This is simultaneously cool and horrifying. Cosmic rays are actually particles—tiny protons and neutrons, that shoot through space. They’re too small to see, but astronauts may still be seeing them.
Foo Fighter’s front man David Grohl recently broke his leg during a show last June, and had cancelled several shows. The band went back on stage, with Grohl perched on a throne of guitars that looks like it was more than a little inspired by Game of Thrones.
John Hagmann’s misconduct hearing with the Virginia Board of Medicine was today. He didn’t show up. But students he had allegedly abused were there, and testified how Hagmann subjected them to invasive medical procedures, bizarre drug- and alcohol-fueled “cognition” experiments, and sexual assault.
Calling for ‘international investigations’ into the ‘murky’ details surrounding the Apollo Moon missions is normally the preserve of 4chan and tinfoil hat-wearers. But now, you can add Russian Investigative Commission spokesperson Vladimir Markin to that illustrious list.
Teens have settled upon a New Dank Meme, and it’s an alliterative, culturally inaccurate demon-summoning ritual. Over two million people used the hashtag #CharlieCharlieChallenge on Twitter in the past two days.
Under the right conditions, a boat traveling over the ocean or down a river can get badly damaged from a special kind of storm. This storm comes from inside the boat, when its cargo of horses gets a little too restless – in a very coordinated way.
Henry Dalton was a 19th-century micographer who created "micromosaics." Born in 1829, he had to work hard to get just the right materials for his artwork. Mainly because his medium of choice was butterfly wings.
I don't recommend doing this, but I do recommend watching it. A couple of people set fire to one edge of a drift of cottonwood seeds. The fire travels slowly from one side of the drift to the other, leaving the grass underneath it unburned.
Here’s some news that might come as a big surprise to you: A baby cookbook called Bubba Yum Yum written by a TV chef, a mommy blogger and a naturopath may not be as safe as previously thought. Sure, it might stop your baby from developing autism, but only because your baby will be dead. (Better dead than…
This is the lead box that contained Richard the Lionheart's embalmed heart. If you want to see what a heart looks like after 800 years — or at least learn about how people in medieval times made souvenirs out of corpses — go ahead and click this story.
A Southern California murder trial would be just another tragic tale of neighbor shoots neighbor, except the accused believes that he is a werewolf ... and he believed his victim was a vampire, according to the testimony of a forensic psychologist.
The helicopter, the elevator scene, the hyper-articulated six-pack abs, the breathy dialogue ... they're all here in this meticulously detailed trailer for Fifty Shades of Bricks. For the full effect, check out the side-by-side comparison between live-action and Lego parody trailers here, and ask yourself: which…
We can't take our eyes off photos the Wall Street Journal published in its recent exploration of the pricey, Disney-inspired "princess bedroom" boom ... nor can we scrape our jaws off the floor at the dollar amounts quoted therein. $35,000 for a wee carriage-shaped bed, you say?
Because every time there's a new viral Bigfoot video, we can't stop ourselves from watching it, skepticism be damned. This one, at least, contains some lovely views of Yellowstone National Park, where the geysers are majestic and the buffalo roam ... and maybe Sasquatch (keep your eyes on the trees) do, too.
It is the year 2015, and there are still people, including elected officials, who can't hang with the number 666. Because of Satan.
Testifying before a Khmer Rouge tribunal, a man who spent three years as a teen confined to Cambodia's notoriously brutal Kraing Ta Chan Security Centre in the 1970s recalled "torture, mass killings, and cadres drinking wine infused with human organs."
A pet alligator was seized after some 37 years spent chilling in its owners' backyard ... and maybe snacking on neighborhood cats. "You cannot own a reptile like this in the City of Los Angeles without having a proper permit," an Animal Services rep said. "And obviously for an alligator, we would not permit that."