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A place to discuss alternate theories such as paranormal phenomena, UFO sightings, cryptozoology, etc.
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Mar 16th, 2018 by captain morgan last post
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PURRFECT PEST: Feral cats an invasive species in western U.S.
PURRFECT PEST: Feral cats an invasive species in western U.S. | Toronto Sun (by spaminator)
Mar 16th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Canadian aurora chasers discover new type of northern lights named ’Steve’
Canadian aurora chasers discover new type of northern lights named Steve Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: March 15, 2018 Updated: March 15, 2018 6:46 PM EDT The celestial phenomenom known as "Steve" and the Milky Way are shown... (by spaminator)
Mar 14th, 2018 by captain morgan last post
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'The Harms of Fracking': New Report Details Increased Risks of Asthma, Birth Defects
'The Harms of Fracking': New Report Details Increased Risks of Asthma, Birth Defects and Cancer The most authoritative study of its kind reveals how fracking is contaminating the air and water and imperiling the health of millions of Americans ... (by Cliffy)
Mar 10th, 2018 by Gilgamesh last post
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Zap electric car - 644 H.P. - coming soon
"We should have electric cars by now, come on" - Mark Madriga, weather man for Global TV. And we should. And we DID.... The ones featured in "Who Killed the Electric Car" were using old technology, and they were CHERISHED by the drivers before Ford... (by Karlin)
Mar 10th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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How Sir Francis Beaufort developed his wind scale
When Sir Francis Beaufort set out to sea on board HMS Woolwich in 1806, sailors did not have an accurate scale to describe the strength and impact of winds while at sea. The Beaufort Scale, which he developed, is still used today and is a morning... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 9th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Shocking victory for proponents of alternative medicine
Shocking victory for proponents of alternative medicine Posted on March 9, 2018Author GOV'T SLAVES 1 Jon RappoportBreaking: In Australia, an effort to label all alternative (traditional, complementary) medicine... (by darkbeaver)
Mar 9th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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1 of world’s most destructive insects found at DC airports
1 of worlds most destructive insects found at DC airports Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: March 8, 2018 Updated: March 8, 2018 7:58 PM EST Khapra beetle. (United States Department of Agriculture photo) BALTIMORE The... (by spaminator)
Mar 1st, 2018 by mentalfloss last post
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Arctic warming: scientists alarmed by 'crazy' temperature rises
Arctic warming: scientists alarmed by 'crazy' temperature rises Record warmth in the Arctic this month could yet prove to be a freak occurrence, but experts warn the warming event is unprecedented Jonathan Watts Last modified on Tue 27 Feb 2018... (by mentalfloss)
Feb 28th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Papua New Guinea quake killed at least 15, governor says
Papua New Guinea quake killed at least 15, governor says Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: February 27, 2018 Updated: February 27, 2018 11:12 PM EST A man views a house that collapsed in a strong earthquake, Tuesday, Feb. 27,... (by spaminator)
Feb 25th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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World's fishing fleets mapped from orbit
It's another demonstration of the power of Big Data - of mining a huge batch of statistics to see patterns of behaviour that were simply not apparent before. Computers have crunched 22 billion identification messages transmitted by sea-going vessels to... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 24th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Ontario bridge collapses with dump truck on it
Ontario bridge collapses with dump truck on it Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: February 23, 2018 Updated: February 23, 2018 9:57 PM EST PORT BRUCE, Ont. A bridge collapse in this flood-hit Elgin County town left firefighters... (by spaminator)
Feb 21st, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Man began using words 1 million years ago
The riddle of how ancient humans first began to speak may have been solved. It was invented to help them mess about in boats, a leading academic controversially suggests. Man 'began using words 1 million years ago': Researchers believe humans... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 20th, 2018 by Torch light last post
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106 lawmakers, 11 Rep., tell Trump climate change is a national security threat
106 lawmakers including 11 Republicans tell Trump climate change is a national security threat ... (by B00Mer)
Feb 20th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Mammoth bones donated to charity shop
Animal bones dating back five million years - including some from a mammoth - have been handed in to a charity shop. The remains of bison and fossilised sea urchins were also among the donations handed into the Norwich branch of East Anglia's... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 18th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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UK team set for giant Antarctic iceberg expedition
Scientists will set out in the next week to study an Antarctic realm that has been hidden for thousands of years. A British Antarctic Survey-led team will explore the seabed ecosystem exposed when a giant iceberg broke away from the Antarctic Peninsula... (by Blackleaf)
Feb 18th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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Scientists create first human-sheep hybrids
The Stanford University project grew embryos which had sheep and human cells Scientists plan to implant stem cells into sheep Scientists have created the first ever human-sheep hybrids, paving the way for organs to be grown in animals which can be... (by Danbones)
Feb 18th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico
Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: February 16, 2018 Updated: February 16, 2018 10:08 PM EST Cyclists use their mobile phones during a powerful earthquake in Mexico City on... (by spaminator)
Feb 14th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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Woman had 14 parasitic worms pulled from her eye after rare infection Associated Pres
Woman had 14 parasitic worms pulled from her eye after rare infection Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: February 12, 2018 Updated: February 12, 2018 11:35 PM EST This undated photo provided by the Centers for Disease Control... (by spaminator)
Feb 12th, 2018 by B00Mer last post
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LIVE: Starman Driving in Space Heavy Falcon Launch SpaceX Real-time
LIVE: Starman Driving in Space Heavy Falcon Launch SpaceX Real-time Updates y3niFzo5VLI Live coverage of SpaceX Elon Musk's Starman Driving a Tesla in Space after Successful Heavy Falcon Launch Latest: the countdown and launch of SpaceX’s first... (by Danbones)
Feb 10th, 2018 by IdRatherBeSkiing last post
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Numerous coyote carcasses strung up from roadside tree in Virginia
Numerous coyote carcasses strung up from roadside tree in Virginia Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: February 9, 2018 Updated: February 9, 2018 6:05 PM EST Coyote carcasses hang from branches on a tree in the middle of a field... (by spaminator)
Feb 10th, 2018 by taxslave last post
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Before The Flood
I was most impressed by the Tesla Giga factory and the NSA real time world data maps. Before the Flood Trailer - Before the Flood Video - National Geographic Channel (by Mowich)
Feb 10th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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How Many People Can The Earth Hold?
