Black Burger, Green Poop: Halloween Meal's Odd Effects Explained
A green plunger.
October 8th, 2015
Sure, the seasonally themed Whopper will turn your poop green, but that's not really anything to worry about.
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Sizzling Longevity: World's Oldest Person Eats Bacon Daily
Bacon and eggs.
October 6th, 2015
A few slices of bacon a day seem to keep the doctor away (at least for one woman).
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30-Foot Fingernails: The Curious Science of World's Longest Nails
Shridar Chillal displays his nails.
October 1st, 2015
Why do we have fingernails, anyway?
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Myth Busted: Conspiracy Theorists Do Believe Stuff 'Just Happens'
Buzz Aldrin salutes the U.S. flag on the surface of the moon during the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969.
October 8th, 2015
A common explanation for why people believe wild conspiracy theories falls flat.
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Doomsday Revised: New Prediction Claims World Will End on Oct. 7
View of the planet Earth from space during meteorite impact
October 6th, 2015
Falling into a long tradition of revamping old doomsday predictions, an online religious group claims that the now-deceased preacher, Harold Camping, was right, and his prophecies forecast the end of the world. Tomorrow.
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Rare Fluorescent Sea Turtle Glows Red and Green
Glowing sea turtle
September 29th, 2015
Below the tropical waves near the Solomon Islands, nighttime divers spotted a psychedelic vision: an endangered sea turtle glowing bright red and green.
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Grisly Discovery: 9,000-Year-Old Decapitated Skull Covered in Amputated Hands
Amputated hands had been laid over the face of the decapitated skull and arranged opposite each other.
September 23rd, 2015
Under limestone slabs in a cave in Brazil, scientists made a ghoulish new discovery: a decapitated skull covered by amputated hands. The finding may be the oldest known case of ritual beheading in the new world.
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This Pig-Nosed Rat with Vampire Teeth Will Haunt Your Dreams
The hog-nosed rat.
October 7th, 2015
A newly described species of rodent has a nose like a cute little piglet, ears that only a mother could love and teeth that would make Dracula run in fear.
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Plants Use Clever (but Smelly) Ruse to Spread Seeds
Dung Beetle
October 5th, 2015
Plants that produce seeds that look and smell like antelope poop are able to trick unsuspecting dung beetles ─ which feed on the droppings ─ into dispersing and burying the seeds, a new study finds.
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They're Out There! Most People Believe in E.T.
pink alien planet
September 25th, 2015
The majority of people believe that intelligent aliens are out there, and many want to reach out. The survey found that men are more likely to believe in intelligent aliens than are women, and also more likely to say humanity should reach out.
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