20-foot dinosaur balloon sculpture stands beside its species' skeleton

The skeleton of Acrocanthosaurus, which resides in the Virgina Museum of Natural History, has survived for some 100 million years, but now it is accompanied by a much more fragile twin. A 20-foot-long Acrocanthosaurus balloon sculpture has been built beside the fossilized skeleton, and will stay there until it… » 4/28/13 8:30am 4/28/13 8:30am

10 Fun Ways to Euthanize Yourself

Suppose you've been given a few weeks to live, but you've decided you don't want to spend your last days in a hospital bed. What if you decide, "Today is a good day to die," in a suitably stentorian Klingon voice? And you want a method of self-annihilation that's both interesting and nearly pain-free? » 7/02/12 10:16am 7/02/12 10:16am

High-speed photographs capture water balloons the moment after they pop

With summer upon us, the minds of some pranksters and water battlers will inevitably turn to water balloons and the havoc they can wreak. Photographer Edward Horsford's series of high-speed photos, however, invite us to see these water weapons in a different light, capturing the water the moment after the balloon has… » 6/24/12 3:00pm 6/24/12 3:00pm