Elon Musk wants to nuke Mars. What would happen?
Under what conditions would you consider uploading your brain?
Should we be going to Venus instead of Mars?
What would happen if you tried to surf a tsunami wave?
More hugs, affection, and caring for others.
Could you live without salt for a week?
NASA wants to send astronauts back to the Moon by 2024. What if we stayed and settled on the Moon this time?
Would we cooperate or fight?
Have a spoonful of neutron star.
You're 9 km (~6 miles) up in the sky. You're alone. You're falling. Could you survive?
China plans to launch an artificial moon to light up the night skies and save electricity. What would be the consequences?
Please don't try this!
What if aliens are simply watching us without revealing themselves, to avoid triggering pandemonium on Earth?
Have you ever eaten moldy stuff by accident?
Movies love quicksand. And why not? It’s exotic, it’s dramatic, and it’s highly exaggerated. Fun fact: it’s impossible to...
How many snakes do you need to fill a pool?
The responses to a suspenseful film clip are similar between some people with brain injuries and healthy patients. That finding has researchers...
You asked for it. #area51
What would life be like inside such a dense clump of stars?
What would happen if you poured liquid nitrogen all over your car? Or used it to fight a fire? Or even tried to cool down with it on a hot day...
Antarctica has mystified adventurers, wreaked havoc upon sailors, and been the subject of many territorial disputes, but the world's fifth largest...
Wouldn't it be a good idea to cover every house with solar panels?
It’s dawn, it’s dark, and you don’t what kind of weather is waiting for you outside your tent. It doesn’t matter anyway. In...
What will happen to us when the Sun turns into a red giant?
Before there were bicoastal battles over rap styles or international incidents about comma use, there was a gentlemanly but sometimes biting standoff...
It's 2019, where are all the flying cars?
Let’s be honest: we take science and technology for granted. Just be glad that these women didn’t, because they changed our world forever with their...
At least they didn’t believe the world was flat.
What’s a lonely Japanese pufferfish to do when he’s in search of a mate and needs to make a spectacular first impression? Get artistic, of course.
We require oxygen to live. So would an atmosphere composed of 100% oxygen be good thing?