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A taxidermied man, a real-life Wolverine, and a professional farter. Sorry, flatulist.
Huzzah for snow in June and ice in Florida!
Welcome to The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week.
From the seven people who are running PopSci today.
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Do you like to travel? Is your friend obese? If so, science says you could be gaining weight right now...
Honeybees aren't native to U.S., but these other amazing bees are. And they contribute to pollinating delicious American crops such as pumpkins, blueberries and tomatoes.
Thought to be extinct for more than 50 years, this anole is one of the rarest and most endangered species on the planet. It has a weird nose.
We're doing so much better than teens in the 1950s.
As helium is cooled to lower and lower temperatures, greater and greater fractions of it demonstrate quantum effects.
No, it's not a superweapon.
New papers describe an unexpected boundary region at the edge of the influence of the Sun.
These elite nuclear divers are risking their lives to help save a troubled industry.
One group of scientists is arguing that certain organisms, about a millimeter in size or slightly smaller, don't form species at all.
The machines are coming and they are floppy
Three PopSci editors share the freakiest facts they could find.
Avoid politics with newts, mice, dogs, and more