Weird Science

Russian Scientists Are Testing Lasers to Blow Up Deadly Asteroids

Remember last week, when we learned that NASA has official plans to blow up deadly asteroids with nuclear bombs? Well, we've got more...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 11:36AM

Shocked Doctors Discover Large Air Pocket In Patient's Brain

Has your balance been a bit... Off lately? Do you feel any weakness in your left leg and arm? If you were to check those symptoms on...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 11:31AM

PETA Teamed Up With a Las Vegas Brothel For a Billboard of Naked Aliens

What a time to be alive.You've heard of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Now get ready for a series of billboards that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 11:21AM

Tech Startup Nectome Debuts '100% Fatal' Brain Upload Service

In Futurama, one piece of bizarre sci-fi technology that shows up a lot is human heads kept alive in glass jars. This is played for...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 10:34AM

Contagious Woman Escapes From Hospital, Triggering Zombie Outbreak Concerns

We all know how zombie apocalypses kick off. All it takes is one infected patient escaping quarantine before a deadly disease starts...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 March 2018 - 9:58AM

Scientists Just Found the Secret Cause of Synesthesia in the Brain

Have you ever looked at the number four and decided that it must, logically, be a red number? Or heard a person's name and instantly...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 - 2:17PM

China Building Fighter Jets With 'Invisibility Cloaks' by Harnessing 'Metamaterials'

The prospect of invisibility has been both fascinating and terrifying to humanity for centuries.We'd all love the power to disappear....

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 - 1:56PM

Scientist Says Nazca Tomb 'Alien' Mummies Are Definitely 'Not Human'

About a month ago, we reported on the alien mummies supposedly unearthed in Peru, called 'the Nazca mummies' due to the fact their...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 12 March 2018 - 1:09PM

New Robots With 'Emotion Chips' Can Empathize With Human Emotions

The lasting message of this year's CES has been one of sensitive robots.The biggest draw of the show was Omron Automation's ping-pong...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 09 March 2018 - 11:00AM

A Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Just Cracked Time Travel—Here's How It's Possible

Last year, Kip S. Thorne collected a Nobel Prize (along with Rainer Weiss and Barry C. Barish) for his work on gravitational waves....

Chris Mahon
Friday, 09 March 2018 - 10:46AM

NASA Twin Study Shocker: Space Travel Altered Astronaut Scott Kelly's DNA

In 2015, NASA began a study into how time in space alters the genetics of the human body. The foolproof method for undertaking this...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 09 March 2018 - 10:25AM

Ancient African Artifacts May Solve the Mystery of Earth's Weakening Magnetic Field

The 2003 disaster movie The Core may be cheesy sci-fi, but there's nothing fictional about the South Atlantic Anomaly, a region...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 06 March 2018 - 1:20PM

Your Dead Loved Ones Can Now Live on as 'Black Mirror'-Style AI Copies

Just so we're clear, Black Mirror is not supposed to be an instructional series that's filled with good ideas for the future.In the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 05 March 2018 - 11:33AM

The Weirdest Black Hole Ever Found Is Growing So Fast It Defies the Laws of Physics

Everything that we think we knew about the growth of black holes has just been flipped on its head--scientists have discovered a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 02 March 2018 - 11:35AM

Study Finds That Humans Can Use Echolocation Just Like Bats

One of the more interesting Marvel superheroes is Daredevil, a character who is blinded as a child, but who is able to sense the world...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 01 March 2018 - 7:06PM

'Time-Traveling Alien Archaeologist' From the Year 6491 Warns Yellowstone Volcano Doomsday Is Imminent

Remember that really creepy interview with a time-traveling alien that popped up on YouTube a few years ago? Looked pretty realistic,...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 01 March 2018 - 1:27PM

UFO Program Director: Pentagon Hiding Alien Metals 'Not From Earth'

Luis Elizondo is probably the most credible advocate we have when it comes to the existence of UFOs, but the more he reveals about his...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 01 March 2018 - 11:39AM

World War III Is Coming Soon—And Statistical Analysis Proves It

Do you have the nagging sensation that global politics have been particularly tense recently?Sure, we're not at a 1950s Cold War level...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 10:36AM

World's First Mega-Giant Atom Creates Revolutionary New State of Matter

Atomic science is mindblowing. What else has the power to transform Earth both metaphorically and literally and can change history...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 26 February 2018 - 11:08AM

Jeff Bezos Invested $42 Million in a Giant Millennium Clock Buried in the Desert

Yes, Elon Musk decided to build a massive tunnel-drilling company on a whim and launched a $250,000 luxury car into space, but those...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 23 February 2018 - 12:15PM