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Sex-Crazed Zombie Cicadas EXPLAINED

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.21.2013 | Weird News

They're a bunch of sex-crazed, partying teens, and they've risen from below the earth to ruin your nap. No, it's not an episode of "Jersey Shore," ...

Lee Speigel

Space Aliens Might Not Exist, But Alien Hand Syndrome Is Frighteningly Real (VIDEO) | Lee Speigel | Posted 01.19.2013 | Weird News

It's a case of, literally, one hand not knowing what the other is doing. Known as Alien Hand Syndrome (AHS), this rare medical condition causes a pers...

How Doritos Led Us to Better Understand the Surprising Mysteries of Goats

Chuck Bryant and Josh Clark | Posted 03.13.2013 | Weird News
Chuck Bryant and Josh Clark

It became clear to us that even in the middle of our lives as professional researchers something as seemingly ordinary as goats can still hold a lot of interesting surprises.

Are We All Martians?

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.17.2012 | Weird News

If bacteria can survive in space and can hitch rides on meteorites, and meteorites regularly travel here from Mars and elsewhere, we could all be mart...

'How Stuff Works': Making An Impact With Microlending

Josh Clark | Posted 05.28.2012 | Impact
Josh Clark

My Stuff You Should Know podcast co-host Chuck Bryant, our producer Jeri Rowland and I aren't completely unaware of ourselves. As such, we do feel a b...

EXCLUSIVE: 'Daily Show' & 'Onion' Writers Explain America

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.17.2012 | Comedy

This 4th of July, in between consuming inevitable excesses of meat, beer and Michael Bay movies, we hope you take a moment to think about the other th...