• NASA's Plan To Use A Giant Magnet To Make Mars Habitable

    NASA thinks flying a giant magnet into space could help transform Mars into a habitable planet.


  • Smog Almost Killed New York City, Here's How

    In the 1950s and 1960s, a photographer captured the environmental destruction of New York City.


  • When A Satellite Goes Missing, What Can We Do?

    Of the many probes, orbiters, and surveyors we've sent into space, an uncomfortable number have been lost. How do we find them?


  • The Poisoned Wine Problem

    You have 1000 bottles of wine, but one is poisoned! With only ten... test subjects, how do you guarantee which bottle is poisoned?

    Scam School

  • Getting A DNA Test Could Keep You From Your Dream Job

    Genetic traits are already being used as selection criteria for some jobs, but do we really want DNA test results on our resumes?


  • The Bizarre Story Of The Very First Vaccine

    Vaccines are everywhere nowadays, but how did they come about? Turns out, the story's a lot weirder than you might think.


  • Is Heart Disease in Astronauts Proof we Didn't Go to the Moon?

    There's some correlation between flying in space and death by heart disease. But is it enough to say the Moon landings were fake?

    Vintage Space

  • The Crazy Way Scientists Launch Rockets From Balloons

    One company, Zero2Infinity, is working on a method of launching rockets today using rockoons.


  • Cutting Edge Predictions with Any Newspaper

    This impromptu prediction can be done with no preparation on any borrowed newspaper.

    Scam School Remix

  • Poop Can Teach You A Lot, But You Have To Look At It

    When it comes to health, what comes out of you is just as important as what you put in. What does your poo say about you?