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This picture shows the size of a sphere that would contain all of Earth's water in comparison to the size of the Earth. The blue sphere hovering over the United States, reaching from Utah to Kansas, has a diameter of...
Have you ever wondered how big the universe is? Maybe you've wondered how big Texas is compared to Pluto? Maybe you've wondered how big a single atom is compared to a microscopic organism? This infographic, designed by Number Sleuth, visualizes...
Found this creepy EXIT sign at a European butcher shop near Toronto, ON.  Why do you think this girl is so excited to point the way out? Maybe it's because there's a tub of calf brains, veal liver, and pork...
Over the centuries, science has become increasingly successful in explaining the mysteries of the cosmos. We now know that the universe was created 13.7 billion years ago in a Big Bang and that it has been expanding ever since....
An interesting idea presented by Carl Sagan when pondering the likelihood of discovering intelligent life outside of our planet: “We are like the inhabitants of an isolated valley in New Guinea who communicate with societies in neighboring valleys (quite different...
Dietary supplements have been making headlines lately, and not in a good way. The issue of the healthfulness and safety of many commercial brand dietary supplements continues to crop up as study after study reveals disturbing truths about their...
National Geographic recently closed off their 2011 photo contest, and there were no shortage of incredible entries. The image below caught our eye for a number of reasons. First, the size of the Great White shark is easily put...
Futurists, scientists, and academics aim to predict and advise leaders on trends, scenarios, emerging market opportunities, and risk management. They may offer their wisdom with respect to human society or of life on earth in general. As one might imagine,...
What's The Harm is a website that lists cases where a lack of critical thinking has caused unnecessary harm, death, injury, hospitalization, major financial loss, or other damages. Here are 10 striking examples where pseudoscience and a lack of critical...
Each year at RelativelyInteresting.com, we take a look at some of the world’s premier psychics and evaluate the accuracy of their predictions. The year 2011 has come and gone, so let’s see how they fared… Psychic Craig and Jane Hamilton-Parker Prediction:...
I like to keep track of popular science web sites and which articles collect the most traffic, which are most popular, and which are shared on social networks. I couldn't help but notice that on LiveScience.com, the Popular Posts widget...
Ok, it's not really breaking news. It's kinda mundane. But, it's interesting nonetheless. The White House has formally acknowledged that the human race is not engaging extraterrestrials and is not withholding any information from said aliens. This was in response...
Magical Artifacts Or Man-Made Marvels? Behold, the Crystal Skull of Doom (image, left). This fine piece of workmanship is shrouded in mystery – from its origin to its special powers. Some have said that it was handed down by extraterrestrials...
In a world filled with Photoshopped images, it’s easy to raise your skeptical flags when an image of a one-eyed albino shark appears – like the Cyclops Shark. It is claimed to have been removed from the belly of a...
I have a confession. I have been using the same knotted necktie since 1998. That’s right. The day before I left for university, my dad helped me by putting a tying a tie around my neck, and I have never...
YouTube user “denisfarmer” took a fantastic video of a rapidly approaching storm front in Grand Falls, New Brunswick, Canada. As the clouds twist and churn in the sky, they eventually take upon the shape of a face – and...
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