15 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Blood

Does menstrual blood really attract bears? Why does blood look blue in your veins? And why were the first blood transfusions performed with animals? Here are 15 facts, historical and biological, you probably didn't know about blood. » 2/12/15 10:07am 2/12/15 10:07am

Read a preview of vampires versus blood-sucking robots, from the author…

Courtesy of IDW Publishing, here's an exclusive sneak peek at the new miniseries Transfusion — this comic depicts a tremendously gloomy future where humans are stalked by both vampires and giant, mosquito-like robots. Steve Niles of 30 Days of Night is on the script here, and this issue comes out next Wednesday,… » 10/05/12 2:25pm 10/05/12 2:25pm

The Capitol architect wanted to reanimate George Washington's dead body


George Washington may have been America's first president, but was he nearly America's first zombie-in-chief? If William Thornton, physician and designer of the US Capitol, had had his way, Washington's body would have been subjected a scientific experiment designed to bring the deceased former president back to life. » 1/28/12 2:00pm 1/28/12 2:00pm