Doomsday Clock is now 100 seconds from midnight

The hypothetical clock measures our nearness to Armageddon. Humanity’s headlong dash toward our own destruction is marked in minutes and seconds in the ticking of the hypothetical Doomsday Clock. How close we are to destroying ourselves registers in the nearness of the clock’s hands to midnight — the hour of absolute extinction. In 2019, the […]

US Space Force logo looks like one from Star Trek

US Space Force logo on left and the Star Trek emblem on right The newly unveiled logo for US Space Force appears to have boldly gone where Star Trek went before. Twitter users noted that the emblem, revealed by President Donald Trump, bears an uncanny likeness to the insignia from the cult sci-fi TV series. […]

Scientists Say We Travel To Parallel Universe When We Dream

Every night, humans have an average of 6-10 dreams. A few minutes after being awoken, these dreams are usually forgotten. However, what if there’s actual meaning to dreams that would make them more lucrative to remember? Modern science, as well as Native American tribes and Mexican nations, believe that we, or at least our brains visit a […]

The Matrix’s Red Pill or Blue Pill—Which Is Better?

Is it better to free your mind? Or live in blissful ignorance? Two WIRED writers argue it out. Sometimes existing on the internet can feel like being trapped in that dark room with Morpheus, the one where he holds out his hands to Neo and offers up either a pill of knowledge or a pill […]

Neo Returns! The Matrix 4 is Happening with Keanu Reeves

The first movie celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. But those who think The Matrix is a thing of the past are in for a surprise. Warner Bros are to dust off the red and blue pills for a new adventure in the reality-bending series. Originally created by Lana and Lilly Wachowski, Matrix 4 sees […]

A New Blood Test Helps Predict the Onset of Menopause

Periods are painful, messy and downright annoying. But hopefully, a new test might be a better way to estimate when you’re done menstruating for the rest of your life. Blood tests for an ovarian hormone could help predict when an individual will enter menopause, and it’s particularly effective for people in their late 40s and […]

Lab-Made Coronavirus Triggers Debate

Ralph Baric, an infectious-disease researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, last week (November 9) published a study on his team’s efforts to engineer a virus with the surface protein of the SHC014 coronavirus, found in horseshoe bats in China, and the backbone of to one that causes human-like severe acute respiratory […]

Navy’s Bizarre ‘UFO Patents’ – The Inventor Speaks

Dr. Salvatore Pais has finally spoken to The War Zone concerning hisseemingly out of this world patents filed on behalf of the U.S. Navy.      Over the last six months, The War Zone has been deeply reporting on a set of bizarre patents assigned to the U.S. Navy. The patents, which are all the […]

Get Out, Do Science, Make a Difference: The Field Guide to Citizen Science

The Field Guide to Citizen Science recently appeared on Discover’s 2020 reading list. Darlene Cavalier, Catherine Hoffman and Caren Cooper, all citizen science experts from SciStarter, walk readers through how to get started with citizen science — real scientific research anyone can do. In addition to providing an overview and brief history of the field, […]

Elon Musk’s satellites mistaken for UFOs over Oswestry

Stargazers in Oswestry and its bordering regions were left baffled after a series of high-flying lights moved across the skies. The lights were spotted on Sunday night as they flew over many parts of the UK, prompting a surge in unidentified flying object (UFO) sighting reports and speculation. Many also reported disturbances to their televisions. […]