What in the World Is This Creepy Experiment?

I think this is probably the strangest, funniest, most unique historical photo you'll see today. What the hell is going on? Is this an experiment? Why are these blue-dressed men torturing that poor sitting buddha? What are those scary instruments on his head? Is that the Ewok throne for C-3PO? So many questions! Make… » 11/27/13 9:30am 11/27/13 9:30am

Watch How Silly People's Reaction Times Are in Slow Motion

This is fantastic. Distort measured people's reaction time by making them catch a falling ruler to see how quickly (or slowly) their brains can translate what they see into what they do. Putting the video to slow motion emphasizes how silly our reaction times can be. Some of us are so slow we might not even catch the… » 7/05/13 9:00pm 7/05/13 9:00pm

Science Museum Seeking Human Subject for Monthlong Exhibit

If the thought of you sleeping in a museum by yourself for a month isn't the stuff anxiety attacks are made of, then perhaps you're just who Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry is looking for.

The MSI is accepting applicants for its 30 day "Month at the Museum" project, during which one lucky (?) subject will… » 7/20/10 6:20pm 7/20/10 6:20pm