Eco-Friendly Sneaker Features Mushroom Sole and Dog Hair Fabric

Mother Nature is under a lot of stress from human activity. Fossil fuels, industrial agriculture, and our endless need for resources are all impacting on the planet. But there’s one more aspect of our lives that’s having a significant effect on the environment. And that is clothing. “A large part of global emissions are caused …

World’s First Space Hotel Could Open in 2027

Some time ago, we brought you the story of Spaceport City, the planned, floating commercial space station in Japan. But as is usual with these things, someone is already taking things a step further. Orbital Assembly Corporation, a California-based futuristic construction company, is planning the world’s first space hotel. According to the firm’s ambitious plans, …

Horror Movie-Inspired Caterpillar Stops Tomatoes from Screaming for Help

According to the tagline of the 1979 scifi horror classic Alien, no one can hear you scream in space. Apparently, that’s also true for gardens. Did you know that plants are actually able to call for help when they’re being attacked? Indeed, to paraphrase another science fiction bestseller, they have no mouth but they must …

Woman Belonging to Alien Reptile Cult to Stay in Jail for Shooting Boyfriend

Insane conspiracy theories are usually nothing more than slightly chuckle-worthy light news. But for every funny story, there’s one case where an unhinged person brainwashed into outlandish beliefs does some irreversible damage. Case in point, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled on February 25 that a woman sentenced to 15-40 years in jail for the murder …

Gunman Shoots Dog Walker, Steals Lady Gaga’s Dogs

For dog owners, a missing or runaway pet is an absolute nightmare. There’s the uncertainty of not knowing where your dog is and the danger of an animal running free in a world with traffic and nefarious individuals. On rare occasions, those nefarious individuals make themselves known. In a straight-from-daytime-TV new story, multiple assailants approached …

Triple Murderer Cooks Woman’s Heart to Feed it to His Family

First things first, if you’re sensitive to violence, maybe go read something else. This stuff is about to get graphic. A 42-year-old Oklahoman man is under arrest, suspected of committing three murders. During the investigation, authorities have revealed gruesome details of the murders, including attempted cannibalism. Lawrence Anderson, from Chickasha, OK, stands accused of killing …

Mayonnaise Helps Sea Turtles Suffering from Oil Spill

Mayonnaise is many people’s favorite spread, whether it’s slathered on BLTs and burgers or used as a condiment on fries. But who knew it could also help wildlife ravaged by an environmental catastrophe? Thick globules of oil tar started washing up on the shores off Israel on February 18, according to LiveScience. Since then, the …