Ice Age Cometh: Small changes in ice sheet size can trigger abrupt climate changes

3 weeks ago - Over the past one hundred thousand years, cold temperatures largely prevailed over the planet in what is known as the last ice age. However, the cold period was repeatedly interrupted by much warmer climate conditions. Scientists have long attempted to find out why these drastic ... 1

Space Race 2.0: Why this is a great time to invest in space tech

3 weeks ago - Whether or not the unfolding political crisis in Ukraine and looming U.S. sanctions against Russia will lead to an outright Cold War scenario remains to be seen, but you can be certain that the global geopolitical scene has changed, yet again. The last Cold War facilitated an ...

Australian amateur Terry Lovejoy discovers new comet

3 weeks ago - It's confirmed! Australian amateur astronomer Terry Lovejoy just discovered his fifth comet, C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy). He found it August 17th using a Celestron C8 fitted with a CCD camera at his roll-off roof observatory in Brisbane, Australia. © Terry Lovejoy Image triplet taken by ...

10 Signs You Have Found Your Soulmate

3 weeks ago - Feeling curious? Read on and without over-analyzing, ask yourself — soul mate or life partner? The 10 Elements of a Soul Mate {According to Dr. Carmen Harra} 1. It’s something inside. Describing how a soul mate makes you feel is difficult. It’s a tenacious, ...

Alien Contact in Puerto Rico?

4 weeks ago - An independent group of researchers in Puerto Rico believe they possibly made contact with ‘beings from elsewhere’ last Friday, August 15, 2014, 37th anniversary of the mysterious ‘WOW! Signal’ captured by SETI.” The “Arecibo Project,” led by Joshua P. Warren, ...

What's in your gut? Certain bacteria may influence susceptibility to infection

4 weeks ago - The specific composition of bacterial species in a person's gut may protect against or increase susceptibility to Campylobacter, the most common cause of human bacterial intestinal inflammation, according research published this week in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the ...

In space, astronauts' immune systems get totally confused

4 weeks ago - Can an astronaut survive a long-term spaceflight? With NASA looking ahead to missions on Mars and beyond, it's an important question - and one we haven't even come close to answering through practice. The longest space flight ever only lasted 437.7 days, and most astronauts have spent ...

Pope predicts: God will give me two or three more years

4 weeks ago - Pope Francis on Monday publicly broached the prospect of his own death for the first time, giving himself "two or three years" but not ruling out retirement before then. Talking to reporters on a flight back to the Vatican from South Korea, the 77-year-old pontiff, who seemed in ... 1

Incredible image shows ethereal object over the skies of London

1 month ago - This extraordinary photograph taken by a resident of the hitherto unremarkable Greater London borough - apart from being the birthplace of England football captains Bobby Moore and John Terry of course - was taken by a local resident. Mirjeta Binoke, 38, was in her back garden ... 3

Tiny 'Nanoflares' May Solve Sun Mystery

1 month ago - Small "nanoflares" erupting from the sun might be the key to unlocking a cosmic mystery, according to a new study. Scientists have found that the sun's outer atmosphere, or corona, can reach temperatures 1,000 times higher than those at the surface of the star, but solar ...

Where's the ice: 3 surprising comet facts we've already learned from Rosetta

1 month ago - Today, after 10 years of space travel, the Rosetta explorer became the first to orbit a comet. The best is yet to come - the scientists behind the satellite are preparing to land a harpoon-like probe on the surface this November. Yet new information is already pouring in. What ...

Who is this 'man' on the moon? 'Strange figure' spotted among satellite's craters

1 month ago - One Youtube user believes he has finally found proof of the mystical man on the moon. He claims to have made the incredible spot of an alien figure lurking in a deep crater from images on Google Moon. Wowforreel's video - which has been viewed more than two million times in ... 1

A vegetarian diet will make you sick and crazy

1 month ago - I have to admit, that was kind of fun. See, what I did with the headline for this post was to look at a couple of observational studies and jump to the kind of unsubstantiated cause-and-effect conclusions so beloved by media health writers - and particularly beloved by many vegetarian ... 3

Will CGI actors replace human ones?

1 month ago - Robin Wright is standing in the middle of a huge geodesic dome of LEDs and cameras, giving her very last performance. As she sobs bitterly, her every move and micro-expression is scanned. Later an artificial version of the actress will be created to take her place in all of her future ... 1

Mysterious objects spotted near International Space Station

1 month ago - Unidentified Flying Object or UFO never stops fascinating the world. And this time it has driven the UFO believers into a state of frenzy. Till date, there have been three videos taken recently from the orbit and they appeared to show mysterious objects which some people believe ...

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