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Bird Poop May Be Key To Protecting Planes, Passengers

Bird Poop May Be Key To Protecting Planes, Passengers

John Bohannon  12.15.2013
Birds are no friends of airplanes. They routinely delay flights, and in the worst case, collide with windows and engines and cause crashes....
107-year-old Veterans Meet For 1st Time

107-year-old Veterans Meet For 1st Time

12.13.2013
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — At age 107, World War II veteran Elmer Hill doesn't have many elders left. That's why meeting a fellow veteran and...
Is The Universe A Hologram?

Is The Universe A Hologram?

Ron Cowen  12.11.2013
A team of physicists has provided some of the clearest evidence yet that our Universe could be just one big projection.In 1997, theoretical...
EXPLAINED: How Cook Survived Harrowing Undersea Ordeal

EXPLAINED: How Cook Survived Harrowing Undersea Ordeal

Marc Lallanilla  12. 5.2013
In one of the most shocking tales of survival-at-sea ever told, a man lived for almost three days inside a sunken ship at the bottom of...
Wormholes May Be Linked Via 'Spooky Action' Phenomenon, Physicists Say

Wormholes May Be Linked Via 'Spooky Action' Phenomenon, Physicists Say

Charles Q. Choi  12. 4.2013
Wormholes — shortcuts that in theory can connect distant points in the universe — might be linked with the spooky phenomenon of quantum...
World's Weirdest Matter Exhibits Unexpected Behavior In New Study

World's Weirdest Matter Exhibits Unexpected Behavior In New Study

Becky Oskin  12. 2.2013
Physicists have come up with a new way to gaze longingly at some of the weirdest matter on Earth — the super-cold, super-calm gas called...
One Of The Many Reasons HuffPost Weird News Is Thankful

One Of The Many Reasons HuffPost Weird News Is Thankful

David Moye  11.27.2013
Thanksgiving is celebrated every day by the HuffPost Weird News staff. We are forever grateful that we are gainfully employed despite...
Shrooms Make Their Own Weather!?

Shrooms Make Their Own Weather!?

Douglas Main  11.26.2013
Many once thought that mushrooms spread by passively dropping their spores, after which the reproductive packets would hopefully get picked...
New Discovery Lifts 'Curse' On Spinning Statue

New Discovery Lifts 'Curse' On Spinning Statue

11.21.2013
Turns out it wasn't cursed after all. Earlier this year, officials at Manchester Museum were puzzled by the mystery of a 10-inch tall...
LOOK: Nine Things You Probably Never Knew About Sperm

LOOK: Nine Things You Probably Never Knew About Sperm

11.20.2013
How much do you know about sperm cells? You know guys make a lot of them--but how many? You know they're small--but how small? You know...
Man Tells The Future By Analyzing Fecal Matter

Man Tells The Future By Analyzing Fecal Matter

David Moye  11.20.2013
There are terrible jobs, but few are literally as crappy as the one chosen by S.S. Singh. He's a professional scatomancer, the name given...
LOOK: Mysterious Arctic Sea Monster Found

LOOK: Mysterious Arctic Sea Monster Found

Andres Jauregui  11.20.2013
A university researcher in Canada claims he knows the identity of a mysterious sea creature that was recovered by a fishing boat in the...
Human Magnet Attracts Controversy

Human Magnet Attracts Controversy

David Moye  11.19.2013
A German man is attracting attention for claiming to be a human magnet, but skeptics can't wait to stick it to him. Miroslaw Magola, 55,...
WATCH: Slithering Cephalopod Gives Up Its Secrets

WATCH: Slithering Cephalopod Gives Up Its Secrets

Helen Shen  11.19.2013
To researchers who study how living things move, the octopus is an eight-legged marvel, managing its array of undulating appendages by...