Ever since Star Wars, the special effects industry has taken us to amazing new worlds and recharged our sense of wonder. It's also grossed us the frak out. Exploding heads, severed limbs, strange mutilations...
Unconventional burial practices to prevent vampires from rising up from the grave were common in post-medieval Poland, but historians aren't entirely sure why certain people were targeted more than others.
When most of us think of "rare blood," we think of Type O-negative. But it turns out there are far, far rarer types than that. In Filton, England, there's a lab that handles blood donations from across the UK--and identifies this super-rare blood.
The units in Kansas can withstand a direct nuclear hit – and sustain their occupants for five years undergroundMost of us would agree that it’s the lack of high-spec fixtures that makes surviving a mass-extinction event such an arse-ache.
Canadian novelist and artist Douglas Coupland organised a colorful, albeit sticky, art project in May this year – he invited people to stick chewed up wads of gum on a seven-foot fiberglass statue of his own head.