Strange News Archive
25 January 2013, 03:37 PM ET
A pile of skulls unearthed near Mexico City may be one of the largest human sacrifice sites in Meso-America
25 January 2013, 03:24 PM ET
Archaeologists in Mexico are unearthing dozens of ancient skulls in a deserted field that they say may have come from human sacrifice victims.
25 January 2013, 01:18 PM ET
But only on the left side.
25 January 2013, 12:38 PM ET
Birds may use fractals as a way of judging mates.
25 January 2013, 07:19 AM ET
Many people think of math as boring, but it's anything but.
24 January 2013, 02:32 PM ET
How many protons can dance on the head of a pin?
24 January 2013, 12:00 PM ET
Like ancient seafarers, the insects rely on the starry sky and galaxy glow to move away back from a poop pile.
23 January 2013, 05:34 PM ET
These mysterious patterns in fields crop up overnight. Who — or what — is making them?
23 January 2013, 05:14 PM ET
Brunost, a sweet delicacy made from goat cheese, is to blame.
23 January 2013, 08:18 AM ET
Perfumes with chemicals that mimic a person's unique immune fingerprint could be used to lure the most evolutionarily compatible mates
22 January 2013, 04:29 PM ET
The low-pitched noise has bothered residents of the Detroit-area city for years.
22 January 2013, 11:00 AM ET
Scientists can now ID a bird fossil's gender.
21 January 2013, 09:09 AM ET
A tiny tumor with teeth hidden inside is the first example of this bizarre condition in the ancient world.
21 January 2013, 07:59 AM ET
Experts diverged on best interpretations of quantum theory, including whether Einstein was right or wrong.
18 January 2013, 02:42 PM ET
Acoustical analysis reveals the anatomy behind the fascinating array of sounds people can make.
18 January 2013, 01:59 PM ET
From a drunk Andrew Johnson to the speech that killed William Henry Harrison, we bring you the lowdown on the weirdest presidential inaugurations in U.S. history
18 January 2013, 07:53 AM ET
The bizarre hoax involving linebacker Te'o and his "girlfriend" is just one in a lone line of outrageous hoaxes.
17 January 2013, 03:37 PM ET
Is a new gold rush inevitable?
17 January 2013, 02:27 PM ET
A model was created of a 'Skartopus australis' track found in Australia. Its thought that the tracks were made by probably by a short-toed ornithopod trackmaker toes as they dragged against the bottom of the river.
17 January 2013, 01:39 PM ET
The dinosaurs that formed thousands of fossilized track marks in Central Australia may have been swimming, not running
17 January 2013, 09:33 AM ET
Because the world needs a 50-mph baby carriage.
17 January 2013, 08:03 AM ET
75% of people without the "smelly underarm" gene wear deodorant daily, a new study finds.
16 January 2013, 04:08 PM ET
While barnacles have extra-long penises to transfer sperm to other stationary barnacles, they broadcast sperm to reproduce with more distant mates
16 January 2013, 01:33 PM ET
The first known genes for social behavior in ants dictate a colony of one or many queens.
16 January 2013, 11:25 AM ET
How could such a tragedy be dismissed by conspiracy?