The Myth of The 30 IQ Point “Communication Range”

Earlier this week I tweeted a link to a Quora post which, I felt, was rather silly. The post was a response to the question “Are people with very high IQs generally happy?” and it answered in the negative: Let’s say high IQ is a blessing which comes with a terrible price. And each and […]

Tiny Bat Shrugs Off Venom Of Deadly Scorpion

Pallid bats (Antrozous pallidus) are quirky little creatures, the sole species in their genus. Their long ears, which can equal half their body length, make them look quintessentially batty, but unlike most of their night hunting relatives, they prefer to tackle ground-dwelling dinners—a strategy called “gleaning.” Pallid bats glean as much as half their body weight in prey […]

266. Free Show: Ben Moss

Alejandro is on his way back from Budapest, guest Ben Moss and Martin talk about controversial UFO field related topics, and other UFO subjects. Show Notes

266. Free Show: Ben Moss

Alejandro is on his way back from Budapest, guest Ben Moss and Martin talk about controversial UFO field related topics, and other UFO subjects. Show Notes

Overachievers are more likely to cheat on tests.

How common is cheating on exams, and who are the cheaters? These academics suspected it was pretty common in their classes, so they decided to find out. The cheating style they investigated was the old “alter your answer and then ask for a regrade” trick. Turns out it’s pretty common (about 2% of all exams, […]

12,000 Tons of Orange Peels Bring a Jungle Back to Life

Twenty years ago, a pasture in Costa Rica was nearly barren farmland, choked by invasive grasses. Today, it blooms anew with a rich tangle of jungle plants. The magic ingredient for this resurgence? Oranges. In the mid-1990s, Del Oro, a newly established orange juice manufacturer in Costa Rica was looking for a way to get rid […]

Pikas Are Disappearing from California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains

According to a survey from Yale University’s Program on Climate Change Communication, 70 percent of Americans think global warming is happening, but only 40 percent believe it will harm them personally. But what if those same people who believe they are somehow immune from harm were told climate change is being blamed for the demise […]

UFO Newsletter Articles: Focus On the Controversy Around Edward J. Ruppelt’s Revised UFO Book

Source: J. Allen Hynek Centerfor UFO Studies (CUFOS.org) NICAP’s newsletter, The UFO Investigator, gives an in-depth look into the controversy around Ruppelt’s book. Article No. 1: “CAPT. RUPPELT REVISING HIS UFO BOOK – Air Force Rumored to be Pressuring Former project chief” (by Major Donald E. Keyhoe, Director of NICAP) (The UFO Investigator, Vol. 1, No. 8, June […]

Can a Wristband Conquer Speech Anxiety?

For Americans, public speaking ranks higher on the list of fears than heights, blood, ghosts, clowns, flying, needles and…dying. Indeed, one in four Americans admits standing and delivering before a crowd of strangers is a dread inducing experience. On top of that, it’s hard to get through life without encountering situations that force us to […]

UFO Newsletter Article: “UFO CHASE BY AF JETS REVEALED TO NICAP”

(The UFO Investigator, Vol. 1, No. 8, June 1959) (National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena, Washington, D.C.) Source: J. Allen Hynek Centerfor UFO Studies (CUFOS.org) NICAP reports on a 1958 radar-visual UFO case. The two UFOs were chased by two U.S. Air Force jets. http://cufos.org/UFOI_and_Selected_Documents/UFOI/008%20JUNE%201959.pdf Related posts: realtvufos.blogspot.com/search?q=“Radar-Visual” (wikimedia.org image)