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.
Despite what cranks, frauds, and their fans will tell you, scientists do listen to amateurs with good ideas, as two recent news stories demonstrate.
The question of nature vs. nurture may never be settled when it comes to humans.
With so many imagining a future where machines exist not just by our side but as parts of us, we may have made sure that we have no choice but to become part robot.
Researchers keep confirming that revealing more flesh and using more makeup can dehumanize you, but they haven't figured out exactly why.
It turns out that clothes have an amazing effect on how we're perceived by others, even at first glance.
The good news is that foreign disinformation trolls aren't changing people's minds. The bad news is that, as it turns out, they don't have to…
When you think about just how much dark matter there is in the universe, it would be pretty strange if it never harmed anyone or anything…
This one is for every scientist and science writer who've been told that something is "just a theory" in response to an article.
Getting fit is a massive industry which claims to have the latest science behind it. But as more people are taking their advice, the world's obesity epidemic is spreading. How is that possible?
Dive into the shocking experiment that came eerily close to reanimating zombie pig brains and consider the exciting and terrifying consequences of the discovery it made.