Hurricanes: How These Destructive Storms Form, and Why They Get So Strong

Five Categories of Mayhem Hurricanes today are rated on the Saffir-Simpson scale, which places them into five categories according to wind speed. But the scale has been criticized for not accounting for rainfall totals, which can cause significant damage. Some atmospheric scientists have lobbied for a sixth category for even stronger storms, but there’s no […]

What We Know About the Causes and Symptoms of ADHD

ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, usually conjures images of a child bouncing off the walls, or an adult who’s constantly distracted. Symptoms like these are what first caught physician Sir Alexander Crichton’s attention. In his 1798 book on mental conditions, he wrote that people who experienced such symptoms “say they have the fidgets.” Eventually, […]

What Does Absolute Zero Mean?

It’s the absolute nadir of our universe’s thermometer. And it gets pretty weird down there. Temperature tends to be relative — the air is below freezing, her fever is above normal. But scientists probe the extreme ends of the spectrum of what’s called absolute temperature: At the upper limit, absolute hot is a theoretical furnace where the laws of […]

Steam Power: Still Moving Us, Even in the 21st Century

Home » July/August » Steam Power: Still Moving Us, Even in the 21st Century It’s in our power plants, underneath New York City and in our buffets. In our modern world, steam is still very much relevant. We live in a civilization powered by steam. Most of us don’t notice its role in keeping the […]

359. Nick Redfern

Subscribe to full shows for $2 or more per month. Alejandro Rojas, UFO Updates, guest Nick Redfern discusses his latest book, “Flying Saucers from the Kremlin: UFOs, Russian Meddling, Soviet Spies & Cold War Secrets” He discusses the way Russia and the US both manipulated UFO stories for their own agendas.

CBD Might Work as an Antibiotic to Treat Bacterial Infections – D-brief

(Credit: ElROi/Shutterstock) CBD, or cannabidiol, is growing in popularity as a stress-relieving wonder drug that may help ease anxiety, inflammation and pain. Many enthusiasts also say it can cure a smorgasbord of other conditions. CBD is a non-active ingredient in cannabis — it doesn’t get you high. And that’s helped retailers avoid legal problems while […]

UFO Headlines 6/25/2019

Alejandro Rojas is a radio host for Open Minds Radio, editor and contributing writer for Open Minds magazine as well as For several years Alejandro was the official spokesperson for the Mutual UFO Network as the Director of Public Education. As a UFO/Paranormal researcher and journalist, Alejandro has spent many hours in the field […]

A Genetic Ghost Hunt: What Ancient Humans Live On In Our DNA? – The Crux

(Credit: Yulliii/Shutterstock) When the Neanderthal genome was first sequenced in 2010 and compared with ours, scientists noticed that genes from Homo neanderthalensis also showed up in our own DNA. The conclusion was inescapable: Our ancestors mated and reproduced with another lineage of now-extinct humans who live on today in our genes. When the Denisovan genome […]