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Scientists One Step Closer To AIDS Vaccine

AIDS: like the shitty entertainment center my neighbor set by the road, nobody wants it. But now scientists believe they're one step closer to a vaccine after...
September 27, 2011

All The Rage: Glow-In-The-Dark Puppies

Because all the ASPCA needs is an influx of boring old dogs that can't glow in the dark, South Korean scientists have successfully bred a beagle that...
August 2, 2011

Bubble Boy Sends Robotic Avatar To School

Lyndon Baty has polycystic kidney disease, leaving him with "virtually no immune system". FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU. For the last year, he's been unable to have any social contact with...
February 4, 2011

Yay: One Step Closer To A Fountain Of Youth

In a recent act of actually doing something useful instead of trying to kill us all with robots/determine which animal has the biggest balls, scientists have taken...
November 29, 2010

ZIPPITY ZAP!: Killing Mosquitos With Lasers

Remember the story about killing mosquitos with a laser shield? Well this is a short video of the proposed pew-pew shield in action. But, for the record,...
February 12, 2010

Eye Poison: Viruses As Glass Sculptures

Luke Jerram is an artist who makes glass sculptures of diseases (that's HIV there) to shed some light on the fact that most diseases, despite what you...
December 15, 2009

Impressive: Dr. Mario Song And Music Video

This is a super impressive Dr. Mario song and accompanying animated music video, the result of a collaboration between Brentalfloss (of Mega Man, Super Mario World and...
November 12, 2009

DO NOT WANT (To Pet): Chinese 'Cat Girl'

Normally I love making fun of other people's misfortune, but it's sad when it's a six year old girl. Hopefully this is fake though cause it's coming...
October 22, 2009

Scientists: "All Humans Are Mutants"

Scientists are claiming that each human has between 100 and 200 genetic mutations in their DNA. Me? I have two fingers....I have four fingers. Joseph Nadeau, from...
September 3, 2009

Screw The Future(!): Robotic Prostitutes

Robotic hookers folks, robotic hookers. Marinate on that one for a second while I down this zucchini bread. Then, I'll be back to discuss the moral ramifications...
August 20, 2009