Congressman's office in possession of 100,000 CDC whistleblower documents?

1 week ago - Congressman Bill Posey's office has confirmed exclusively to that a "very large number" of documents have been turned over by CDC scientist, Dr. William Thompson, who has admitted that the CDC suppressed information about the links between the MMR vaccine and autism in ... 3

Weird Comet Is Darker Than Charcoal

1 week ago - A spacecraft chasing a comet in deep space has found that its target is surprisingly dark in color. Instead of arriving at a bright, reflective, ice-covered heavenly body, the European Space Agency's Rosetta probe found that its target comet, 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (or ... 1

First Ever Real-Time Planet-Like Impact Detected Outside Our Solar System

1 week ago - A group of astronomers led by first author and graduate student Huan Meng from the University of Arizona at Tucson monitored a monster collision between two planetoids or asteroids orbiting a Sun-like star.  This is the first and only such real time event detected of such large ... 3

Forget Mars. Heres Where We Should Build Our First Off-World Colonies

1 week ago - The collective space vision of all the world’s countries at the moment seems to be Mars, Mars, Mars. The U.S. has two operational rovers on the planet; a NASA probe called MAVEN and an Indian Mars orbiter will both arrive in Mars orbit later this month; and European, Chinese and ... 2

Space object slams Nicaragua's capital as asteroid passes Earth

1 week ago - A blast that filled Nicaragua's 1.2 million capital Managua with dismay on Sunday night is most probably a meteorite that left a 12-meter crater near the city's airport. The space rock might be a fragment of a larger space object that passed near Earth. "We are convinced that this was ... 1

Higgs Boson could spell the end of the universe - Stephen Hawking

1 week ago - Higgs' elementary particle underpins existence in our universe might become unstable, warns renowned physicist Stephen Hawking. The energy potential of the 'God particle' is so vital for the entire universe it could make the cosmos collide, he concludes. In a preface to a new ... 3

Unidentified respiratory virus hit more than 1000 children across 10 US states, likely to spread across country

1 week ago - A respiratory illness that has already sickened more than a thousand children in 10 states is likely to become a nationwide problem, doctors say. The disease hasn't been officially identified but officials suspect a rare respiratory virus called human enterovirus 68. According to ... 3

Artificial cells take their first steps: Movable cytoskeleton membrane fabricated for first time

1 week ago - Using only a few ingredients, the biophysicist Prof. Andreas Bausch and his team at the Technische Universität München (TUM) have successfully implemented a minimalistic model of the cell that can change its shape and move on its own. They describe how they turned this goal into ... 2

Rewrite: L.A. Times reporter cleared stories with the CIA before publication

1 week ago - A prominent national security reporter for the Los Angeles Times routinely submitted drafts and detailed summaries of his stories to CIA press handlers prior to publication, according to documents obtained by The Intercept. Email exchanges between CIA public affairs officers and ... 2

NSA's big spying for big business

1 week ago - Throughout the last year, the U.S. government has repeatedly insisted that it does not engage in economic and industrial espionage, in an effort to distinguish its own spying from China's infiltrations of Google, Nortel, and other corporate targets. So critical is this denial to the ... 3

The Mystery of the Ancient Roman Tunnel to Hell

2 weeks ago - There is a place on the northern shore of the Bay of Naples that has long been steeped in history, mystery, myth, and magic. Known as the Phlegræan Fields, it is a desolate place; a barren wasteland strewn with rubble and intersected by deep underground vents that belch out choking ... 3

Pope Pius II Wrote an Erotic Book

2 weeks ago - Before he was Pope Pius II, Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini was a poet, scholar, diplomat, and rakehell. And an author. In fact, he wrote a bestseller. People in fifteenth-century Europe couldn’t get enough of his Latin novella Historia de duobus amantibus. An article in a scholarly ... 2

Skynet Rising? International Space Station launches mini-satellites, on its own.

2 weeks ago - The International Space Station has a cannon that launches tiny CubeSat microsatellites into orbit. Most of the time, those launches are triggered by human scientists on board or back on Earth. But this week, the ISS launched two CubeSats entirely on its own. This is how the uprising ... 2

Newfound Asteroid Will Give Earth Super-Close Shave on Sunday

2 weeks ago - Earth is about to have a close encounter with a house-sized asteroid on Sunday (Sept. 7), when a space rock discovered just days ago will zoom by our planet at a range closer than some satellites. But have no fear, NASA says the asteroid won't hit Earth. The asteroid 2014 RC ... 2

World's oldest pyramid ruined by incompetent restorers

2 weeks ago - Activists are angry with Egypt's Minister of Antiquities, Mamdouh Eldamaty, for choosing to re-hire a company to restore one of Egypt's oldest pyramids after the firm caused damage and major deterioration to the structure while trying to repair it. According to the Non-Stop ... 3

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