Weird Science

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

Male Sex Robots With Bionic Penises Are a Real Thing in 2018 So You're Welcome, Humanity

When it comes to finding intimacy in the digital age, the same tools that seem to make it easier than ever to connect with other...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 12:05PM

We Just Discovered Chameleons Have Fluorescent Bones That Glow in the Dark

While most maintain that the late Jim Morrison of The Doors earned his psychedelic honorific, "The Lizard King," a new reptile might...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 10:47AM

This New AI Translates Dog Barks Into English

The idea of some magical device that translates our pet's communications into human speech is not new--only up until now, it's been...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 15 January 2018 - 11:57AM

"Britain's Roswell" Exposed in New UFO Files From British Ministry of Defence

After decades of waiting, British ufologists finally have the last batch of declassified UFO documents from the British Ministry of...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 12 January 2018 - 10:18AM

Supermassive Black Hole is Caught Letting Out Massive 'Burps'

Black holes are incredibly powerful gravity wells that absorb anything and everything that gets too close. There is no escape from the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 7:56PM

Climate Change Is Causing 99% of Australian Sea Turtles to Be Born Female

Here's a fun fact to bring out at parties: green sea turtle eggs hatch into males or females based on the temperature of their...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 11:23AM

Microgravity Made an ISS Astronaut Grow 3.5 Inches Taller

Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai has a big problem. After just three weeks in a microgravity environment aboard the International...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 8:02PM

Nissan Is Building a Car That You Drive With Your Thoughts

As any student driver will tell you, reaction times while driving can be a bit of a pain. From the time when a driver sees a hazard on...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 7:47PM

This Modified Nerf Gun is Powered By Liquid Nitrogen

You're never too old for a Nerf war. That said, foam projectiles have evolved somewhat since you were a kid, thanks in large part to...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 29 December 2017 - 7:14PM

The 7 Craziest Scientific Breakthroughs of 2017

2017 has been a huge year for scientific discoveries--NASA found thousands of new exoplanets, we said hello to our galaxy's first-ever...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 29 December 2017 - 11:08AM