The day after Thanksgiving, many families in the United States put out the Christmas tree. It’s a beautiful display that really helps get through dreary winter days. Although it’s called a Christmas tree, few may be aware of where the … Continue reading The Hidden Origins and Meanings of That Christmas Tree in Your Living Room
It sounds like science fiction, but it’s real: an egg-laying, long-nosed, spiny mammal has been confirmed alive in the tropical Cyclops Mountains. The echidna species is among the world’s oldest living mammals, diverging from the ancestors of other mammals over … Continue reading Species Named for Sir David Attenborough Confirmed Alive in the Forest of ‘Our Mother’
A giant crystal white stag measuring 239 feet (73 meters) by 219 feet (67 meters) has reemerged from a hillside in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Dubbed the Mormond Hill Stag, it’s a modern-day geoglyph like the giant White Horse in the UK dating back … Continue reading A Giant White Crystal Stag Reemerges on a Scottish Hillside After Hikers Find it Hidden
Women ruled as pharaohs in Egypt, and there is new evidence that the first may have been Meret-Neith, who lived 5,000 years ago. Later, she was followed by other women leaders like Sobekneferu and Hatshepsut. If true, when her husband, … Continue reading The First Female Pharaoh Might Be Meret-Neith, Beloved of a Goddess of Light
Scientists have published the first draft of the most detailed map to date of the human brain, the Human Brain Atlas. The researchers say it’s the start of a “new era in brain science” in greater understanding of one of … Continue reading Human Brain Atlas Reveals Cosmos of Neurons Working in Mysterious Ways
Is it possible to read minds? Psychics claim to have the ability. It seems like advertisers are doing it online already, doesn’t it? Now, neurotechnology and AI can translate brain waves into complex pictures, sound, and speech. So far, this … Continue reading Will Mind Reading Tech Become Part of Everyday Life?
In the search for extraterrestrials and UFOs, there’s almost never any really compelling physical evidence. Photos and videos are always absurdly blurry, and any physical evidence is usually scoffed at immediately, even called “total bullshit” outright. It just goes with the blurry grey … Continue reading The Search for Extraterrestrials Remains In a Grey Area and Intentionally Absurd
It’s been called the “most dangerous rock in the Solar System,” named after an Egyptian deity, the Bennu bird. The Bennu asteroid, or near-Earth object, is shaped like a spinning top and is about the size of the Empire State … Continue reading Ashes from ‘Bennu’ Delivered by a Spacecraft Named for Egyptian God Osiris
Elon Musk invokes a Jedi, Luke Skywalker to describe brain implant technology amid claims of animal cruelty in up to 12 monkeys. Continue reading Why a Comparison of Luke Skywalker to Implants Tested in Monkeys is Causing a Disturbance in the Force
Comparing and contrasting vastly different cultures as alleged ET evidence appears in Mexico while NASA starts a brand new foray into UFOs. Continue reading Do ‘You Bet Your Boots’ on NASA Finding Out What UFOs Are?
Scientists edit genes to allow common fruit flies to reproduce through parthenogenesis. But can they do it in mammals or even people? Continue reading Scientists Switch On the Ability for Virgin Births in Animals
Many of the Ulas family from Turkey walked on all fours, bear crawling as quadrupeds, but did scientists find a missing evolutionary link? Continue reading Family that ‘Bear Crawls’ on All Fours Remains Evolving Mystery
It’s the largest known consortium of octopuses on Earth but scientists think there may be many others to discover. Continue reading World’s Largest ‘Octopus Garden’ Found off the California Coast
A symbol at the Holy Land’s earliest church looks like Pisces. Dubbed the Megiddo Mosaic, an evangelical group wants to remove it from the original site at Armageddon. Continue reading Holy Land’s ‘Earliest Church’ Bears Ancient Symbol Like Pisces on Mosaic at Armageddon
An ancient tiny whale named for King Tut or Tutankhamun and another whale with four legs named for Egyptian deity Anubis Continue reading Ancient Small Whale Found Near the Nile Named After Pharaoh Tutankhamun
A modest lab created a superconductor, LK-99, that could change everything. Either that or it’s just another unidentified superconducting object. Continue reading Is LK-99 Just Another ‘Unidentified Superconducting Object’ or a Game Changer?
Ancient beings buried their dead after making a dangerous trek into the underworld. Clues suggest they may have even contemplated spiritual concepts. Continue reading Ancient Beings May Have Pondered the Afterlife Over 300,000 Years Ago
According to international teams of scientists, the web of space-time is roiling around like a choppy sea of low-frequency gravitational waves traveling at the speed of light. Continue reading Earth is Bobbing On a Choppy Sea of Gravitational Waves, say Scientists
Scientists from New York are redefining biological matter in a way that sounds like Avatar, the Way of Water, might have inspired it. Continue reading ‘It’s Really Water’s World,’ Says Scientist Who Finds Water Defines Biological Matter
A philosopher earned a case of wine after winning a bet placed 25 years ago, that scientists wouldn’t solve the ‘hard problem.’ Continue reading Philosopher Wins 25-Year Bet that Scientists Wouldn’t Solve the ‘Hard Problem’ of Consciousness
Scientists find moths have invisibility cloaks to avoid bats, while others find a secret weapon in a Monarch butterfly’s spots. Continue reading Tiny but Mighty Ways Monarch Butterflies and Moths Survive in the Air
Scientists say creating synthetic human embryos will help answer medical questions but will a key question venture into spiritual territory? Continue reading Could Synthetic Human Embryos Have the Spark of Life and Consciousness?
An extremely rare orange lobster has joined resident blue, yellow, and other colorful lobsters living at the University of New England. Continue reading Ultra-Rare Orange Lobster Joins Rainbow of Colorful Crustaceans Caught Near Maine
Scientists make clean energy out of humid air passing through many porous substances and they want to scale up the generators. Continue reading Scientists Make Energy Out of Humid Air and Want to Scale Up Clean Energy Generators
Researchers used ultrasound on mouse brains to induce hibernation while others used gamma vibrations and found improved brain function. Continue reading Ultrasound Could Induce Human Hibernation While Gamma Waves May Improve Brain Function
Buried in 20 feet of volcanic ash in 79 A.D., the “Great Mother,” Aset, or Isis, is still rising from the ashes in Pompeii. Continue reading Romans Privately Worshipped Egyptian ‘Great Mother’ Aset at Pompeii
Depictions of the Prophet Moses with horns stem from a translation but still point to the ancient concepts of reaching enlightenment. Continue reading Why a Shining Moses with Horns May Point to Ancient Concepts of Enlightenment
For years, entomologists have been constantly asked why insects come to porch lights but there’s never been a definite answer. But now, scientists have what they consider the most plausible answer, and it may not be what you expect. Continue reading Why Insects are Drawn to Artificial Lights Like a Moth to a Flame
Crystal cats of sapphire could shed light on the boundaries between the quantum and classical worlds as scientists put Schrödinger’s Cat to the test. Continue reading How Crystal Cats Could Shed Light On the Boundaries Between Two Worlds
The Irish Elk was the world’s largest deer, and the fossils challenged people’s views of extinction, evolution, and consciousness. Continue reading How the Irish Elk Challenged People’s Ideas of the World