Brain Activity At The Moment of Death

What happens in the brain when we die? Canadian researchers Loretta Norton and colleagues of the University of Western Ontario examine this grave question in a new paper: Electroencephalographic Recordings During Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapy Until 30 Minutes After Declaration of Death Norton et al. examined frontal EEG recordings from four critically ill patients at […]

Grey Aliens: Where are they from?

About the Greys First, I will stop referring to the grey skinned, short alien as a “Zeta”. The name was derived from the starmap shown to Betty Hill during her abduction which was later believed to show the star system Zeta Reticuli. Betty has vehemently denied that her encounter was with this type of being. […]

Human-Caused Minerals: Another Sure Sign of the Anthropocene?

To the ever-growing list of uniquely human tweaks to the planet, we can add the creation of 208 minerals. A list compiled by researchers from the Carnegie Institution for Science, the University of Maine and the University of Arizona provides the first assessment of how many unique compounds human activities have created. The collection is […]

NextGen Paleontologist: Egypt’s Catfish Hunter Sanaa El-Sayed

Sometimes, paleontology is about looking forward. Sure, the field is focused on uncovering and understanding the past, but to continue to progress, like every other area of science, paleontology needs a constant influx of new and enthusiastic talent. And as more opportunities open up around the world for both academic studies and fieldwork, from Antarctica to the […]

UFO Looking Jellyfish Spotted by NOAA | VIDEO

      AMERICAN SOMOA (KTRK) —A NOAA exploration ship, the Okeanos Explorer, caught video of one of the ocean’s most beautiful creatures. By ABC 13 News3-2-17 Diving near 9000 feet, a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) spotted a luminous jellyfish. The “cosmic” jellyfish was seen while exploring the Utu seamount, north of American Somoa in […]

Building a Better Polar Ice Forecast

Watching Arctic sea ice shrink to record lows has become a summer tradition for climatologists. And while few would expect that long-term trend to reverse, it’s still a struggle to predict the annual highs and lows of polar sea ice. In fact, just looking at long-term statistics — how much the sea ice maximum and minimum usually […]

Fmr President George Bush Won’t Talk ‘Secret UFO Files’ On Jimmy Kimmel Show

     Former President George W. Bush refused to tell late night talk host Jimmy Kimmel about what’s in the secret government files he saw when he was president. By Pete Kasperowicz Washington Examiner3-3-17 Kimmel asked if he could talk about “the secret files, the UFO documents.” […] Continue Reading ► See Also: President Obama […]

The Best Part of Waking Up Is This R2-D2 Coffee Press

It won’t be long before Rogue One: A Star Wars Story officially hits theaters, which means it’s just about time for another onslaught of Star Wars merchandise. Most of it is stuff you’ve seen before—toys, figures, re-re-releases of previous films—but an R2-D2 coffee press? That’ll get us to perk up and pay attention, and not […]

Amazon Sells Out of 1984 as America Decides to Read a Goddamn Book for Once

George Orwell’s dystopian classic 1984 occupied the number one spot on Amazon’s best-selling books list yesterday, where it remains today. A cautionary tale about a brutal, amoral dictator has evidently felt relevant to people lately. But as of today, Amazon—the world’s largest bookseller—is unable to keep up with demand. Currently 1984 is printed by Signet […]

One of the Best Explanations For Why We Haven’t Found Alien Life

So far, the only examples of sentient life we’ve found are right here on our own planet. It’s not for lack of trying, though—we’ve sent out spacecraft deep into our solar system and, so far, still remain alone. What if the problem isn’t where we are looking, though, but when? A forthcoming study in Journal […]

Reef Check Underwater Science

“People protect what they love.” ~ Jacques Yves Cousteau When I was a kid, my family and I used to love watching “The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau.” Every week we’d set out the TV tables and share our dinner with the French marine explorer as he led us on underwater adventures and taught us […]

UFO Sighting in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires on 2017-02-20 15:15:00 – Objeto al parecer redondo reflejando luz, solar alto y sin ruido

En hora y fecha ndicada encontrándome con mi esposa debajo de los acantilados frente al mar observamos un objeto al parecer redondo, alto y reflejando la luz solar, sin ruido, viniendo desde al sur, quedándose estacionado por unos minutos en línea recta donde estábamos y desapareciendo sin ruido lentamente hacia el mar, en dirección este. […]