Bizarre stories from the slimy, smelly, creepy world of science.
Even the mighty T. rex was covered in creepy, crawly parasites.
Rabies may have lead to legends of werewolves, vampires, and zombies. And while it’s preventable, it still plagues around 60,000 people a year.
These frogs can have up to TEN back legs.
I ate a lot of bugs...and (mostly) liked them.
What should you do with the borax you have leftover from making slime? Use it to make crystals!
How does lead damage our brains—and what can we do to stop it?
Bees get more than just nectar from the flowers they visit. Sometimes they also get a sip of caffeine, nicotine, or alcohol.
These extinct frogs used to barf up their babies—and now scientists are trying to bring them back from the dead. Happy Mother’s Day!
The plant Hydnora africana is a parasite that smells foul...and that’s not even the weirdest thing about it.
Your gross earwax can reveal a ton about who you are, where you’ve been, and how stinky you are.
Fear may be able to spread from person to person—just like a virus.
You swallow a ton of snot every single day. Welcome to the gross world of mucus.
It's called the "Wood Wide Web."
Meet the most versatile butts in the animal kingdom.
Santa's reindeer just got a whole lot more interesting.
Bird poop could help clouds form, keeping our planet a little bit cooler. Gross!
What should you do with stinky old fish skins? How about powering your cellphone?
If you're attacked you could run away, fight back...or you could barf. Gross!
You can help a special snail find a mate—while also helping scientists unravel a mystery.
Ant language sounds wacky—and can be hacked.
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