Weird Science

Ancient Remains of Child Given a 'Vampire Burial' Were Found in a Baby Cemetery in Italy

How does one bury a vampire? They sleep in coffins and are technically already dead, so it's a tricky question. It turns out that 5th...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 15 October 2018 - 12:47PM

Scientists Abuzz After Baffling Bee Behavior During Total Solar Eclipse

What do animals know that we don't know? The New York Times reports that during last summer's total solar eclipse, bees at 16...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 11 October 2018 - 9:59AM

Alien Mania Erupts Again As Video Shows Triangular UFO Over Mexico City

Ufologist Scott C. Waring calls it  "Absolute proof that aliens are active in Mexico," which is a pretty bold claim for (probably)...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 - 1:02PM

Study Suggests Mount Vesuvius Eruption Vaporized Bodily Fluids and Caused Heads to Explode

And all this time we thought the people of Pompeii and the surrounding areas got off relatively easy in 79 AD — sure, being covered...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 - 12:30PM

Google's DeepMind Can Now Create Fake Photos That Look Totally Realistic

A few weeks ago, we covered Congress' letter to the Director of National Intelligence, which asked the agency to look into...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 - 12:41PM

This Giant Crab Snack-Attacked a Seabird in Its Sleep and Carnage Ensued

It's common in nature documentaries to see birds preying on cute, tiny animals like crabs and lizards on the beach because that's now...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 24 September 2018 - 12:21PM

Dosing Octopuses With Ecstasy Makes Them Act Like Humans On MDMA According To A Study By Johns Hopkins University Doctors

Better known as ecstasy or MDMA, methylenedioxymethamphetamine is a psychoactive drug that is used recreationally to give people a...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 21 September 2018 - 11:07AM

An Explosion Of Thousands Of Spiders Turned This Greek Fishing Village Into A Real-Life Horror Story With Their Gigantic Webs

There is still over a month left until Halloween, but one small town in Greece already looks like it was decorated by overzealous...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 20 September 2018 - 11:05AM

Researchers Discover Three New Weird Fish Species at the Bottom of the Pacific Ocean

Building an expensive rocket and launching it into space isn't the only way to find alien life. According to the National Oceanic...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 - 9:56AM

Russians Want to Clone a 40,000-Year-Old Baby Horse...Then a Woolly Mammoth

It has been 22 years since scientists successfully cloned the first mammal (RIP Dolly the Sheep) and over a century since the cloning...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 06 September 2018 - 11:46AM

A New Experiment Will Attempt to Find the Fifth Universal Force: the "Dark Force"

In 1977, Star Wars: A New Hope taught us about the Dark Side of the Force. Now, in a weird bit of synchronicity, The Guardian writes...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 - 1:54PM

Ancient Fossils Found Containing Wasps That Kill From Within, Xenomorph Style

As far as iconic horror movie monsters go, the xenomorphs from the Alien franchise are among the scariest because of the invasiveness...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 30 August 2018 - 11:59AM

Watch This NASA Engineer Invent A Robot To Scientifically Prove The Best Way To Skip A Rock Across Water (Because... Priorities)

Society has long feared that robots will one day replace humans in every facet of the global workforce, which is probably the...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 - 1:38PM

14-Foot Giant Squid Washes Up On New Zealand Beach

Welp, that's another country that we can cross off the list of potential vacation destinations. It's fun to travel to places like...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 27 August 2018 - 11:56AM

Still Better Than 'Twilight:' Robot With Artificial Intelligence Being Trained to Act for Upcoming Movie

Westworld invited us into a world where the only way to tell if someone was a human or a robot was to tell them to "freeze all motor...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 - 10:08AM

Ashes To Ashes: Now You Can Have Your Cremated Remains Launched Into the Abyss of Space

Have you given any thought to what you want done with your remains when you die? It's a day that comes for all of us, and while...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 17 August 2018 - 11:55AM

Man Hatching Weird Pod Looks Like a 'Stranger Things' Scene, But It's Not a Demogorgon

Most of us have witnessed the slightly disturbing but natural way that various animals are born or hatched thanks to National...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 17 August 2018 - 9:32AM

Teeth From Giant Prehistoric Shark Found On Australian Beach Prove The Land Down Under Has Always Been Deadly

The world (or the portion of it that loves Jason Statham and scary fish) is looking forward to the release of summer blockbuster about...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 09 August 2018 - 12:31PM

Science Finally Answers Age-Old Question, "What Would Earth Be Like if it Were Made of Blueberries?"

Scientific papers often present interesting theories on familiar topics or new data and analyses that contribute to a better...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 02 August 2018 - 11:10AM

Chinese Scientists Have Insane Plan To Lasso Asteroids And Bring Them Back To Earth In Blankets

We thought launching convertibles into space with a David Bowie soundtrack was as crazy as it got.We were wrong.A team of...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 - 2:26PM