Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Honoring science's funniest research
New research takes a look at food label claims since 1989 and shows how influential legislation can be.
From falling frogs to giant hailstones.
A taxidermied man, a real-life Wolverine, and a professional farter. Sorry, flatulist.
"If this stoppage is protracted, the start of the BRAIN project in 2014 will definitely be at risk."
In the event of an earthquake, contact... someone else.
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.
Huzzah for snow in June and ice in Florida!
Do you like to travel? Is your friend obese? If so, science says you could be gaining weight right now...
As the first potentially deadly hurricane of the season nears the Gulf Coast, government employees are working around the clock to monitor it and issue warnings. And they're doing it for free, because of the government shutdown.
It's a no-brainer: The government should be spending money on science that nobody else wants to fund.
As helium is cooled to lower and lower temperatures, greater and greater fractions of it demonstrate quantum effects.
Rationally speaking, it would be bad for people and bad for science
Holding the purse strings
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