Watch Bill Nye's courageous robot dance from last night

Bill Nye, who tore 80% of his quadricep last week, was told not to participate in last night's Dancing with the Stars. But he did anyway, performing a Daft Punk-inspired robot dance with Tyne Stecklein that required him to move his injured leg as little as possible. The duo won't be returning, but they left the stage… » 10/01/13 6:20am 10/01/13 6:20am

Bill Nye turns Cha Cha Guy in his Dancing with the Stars debut

As prophesied, Bill Nye the Science Guy had his inaugural dance on Dancing with the Stars, a chacha set to — what else? — the Weird Science theme, inside a mad scientist's laboratory. Nye was somehow surprisingly good but totally awkward at the same time, but he didn't get booted off, so the experiment will continue… » 9/17/13 8:40am 9/17/13 8:40am

These are the warning signs of Space Fever

Some may tell you that Space Fever is a fictional disease. Others may decree that it's just a scam devised during a shadow confabulation of NASA, the pharmaceutical industry, and the Bilderberg Group. And yet other snake oil hucksters will bellow that Space Fever exists only in the minds of hypochondriacs, with such… » 3/01/12 10:10am 3/01/12 10:10am

Dancing in Zero Gravity to New Age Music Will Help Us Evolve

Today a 727 "Vomit Comet" lifted off from Las Vegas in order to film a scene of a woman dancing in zero gravity for an upcoming science fiction film called Stardance. Filmmaker Jeanne Robinson (choreographer and wife of scifi writer Spider Robinson) won the trip after showing this astonishingly bad preview video at… » 12/31/07 11:00am 12/31/07 11:00am