Weird Science

NASA Shows Off the Strange 'Penguin and Egg' Twin Galaxies

Thanks to powerful skywatchers like the Hubble Space Telescope and similar devices, we've managed to discover a lot of extremely...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 03 February 2018 - 1:15PM

Science Just Proved Swearing Actually Physically Reduces Pain

Next time your mom makes you put a dollar in the swear jar, just let her know that you're practicing self-therapy. Psychologist and...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 1:54PM

New Stem Cell Study Plans to Bring Dead People Back to Life

A couple of decades ago, there were some things that science knew it simply couldn't cure--terminal disease and death itself chief...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 01 February 2018 - 1:14PM

Pizza Is Healthier Than Cereal for Breakfast, Says Coolest Doctor Ever

The shame that comes with ordering a whole pizza for yourself can only be countered by spacing the pie out into at least two meals....

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 3:29PM

Brain Scans Can Predict Friendships, New Study Shows

Every so often, new research comes out that makes us fear the direction that our collective, ever-accelerating patterns of media...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - 11:09AM

Is the Key to Immortality Hiding in Naked Mole-Rats?

There has already been a bunch of stories about how naked mole rats are almost immune to cancer (despite those two zoo specimens...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - 11:09AM

Elon Musk Denies He's Starting a Zombie Apocalypse While Selling Flamethrowers

At this point, we're pretty sure that Elon Musk has shown his hand: his entire business plan is based around people telling him "Elon,...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - 10:18AM

You Can't Cure Autism by Making Your Children Drink Bleach, No Matter What This Cult Says

Just when you thought the hysteria over Tide Pods was the absolute stupidest anyone could get, a story comes along we hear about a...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 12:49PM

Newfound Artifacts May Prove Aliens Visited Mexico 5,000 Years Ago

Mexico is experiencing a surge of alien activity, recent reports suggest.Earlier this month, witnesses reported a mysterious craft...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 10:32AM

An AI Finally Translated the Ancient 'Alien' Voynich Manuscript

The mysterious and indecipherable text contained in the 15th-century Voynich manuscript has baffled experts for over two centuries....

Justin Joffe
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 10:00AM

New Astronaut Food Recipe Combines Human Waste and Bacteria

We could start by asking a hypothetical yes-or-no question here, but if you've read the headline, you know the answer would almost...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 28 January 2018 - 1:11PM

Porous Alien Quicksand Could Doom Missions to Jupiter's Moon Europa

A new study explaining the negative polarization behavior on Jupiter's moon Europa suggests that its surface may be fine-grained...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 12:43PM

New Book Claims to Publish the First Photos From Inside a UFO

Of all the dicey, grainy, black-and-white UFO photos, the supposedly groundbreaking ones published in Dr. Roberto Pinotti's new...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 12:28PM

The U.S. Government Needs Help Building a Brain to Experiment On

Do you have an interest in the human brain? Are you keen to find out what makes us tick, and how our grey matter is put together?If...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 6:23PM

Chinese Scientists Just Successfully Cloned Monkeys and Humans Could Be Next

The science of cloning mammals has had some significant breakthroughs in the past few decades, but the process has never gone...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 10:17AM

Flat Earther Vows to Launch Himself at 500MPH in Homemade Rocket to Prove Earth Isn't Round

The ultimate rebuttal to flat-Earthers of all types has been threatening to send them into space: Once they're in orbit, they'll be...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 11:44AM

Disturbing Video Captures Otherworldly Sounds Emanating From a Canadian Forest

A creepy video capturing some truly sinister and unearthly groans and howls is setting people's hair on end while generating a healthy...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 2:58PM

New Study Finds Centipedes Can Kill Prey 15x Their Size With Deadly 'Spooky Toxin' Venom

Many people fear all insects based on how they look, how they crawl, or because they tap into our innate squeamishness. That said,...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 9:56AM

FDA Approves Algorithm That Will Tell You When You're Going to Die

We're truly living in a wondrous time, closer than ever to the world of tomorrow that writers from the golden age of sci-fi...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 19 January 2018 - 12:00PM

Expert Reveals the Photo at the Center of the Pentagon UFO Story Is Fake

Has the photo at the center of the controversy surrounding the Pentagon's secret UFO program officially been debunked?A lot of people...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 12:00PM