Category Archives: Oddball Science

Good news: the rabbit’s dead!

You’re tellin’ other things, but your girlfriend lied You can’t catch me ’cause the rabbit done died.  The lyrics above (from Aerosmith’s 1975 single “Sweet Emotion”) may seem pretty obscure to modern audiences, but they actually refer to the Aschheim-Zondek … Continue reading

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Sea-Monkeys: A bowlful of happiness

Ah, the joyous miracle of life. I’m referring, of course, to the miracle of Sea Monkey life. For millions of children, the first experience with playing god began with an advertisement in the back of a comic book, and ended … Continue reading

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Medical mysteries

What could cause eleven men to fall ill, their skin each colored blue? Or what would make an entire farm family to go blind shortly after dinner? Or how could an otherwise normal man turn bright orange? Each of these … Continue reading

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