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.
As 2018 winds down, it’s time to take a quick look back at what happened this year before we ring in the new one...
Weird Things has returned, but because this hiatus was so different, so is the comeback. This site is changing in new and very important ways to tackle the year ahead.
No good deed goes unpunished, including writing a science book that will get critiqued by scientists who aren't shy about getting pedantic.
Weird Things is now officially a toddler in human years and probably middle aged in blog ones...
GJ 436b has some interesting chemistry, but it's not rewriting astronomy and chemistry books, nor is it a huge surprise to scientists.
NYT’s Virginia Heffernan seems shocked and appalled that popular science blogs aren't dry, purely academic exercises in summarizing scientific papers.