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Is It a UFO? Sun Halo Sparks Fear And Jokes in Mexico

6 hours ago - Was it a UFO? A sign that the end is nigh? A rainbow-like halo surrounded the sun over Mexico City on Thursday, an optical phenomenon that triggered a social media frenzy of pictures and jokes about the end of the world. Some weren’t so amused. OK, don't freak, but ...

Woman Quits Job to Build Sustainable Bamboo Homes In Bali

6 hours ago - Elora Hardy left a successful career in the NY fashion scene to build bamboo houses in Indonesia. The Bali resident and her team have spent the last 5 years revolutionizing bamboo construction in the belief that it is an underused but ideal renewable resource. Hardy uses boron, which ...

Dawn Probe Gets Closer Look at Ceres' White Spots, But Mystery Endures

11 hours ago - NASA's Dawn spacecraft has provided an even closer look at the bright spots on the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres — but the origins of the spots are still subject to debate. The latest view, released Wednesday, shows the flashes of sunlight reflected by the spots inside a ...

Five ways oxytocin hormones shapes our subconscious social interactions

12 hours ago - New research is finding that oxytocin doesn't just bond us to mothers, lovers, and friends—it also seems to play a role in excluding others from that bond. It's been called the cuddle hormone, the holiday hormone, the moral molecule, and more—but new research suggests that ...

Scientists to thrash out rules on genetically modified humans

12 hours ago - Scientists in America will collaborate to draw up a set of ethical guidelines around the rights and wrongs of editing the human genome. The move comes after the shock discovery in April that researchers in China had successfully edited genes within human embryos. Despite ...

This Futuristic 'Living Concrete' Heals Itself With Built-In Bacteria

13 hours ago - Concrete has been a go-to building material since Roman times. It’s durable, easy to make, and relatively inexpensive. There’s just one problem: It has a tendency to crack. There are a lot of different reasons that concrete cracks, but in general, it gets stressed either from ...

France to force big supermarkets to give away unsold food to charity

13 hours ago - French supermarkets will be banned from throwing away or destroying unsold food and must instead donate it to charities or for animal feed, under a law set to crack down on food waste. The French national assembly voted unanimously to pass the legislation as France battles an ...

Remote galaxy discovered shining with light equal to 300 TRILLION suns

14 hours ago - A remote galaxy shining brightly with infrared light equal to more than 300 trillion suns has been discovered using data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE. The galaxy, which belongs to a new class of objects recently discovered by WISE -- nicknamed extremely ...

Now THAT is a super moon! Images made of 32,000 photographs shows lunar surface in brilliant detail

17 hours ago - Last week, amateur Polish photographer Bartosz Wojczyński combined an amazing 32,000 images to create a super high-resolution picture of the moon. It took only 28 minutes to take the photos from his balcony in Piekary Śląskie, but the total file size for the photos was a whopping ...

Glowing Green UFO Caught Over Netherlands

1 day ago - This green disk was caught off guard when the suns reflection was at the wrong angle and the cloaked UFO was revealed for a few seconds. This happens a lot during sunset, but the clouds caused a false sunset like state and the UFO was seen. You can clearly make out the round disk with ...

Senior US senator's report of seeing 'TWO UFOs' was 'covered up' secret documents show

1 day ago - Formerly confidential files obtained by alien researchers detail the account given by senior senator Richard B Russell and two aides of seeing the "flying saucers" TAKE OFF. At the time, Sen. Russell was on a Soviet-era train during a fact-finding mission to Russia, nearly 60 ...

Saudi Government Computers Hacked. Document dump underway!

1 day ago - TEHRAN (FNA)- A Yemeni hacking group announced that it has hacked the website, servers and archives of Saudi Arabia's Foreign, Interior and Defense ministries and released thousands of top secret documents from the identity and contact addresses of the country's spies to the most ...

Fears for Palmyra's ancient treasures as Isis retakes northern part of Syrian city

1 day ago - Islamic State fighters have inched closer to the centre of Palmyra, seizing a third of the historic city in a seesaw battle with Bashar al-Assad’s regime that has endangered thousands of civilians and the Unesco world heritage site’s ancient ruins. “[Isis] is advancing into ...

UFO spotted at PGA tournament

1 day ago - The world’s most enthusiastic golf fans may just be, well, aliens. New video footage of a PGA tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, has observers asking: Did a UFO appear in the sky during the May 9 event? One golf fan viewed the tournament on television and ...

Study Suggests Intelligent Extraterrestials Will Probably Be The Size Of Bears

1 day ago - A speculative study on the possible nature of alien life was formulated by combining statistics with the unknown of space; whilst certainly intriguing, some may consider the conclusions a touch un-bear-lievable. Fergus Simpson, a cosmologist at the University of Barcelona, used ...