Concept designs of battle-ready pathogens and blood cells would make for a fantastic video game

Sadly, Blood 48:14 isn't a real video game. When illustrator and video game artist Nicholas Beales needed to come up with a game design idea for his school's final year project, he turned to the human body for inspiration. He imagined a real-time strategy game in which the player controls microscopic pathogens as they… »1/13/13 6:00pm1/13/13 6:00pm

The bizarre jellyfish made of electricity that hover over thunderstorms

Lightning storms are pretty impressive on the ground, but up in the air, they can be even more astonishing. In 1989, people noticed that sudden blue lines erupted from the top of thunderstorms. They would also see what looked like bright red jellyfish hanging over the clouds. These two optical phenomena were called… »9/14/12 11:30am9/14/12 11:30am