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Want This Robot? Better Not Have Sex With It: Creators

Want This Robot? Better Not Have Sex With It: Creators

Barstool Sports  09.22.2015
The makers of "Pepper," a robot designed to be a personal companion do not want users to get too "personal." Anyone who purchases the robot...
Ig Nobel Awards Flush Out The Year's Weirdest Scientific Studies

Ig Nobel Awards Flush Out The Year's Weirdest Scientific Studies

Associated Press  09.18.2015
BOSTON (AP) — A Cornell University graduate student who allowed honeybees to sting him in 25 places and a group of scientists...
From Crumbling Skyscrapers to Gluten-Free Fradulence: This Week's Curios

From Crumbling Skyscrapers to Gluten-Free Fradulence: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  09.18.2015
Last week's Curios covered gluten-free fraudulence, a nearly crumbling Manhattan skyscraper, and the very first space-grown salad.
Asthmatic Otter Learns How To Breathe Easier With Inhaler

Asthmatic Otter Learns How To Breathe Easier With Inhaler

David Moye  09.17.2015
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Aquarium has diagnosed a sea otter with asthma and is training the animal to use an inhaler. KING-TV...
Knobby-Faced Beast Is Earliest Known To Have Walked Upright

Knobby-Faced Beast Is Earliest Known To Have Walked Upright

Jacqueline Howard  09.17.2015
Dogs do it. Cats do it. Pigs, cows, and hippos, too. But a new study suggests that the earliest known animal to have walked upright...
Astronaut To Drink 730 Gallons Of Urine In A Year

Astronaut To Drink 730 Gallons Of Urine In A Year

Newser  09.16.2015
Astronaut Scott Kelly is six months into a year-long stint aboard the International Space Station. The good news: During his 12 months...
From the World's Largest Ball Pit to Target's Crime Lab: This Week's Curios

From the World's Largest Ball Pit to Target's Crime Lab: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  09.14.2015
Last month NASA released an animated GIF of the moon passing in front of Earth. It looks like a badly faked video, but the photos are real,...
You Won't Believe The Damage This Little Chunk Of Ice Caused

You Won't Believe The Damage This Little Chunk Of Ice Caused

Associated Press  09.11.2015
MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — A loud crash startled a California family at home Wednesday morning when a chunk of ice the size...
Slobs Rejoice: Science Says You Shouldn't Make Your Bed

Slobs Rejoice: Science Says You Shouldn't Make Your Bed

BroBible  09.10.2015
Hate making your bed?  Science has come to the rescue.  Turns out making your bed makes it easier for pesky mites to infest the...
Drunk Man Arrested For Assaulting Robot

Drunk Man Arrested For Assaulting Robot

Newser  09. 9.2015
A drunk guy in a cellphone store in Japan was unhappy with a clerk's attitude ... so he kicked a robot, Not just any robot, but a four-foot-high...
Man Claims He Hasn't Showered or Bathed in Over 12 Years

Man Claims He Hasn't Showered or Bathed in Over 12 Years

Newser  09. 8.2015
Not bathing for 12 years might be a bad way to keep friends and influence people, but David Whitlock swears by his sweat. Whitlock is a...
What Putting On A Bra Says About Your Personality

What Putting On A Bra Says About Your Personality

YourTango.com  09. 8.2015
Looking to make a snap judgment about a woman? Apparently, the way she puts on her bra can provide clues to her personality.
From the perils of flip-flops to life-saving silly string: This Week's Curios

From the perils of flip-flops to life-saving silly string: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  09. 4.2015
Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong...
Your Cat Doesn't Miss You When Leave: Study

Your Cat Doesn't Miss You When Leave: Study

Newser  09. 4.2015
The truth hurts: Your cat doesn't really care whether you stay or go. A new study suggests that it's not because your cat is a selfish...