New evidence suggests this common microbe may have caused the largest mass extinction in Earth's history, known as "The Great Dying." Did we mention it's also living in your guts?
If you have a taste for Asian swamp eels, you may want to reconsider your diet after this disturbing new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
If you drink from the tap in NYC, chances are you're swallowing countless thousands of these tiny clawed horrors. Want a closer look?
The blobfish doesn't get much love these days, but ThinkGeek is trying to remedy that by offering a surprisingly cuddly plush version.
A special facility at the European Space Agency tests a spacecraft's ability to endure damaging sound vibrations by generating noises so loud they can kill.
This newly-discovered species of raptor may look like a large, goofy bird, but you wouldn't be laughing if it was alive and staring at you right now.
The famous stone circle remains shrouded in mystery, but a new theory suggests ancient musicians may have actually used the stones for the ultimate jam. ROCK!
A team of Chinese paleontologists have discovered a new Triassic species that could be one of the creepiest-looking prehistoric specimens ever found.
Buried 98-feet below the surface of a sediment from the Pleistocene epoch, the virus has just been thawed out by scientists, who have revived it and made it infectious again, for the first time in thousands of years. What's the worst that could happen?!
If you're even slightly squeamish when it comes to slimy, oozing bodily fluids, this clip showing the Surinam toad's bizarre method of childbearing is going to ruin your entire day.