Science

Should You Eat Your Placenta?

by Care2

There is a growing movement of women who are saving their placentas to eat after childbirth

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Annual Orionid Meteor Shower Happening This Weekend

by Allyson Koerner

This weekend, the annual Orionid meteor shower will grace our sky and produce up to 25 meteors per hour.

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Massive Beached Eyeball Belonged to Slain Swordfish

by Ali Berman

The Internet went wild with interest when pictures emerged of a softball sized blue eyeball that had washed up on a Florida beach.

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9 Future Technologies that Will Change the World

by Revmodo

What cutting edge technologies being developed today will be commonplace tomorrow? In what ways will these technologies radically alter our world?

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Watch Some Guy Freefall from the Edge of Space [Update: Video]

by Michael dEstries

[Update: HE DID IT! Video of his jump from 128,000 feet below.] In only a few minutes daredevil Felix Baumgartner will ascend to 120,000 feet in a stratospheric balloon then freefall

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Tiny Vegetarian Dinosaur Might Have Made a Good Pet

by Ali Berman

There aren’t many dinosaurs researchers describe as potential good pets, but the Pegomastax africanus, despite its vampire-like teeth, was about the same size as housecat.

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Listen: What the Earth Sounds Like from Space

by ecorazzicontributor

Unless aliens are really into ornithology, they might be giving Earth a pass based on how it sounds from space. NASA has released a recording of a phenomenon called “chorus“, which

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