What Killed the Dinosaurs?

We miss dinosaurs. That’s part of the reason why the extinction of the non-avian dinosaurs has been such a source of argument and debate over the past century.  Experts of varying backgrounds have proposed all sorts of ideas. One popular idea during the early 20th century was that dinosaurs had a kind of internal evolutionary […]

Secrecy Continues, But UFOs Real, Says Authority | UFO CHRONICLE – 1973

     So-called flying saucers are very real, but unrelenting federal secrecy has obscured this fact for more that 25 years, according to one of the foremost authorities on Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs). By Portland, Oregonian12-1-1973 “Under the provisions of JANAP-146,” Keyhoe explains, “hundreds of pilots reporting UFOs have been strictly muzzled and are still […]

Disgust Evolved To Protect Us From Disease. Is It Working?

(Inside Science) — Imagine putting your hand in a pile of poop. It stinks and squishes. What do you do next? Most likely, you’ll scrub that hand with plenty of soap — and you don’t need public health officials or a germ theory of disease to tell you that’s the right thing to do. But […]

Room Temperature Superconductivity ‘Breakthrough’ and Other Stories

One of the great unsolved challenges in science is to create superconductors that work at room temperature. Now, in an extraordinary paper published at the beginning of this month, Ivan Timokhin and Artem Mishchenko have achieved room temperature superconductivity while working from a home during the COVID-19 lockdown. The first “high temperature” superconductors — those […]

Massive Fleet of UFOs flying past the International Space Station

More and more people around the world are starting to notice the massive formations of UFOs flying past our planet. So also Gorden Mckenna, while checking NASA’s live feed cam on April 2, he noticed a fleet of UFOs flying past the International Space Station. As we have reported before, a first wave of UFOs […]

Best Evidence Yet for Midsized Black Holes Found by Hubble

While “seeing” black holes technically isn’t possible, astronomers are fairly certain they exist both in small and super-sized varieties. Medium versions, however, called intermediate-mass black holes (IMBHs), have remained surprisingly elusive. Because astronomers think they’re missing an important link between the smallest and largest black holes, confirming that IMBHs exist would have powerful implications for […]

What Science Says About the Potential Health Benefits of Kombucha

We live in interesting times. Health consciousness is in vogue, and so is mistrust of mainstream medicine. “Ancient” is often understood to mean “effective.” So it’s no surprise that kombucha, a fermented tea that dates back some 2,000 years, is the wellness drink of choice for many.  Pronounced “kom-BOO-cha,” the drink is a fusion of […]

COVID-19: The Ethical Anguish of Rationing Medical Care

(Inside Science) — For almost a month, Lombardy, the prosperous, mountainous section of northern Italy, has been the world’s hotspot for COVID-19, the severe respiratory pandemic now raging in cities like New York and around the globe.  The Italians were unprepared. So is the U.S. Italy’s excellent universal health care system is now in danger […]

The Deadly Polio Epidemic and Why It Matters for Coronavirus

The fear and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic may feel new to many of us. But it is strangely familiar to those who lived through the polio epidemic of the last century. Like a horror movie, throughout the first half of the 20th century, the polio virus arrived each summer, striking without warning. No one […]

They Are Out There!

The Four Horsemen are figures in Christian theology, appearing in the New Testament’s final book, Revelation, an apocalypse written by John of Patmos, as well as in the Old Testament’s prophetic Book of Zechariah, and in the Book of Ezekiel, where they are named as punishments from God. In John’s revelation: The first horseman is […]