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Scientists Discover a Tiny Monster in Canada’s Arctic Ice

No one said that monsters needed to be big or even scary. But when James Dwight Dana first spotted one strange plankton species back in the 19th century, he knew he had something weird on his hands. “Little monster,” Monstrilla seemed like as good a name as any. After all, scientists can name species after pretty much anything, even penises. Read More >>

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Experiment With Chinese Satellite Demonstrates Quantum Weirdness Over Record Distances

Quantum mechanics is weird as hell, where the rules of the world you experience don’t apply. Even at distances a thousand kilometres apart, particles seem to be able to communicate with each other. Read More >>

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Does the Large Hadron Collider Actually Disprove Ghosts?

The Large Hadron Collider sits underground, spanning over five miles across beneath the bucolic suburbs of Geneva, Switzerland. This metal behemoth serves to try and understand the most basic building blocks of our universe. The question stands, then: if ghosts are real, shouldn’t the LHC have found them? Read More >>

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Should You Become a Corpse This Halloween, Drink a Corpse Reviver

“There are no Halloween cocktails,” someone once said on Twitter, and they might be right. I tried to find a pumpkin one that didn’t taste like baby food and I failed—no pumpkin spice martini for you. Fear not, I wouldn’t leave you out in the cold: A Corpse Reviver is the perfect Halloween treat. Read More >>

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10 Scientific Explanations for Famous Ghostly Phenomena

According to a 2005 poll, 37 per cent of Americans believe in haunted houses, and according to a 2013 HuffPost/YouGov poll, 45 percent believe in ghosts. These are surprising numbers, but the next time you hear a spooky sound, don't call the Ghostbusters — get a scientist instead. Behind every shadow, poltergeist, and disembodied voice, there's a perfectly rational explanation. Read More >>

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Morphing Cocktails are the Perfect Spooky Boo(ze)

Look, cocktails are great. You know it, I know it. But after you pour one and then it just sits there, being all delicious. How mouth-wateringly boring, right? Halloween might be just about over but we've got a handful of morphing cocktails that bring a heavy dose of eye-candy. They should pair nicely with the heavy dose of regular candy that you're about to eat. Read More >>