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WATCH: Hamster Wheel Experiment Ends Big Debate

WATCH: Hamster Wheel Experiment Ends Big Debate

Emily Underwood  05.22.2014
In 2009, neurophysiologist Johanna Meijer set up an unusual experiment in her backyard. In an ivy-tangled corner of her garden, she and...
Aliens Almost Certainly Out There, Astronomers Tell Congress

Aliens Almost Certainly Out There, Astronomers Tell Congress

Dominique Mosbergen  05.22.2014
Aliens almost definitely exist. At least, that's what two astronomers told Congress this week, as they appealed for continued funding...
WATCH: Why Octopuses Don't Get All Tangled Up

WATCH: Why Octopuses Don't Get All Tangled Up

Katia Moskvitch  05.18.2014
The hundreds of suckers on an octopus’s eight arms leech reflexively to almost anything they come into contact with — but never grasp...
Man Gets Vibrator Stuck in Large Intestine (NSFW)

Man Gets Vibrator Stuck in Large Intestine (NSFW)

David Moye  05.17.2014
As a registered nurse who works in an emergency room, Stevey Pope has his share of weird stories. However, one that sticks out is about...
WATCH: Could Godzilla Really Exist?

WATCH: Could Godzilla Really Exist?

Isaac Saul  05.16.2014
Godzilla exists in the movies, sure. But could a sea monster of such epic proportions exist in real life? Probably not. At least that's...
WATCH: Law Student Has Silly Way Of Showing How Graphs Can Get Us Into Trouble

WATCH: Law Student Has Silly Way Of Showing How Graphs Can Get Us Into Trouble

Isaac Saul  05.15.2014
You've probably heard that "correlation does not equal causation." And sometimes, correlation doesn't mean much at all. If you need any...
Tiny 'Alien' Has Scientists Scratching Their Heads

Tiny 'Alien' Has Scientists Scratching Their Heads

Elizabeth Palermo  05.14.2014
Updated on May 15, at 8:58 a.m. ET. A small, toothy fish, which researchers say resembles the terrifying creature from the movie "Alien,"...
If You Saw Jesus On Your Morning Toast, Here's Why

If You Saw Jesus On Your Morning Toast, Here's Why

David Freeman  05.13.2014
Ever seen the face of Jesus in a piece of toast? Some people have. And not just Jesus--and not just in toasted bread. People perceive...
Turn Me On, Dead Man: The Beatles No. 9 Conspiracy Theory Lives!

Turn Me On, Dead Man: The Beatles No. 9 Conspiracy Theory Lives!

David Moye  05. 9.2014
You didn't need a lot to freak out in 1968, and the Beatles pushed more than a few fans over the edge when those fans got near the end...
Amateur Tattoo Artist Lets Bed Bugs Do The Work

Amateur Tattoo Artist Lets Bed Bugs Do The Work

David Moye  05. 8.2014
When Matt Camper decided to get a temporary tattoo, he was bugged by the end result -- literally. Camper, an urban entomologist at Colorado...
Coffee May Help Eyesight?

Coffee May Help Eyesight?

05. 7.2014
Add this to the good-for-you, bad-for-you debate over coffee: A new study out of Cornell suggests that it might help keep your eyes healthy. ...
Scans Show How Injury Turned Jock Into Math Genius

Scans Show How Injury Turned Jock Into Math Genius

Tanya Lewis  05. 6.2014
In 2002, two men savagely attacked Jason Padgett outside a karaoke bar, leaving him with a severe concussion and post-traumatic stress...
WATCH: What If Everyone On Earth Were Piled Up In The Grand Canyon?

WATCH: What If Everyone On Earth Were Piled Up In The Grand Canyon?

Macrina Cooper-White  05. 5.2014
There are a lot of people on Earth--7.2 billion, in fact. Ever wondered what it would look like if you took all of us and piled us up on...
Simple Thought Experiment Helps Answer 'Arrow Of Time' Question

Simple Thought Experiment Helps Answer 'Arrow Of Time' Question

Gabriel Popkin  05. 1.2014
(Inside Science) -- Almost nothing is more obvious than the fact that time flows from the past, which we remember, toward the future, which...