Weird Science

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

21st Century Problems: How NOT To Fall In Love With A Chatbot

If Ex Machina has taught us anything, except that Oscar Isaacs has some incredible dance moves in his arsenal of talents, it's that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 11:37AM

Could DARPA's Brain Uploads Lead To 'Matrix' Military Training?

With all the movies and TV shows currently streaming online, who has time to learn a new language or some other cognitive skill...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 11:22AM

The Most Powerful Weapons In The Sci-Fi Universe

Understanding one's tools is important, but it's especially paramount when dealing with weapons. Whether you're a Green Beret raising,...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 05 October 2017 - 4:43PM

Snapchat Launches AR Art Galleries in Major Cities Around the World

Imagine if you could fill a city with digital art sculptures that are completely invisible to the naked eye, but that appear in...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 - 8:52PM

Vacuum Cleaner Company Dyson Will Build an Electric Car by 2020

The world of battery-powered vehicles is becoming ever more crowded. In addition to the myriad of other companies that are already...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 26 September 2017 - 7:37PM

A Robot Performed Unaided Dental Surgery on a Human Patient

How much do you trust modern robotics? Would you, for example, be happy with letting a robot implant false teeth into your mouth?...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 22 September 2017 - 7:27PM

An Origami-Inspired Drone Could One Day Deliver Your Packages

Origami has long inspired technological innovation. From NASA’s shape-shifting radiator to foldable solar panels, the Japanese art...

Chelsea Gohd
Thursday, 14 September 2017 - 8:45PM

Scientist Repeatedly Shocks Himself with an Electric Eel to Test Its Power

This right here? This is how we get supervillains. Biologist and professor of Vanderbilt University Kenneth Catania has published a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 14 September 2017 - 8:26PM

Security Expert Warns that Sex Robots Can Be Hacked and Turned Violent

If Westworld has taught us anything, it's that you can't program a robot to feel human emotions and then attempt to have your way...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 11 September 2017 - 7:55PM