Rapper B.o.B. wants people to give him $1 million so he can prove the Earth is flat

The comments are glorious.

Ever wondered how Angela Merkel’s CV would look like — on a single page?

If she can fit it on a page, why can’t you?

The most expensive fungus in the world: a dead caterpillar that sells for 50,000 USD a pound

It’s also known as the “Viagra of the Himalayas”.

Designer Oscar Lhermitte brings the moon to your fingertips

You can’t get any more lunar than this without leaving the planet.

Cats are both solid and liquid — and other surprising tidbits of science from the Ig Nobel Awards

Cats really *are* liquid… but only sometimes.

Carefree Crow Hitches a Ride on the Back of Bald Eagle

Don’t mind me, just hitching a ride.

Please don’t shoot Hurricane Irma, officials warn

Don’t challenge the hurricanes.

‘I Detest America’ — trove of Alan Turing letters give unique insight to his life

A spectacular mind treated unfairly by society.

Untouched 106 year old fruitcake found in the Antarctic — it’s probably still edible

No one touched it for more than a century, not even the penguins.

Help a Chicago Library translate witchcraft books — and learn a few spells in the process

Take a long walk down these dark corridors of history.

I can’t believe I’m saying this, but we need to discuss snortable chocolate

The latest snuff craze sweeping through America is not even that worrying; it’s just silly.

Vatican rules: “Body of Christ” can’t be gluten free

Really, bread?

Someone made a Twitter account for “Scientist Trump” and we’re in love with it

This satirical Twitter account managed to blend those two seemingly incompatible worlds — meet Donald Trump, PhD.

AI is designed to create motivational quotes. Things go hilariously awry

This AI seems to have gone insane. Loco!

Bound around the axe: what is fascism and why do societies turn to it

It’s never the same everywhere.

1912 newspaper article discussing climate change is stunningly accurate

People have been talking about man-made climate change for more than a century and we’re still not listening.

Doctors urge women to not put wasp nests in their vaginas

Yes, I too sometimes fear the world is going to hell.

Watch the Grand Canyon overflowing with clouds in the wake of atmospheric inversion


A flat-earther brought a spirit level on a plane to prove the Earth is flat. Yeah…

It’s seriously unacceptable.

Elon Musk reveals that Neuralink is aimed at stopping AIs from taking over

Such a cool problem to have.