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10 Stellar Facts About NASA’s Mission To The Sun

Sometimes, NASA is forgotten in the midst of exciting space news from private companies. The government organization that has not been to the Moon since the 1960s can seem insignificant next to ambitious goals to travel to Mars set by companies like SpaceX. But a new probe has NASA backRead More

Top 10 Surprising New Uses For Foam

In the world of laboratories, foam is not the froth that makes beer look crisp. Appearing as gels, solids, and even at the quantum level, foam is earmarked to improve the lives of humans in remarkable ways. This flexible substance spawns innovation in combat, operating theaters, and robotics. It alsoRead More

10 Offbeat Stories You Might Have Missed This Week (8/11/18)

In case you didn’t find time during the week to pay attention to all the news stories, we’ve got you covered. Click here to find out about all the major events, and read this list to learn about the unusual happenings that made the headlines. We examine quite a fewRead More

10 Amazing Ancient Versions Of Household Items

We often marvel at the modern inventions that have made our lives so much easier than those of our ancestors. Sure, some of these products have been deadly, but most have transformed our lives for the better. Yet many of the conveniences we’ve grown to rely on have existed forRead More

10 Mind-Blowing Things That Happened This Week (8/10/18)

Keeping up with the news is hard. So hard, in fact, that we’ve decided to save you the hassle by rounding up the most significant, unusual, or just plain old mind-blowing stories each week. This week was marked by a real political nail-biter. Ohio’s 12th Congressional district special election wentRead More

10 Amazing Women You’ve Never Heard Of

While you’ve probably heard of Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, and Susan B. Anthony, history is filled with amazing women whom most people have never heard of. Whether this is due to the misogynistic nature of past historians or simply because people failed to take note of their work while theyRead More

10 Fascinating Cases Of Historical Incest From Around The World

Incest, or sexual relationships between biologically close family members, is an idea that may make your skin crawl. But it has often been practiced around the world throughout history. Royals often married close family members to keep their bloodline pure and to protect the throne politically and economically. Cultural attitudesRead More

10 Terrifying Dangers Of Our Sun That Have Scientists Worried

The Sun has an immense impact on every facet of life on our planet. As the hot, glowing ball of gas that sits in the center of our solar system, it influences all life on Earth and plays a major role in existing conditions on our neighboring planets as well.[1]Read More

10 Crimes That Weren’t Committed By Humans

Crimes are committed every single day, including murder, theft, and assault. People break into homes and cause countless problems for others. And that’s what we think of when it comes to crimes—people. But as we’re going to learn, humans aren’t the only culprits. Some of the same crimes for whichRead More

10 Unexpected Results Of The Genealogy DNA Craze

Genealogy is the term used to define the study of one’s ancestors. In particular, genealogists seek to identify who is related to whom in the various branches of a family tree. For generations, this has primarily been done through tracing vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage licenses,Read More

10 Offbeat Stories You Might Have Missed This Week (8/4/18)

Now that the weekend is here, we have a bit of free time to wind down and catch up on the news of the week. You can click here to learn about all the serious stuff. This list, however, focuses on headlines with a trace of bizarreness. This week, mathematicsRead More

Top 10 Animals That Received Death Threats

Too often, we have heard of humans receiving death threats. But what about an animal receiving a death threat? Why would someone even threaten an animal? As we are about to find out, there are different reasons. Some animals just happened to step on the wrong toes. At other times,Read More