Some of the most important innovators in history were just as interested in voodoo as they were in science, and often stumbled across their greatest works by accident.
For all the awesomeness medicine provides, it also has its disinfected fingers in a few weird pies that you never even knew existed.
If you want to terrify yourself, go into your medicine cabinet and read all of the really weird side effects at the bottom of the label.
We're not saying that any of these mind-blowing theories about the nature of everything are accurate, we're just saying that they were proposed by people smarter than us.
Mother Nature loves to demonstrate that, even if you happen to be the most seasoned of outdoors enthusiasts, she still has the ability to full-on blow your mind.
Let's face it: Humans like to whine. But science has discovered that we've been frontin' the whole time.
Animals we see today used to be much larger in olden times. Like, a LOT larger. Also, a lot meaner, hungrier, and ripped-straight-from-our-nightmares-ier.
You know all those fluorescent orange chips, and fruit shaped candy you stuff down your gullet aren't good for you. But what's mind-blowing is just how diabolical the people who sell you junk food are when it comes to getting you hooked.
We're pretty sure the thing your brain does best is convince you that it works. But it doesn't take much to spot the bizarre little flaws in your gray matter.
Here is a handy manual for the unexpected shocks and nasty surprises you are likely to encounter during your time on the health care carousel.
You may be unwittingly engaging in behaviors that are making your pet's life a living hell.
Real-world scientists and engineers make 'special' effects look like a euphemism. Behold, four real science and engineering videos that apply a significant podal positive impulse to a lot of gluteus maximus.
Science fiction taught us that when science starts modifying the human body, it's going to involve robot parts and genetic modification gone terrifyingly wrong. But the reality is that the body modifications that are right around the corner are way less frightening and quite a bit more useful.