Weird Science

The US Military is Bio-Engineering Plants For Surveillance Purposes

Here's a fun piece of new information for you: the The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (commonly known simply as DARPA)...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - 8:05PM

Russia's Bomb-Resistant 'Terminator' Suits Look Insane

We've been trying to make soldiers indestructible for as long as there have been wars, but today there's a lot more to worry about...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 11:23AM

This Robot Just Passed the Medical Exam for the Very First Time

As any doctor will tell you, diagnosing and treating diseases has been greatly aided by the advent of digital technology.Where once...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 10:22AM

NASA Can't Explain Mysterious Boom Heard Over Alabama

Alabama residents were stunned this week when a giant, deafening boom in the sky made a sound so loud and mystifying not even NASA...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 11:51AM

We Just Proved There's Life After Death

Is there life after death? It's one of the core questions that makes us human. Now, we may finally have an answer.New research...

Ian S.
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 3:10PM

Batman Costume With 23 Functioning Gadgets Wins Guinness World Record

Bruce Wayne better step up his game--special effects expert Julian Checkley has created a cosplay with 23 functioning gadgets that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 10:31AM

Here's the Exact Date an Asteroid Will End Human Civilization

Extinction-level events are ubiquitous in pop culture, but the impending apocalypse is more than fiction--we know the exact date the...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 10:08AM

Tardigrades Could Be the First Animals Launched Into Interstellar Space

Tardigrades, a species of microorganism often referred to as "water bears" or less commonly "moss piglets", are some of the most...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 12 November 2017 - 1:41PM

Watch Someone Test Whether They Can Stand on Liquid Mercury

Now, while you should most certainly not handle liquid mercury unless you're an expert (consider this your "don't try this at home"...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 11 November 2017 - 4:45PM

Video Evidence of Nibiru, the 'Planet X' That Could Destroy Earth

If Nibiru actually exists, Earth is doomed.  Also known as "Planet X," Niribu is a planet lurking somewhere in space, allegedly...

Ian S.
Friday, 10 November 2017 - 1:41PM

'Iron Man' Jet Suit Inventor Sets World Speed Record

We all fantasize about being Iron Man, but inventor Richard Browning just made that dream a reality.    Browning has built his...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 10:15AM

This AI Chatbot Trolls Email Scammers With Hilarious Results

It's a story as old as time: a Nigerian prince, a crisis, and a mountain of cash waiting to be transferred into your bank account (for...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 10:08AM

Russian Engineer Creates a Robot Cemetery in Moscow

We have funerals to honor our fellow humans, and occasionally even ones for our pets. But what can be done for our old smartphones, or...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 7:45PM

Glowing Ring UFO Shocks China

Residents of a small village in China were left stunned by a glowing, ring-shaped UFO that mysteriously hovered in the sky for...

Ian S.
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 - 2:09PM

The Wall of Lava Lamps That Protects the Internet From Hackers

With hackers hitting everyone from Equifax to HBO, you'd imagine something more advanced than lava lamps is protecting your...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 - 11:00AM

Astronomers Discover an Odd Planet That Snows Sunscreen

With every new planetary discovery that astronomers make, the universe becomes an even more intriguing and exciting place.Take, for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 27 October 2017 - 7:23PM

Giant Glowing Ball UFO Stuns Siberia

Thousands of Russians had a literal close encounter last night with a giant glowing ball UFO that appeared in the sky above the city...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 27 October 2017 - 11:00AM

Genetically Engineered Chickens Can Lay Eggs with Cancer-Fighting Proteins

Prescription drugs are usually tasteless at best or disgusting at worst, so the idea of eating food with the medication already...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 15 October 2017 - 4:48PM

Alphabet's 'Project Loon' Wi-Fi Balloons Have Split Into a Separate Company

A few years back, Google attempted to solve a problem relating to the massive chunks of the world that still have zero internet...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 14 October 2017 - 11:04AM

Scientists Create Shape-Changing, Synthetic 'Octopus' Skin for Robots

Perhaps you've seen an absolutely terrifying ability that an octopus has, which involves squeezing their entire rubbery bodies...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 7:44PM