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1 In 200 Women Claim They've Had A 'Virgin Pregnancy'

1 In 200 Women Claim They've Had A 'Virgin Pregnancy'

12.18.2013
An unbelievable-sounding new study finds that one in 200 young American women claims to have experienced a virgin pregnancy, a la the Virgin...
LOOK: This Is Way Worse Than Cankles

LOOK: This Is Way Worse Than Cankles

Hilary Hanson  12.16.2013
Doing a handstand should be no problem for this guy. A Chinese man had his right hand grafted to his ankle for more than a month following...
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...