Weird Science

Scientists Develop 'Terminator' Style Robotic Eye Lens Controllable by Users

"Man is something that shall be overcome," wrote Friedrich Nietzsche in Thus Spoke Zarathustra. "Man is a rope tied between beast and...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 29 July 2019 - 10:36AM

Finish the Job: Scientists Discover Insects Experience Chronic Neuropathic Pain After Severe Injury

I don't hate insects. They can be a domestic nuisance, certainly, and some spread disease on a scale that exterminates human life...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 - 12:44PM

Michigan Meteorologist Blows Up Watermelon With Rubber Bands, Because Science

We're not sure what makes for a slower news day: a weather expert blowing up a watermelon with rubber bands or... us, writing a story...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 11 July 2019 - 11:49AM

Westworld IRL: This Company Has Developed Robotic Heads for Sex Androids... and They're Just Beginning

With more people identifying as digisexuals and seeking companionship, connection, and emotional satisfaction solely or primarily...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 03 July 2019 - 11:22AM

Black Mirror IRL: Five Scary Ways Billionaires are Investing in Immortality

Press release/guest articleWhile we all know that billionaires control a substantial amount of the world’s wealth – in fact,...

Press Release
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 - 11:01AM

One Hour Series Explores the World's Most Fascinating and Inexplicable Mysteries

New York, NY – June 13, 2019 – HISTORY will premiere the nonfiction series “The UnXplained,” hosted and executive produced by...

Press Release
Thursday, 13 June 2019 - 4:48PM

'Death Isn't The End:' Why Reincarnation's Most Prominent Proponent Was a Scientist

Theories of consciousness range from the purely scientific – that personal consciousness, as we know it, is a mechanism of unique...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 22 April 2019 - 12:13PM

Real-Life Cthulhu: Scientists Discover Fossil of Prehistoric Creature With 45 Arms, Name it for Lovecraftian Monster

It sounds like it should be coming from Miskatonic University or the pages of an H.P. Lovecraft novel, but it's real. A team of...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 12 April 2019 - 11:01AM

Buzz Aldrin Has Perfect Reply to Plan to Analyze Human Poop Left on Moon's Surface

The Apollo 11 crew left more than just an American flag, footprints, and a legacy of indelible achievement in space exploration on the...

Gart Williams
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 - 2:23PM

Jurassic Spark: Scientists in Japan Revive 28,000-Year-Old Woolly Mammoth Cells

Scientists in Osaka, Japan have succeeded in prodding cells from a 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth into showing signs of "limited...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 - 9:45AM

NASA-Funded Scientists Create Synthetic 8-Base 'Alien' DNA, Proving That Life Could Have Different Rules

A team of Florida-based researchers have created a strand of DNA that changes much of what we thought we knew about the limits of...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 22 February 2019 - 2:31PM

Chinese Researchers Raise Ethical Questions After Cloning Genetically Engineered Monkeys

In what sounds like a recipe for a viral apocalypse, scientists at Shanghai's Institute of Neuroscience have successfully cloned a...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 - 2:59PM

Cocaine May Be Causing Eels in London's River Thames to Become 'Hyperactive'

It's been known for some time now that improperly disposed of pharmaceuticals – including hormones, antibiotics, blood thinners, and...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 - 9:52AM

Massive, Spinning Ice Whirlpool Mysteriously Appears in Maine River

There are plenty of things you might expect to see in a New England river: ducks, geese, exhausted Ivy League rowers... all perfectly...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 - 9:18AM

Cuba's 'Sonic Attack' on US Diplomats in Cuba May Have Been Weaponized Cricket Noises

Back in October 2018, we reported on a series of sonic 'attacks' on US diplomats in China, which bore a striking resemblance to the...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 07 January 2019 - 2:04PM

New Model Suggests Our Universe Is Riding An Expanding Bubble In An Extra Dimension

When considering models of the universe, there is one very important factor that researchers have struggled with: the presence of...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 31 December 2018 - 11:45AM

An Amoeba Managed to Solve a Complex Mathematical Problem...Without a Brain

Math nerds will be familiar with the infamous "Travelling Salesman Problem" (TSP), but for those of you who don't obsess over computer...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 27 December 2018 - 1:02PM

French Teen Injects Himself With DNA Strands Created From Bible and Quran Verses

Now that gene editing technologies are becoming more popular in labs around the world and in the basements of amateurs with enough...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 27 December 2018 - 10:32AM

Researchers Use Sound Waves To Levitate Small Objects

In a study published earlier this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of researchers from Spain and the UK...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 20 December 2018 - 2:16PM

Scientists Added Rabbit DNA To a Plant In the Name of Cleaner Air

Adding a plant to your work or living environment can help you breathe easier because of the boost in oxygen production. That's all...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 20 December 2018 - 1:18PM