A new form of active matter known as swirlonic matter clumps together in quasi-particles that bend the laws of physics.
Alligators often 'snorkel' during cold snaps, so they don't become trapped underwater without access to air.
A sheep found wandering wild in Victoria, Australia carried a massive coat of fleece weighing as much as a 10-year-old child.
Experts have long debated the identity of the inscriber, with some suggesting a dissatisfied vandalizer is the author, while others pointed fingers at the Norwegian painter himself.
A new artificially intelligent 'Ramanujan Machine' can generate hundreds of new mathematical conjectures, which might lead to new math proofs and theorems.
Frequently mistaken for discarded piles of beach trash, ropelike sea whips are a type of colorful coastal coral.
The infamous Dyatlov Pass incident, where 9 hikers died under mysterious circumstances, just got its first scientific explanation after 60 years of speculation.
An agate discovered in Brazil bears a remarkable resemblance to the Sesame Street muppet Cookie Monster.
The new Netflix series 'Surviving Death' marches through an array of paranormal phenomena, some unprovable, some debunked and some genuinely mysterious.
The home where Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother were murdered is now a bed and breakfast, and a museum. Its retiring owner just put it on the market.
The CIA just turned over 2,700 pages of UFO-related material to The Black Vault, a free repository of UFO records online.
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Astronomers hunting for radio signals from alien civilizations have reportedly detected an "intriguing signal" from the direction of Proxima Centauri, the nearest star system to the sun.
Two newly discovered fungi eat flies from the inside out while dropping new spores out of holes dissolved in the living flies' abdomens.