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The New Diversity in Barbie Dolls: Radical Change or More of the Same?

The New Diversity in Barbie Dolls: Radical Change or More of the Same?

Julie Wosk  02. 7.2016
Just recently Mattel announced its new line of Fashionistas Barbie dolls which the company says will bring diversity to its doll...
This 99-Million-Year-Old Erection Is Making Penis History

This 99-Million-Year-Old Erection Is Making Penis History

Ron Dicker  02. 3.2016
He was well-hung and well-preserved. A fossilized relative of modern-day daddy longlegs was found in Burma sporting an erection 99 million...
British Scientists Given Green Light To Edit Genes In Human Embryos

British Scientists Given Green Light To Edit Genes In Human Embryos

Reuters  02. 1.2016
LONDON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Scientists in Britain have been given the go-ahead to edit the genes of human embryos for research,...
From Sleeping Positions to Healing Musicians: This Week's Curios

From Sleeping Positions to Healing Musicians: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  01.29.2016
Last week's Curios covered the perils of sleeping on your left side, the healing power of music, and Utah Senator Orrin Hatch.
What The Hell Kind Of Creature Is This Anyway?

What The Hell Kind Of Creature Is This Anyway?

David Moye  01.28.2016
This is weird: The man who owns the Guinness World Record for largest collection of two-headed animals claims he's discovered a creature...
Physicist Shot At With High-Powered Rifle Underwater Because Science

Physicist Shot At With High-Powered Rifle Underwater Because Science

BroBible  01.27.2016
The things some people will do for science. Take physicist Andreas Wahl who let himself be shot at with a high-powered rifle in...
Why Life On Mars Would Seriously Mess With Your Sleep

Why Life On Mars Would Seriously Mess With Your Sleep

Carolyn Gregoire  01.26.2016
From a lack of air and drinking water to solar radiation, theoretical Mars pioneers face any number of potential obstacles to...
Surgeon Claims Monkey Head Transplants Are A Reality

Surgeon Claims Monkey Head Transplants Are A Reality

David Moye  01.20.2016
A controversial neuroscientist who has long promoted human head transplants as a cure for paralysis is now claiming that the procedure...
17 Insane Images Of Scientific Contraptions Through History

17 Insane Images Of Scientific Contraptions Through History

Jacqueline Howard  01.13.2016
From the technology that helped radio announcers first broadcast news stories, to the machines that allow us to peel potatoes and do laundry, scientific...
How Life Stinks When You Have No Sense Of Smell

How Life Stinks When You Have No Sense Of Smell

Cracked.com  01.12.2016
It's easy to imagine the challenges to people who can't see or hear, but people who have no sense of smell also have difficulties. Cracked.com...
From Pineapple Rental to the Science of 'Dad Bod': This Week's Curios

From Pineapple Rental to the Science of 'Dad Bod': This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  01. 8.2016
Last week's Curios covered the 18th century practice of renting pineapples, why school buses are painted yellow, and the science of 'dad...
Got Bad Allergies? Blame Sex With Neanderthals

Got Bad Allergies? Blame Sex With Neanderthals

Newser  01. 8.2016
Have to pump yourself full of Zyrtec just to step outside during allergy season? It may be because your ancestors couldn't keep their hands...
Dinosaurs May Have Danced Like Lovebirds To Woo Their Mates

Dinosaurs May Have Danced Like Lovebirds To Woo Their Mates

Associated Press  01. 7.2016
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say they've discovered evidence of a frenzied mating ritual by dinosaurs: long grooves in the...
Ancient Babylonian Cellphone Isn't Ancient, Babylonian Or A Phone

Ancient Babylonian Cellphone Isn't Ancient, Babylonian Or A Phone

David Moye  01. 6.2016
Everybody loves that Steven Spielberg movie when a cute, child-friendly ET phones home. That movie, of course, is pure fiction, but so...