Scientists were puzzled recently by quasar HE0450-2958, which did not appear to have a host galaxy. (As everyone knows, all quasars have host galaxies.) However, by looking at it with their Special Science Telescope, they were …
Sort of like a camel, except awesome! (via National Geographic)
Come on. You’re curious about what an “ant death spiral” is. Just watch this video. You know you want to.
A robot with a sensitive touch may sound more like a bizarre encounter on second life than the future of biotech.
Leave it to Raytheon Missile Systems to one-up ol’ Simon Legree with their new “Assault Intervention Device” which shoots blasts of heat energy at prisoners that penetrate beneath the skin to the pain receptacles.
A remarkable discovery along the River Thames in London, has uncovered the remains of an incredible creature, equal in both size and proportion to Herman Melville’s legendary whale, Moby Dick.
Paleontological enthusiasts are love drunk off this new hump.
Forget number crunching weather simulations. It now turns out tracking where termites build their mounds can help to predict climate change.
The indestructible McDonald’s burger is an Internet fad that recycles every few years. But why won’t the thing decompose?
No, they don’t have hot flashes, but more men say they are suffering from low hormone levels in middle age. Could they be experiencing the elusive “male menopause”?
Swarming spacecraft that will destruct for the greater good may seem like a better plot for a sci-fi thriller than the future of NASA’s space mission.