U.S. Army Develops Technology to Create Telepathic Soldiers

If you like watching military action movies, you’ve seen the U.S. military carry out some weird research projects. But in reality… Actually, you will still see the U.S. military carry out some weird research projects. From robotic mules to trying to weaponized hallucinogenic drugs, the U.S. Army has tried a lot of things that sometimes …

SIL Laughs at and Refuses to Use New Niece’s Full Name

When it comes to picking a baby name, everyone has their own ideas. But apparently this babies full name was terrible, so terrible, it’s making people laugh. “My brother and his girlfriend had a baby girl two months ago,” Shared a new auntie.  “I didn’t visit her in the hospital due to the restrictions,” she explained. …

Amazon Outage Takes Out Internet – And People’s Vacuum Cleaners

If you don’t have at least one “smart” device these days, you can consider yourself a bit of an oddity. Most of us have our smartphones, and smart watches are also becoming ever more common. But it seems that in the last decade or so, the tech industry has decided to smart-ify everything. Smart technology …

Thank You, Turkey: Ancient Feather Blanket Sheds Light on American History

Happy Turkey Day, everybody! Or Thanksgiving, whichever you want to call it. It’s a day for getting together with family (with appropriate pandemic precautions, mind you), eating and drinking well, and all around having a good time. Well, except for the 46 million turkeys that are eaten on this day every year. But not every …

Banded Mongoose Females Send Their Pack to War… And Then Have Sex with the Enemy

We usually associate animal behavior with cuteness. Whether they’re running, jumping, bouncing, nibbling, or anything else, it’s usually adorable, right? But if you’re read Oddee at all – or paid any attention to nature for that matter – you’ll know that just as often animals aren’t quite as innocent as we make them out to …

50-year-old Newspapers Debunk JFK Conspiracy Theory

Who doesn’t like a good conspiracy theory? Even if you don’t believe in them, they’re entertaining stories to read – the more outlandish the theory, the better! Conspiracy theories are usually spawned by significant historical events, especially ones where someone important dies under murky circumstances. One of the most significant of such in – at …