The quiet search for dark matter deep underground

9 hours ago - One of the quietest, darkest places in the cosmos isn’t out in the depths of space. It’s at the center of a tank of cold liquid xenon in a gold mine deep under the Black Hills of South Dakota. It needs to be that quiet: any stray particles could confuse the detectors lining the ...

Interrupted sleep as bad as just 4 hours

12 hours ago - A full night's sleep which is interrupted can be as bad as getting only half a night, finds a new study taking a novel approach to sleep problems. Despite how common it is for parents of young children to be awakened many times during the night, the effects have never been ...

The system's denial in the face of truth: Predatory capitalism

13 hours ago - Contemporary capitalism is characterized by a political economy which revolves around finance capital, is based on a savage form of free market fundamentalism, and thrives on a wave of globalizing processes and global financial networks that have produced global economic oligarchies ...

Solar Neutrons observed on orbit around Mercury

1 day ago - Scientists using data from NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft have discovered part of the outer layer of the Sun that is sending out modestly energetic subatomic particles called fast neutrons. MESSENGER's close proximity to the Sun - the spacecraft orbits Mercury at a distance as close as ...

Psychiatric drugs send 90,000 to the ER yearly in the U.S.

1 day ago - Nearly 90,000 U.S. adults visit the emergency room yearly for side effects of prescription psychiatric medications, and more than 10,000 of these visits are related to the sleep drug Ambien, according to a new study. In fact, side effects of Ambien, along with generic forms of ...

Self-reliance: Russia launches first newly designed 'Angara' space rocket

1 day ago - Russia has launched the ecologically clean Angara rocket from the Plesetsk military сosmodrome in Russia's north on the second try. It is the first space booster designed in Russia from a scratch since the collapse of the Soviet Union. A Ministry of Defense statement says that the ...

Something in Big Dipper 'blob' is sending out cosmic rays, study says

1 day ago - Behind the Big Dipper is something pumping out a lot of extremely high-energy cosmic rays, a new study says. And as astronomers try to learn more about the nature of these emanations - maybe black holes, maybe supernovas - newer work hints that it could be related to how the ...

CIA Agent Reveals 'Startling' Top-Secret Information

1 day ago - Tosh Plumlee, former CIA Agent, reveals startling information about our nation, and our government! This is jaw-dropping information that we are definitely not supposed to know about! He discusses covert operations, including what’s really going on at the ‘border’ and why we ... 1

Sinkhole in Egypt Reveals Long-Lost Temple Of Doom

2 days ago - A CRACK in the wall. A growing pothole. Strange rumblings in the night. When a sinkhole in suburban Abydos collapsed, it opened a portal to a long-lost temple of the dead. The Luxor Times reports that late in April this year a mysterious subsidence in a narrow suburban alley was ... 1

Solar has won. Even if coal were free to burn, power stations couldn't compete

2 days ago - Last week, for the first time in memory, the wholesale price of electricity in Queensland fell into negative territory – in the middle of the day. For several days the price, normally around $40-$50 a megawatt hour, hovered in and around zero. Prices were deflated throughout ... 1

Scientists discover radio emissions from fireballs

2 days ago - Streaking across the sky at more than 50 kilometers per second at atmospheric heights of more than a 90 kilometers high, researchers using the first station of University of New Mexico's Long Wavelength Array (LWA) saw something new that had never been seen before; something that could ...

Sarah Palin: "It's Time to Impeach' President Obama"

2 days ago - Enough is enough of the years of abuse from this president. His unsecured border crisis is the last straw that makes the battered wife say, “no mas.” Without borders, there is no nation. Obama knows this. Opening our borders to a flood of illegal immigrants is ... 5

The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% - ex CIA spy

2 days ago - Robert David Steele, former Marine, CIA case officer, and US co-founder of the US Marine Corps intelligence activity, is a man on a mission. But it's a mission that frightens the US intelligence establishment to its core.With 18 years experience working across the US intelligence ... 1

US ‘kidnaps’ Russian MP’s son to ‘exchange him for Snowden’

2 days ago - A Russian MP claims the US kidnapped his son from the Maldives on bogus cyber-fraud charges and may be preparing to offer him as bait in a swap deal for Edward Snowden. Roman Seleznyov, 30, was arrested at Male international airport as he was about to board a flight to Moscow. He ... 1

Mesolithic shamanistic meteorite talisman unearthed

2 days ago - Archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology (IAE) in Szczecin, Poland, have discovered a meteorite fragment inside the remains of a hut dating back more than 9,000 years at Bolków by Lake Świdwie in Western Pomerania. “The meteorite was brought to the ...

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