NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON

Watch Neil DeGrasse Tyson Talk To This Little Girl About Dyslexia

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Even though he's busy with 'StarTalk' and 'Cosmos', Tyson's always willing to keep it real with little scientists.

WTF

Meet The Woman Whose Brain Tumor Was Really Her Evil Twin

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A woman with a brain tumor discovered that she had absorbed her embryonic twin.

NORWAY

It Rained Earth Worms In Norway For Some Reason

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It's happened before, but scientists still can't explain it.

knuckle cracking

Researchers Used This Live MRI Footage Of A Knuckle Cracking To Disprove A Popular Theory

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Turns out knuckle cracking isn't the result of tiny dynamite explosions rigged up by lunatic miniature gremlins that live inside our hands.

Microwave Ovens

A Rash Of Mysterious Radio Signals Turned Out To Actually Be A Bunch Of Microwave Ovens

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Mysterious radio signals that have puzzled scientists for years have just been revealed to be the result of people using their microwaves.

FARTS

Can You Fart Your Way To The Moon? PBS’s ‘Space Time’ Investigates.

Fart me to the moon. Let me toot among the stars.

BEER

Is Beer The Healthiest Drink? Here’s What Science Has To Say About It.

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Beer is good for you! Well, to some degree. Here's the science behind healthy suds.

#Avengers: Age Of Ultron

The Muppets Helpfully Explain Why Quicksilver Is The Worst Avenger

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The Muppets, with a little help from professional science nerd Jake Roper, explain why Quicksilver would kill you just by running past you.

NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON

Neil deGrasse Tyson Is Kinda-Sorta Defending Scientology

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The famous astrophysicist doesn't think we should all take a personality test anytime soon, but he did make some good points.

BEER

Artists Prove You Can Do Anything With Beer By Making It Into A Dress

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It sounds like an April Fool's Day joke, but this beer dress is real. Is there anything beer can't do?

APRIL FOOLS DAY

Why Do We Fall For April Fools’ Day Pranks? Science Has An Answer.

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It seems counter-intuitive our brains would make us gullible, and yet, they do.

beards

Science Has Discovered Why Hipsters Grow Beards

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The hipster beard is inescapable these days... and science has determined, precisely, why.

FLIES

Scientists Just Discovered 30 New Species Of Flies In Los Angeles

Most of the new flies were properly identified by closely examining their genitalia. Hot.

ANIMAL RESCUE

Meet The Lucky Tortoise Who Got A Brand New 3D-Printed Shell From University Students

Thanks to 3D printing, Cleopatra the tortoise is now the most stylish reptile on the block.

FIRE

Watch Two College Students Put Out A Fire Using Only Sound

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Seth Robertson and Viet Tran of George Mason University can put out a fire with just some bass.

#Archer

From Bionics To Brown Notes: All The Sloppy Fun Science In ‘Archer’ This Season

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Did you know that the Tunt Conservatory housed the world's largest collection of carnivorous plants? Ray's right arm knows.

poop to gold

Scientists Want To Mine Your Poop For Gold

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It turns out that we've been pooping enough gold and other precious metals to make it worth sifting out.

science

A New Study Says Watching Porn Is Great For Your Sex Life

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UCLA tried to figure out if watching porn is bad for bedroom performance, and found the exact opposite.

Remote controlled bugs

Scientists Have Found A Way To Turn A Beetle Into A Remote-Controlled Helicopter

Researchers have created remote-controlled cyborg beetles, because science is awesome.


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