Strange News Archive
12 December 2012, 09:24 AM ET
Some have tied today to the supposed Mayan apocalypse, but why do we attach any meaning to numbers?
11 December 2012, 07:01 PM ET
The splashy trick could send seeds soaring at 90 mph, and now scientists know how.
11 December 2012, 06:11 PM ET
In order to understand the origins of life, researchers need to look at information processing, not chemical building blocks
11 December 2012, 04:04 PM ET
Certain short-stemmed plant species have evolved to utilizing falling rain drops to disperse their seeds.
11 December 2012, 01:06 PM ET
Bookings flood into hotels around a Serbian peak.
10 December 2012, 12:00 PM ET
Doomsday is not good for strong statistical analyses.
07 December 2012, 02:31 PM ET
And you thought your job stunk…
07 December 2012, 02:28 PM ET
The leech cocoon would've trapped the organism in what is now the Transantarctic Mountains.
07 December 2012, 12:16 PM ET
Our universe may be one of many, according to numerous physics theories.
06 December 2012, 11:25 PM ET
Should fortunetellers work in strip malls?
06 December 2012, 01:01 PM ET
How well did the pups do behind the wheel?
05 December 2012, 11:38 AM ET
The "murderous microbes" would've sped up the Great Dying by releasing gobs of methane into the skies.
05 December 2012, 10:50 AM ET
These invisible waves bump up against planes, leading to turbulence.
04 December 2012, 03:23 PM ET
A hotel owner hopes to highlight Denver's dinosaur history.
04 December 2012, 02:45 PM ET
A Best Western owner in Denver hopes to capitalize on nearby dinosaur fossil sites with a dino-themed hotel.
04 December 2012, 12:38 PM ET
Two studies challenge the idea that early Earth teemed with scalding-hot oceans.
04 December 2012, 11:58 AM ET
Poseidon Resorts will be constructed under the water of a lagoon in Fiji.
03 December 2012, 10:48 AM ET
Rather than growing longer, your nose heats up when you tell a fib.
01 December 2012, 07:13 PM ET
Dracula is alive and well in Zarozje, Serbia.
30 November 2012, 04:56 PM ET
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall says he's heard of league mates using Viagra for an on-the-field advantage. Are they getting one?
30 November 2012, 04:15 PM ET
Bizarre case of necrophelia involves using the bones of a human skeleton for sexual pleasure.
30 November 2012, 11:16 AM ET
A black market trade in human skulls and organs fuels the thefts.
30 November 2012, 09:40 AM ET
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have figured out how to track trash. They are doing this to get a better sense of people's disposal habits, which they hope will improve recycling efforts.
29 November 2012, 06:30 PM ET
Rumor has it that Dec. 21, 2012 will mark the Mayan apocalypse. The day is likely to pass like any other predicted doomsday, which is to say, uneventfully. Here's what you need to know.
29 November 2012, 05:04 PM ET
Men who are born without a sense of smell say they have had fewer sex partners than those with normal noses