Weird Science

'Screaming Mummy' Mystery Solved? Famous Skeleton May Be Hanged Prince Who Plotted Murder of Pharaoh

If there's one thing missing from The Mummy, it's a good dash of scientific analysis.Thankfully, the real world has this covered:...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 - 11:14AM

Aliens Helped America Defeat Nazis With Future Technology, Says Navy Aerospace Engineer in New Book

It's no secret that the Nazis were into some strange, occult stuff, but some of the weirdest rumors about the Third Reich come from...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 12 February 2018 - 1:19PM

AI Generated Candy Hearts Contain Not-So-Romantic Messages

Neural networks are amazing, artificially intelligent systems that can be used for some amazing things. They can also be used for some...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 10 February 2018 - 4:48PM

Pentagon UFO Director Says Alien Spacecraft Can Warp Space-Time

One of the hallmarks of a UFO is uncanny aerodynamics--the ability to hover, accelerate to high speeds, suddenly stop, and pull off...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 09 February 2018 - 11:01AM

Scientists Discover an Entirely New Form of 3D Vision in Praying Mantises

Praying mantises have a talent that no other insect with compound eyes can perform. While bees and ants and flies are all able to see...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 08 February 2018 - 6:44PM

Texas Televangelist Gloria Copeland: 'Inoculate Yourself With the Word of God,' Don't Get a Flu Shot

We previously reported on the Genesis II church encouraging its members to drink bleach in order to cure autism, but televangelist...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 - 10:47AM

Ancient Fossilized Spider With a Tail Resembles the 'Alien' Facehugger

As cloning technology develops, many people are getting increasingly invested in the idea of bringing prehistoric animals back to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 February 2018 - 7:08PM

NASA Shows Off the Strange 'Penguin and Egg' Twin Galaxies

Thanks to powerful skywatchers like the Hubble Space Telescope and similar devices, we've managed to discover a lot of extremely...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 1:15PM

Science Just Proved Swearing Actually Physically Reduces Pain

Next time your mom makes you put a dollar in the swear jar, just let her know that you're practicing self-therapy. Psychologist and...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 1:54PM

New Stem Cell Study Plans to Bring Dead People Back to Life

A couple of decades ago, there were some things that science knew it simply couldn't cure--terminal disease and death itself chief...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 1:14PM

Pizza Is Healthier Than Cereal for Breakfast, Says Coolest Doctor Ever

The shame that comes with ordering a whole pizza for yourself can only be countered by spacing the pie out into at least two meals....

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 3:29PM

Brain Scans Can Predict Friendships, New Study Shows

Every so often, new research comes out that makes us fear the direction that our collective, ever-accelerating patterns of media...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - 11:09AM

Is the Key to Immortality Hiding in Naked Mole-Rats?

There has already been a bunch of stories about how naked mole rats are almost immune to cancer (despite those two zoo specimens...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - 11:09AM

Elon Musk Denies He's Starting a Zombie Apocalypse While Selling Flamethrowers

At this point, we're pretty sure that Elon Musk has shown his hand: his entire business plan is based around people telling him "Elon,...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - 10:18AM

You Can't Cure Autism by Making Your Children Drink Bleach, No Matter What This Cult Says

Just when you thought the hysteria over Tide Pods was the absolute stupidest anyone could get, a story comes along we hear about a...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 12:49PM

Newfound Artifacts May Prove Aliens Visited Mexico 5,000 Years Ago

Mexico is experiencing a surge of alien activity, recent reports suggest.Earlier this month, witnesses reported a mysterious craft...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 10:32AM

An AI Finally Translated the Ancient 'Alien' Voynich Manuscript

The mysterious and indecipherable text contained in the 15th-century Voynich manuscript has baffled experts for over two centuries....

Justin Joffe
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 10:00AM

New Astronaut Food Recipe Combines Human Waste and Bacteria

We could start by asking a hypothetical yes-or-no question here, but if you've read the headline, you know the answer would almost...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 28 January 2018 - 1:11PM

Porous Alien Quicksand Could Doom Missions to Jupiter's Moon Europa

A new study explaining the negative polarization behavior on Jupiter's moon Europa suggests that its surface may be fine-grained...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 12:43PM

New Book Claims to Publish the First Photos From Inside a UFO

Of all the dicey, grainy, black-and-white UFO photos, the supposedly groundbreaking ones published in Dr. Roberto Pinotti's new...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 12:28PM