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.
Advertised as a journey to the edge of space and our inner selves, Ad Astra is a tedious, scientifically inaccurate dive into a one-dimensional character's navel. Here's why it matters.
A popular fan theory says GoT is a metaphor for the threat of global warming. But by the same logic, it could also be a metaphor for the encroachment of automation, or any other drastic upheaval on your mind.
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Each installment of Sci-Fi Saturday and attempt at introducing science fiction at Weird Things was given a very positive reception, so the experiment is expanding. Here’s how and why.
# sci-fi saturday
Sci-fi Saturday returns with what will be part one of a short story...
After Interstellar, more and more representations of black holes are leaning towards scientific correctness. It may not sound like much, but it’s actually kind of a big deal.
H.P. Lovecraft was a remarkable, creative mind. He was also a fiery xenophobe and racist. And that unsavory combination made his iconic stories what they are.
Celebrity tapes and nudes used to be shocking scandals on which tabloids pounced. Today they're frequently glossed over and that may be thanks to the technology that now lives in our pockets.
Even in the age of on-demand knowledge downloaded to a device in the palm of your hand, common misconceptions and urban legends persist.
An online conspiracy theory says that the much covered idea for a head transplant is just a guerilla marketing stunt for Konami.
Giant bipedal robots look cool in anime and movies. In real life, you probably wouldn't want to use them to fight giant eldritch creatures made of teeth, fangs, and acid.