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.
American seniors are convinced that millennial life is just an orgy of constant casual sex. But research into the matter shows absolutely no evidence of this.
More than 200 scientists with over 2,000 studies claim that cell phones cause cancer. Well, depending on your definition of "cause cancer." And "scientist." And "study."
Newspapers are attacking online services with which they could partner out of sheer desperation.
We want to believe tales of an afterlife from those who were clinically dead, but we also have to keep the caveats to their stories in mind...
A study says that more of Mars than Earth should be hospitable to life. But the data on which this conclusion is based is incomplete.
A group of researchers armed with very strong opinions and flawed studies do not constitute a consensus on the effects of video game violence on children.
To some, Ray Kurzweil will always be a tech prophet , and they're prepared to cherry-pick his track record to sell that belief.
Scientology presents itself as a religion of the future, but its former members tell the story of an abusive, criminal cult obsessed with money, power, and blackmailing its followers.
Michio Kaku is an expert in theoretical physics. This is why it's not surprising that he's reciting for sci-fi cliches about evolution instead of the actual science.
Time gives the Singularity and its prophet the kid glove treatment, glossing over the scientific and technical issues with a wave of starry eyed credulity.