Traditional Halloween creatures — vampires, werewolves and killer clowns — may give you the shivers, but these mythic monsters from around the world are truly terrifying nightmare fuel.
For doctors, trying to figure out whether a person has a parasitic infection is like solving a mystery with few clues or only vague ones.
Injuries to eyeballs might make you want to squirm and cover your eyes, but these icky accidents and odd occurrences can also be illuminating.
Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, but it doesn't have to be.
Images reveal sprawling stone structures in Saudi Arabia that look like field gates from above and that may date back thousands of years.
Androids are a mainstay of science fiction, compelling audiences to question how we define what makes us human.
There's often more to a picture than meets the eye, and many of the world's most famous artworks have secrets hidden beneath the surface.
From the cryptic Sea People to the undecipherable Voynich manuscript, researchers are hot on the trail of solving some pretty amazing archaeological mysteries.
The Blade Runner replicants are nearly indistinguishable from humans in every way except for their emotions. Here's what we'd need to build such a human-like robot in real-life.
Amnesia is a popular plot device in movies and television, but real-life instances of memory loss are arguably more bizarre than anything seen on the screen.
Rapper B.o.B wants to launch a satellite into space to find out, once and for all, whether the Earth is flat or round. Here are seven other ways to prove our planet is spherical.
Humans have enlisted animals to help fight their wars since prehistoric times. Here we count down some of the unwitting animals that have been recruited to fight in both ancient and modern warfare.
Google Earth has captured images of rotting and rusting hulls, wasting away in shallow waters the world over.
Here are the government buildings, military installments and industrial centers you can now peruse on Google Earth — and three places still shielded from prying eyes.
From insights into how moons are born to Saturnian lightning to a bizarre hexagon pattern, the Cassini mission has revealed some odd things about the ringed planet.
These amazing images of Saturn were created by enthusiasts from the public data available from the Cassini spacecraft.