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Phantom limbs may hold the key to consciousness

3 hours ago - During his disastrous naval assault on the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Lord Nelson lost hundreds of men, and was driven from the coast in defeat. He was also shot in the arm, and had to have part of it amputated. This being 1797, the amputation was done by knife without anesthetic. ...

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell & Alien Believer: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

6 hours ago - Edgar Mitchell, the Apollo astronaut who died Thursday night at the age of 85, had many theories about aliens that he often shared with the public. He believed aliens are real and UFOs from extraterrestrials have visited us before. He also publicly stated that he thought there ...

As Americans Prep for Super Bowl Sunday, Their Future Is Being Sold to the Corporate Elite

6 hours ago - As Americans train their attention to Super Bowl 50, their way of life — and for nearly half a million people, their livelihoods — just got one step closer to being signed away. This Thursday, in Auckland, New Zealand, representatives of the twelve nations participating in the ...

NASA: Apollo Astronaut Edgar Mitchell Dies at Age 85

7 hours ago - Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, lunar module pilot on Apollo 14, passed away Thursday in West Palm Beach, Fla., on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing. Mitchell joined Apollo 14 commander Alan Shephard, Jr., the first American in space, in the lunar module Antares, ...

Got an iPhone 6? Mysterious 'Code 53' error is borking iPhones beyond repair

17 hours ago - APPLE IS FACING calls to explain itself after a number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S units have been borked beyond repair without warning of action or consequence. In a move that would make Microsoft blush, it appears that if iPhone 6 and 6S devices are repaired by a non-Apple ...

Mysterious new allergy triggered by vibrations discovered

17 hours ago - Imagine clapping your hands or taking a bumpy bus ride and coming out with a rash. For some people, these activities, as well as drying their hands with a towel or running, can lead to a form of hives called vibratory urticaria. Vibration can trigger hives, or urticaria, in some ...

Diet cola drinks better than water, say scientists... funded by the sugar industry

20 hours ago - Diet drinks and colas could be better for us than water, claims a new study funded by the sugar industry. The researchers—six of whom have had direct funding from the sugar industry or are employed by sugar manufacturers—claim that the drinks, which use artificial sweeteners ...

Luxembourg Hopes To Rocket To Front Of Asteroid-Mining Space Race

1 day ago - The government of Luxembourg announced Wednesday that the country will be investing in the as-yet-unrealized industry of asteroid mining. The tiny European country will be funding research into the extraction of minerals from objects in space, working on legal and regulatory ...

Ketamine found to have an “unbelievable” effect in treating severe depression

1 day ago - It’s probably not the first place you’d go to find relief from severe clinical depression, but the psychedelic party drug ketamine has revealed itself to be something of a 'miracle drug', performing far more quickly and effectively than traditional antidepressants and mood ...

Seriously? Now NASA's New Horizons spots 'floating hills' on Pluto

1 day ago - In a latest, the New Horizons mission scientists have revealed yet another stunning feature - floating hills - of the icy planet Pluto. According to images and data from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, the nitrogen ice glaciers on Pluto appear to carry an intriguing cargo: ...

Saudi Arabia 'ready to send ground troops' to fight ISIS in Syria. What will Iran do now?

1 day ago - A Saudi military spokesman has said the kingdom is ready to send ground troops to fight Isis in Syria if the US-led coalition agrees. Brigardier General Ahmed Asiri told Dubai-based TV channel Al-Arabiya the country will commit ground troops to the conflict for the first time if ...

Tour The Cockpit Of The Once Top Secret Tacit Blue Stealth Tech Demonstrator 

1 day ago - Although Lockheed’s “Have Blue” prototype that eventually led to the F-117 Nighthawk is widely recognized as the grand daddy of stealth technology, Northrop’s Tacit Blue, aka “The Whale,” demonstrator arguably had an even greater impact on the future of stealth. Now, by ...

WTF Star: Some Suggest It's Evidence of Aliens, but Berkeley SETI Chief Says No

1 day ago - Although it’s some 1,480 light-years away from Earth, the mystery known as “Tabby’s Star” has captured the attention of professional and amateur stargazers alike, sparking fantastical speculation about what might explain its erratic light-curve. Some astronomers have gone so ...

Australian man genuinely sick after finding this in a KFC chicken breast

1 day ago - An Australian man said he felt “genuinely sick” after almost biting into an intact lung contained in a KFC Premium chicken breast. Marc Nicholls told NewsCorp about the offal that he discovered in a KFC outlet in Surfer’s Paradise, offal that he described as “vile” and ...

Could UFO sightings be classified as apparitions?

1 day ago - Students of the paranormal have spent a lot of energy since the 19th century trying to understand a phenomenon that came to be known as “apparitions”. This words usually evokes images of the Spiritism séances operating in semi-darkness led by a mysterious medium showing ...