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CT scan finds mummified monk inside 1,000-year-old Buddha

A Chinese statue of the Buddha dating back to around 1100 AD is more than just a statue -- it's the final resting place of a Buddhist master.

By February 22, 2015


Pompeiians healthy before volcanic death, CT scans reveal

The victims of Mount Vesuvius, preserved in ash for nearly 2,000 years, have been CT scanned, revealing details of their lives.

By October 7, 2015


Radar to search King Tut's tomb for lost queen Nefertiti

The Egyptian government has given permission for a radar scan of the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun...and therein lies a tale.

By September 23, 2015


Survive the zombie apocalypse the DIY way with book for makers

When the zombie plague takes over the world, will you be ready? A new book called "The Maker's Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse" will show you how to survive.

By September 8, 2015


Auto-Tune cows moo like rap stars

Mooove over, T-Pain! Watch this udderly amazing viral video of cows mooing with an Auto-Tune twist. The steaks are high on which cow knows how to milk the spotlight like a real rap star.

By August 26, 2015


Woman's donated leg mummified using ancient Egyptian practice

Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.

By May 27, 2015


Crave Ep. 193: Zyro, a drone you can play tennis with

Swing the controller and throw around a drone instead of a ball: the Zyro drone can even be tossed around by another drone, if you're looking to start a drone sports league.

By February 26, 2015


Want to die on Mars? We discuss on the next CraveCast

All the cool space-geek kids are signing up to die on Mars these days. The CraveCast crew discusses Mars One, what Neil Armstrong kept from the moon and more this Tuesday at noon PT.

By February 23, 2015


Deflategate: NFL consults with physicists

Technically Incorrect: It seems one can never know enough about how temperature affects the air pressure in a football. As part of its investigation, the NFL team reportedly is researching gas physics. Really.

By January 28, 2015


The LP revival gets its groove back at Blue Note

The venerable label celebrates its 75th anniversary with a slew of new and classic reissued LPs.

By April 23, 2014