8 Insane and Weird Nuclear-Powered or Radioactive Inventions

Since the discovery of radioactivity in 1896, we’ve put the phenomenon to more or less good use. Today, we use nuclear power to produce energy, unleash immense destruction with atom bombs — and ironically treat cancer. But before this, people made some rather… Questionable nuclear-powered and radioactive inventions. Granted, they were still trying to figure …

DNA Test Showed Woman is Also Her Children’s Uncle — Scientists Figured Out Why

It’s always a difficult situation if you find out your parents aren’t whom you think they are. Unless, of course, the whole thing is so bizarre that you’re more confused than upset. For example, you could find out that your mother is also your uncle. And possibly your father. A routine paternity test on a …

The History of American Cheese: Part Three (and Fun Facts)

If you haven’t read The History of American Cheese: Part One and The History of American Cheese: Part Two, you’ll get the history of this article. Because this is part three. Legalities Kraft had a legal patent meaning he had the right to practice something and the right to prevent anyone else from doing it. …

‘Don’t Boil Heads Here’ — Sinister Shrine to Unknown Gods Found in Egypt

Ancient Egypt has fascinated both archeologists and consumers of popular media for centuries. From mummies to the pyramids and sealed tombs of the Pharaohs, we’ve learned a lot about the lives of the Egyptians of old. But as much as we’ve discovered, there’s equally much — if not more — that remains a mystery. Archeologists …