Iceland lake monster does exist

5 days ago - Lagarfljtsormurinn, the giant serpent rumored to inhabit the lake Lagarfljt near Egilsstair in East Iceland truly exists, as announced on Saturday by the majority of a 13-person truth commission established in 2012 by the Fljtsdalshra municipal council. The commission was given ... 1

Water clouds tentatively detected just 7 light-years from Earth

5 days ago - Astronomers have found signs of water ice clouds on an object just 7.3 light-years from Earth—less than twice the distance of Alpha Centauri, the nearest star system to the sun. If confirmed, the discovery is the first sighting of water clouds beyond our solar system. The clouds ... 2

Do we live in a 2-D hologram? New Fermilab experiment will test the nature of the universe

5 days ago - A unique experiment at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory called the Holometer has started collecting data that will answer some mind-bending questions about our universe – including whether we live in a hologram. Much like characters on a ... 2

Why Are Psychedelics Illegal?

5 days ago - Terence McKenna viewed cannabis, psilocybin, DMT, LSD, and other psychedelics as “catalysts of intellectual dissent.” He wrote in The Archaic Revival (1991) that his assumption about psychedelics had always been that they were illegal “not because it troubles anyone that you have ... 6

30 metre wide sinkhole appears in Durham

6 days ago - A 30-metre (100ft) wide sinkhole has opened up in county Durham in the north-east of England, and it is so deep that its bottom cannot be seen. The gaping void, thought to be the result of mine workings, was discovered on Thursday by Sam Hillyard, a Durham University academic, at ... 1

Are There More Stonehenges Under Stonehenge?

6 days ago - One way to find out what’s under a rock is to lift it up and look. That’s impossible when the rock is Stonehenge, the ancient stone circle in Wiltshire, England. Fortunately, archeologists have found a new way to look underneath Stonehenge and discovered it may not be the only ... 2

Game changer? Futuristic Chinese 'supersonic' sub could reach US shores in under two hours

1 week ago - Traveling from Shanghai to San Francisco in under two hours may sound like a fantasy, but China believes it's figured out how to design an underwater vehicle that can make the idea a reality. More worryingly, though, is the possibility that the technology will be used to develop ... 2

Radical New Theory Could Kill the Multiverse Hypothesis

1 week ago - Though galaxies look larger than atoms and elephants appear to outweigh ants, some physicists have begun to suspect that size differences are illusory. Perhaps the fundamental description of the universe does not include the concepts of “mass” and “length,” implying that at its ... 2

Saturn's Titan --"The 'Rosetta Stone of the Origin of Life?

1 week ago - Luckily for researchers, there is a possible laboratory in our solar system to help us better understand the conditions on Earth before life arose — a situation sometimes referred to as a “prebiotic” environment. That location is Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, that has ...

Secrets of the Manhattan Project Leaked 1500 Times During World War II

1 week ago - The World War II program to develop an atomic bomb was the largest secret project ever undertaken by the U.S. government. But newly-declassified documents reveal how it hard it was to keep things secret as the weapon neared completion. Information leaks were everywhere, even in church ... 1

Researchers Replicate Crucial Step In Photosynthesis Which May Lead To Cheaper Hydrogen Fuels

1 week ago - An ANU team has successfully replicated one of the crucial steps in photosynthesis, opening the way for biological systems powered by sunlight which could manufacture hydrogen as a fuel. “Water is abundant and so is sunlight. It is an exciting prospect to use them to create ... 1

Revealed: The Type of Music That Makes You Feel Most Powerful

1 week ago - Music has already been shown to have all kinds of effects on the mind, like making you happier, reducing pain and bringing people together. Now a new study finds that music of the right kind can transform the listener’s sense of power. The study, published in the journal ... 1

Military claims responsibility for UFO in Nova Scotia

1 week ago - A couple spotted a UFO in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia on Thursday, August 21. But the military came forward to claim responsibility for the bright aerial object. Witness Chris Ewing and his girlfriend were near Saint Margarets Bay on the night of Aug. 21 when they ...

Difference between psychopaths and anti-social people lies in brain activity

1 week ago - The difference between otherwise similar people with anti-social personality disorder (APD) and psychopaths is the way the latter's brain reacts when confronted with human emotion, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of Michigan, US, set out to uncover why both ... 1

'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life

1 week ago - More than two years into the Curiosity rover’s lonely trek across Mars, conspiracy theorists believe they’ve struck gold: an ‘alien thigh bone’ has been spotted on the surface of the red planet. For keen alien hunters, the image above - taken by the rover’s MastCam on ... 3

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