Weird Science

Alien Hunters Claim New Video of SpaceX's Dragon Capsule Shows a TR-3B UFO

As we've said before, most UFO videos are recorded on the digital equivalent of a bent tin can, which often makes it difficult to tell...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 13 December 2018 - 12:28PM

Chomp! Dracula Ant Jaws Move Faster Than Any Animal Part Known to Man

According to a recent study from a team of researchers from the University of Illinois, a species of ant known as the Dracula ant has...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 - 2:21PM

North Carolina Fisherman Catches Mysterious Lights on Video--Is It a UFO?

When it comes to prospective UFO sightings, there are a couple criteria that elevates a video from "probably a lens flare" to "huh,...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 - 12:29PM

Mark Your Calendars and Place Your Bets: 'Time Traveler' Shares Dates of Future Events

Brace yourselves folks: the things you are about to learn may be too much for your fragile human minds to deal with in the present...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 - 12:00PM

Archaeologists Baffled By Ancient Bones of Child With a Skull in its Mouth

We've heard of bizarre burial practices in 5th century Italy where the dead were laid to rest with rocks in their mouths so that if...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 03 December 2018 - 11:17AM

Company Claims to Have Found Atlantis On the Coast of Spain Using Satellite Imagery

Somewhere in California, a Hollywood executive is looking at the recent news surrounding the supposed discovery of Atlantis and...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 11:51AM

New UFO Video Claims to Capture a TR-3B, a Reverse-Engineered Alien Craft

Outer Places was recently contacted by the folks over at UFO Today, a YouTube channel devoted to videos of supposed alien sightings....

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - 1:24PM

New Study: Human Brains Stay Alive For Hours After Death

What happens to the body after death? We've all heard the stories about how some animals – namely snakes – can still bite after...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 26 November 2018 - 2:00PM

Why Is Wombat Poo Shaped Like A Cube? Scientists Finally Have An Answer (Yes, Someone Paid To Do This)

There are two types of people in the world: those who knew going into this article that wombat poop is cube-shaped, and those...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 19 November 2018 - 1:08PM

China Debuts Virtual News Anchor With Artificial Intelligence... And It's Disturbingly Realistic

Personality is a big part of what makes news anchors successful and why people tune in to watch them, at least here in the United...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 09 November 2018 - 11:13AM

Physicists Have Developed a Math Equation for the Perfect Pizza

You probably don't think of the math that goes into everything you eat, but that's really what a recipe is: math with a bit of...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 - 11:29AM

Watch a Cockroach Kick a Wasp in the Face To Avoid Zombification

Sympathy for a pest like the cockroach is not something you'll encounter very often, but when the stakes include being stabbed in the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 01 November 2018 - 11:27AM

American Victims of Sonic 'Health Attacks' in China Suspect a Conspiracy Cover-Up

It sounds like the beginning of a Cold War political thriller or a Black Mirror episode: according to NBC, over a dozen Americans...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 - 12:46PM

Hybrid IVF Procedure Allows Two Women to Carry the Same Baby

We probably don't need to fully explain how in vitro fertilization typically works, but generally speaking it involves injecting sperm...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 - 1:03PM

Scientists Discover A Way To Turn Human Urine Into Bricks

The past few years have seen some big scientific advances when it comes to urine, especially when it comes to power: a research team...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 29 October 2018 - 1:58PM

Alien Landing Pads? NASA Spots Other Weird Icebergs Floating In the Antarctic

Earlier this month, NASA spotted something particularly bizarre while flying over the Antarctica: a perfectly formed iceberg with...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 26 October 2018 - 12:55PM

Crows Become Third Species to Create Compound Tools, After Humans and Great Apes

Remember when you learned that tool-making was one of the major features that set humans apart from all other animals? Well, that...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 25 October 2018 - 11:45AM

Rare Underwater 'Headless Chicken Monster' Photographed Off the Coast of Antarctica

There is a science to naming newly discovered creatures and organisms, but sometimes it's just easier for scientists to call a thing...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 22 October 2018 - 10:27AM

Elon Musk Says It's "Time to Create a Mecha" After Watching Late-Night Anime Movie

No, you haven't stumbled across a mistakenly syndicated article from The Onion. We're apparently living in a timeline where the...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 - 1:53PM

Scientists Inquire: Can Dogs Actually Tell the Difference Between Human Words?

Most dog owners feel a special connection with their pet. They speak to it like a child or friend and are convinced that the dog...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 - 11:29AM