Kalashnikov presents retro-futuristic electric car

It’s interesting, but how many rounds per minute does it fire?

Faulty findings, real appeal: the psychology of pseudoscience

Why do some people turn to pseudoscience, and why are they so hard to pry away from it?

Why the Amazon is the widest river in the world

A mammoth among rivers!

How fast hair grows, and other hairy science

On average, your scalp hair grows by 0.35 to 0.45 millimeters a day or half an inch per month.

What is the longest river in the world? That’s surprisingly debatable

It depends on how you measure. By one account it’s the Nile but others say that the Amazon is the longest river in the world.

America’s “Organic Dynasty”

Millenials love organics — here’s an overview of the impending revolution.

Blood for universal transfusions might be sourced from gut bacteria

Well, not literally — but they’ll help!

Novel nanocomposite material might prevent shipwrecks from rotting

The technique is being trialed on the English warship Mary Rose.

Prions — the Revenge of the Cows

Proteins that cause illness are still baffling scientists.

Using only light, scientists can manipulate memory — it’s called optogenetics

The future is here.

Mathematicians solve old mystery about spaghetti breaking

Here’s a question you never knew you wanted to answer.

The pseudoscience of anti-vaxxing — the global movement that mocks science

There are a lot of myths that have convinced people to resist vaccination — don’t be fooled.

The role of art in research with science illustrator Sarah Gluschitz

Tip of the hat to the people who make science books so, so pretty.

Korean supermarket wins at selling bananas

I need this in my life.

Scientists unearth oldest pterosaur ever — perhaps the first flying vertebrate on Earth

Incredibly, this one lived in the desert, which is unheard of for a pterosaur.

Dance and science — an unlikely couple joining forces for a ‘courageous’ future

A unique experiment challenges all of us to fight for a sustainable future.

15 Quick Science Facts that Will Blow Your Mind

There is enough DNA in an average person’s body to stretch from the sun to Pluto and back — 17 times. More science facts after the jump.

You Instagram photos may look cool — but they’re almost certainly not original

Originality is a scarce commodity on the web.

France trains birds to pick up the litter

It’s an interesting man-animal collaboration.

Who was Vlad the Impaler, the original Dracula?

Vlad left a bloody mark on history — so why, then, is he treated with respect hundreds of years after he died?