23 March 2018 - 1:42PM

'Chryse Alien' Mars Rock Formation That Looks Like a Face Is So Weird Even NASA Admits It Can't Explain It

By now, Scott C. Waring is pretty much a fixture in the world of alien conspiracy theories, especially when it comes to Mars--he...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 23 March 2018 - 12:18PM

Scientists Finally Recorded Terrifying Anglerfish Sex on Video for the First Time Ever—And It's Even Weirder Than You Think

Some mysteries are probably better off left unsolved.   Case in point: The secrets of deep-sea anglerfish have intrigued...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 23 March 2018 - 10:35AM

'Alien' Atacama Desert Mummy Skeleton Is a Hoax—It's Actually a Mutated Human Baby, Say Scientists

Believe it or not, there's usually a rational explanation for pretty much everything tied to alien sightings.Sometimes, though, the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 22 March 2018 - 1:29PM

Blow Up an Asteroid? NASA Scientist Says the Key to Saving Earth From Bennu May Actually Be Paint

A lot of fuss has been made over the past few weeks about Bennu, a giant asteroid that has a 2000 to 1 chance of crashing into the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 22 March 2018 - 1:06PM