NASA May Have Accidentally Brought Life to Mars

We’ve seen many kinds of Martians in speculative fiction over the years. They’ve been little green men, slightly bigger gray aliens, something that gets killed by a flu virus, and any number of other incomprehensible lifeforms. But that’s all just fiction. Everybody knows there’s nothing actually living on Mars… Right? Well, we haven’t found any …

Ukrainian Authorities Seize 1,500 Bottles of Booze Made in Chernobyl

When you think of Chernobyl – the site of the infamous 1986 nuclear disaster – you’re probably picturing something from Stalker. You know, gas masks, radiation, strange mutants, that sort of stuff. Whatever your mental picture, though, you probably wouldn’t be too thrilled about consuming anything grown in the seclusion zone. Ukrainian authorities seem to …

Latest Internet Fad Has People Eating Rotten Meat to Get High

Internet fads and memes are usually pretty harmless, but sometimes they cross into genuinely dangerous territory. For example, take the Tide Pod eating thing that plagued social media some time back. But this latest thing leaves Tide Pods in the dust. It’s not only potentially more dangerous, but also infinitely more disgusting. Apparently, some people …

7 Most Bizarre Mythological Creatures from Around the World

When you think about mythological creatures, you’re probably picturing dragons, unicorns, dwarves, giants… You know, stuff you could find in your regular fantasy novel. But it’s a wide world out there, and the generic mythic creatures are only a small sliver of everything people have come up over the ages. And some of that other …