1 week ago - In an appalling incident that has sent shockwaves through the surrounding community, authorities confirmed Thursday that the decayed, dismembered remains of 15 missing hobbits were found in the attic of highly acclaimed film director Peter Jackson. Jackson, 52, was reportedly ... 8
1 week ago - In November, NASA released some incredible composite photographs of Saturn taken from the Cassini spacecraft. In some of the images, you can see streams of liquid erupting from the planet. This week, NASA has topped that with its most detailed movie of the "hexagon jet stream" ... 2
1 week ago - The U.S. Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane is nearing a major milestone - one year of travel in Earth orbit, performing duties in support of long-term space objectives. The unmanned X-37B spacecraft - flying a mission known as Orbital Test Vehicle 3 (OTV-3) - ... 1
1 week ago - Americans from Buzz Aldrin to president Barack Obama say it's a waste of time to put men back on the moon -- so why are foreign countries so eager to take that one small step? While several private American companies are planning robotic missions to the moon, China launched a ... 3
1 week ago - Niels Bohr, a Danish Physicist who made significant contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory once said: if quantum mechanics hasnt profoundly shocked you, you havent understood it yet. Quantum physics has left scientists all over the world baffled, especially ... 2
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1 week ago - True, we are surrounded by junk foods, packed with sugar, fat and salt and generally processed to the extreme but which ones are the real worst foods to eat, the foods that you really should avoid? Now we are not saying that these types of foods should never pass your lips ... 2
1 week ago - On Friday night on his Fox News Channel show, Bill O'Reilly made a show of attempting to understand the motivations and thinking of the people he deemed "angry" atheists, asking, "Are they that bitter against religion?" Raw Story spoke with Dave Muscato of American Atheists, ... 7
1 week ago - In a refreshingly pro-science move, the House Science Committee set aside two hours yesterday to discuss the ongoing search for extraterrestrial life. The ensuing conversation was fascinating, but at times infuriating, with the experts discussing everything from alien biosignatures to ... 3
1 week ago - Despite shelves overflowing with colorful packages, increased consolidation of the grocery industry leaves shoppers with diminishing choice and higher grocery bills. Today, Food & Water Watch released an in-depth analysis of the consolidation of the grocery industry and the ...
1 week ago - If you eat seafood, unless you catch it yourself or ask the right questions, the odds are pretty good it comes from a fish farm. The aquaculture industry is like a whale on steroids, growing faster than any other animal agriculture segment and now accounting for half the fish eaten in ...
1 week ago - Neil Armstrong may have made a giant leap forward for mankind when he landed on the moon more than 40 years ago, but scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center in California are looking out for plantkind. The Lunar Plant Growth Habitat project is hoping to put some basil, flowers and ...
1 week ago - After spending decades puzzling over the origin of Mima mounds, scientists have suggested that pocket gophers may be the mystery architects of the 8-foot-tall, 30-foot-wife dirt pyramids. Mima mounds - massive, grass-covered round or oval earth pimples - were first discovered in ...
1 week ago - In Russia, in the Caucasus mountains, not far from the cities Tzelentzchik, Touapse, Novorossiysk and Sochi, there are hundreds of megalithic monuments. The Russians call them dolmens. Russian and foreign archaeologists have not yet discovered their use. All these megalithic dolmens ...
1 week ago - Experts were baffled after video footage emerged of a glowing "alien-like creature" swimming in Bristol harbour. Videos of the strange marine object in the city's historic docks were posted on Youtube and Twitter with many claiming to have seen an alien. Marine biologists ... 2