Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
The Fishes debate the future of transportation and the likelihood that you'll be flying to work with your own, personal jetpack.
According to some scientists, we may be stuck in some sort of alien version of The Matrix and never know it.
Hide your kids, hide your wife, we're automating everybody out there!
Memes and jokes about raiding Area 51 are taking over the internet. But what is Area 51, why is it so secret, and what would we really find if we ever made it inside?
Imagine a device from science fiction capable of creating a self-replicating, constantly improving robotic hivemind. I wanted to know if we could build one today. Then I sort of did.
The idea that the lunar landing was faked has by now been debunked by just about everyone and their twice removed sister-in-law's grandma. So how and why is it still around?
Supervolcanoes pose a dire threat to humanity, able to easily kill millions when they erupt with their full power, and there's nothing we can do to stop them. Or is there?
Perhaps the most sinister explanation for why we haven't heard from aliens is that any civilization that reveals itself gets obliterated. But why? How? And how likely is that to happen?
Big Pharma may not do much to endear itself to patients and the general public, but the last thing it wants to do is sit on cures for serious diseases. Here's why.
It turns out that some quantum systems don't want to decay into their most chaotic state. Instead, they want to return to the state in which they started.