Weird Science

NASA Twin Study Shocker: Space Travel Altered Astronaut Scott Kelly's DNA

In 2015, NASA began a study into how time in space alters the genetics of the human body. The foolproof method for undertaking this...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 09 March 2018 - 10:25AM

Ancient African Artifacts May Solve the Mystery of Earth's Weakening Magnetic Field

The 2003 disaster movie The Core may be cheesy sci-fi, but there's nothing fictional about the South Atlantic Anomaly, a region...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 06 March 2018 - 1:20PM

Your Dead Loved Ones Can Now Live on as 'Black Mirror'-Style AI Copies

Just so we're clear, Black Mirror is not supposed to be an instructional series that's filled with good ideas for the future.In the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 March 2018 - 11:33AM

The Weirdest Black Hole Ever Found Is Growing So Fast It Defies the Laws of Physics

Everything that we think we knew about the growth of black holes has just been flipped on its head--scientists have discovered a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 02 March 2018 - 11:35AM

Study Finds That Humans Can Use Echolocation Just Like Bats

One of the more interesting Marvel superheroes is Daredevil, a character who is blinded as a child, but who is able to sense the world...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 01 March 2018 - 7:06PM

'Time-Traveling Alien Archaeologist' From the Year 6491 Warns Yellowstone Volcano Doomsday Is Imminent

Remember that really creepy interview with a time-traveling alien that popped up on YouTube a few years ago? Looked pretty realistic,...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 01 March 2018 - 1:27PM

UFO Program Director: Pentagon Hiding Alien Metals 'Not From Earth'

Luis Elizondo is probably the most credible advocate we have when it comes to the existence of UFOs, but the more he reveals about his...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 01 March 2018 - 11:39AM

World War III Is Coming Soon—And Statistical Analysis Proves It

Do you have the nagging sensation that global politics have been particularly tense recently?Sure, we're not at a 1950s Cold War level...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 10:36AM

World's First Mega-Giant Atom Creates Revolutionary New State of Matter

Atomic science is mindblowing. What else has the power to transform Earth both metaphorically and literally and can change history...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 26 February 2018 - 11:08AM

Jeff Bezos Invested $42 Million in a Giant Millennium Clock Buried in the Desert

Yes, Elon Musk decided to build a massive tunnel-drilling company on a whim and launched a $250,000 luxury car into space, but those...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 23 February 2018 - 12:15PM

Scientists Will Drive Antimatter Around in a Truck for an Experiment

If the original Back to the Future has taught us anything, it's that all scientific experiments are better when they're on wheels. As...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 7:21PM

Baby Kraken! Internet Goes Gaga Over Tiny, Deep-Sea Dumbo Octopus Hatchling

It constantly surprises people that we know more about the surface of the Moon than we do about our ocean floor. So much down there...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 11:00AM

Google's New AI Predicts Future Heart Attacks By Scanning Your Eye

Heart disease is the leading cause of death around the world.We're not, as a species, doing ourselves any favors in this regard. Tasty...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 10:30AM

Scientists Discover Black Holes That Erase Your Past

In season five of the modern Doctor Who, The Doctor comes across a crack in space and time that absorbs people, objects – even...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 9:09AM

Interview: Jack Murphy Discusses Nikola Tesla's Death Ray and Mysterious Death

On January 8, 1943, inventor Nikola Tesla was found dead in room 3327 in Manhattan's New Yorker Hotel where he spent the last years...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 3:04PM

Flightless Elder God: Ancient Carnivorous 6'8" Penguin Was Like Something From Lovecraft

What if we told you that long ago, millions of years in the past, giant penguins ruled the land?Sure, everyone's always eager to talk...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 10:01AM

Scientist Claims Immortality Is Coming... But There's A Catch

Death is such a pain. There's no opt-out, and decomposing is a hassle.Not for long, though. According to scientist Dr. Ian Pearson,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 9:16AM

UFO Spotted Above Mount Everest in Professional Mountaineer's Photograph

An unidentified flying object has been spotted in a photo of Mount Everest taken by professional mountaineer and photographer David...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 19 February 2018 - 10:27AM

Presidential Candidate Says He Time Traveled to Mars With Barack Obama in Secret Government Program

Andrew Basiago is a trial lawyer who ran as an independent candidate for US President in 2016. He is also, he claims, a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 10:47AM

Asteroid Mining Is Just the Beginning: What If We Could Mine a Diamond Planet?

Somewhere out among the stars, not that far from home, is a planet named 55 Cancri e, otherwise known as Janssen (which makes it sound...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 11:37AM