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Hubble telescope observes freaky antics of 'Nasty 1' star

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope say the star nicknamed Nasty 1 (Miss Jackson if...) doesn't behave like a typical star of its kind. Hence its bad-boy image and name.

By May 21, 2015


Proof that selfies are the most important thing in the world

Technically Incorrect: At an Arizona Diamondbacks baseball game, one lone woman in a section of the stadium tries to resist, as everyone else takes a selfie.

By October 1, 2015


Want to upgrade your dreams to HD? A psychologist needs your brain

A psychology student wants to see if a certain vitamin can make sleepy people have more lucid dreams. Is it Vitamin Zzzzzzzzzzzz?

By September 24, 2015


Google snubbed in France over attempt to limit right-to-be-forgotten requests

A French privacy watchdog insists that Google's takedown requests should be applied to all the company's domains around the world, otherwise the search giant could face a fine.

By September 21, 2015


Universe-shaking black-hole collision coming sooner than expected?

Two distant black holes will smash into each other, releasing more energy than 100 quintillion Earths full of TNT, and new research has just moved up the timeline for the explosion.

By September 18, 2015


Saturn moon Enceladus is like a giant chocolate-covered cherry

A new analysis has NASA thinking differently about the ocean found beneath the icy crust of a Saturn moon.

By September 15, 2015


Fossil Finder wants amateur archaeologists for online sleuthing

A new interactive website is enlisting citizen scientists to scour high-resolution images from fossil-rich Kenya in hopes their sightings can help reconstruct prehistoric worlds.

By September 9, 2015


Sperm whales develop culture, regional accents

A study comprising 18 years of data has found that, just like humans, sperm whales develop "culture" as evidenced by their regional dialects.

By September 8, 2015


The only way to avoid hangover is to drink less, study says

Technically Incorrect: Water doesn't help, neither does eating fatty foods. This is the conclusion of a repeat study of drunken university students.

By August 30, 2015


See what it's like to get smacked by a grizzly bear in this GoPro video

Need an image to spark your nightmares tonight? This first-person video of a grizzly bear taking a swipe at a camera with its gigantic claws should do the trick.

By August 28, 2015