17 hours 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 ...
23 hours 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 ... 3
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 ...
1 day 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 ...
1 day 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
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
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
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
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 ...
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
2 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 ...
2 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 ...
2 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
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 ...
3 days 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 ...