"They started it": Why one Israeli is on the brink of burning her passport

2 hours ago - She is young. She is pretty. She is a university graduate and a computer engineer. She is also an Israeli Parliamentarian - and the reason why I am on the brink of burning my Israeli passport. Because behind that wide-eyed innocent face lurks the Angel of Death. Ayelet Shaked ...

More Big Whales in Ocean Could Mean More Fish, Scientists Find

1 day ago - Scientists and fisheries managers have long underestimated the valuable role large whales play in healthy ocean ecosystems, a new study suggests. And, scientists add, those commercial fishermen who complain that whales steal fish from their nets have it wrong. An increase in the ...

Silicon Valley man finds tracking device on his car, makes inquiries and gets visit from the FBI

1 day ago - Silicon Valley resident Yasir Afifi recently discovered an FBI tracking device on his car when he took it for an oil change. Alarmed and curious about what it might be, Yasir posted photos of the device online, asking members of reddit whether it was a bomb, or possibly an FBI ... 5

Supermoon makes its way over Earth this weekend

1 day ago - Americans with their eyes to the sky this weekend could get a chance to see Earth's moon as it rarely appears. Starting Friday evening, a so-called "supermoon" will be viewable across the United States. There will be a full moon in the sky starting Friday night and into early ...

Apollo 11 UFO encounter recounted by Astronaut Buzz Aldrin

2 days ago - A few days ago on the Science Channel, a program called "First on the Moon: The Untold Story" was aired. About 14:30 min/sec into the program, there was a 3.5 minute segment that described a UFO encounter that Apollo 11 experienced during its flight to the moon. To the best of my ...

Steven Spielberg mercilessly trolled by Facebook users who think he killed a dinosaur

2 days ago - Steven Spielberg has been trolled by numerous Facebook users after a photo was shared of the director with a mechanical Triceratops on the set of 1993 film Jurassic Park. The image was posted on the Facebook page of Jay Branscomb as a joke, alongside the caption: ... 3

Scientists say 80 percent of light in space is missing

2 days ago - Scientists now believe that a tremendous amount of light that would otherwise be illuminating our universe is mysteriously absent. How much light exactly? According to new research conducted by a team of international scientists and funded in part by NASA, the National Science ... 1

Secretly Spying on the Moon

2 days ago - The late Ingo Swann was considered to be one of the U.S. Government’s leading Remote-Viewers, those near-unique individuals whose psychic powers and extra-sensory perception (ESP) were harnessed, from the 1970s onwards, to spy on the former Soviet Union. Swann proved to be a ... 1

New study suggests plants can 'listen'

2 days ago - The aptly named mousear cress may respond to caterpillar munching sounds. Plants have long been known to react to changes in their environment, and may respond to light, temperature, and touch. But are they listening too? For the Arabidopsis plant, the answer is a loud and ... 1

Arecibo captures its first 'fast radio burst'

2 days ago - The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. The Arecibo Observatory has captured one of the most fleeting, mysterious and rare deep-space events - a so-called "fast radio burst" (FRB) that lasted a mere three one-thousandths of a second. Cornell, McGill University and other astronomers ...

More Wikileaks Documents Surface Confirming The Existence Of ET & UFOs

2 days ago - Julian Assange has grabbed the attention of the entire planet, as both mainstream and alternative media networks have covered Wikileaks in depth. For those who don’t know, Wikileaks is an international, online, non-profit organization that publishes secret (classified) documents, ... 2

The quiet search for dark matter deep underground

3 days 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

3 days 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

3 days 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 ... 1

Solar Neutrons observed on orbit around Mercury

3 days 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 ...

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