Our first contact with aliens is going to be stranger than we were lead to believe.
If someone tells you Planet X will kill us all, check and see if they're wearing a tinfoil hat.
Police interrogation is expressly designed to elicit a confession from a suspect -- facts, evidence, and innocence be damned.
It's impossible to imagine being afraid of, well, everything in the Universe outside your front door. Unless, of course, you've been there.
We, as a society, have long mocked fat people. But it's time we started to really understand what they're going for.
There are animal species out there that both make humans look like hot garbage and that know that we look like said garbage.
Well, at least the good news is we don't have to give up toilet paper.
Being a miracle of science isn't quite the blessing you'd think it was.
Hey, you could be drunk RIGHT NOW and not even know it.
An aneurysm occurs when one of your brain vessels becomes engorged with blood, like a mind-erection. Only you definitely don't want this kind of boner.
It's clear that the United States was anticipating a future full of space battles and daring snatch-and-grab operations.
When we die, we'll probably have to pay the celestial piper and burn off all the bad karma by coming back as a lowly beast. And if we're really awful, we'll come back as one of these.
When Hollywood sets out to write up a good old-fashioned space adventure, it often just rips real scenes from the pages of history -- it really is hard to top them.
[Disclaimer: Do not start putting garbage bags on your head]