Werewolf Science: Do Dogs Really Bite More People During Full Moons?

Once upon a time, one Dr. Simon Chapman of the University of Sydney received a short note from a local farmer: "Have you university types ever looked at whether dog bites happen more around the full moon? It's a well known fact that they do." Chapman decided to put this urban legend to the test. » 10/30/14 1:02am 10/30/14 1:02am

The largest full moon in almost 30 years will light up the night sky…

On Saturday March 19, we will be treated the largest full moon in some time. Don't worry about this perigee moon causing tidal weirdness — this extra-large moon will simply be 14% bigger and 30% brighter than apogee moons. » 3/16/11 6:45pm 3/16/11 6:45pm

Look Out! Russia Just Got Turned Into An Urban Fantasy Book Cover!

A crazy-looking full moon rises over the angel statue atop the Alexander Column in the Palace Square of St. Petersburg, Russia. Photo by AP/Dmitry Lovetsky. » 4/29/10 1:35pm 4/29/10 1:35pm

Does the Full Moon Really Make People Crazy?

Tonight is the full moon » 11/13/08 3:00pm 11/13/08 3:00pm, and according to several scientific studies that means you're far more likely to be the victim of a crime or creamed in an accident. I'd always assumed it was an urban legend that the full moon coincided with a rise in human weirdness. But some scientists believe there is factual evidence…