Seven Hells: An Incomplete Survey of the Afterlife

An afterlife of endless suffering? Let's discuss.

5 Helmets to Warp Your Reality

Try on these five crazy helmets and see how your perception of reality changes.

5 Reasons Kids Are Like Scientists

The more cognitive psychologists learn about how kids explore and invent worlds, the more we realize that they are natural scientists.

Mini-Gallery: Mouth of the Whale

Our podcast episode "Eaten Alive!" discusses the science of sperm whale digestion and just what it might be like to end up in one's belly. So here are some supporting visuals!

Amazing Retro Space Station Designs

Take a mind-blowing journey through space station designs of yore. Which would you most like to visit?

Glorious Sideburns of the Scientific World

Explore the rich tradition of sideburns and science in this gallery from Robert Lamb.

10 Stylish Sci-fi Space Suits

Want to protect your body from the ravages of the outer void AND look fashionable doing it? Slip into one of these fine space suits and turn heads...

10 Scariest Bioweapons

Aren't all bioweapons scary? Definitely. But these 10 are particularly troublesome once they're released from labs and unleashed on an unsuspecting public.