Infant Slavery: New Study Reveals Disturbing Habit of Naked Mole Rats

The phrase “animal cruelty” refers to abusive human behavior directed at animals. But do we have a word for when animals themselves commit atrocities against each other? Supposedly, the word we’re looking for is “nature”. And believe us, nature can be the most brutal thing of all. For a good example, check out our recent …

Fossilized Butthole Answers Long-standing Questions about Dinosaur Sex Life

If you haven’t caught our last week’s article about the world’s first robot to operate inside a living butthole, you should go check it out. Then you can return here for some more butthole-related news! Well, we suppose technically it’s not about buttholes. That particular piece of anatomy is really more of a mammalian thing, …

The Ultimate Challenge: World’s First Microrobot to Operate Inside Living Butthole

Have you ever heard of a band called Butthole Surfers? They’re an offbeat alternative rock group, perhaps best known for their 1996 song Pepper, in addition to their… Shall we say, imaginative name. But why are we bringing up inappropriately named 30-year-old rock bands, you might be wondering. The answer is – for science! It …

U.S. Army Develops Augmented Reality Goggles for Military Dogs

Dogs are good critters. We’ve covered it several times, but it could always stand to be repeated. From sniffing out coronavirus infections to helping the differently abled, or just providing good old-fashioned company, dogs carry out a whole slew of valuable services. In some places, China for example, dogs are so vital that people are …

Boy Who Wouldn’t Eat Anything But Sausage Cured by Hypnosis

As many parents are all too aware of, kids can be picky eaters. That’s particularly true when they’re younger and are just starting to explore all the culinary wonders of the world. Most children will get over their difficult food phase and learn to eat new things. Sometimes this process takes longer than usual, and …

Fake Sea Turtle Eggs Reveal Poachers’ Secret Trade Routes

Exotic foods are a big business around the world. From foie gras to truffles, gourmets from far and wide are prepared to pay exorbitant prices for a new strange thing to stuff into their mouths. Sometimes, though, these rare treats involve some questionable practices. The aforementioned foie gras, for example, has come under fire because …

Study: Paradox-Free Time Travel is Possible… In Theory

We’ve covered our fair share of research and high-ranking opinions on topics that approach science fiction, from the possibility of UFOs existing to robots helping old people fight depression. This one, though, might be the most out-there story of them all. Time travel is one of science fiction’s favorite tropes of all time. The ability …