This week was a busy week! Whether it was galaxies colliding, the dark side of Anonymous, quantum space travel, or oil tycoons conversing with rappers over twitter there was no shortage of exciting news. Here are our top stories of the week.
Common knowledge dictates that girls dig guys with muscles. However, new research suggests that women gave up on bulging biceps and strong jawlines long ago, in favor of qualities like loyalty and generosity. In other words, the scrawny geek gets the gal. More »
This is crazy: watch this 747 trying to take off on its own in the middle of a airplane boneyard in the Mojave desert, California. It happened last week, May 23, when a low pressure zone brought 70mph winds to the area. More »
I miss Steve Jobs. The tech world is so boring. So beige. Things haven't been the same without his show-and-tells, him slamming people left and right, or his email replies in the middle of the night. More »
By now you've likely heard the horrifying tale of the naked Florida man who was shot by police while eating another man's face. What possessed Rudy Eugene to consume 75-percent of a homeless man's face? Drugs, obviously. It's not totally clear which drugs Eugene was on, but police have speculated that the attack was prompted by cocaine psychosis. That sounds like a serious condition. But what exactly is it? More »
Precocious young physicist Aisha Mustafa just patented a new system that could propel spacecrafts to the final frontier without using a drop of fuel. More »
The Egoz recon unit of the Israeli Defense Force is trained is an elite group trained in guerilla tactics. Sometimes they operate in cities. But sometimes, as seen above, they hide on the hills. Watching. Waiting. They're very, very good. More »
Drake is a stellar 25 year old Canadian rapper, who enjoys things like wine spritzers and $6,000 socks. T. Boone Pickens is an old white Texan oil billionaire, like something from a cartoon. Twitter just made their worlds crash. More »
Check out this video made with images created by NASA. It shows Earth's night sky during the next four billion years, with the Milky Way on a head-on collision with Andromeda. The destruction of our galaxy as we know it will be so beautiful.
This guy is 69 years old, but half of his face looks much, much older than that. He was a trucker and, for 28 years, his face received much more sunlight on the left side, resulting on premature aging. More »
For about a year, Anonymous has been the Internet's greatest spectacle: raucous hacks, federal takedowns, scheming, betrayal and giggles. It's hard not to be entertained by the nihilistic marauders-unless they're threatening your life and children. More »