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The Most Insane Government Experiments Ever

The Most Insane Government Experiments Ever

By Tim ButcherFebruary 12, 2014

Everybody knows that the government knows exactly what they’re doing and would never spend public funds carrying out weird or pointless experiments,...More  →

The Cutest Animals You've Never Heard Of

The Cutest Animals You've Never Heard Of

By Becky FerreiraFebruary 7, 2014

If you Google Image search "god of the Internet,"  this resplendent image of a cat is the number one result. Indeed, kittehs...More  →

The MindHut Guide to Visiting Exoplanets

The MindHut Guide to Visiting Exoplanets

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 30, 2014

The private spaceflight industry has really been kicking into high gear recently, so it may not be long before you can buy...More  →

Nature's Greatest Tricksters

Nature's Greatest Tricksters

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 21, 2014

The popularity of Loki as a Marvel villain shows that tricksters are back in style. But you know where misdirection has always...More  →

What the Heck is a Super Earth?

What the Heck is a Super Earth?

By Swapna KrishnaJanuary 9, 2014

Super Earth. Just the name sounds pretty awesome. But Super Earths are actually a thing and have been in the news lately....More  →

What is a Polar Vortex?

What is a Polar Vortex?

By Tim ButcherJanuary 7, 2014

In case you haven’t noticed, things have gotten pretty cold recently. And by pretty cold, we mean holy-mother-of-God-somebody-broke-the-weather-what-is-happening kind of cold. The...More  →

Levitation is Possible Through Sound Waves!

Levitation is Possible Through Sound Waves!

By Josh PeriloJanuary 7, 2014

You guys, this is going to make your head hurt, so sit down. And not just because this is about sound waves,...More  →

Science Fact or Science Fiction: WEIRD Animal Edition

Science Fact or Science Fiction: WEIRD Animal Edition

By Vadim NewquistJanuary 2, 2014

Sometimes nature will cook up critters that just don't look like they belong on planet Earth. It's hard to believe these creatures...More  →

The Extreme Things People Do For Beauty

The Extreme Things People Do For Beauty

By Vadim NewquistDecember 31, 2013

For centuries the pursuit of vanity has driven man to some truly heinous things, and these days there simply are no limits...More  →

Top 10 Places NOT To Teach an Alien to Drive

Top 10 Place NOT To Teach an Alien to Drive

By Clark AycockDecember 31, 2013

Congratulations! You are one of the 15 lucky readers of Mindhut assigned to our alien education project. An extra-terrestrial being, whom for...More  →