How Many People Can The Earth Hold? Earths dwindling resources cant possibly support 7 billion people. ... (by B00Mer)
Feb 10th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Virginia aquarium captures moment octopus being born
Virginia aquarium captures moment octopus being born Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: February 9, 2018 Updated: February 9, 2018 4:53 PM EST The Virginia Aquarium posted a video to social media earlier this week revealing the... (by spaminator)
Feb 10th, 2018 by OmegaOm last post
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Is quantum mechanics creationism
arXiv.org > physics > arXiv:1802.00227 Physics > History and Philosophy of Physics Is quantum mechanics creationism, and not science? Werner A Hofer (Submitted on 1 Feb 2018) I revisit the reply of Bohr to... (by darkbeaver)
Feb 9th, 2018 by petros last post
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Space elevators
33guUBZFxYQ A Japanese company wants to build a space elevator by 2050 (by Cliffy)
Feb 9th, 2018 by B00Mer last post
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Asteroid hurtling towards us — but it won't kill all life on Earth
Asteroid hurtling towards us but it won't kill all life on Earth Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: February 8, 2018 Updated: February 8, 2018 7:11 PM EST (ratpack223/Getty Images 3D rendering) By Marcia Dunn, THE... (by spaminator)
Feb 9th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Ick-factor: London fatberg goes from sewer to museum
Ick-factor: London fatberg goes from sewer to museum Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: February 8, 2018 Updated: February 8, 2018 1:55 PM EST A mannequin displays worker safety clothing and equipment worn to remove a fatberg... (by spaminator)
Feb 7th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Taiwan hit by deadly 6.4-magnitude earthquake — hotels
Taiwan hit by deadly 6.4-magnitude earthquake hotels tilt Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: February 6, 2018 Updated: February 6, 2018 10:52 PM EST Strong Earthquake Rattles East Coast of Taiwan 1:32 By Ralph Jennings and... (by spaminator)
Feb 5th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Climate Reality
If over 97% of climate scientists agree that climate change is real and caused by humans, why is there a divide among Americans? These two psychological concepts may be part of the answer: ... (by B00Mer)
Feb 2nd, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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happy groundhog day
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Feb 2nd, 2018 by bill barilko last post
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Fascinating Article on Ancient Farming in the Americas
Sorry no time to C&P the article early start/long day tomorrow-have a look if you're at all interested. (by bill barilko)
Feb 1st, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Cancer ‘vaccine’ eliminates tumors in mice
Activating T cells in tumors eliminated even distant metastases in mice, Stanford researchers found. Lymphoma patients are being recruited to test the technique in a clinical trial. Injecting minute amounts of two immune-stimulating agents directly... (by tay)
Feb 1st, 2018 by Jinentonix last post
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GOTTA SEE IT: Super blood moon, lunar eclipse on Wednesday
GOTTA SEE IT: Super blood moon, lunar eclipse on Wednesday Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: January 29, 2018 Updated: January 29, 2018 8:42 AM EST VICTORIA There will be a super blue blood moon on Wednesday and a total lunar... (by spaminator)
Jan 31st, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Lab-bred mosquitoes to fly near Miami to help combat Zika
Lab-bred mosquitoes to fly near Miami to help combat Zika Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: January 30, 2018 Updated: January 30, 2018 9:38 AM EST FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2016, file photo, a female Aedes aegypti mosquito,... (by spaminator)
Jan 30th, 2018 by captain morgan last post
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This Animation Shows What Earth Would Look Like if All The Ice Melted
This Animation Shows What Earth Would Look Like if All The Ice Melted (by B00Mer)
Jan 29th, 2018 by Danbones last post
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World Medical Association Opposes Mandatory Flu Vaccines for Doctors
Chairman of Israel Medical Association and World Medical Association Opposes Mandatory Flu Vaccines for Doctors Prof. Leonid Eidelman is chairman of the... (by darkbeaver)
Jan 29th, 2018 by B00Mer last post
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Changing their tune: U of M study says oilpatch causes sparrows to sing a new song
Changing their tune: U of M study says oilpatch causes sparrows to sing a new song Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: January 28, 2018 Updated: January 28, 2018 5:49 PM EST A savannah sparrow sings in Alberta. A study has shown... (by spaminator)
Jan 26th, 2018 by OmegaOm last post
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SPACE:Planets, Moons. -the wonder of
Jupiter's Stripes Reveal Stunning Details in New Juno Probe Images LOVE this stuff.. (by Ocean Breeze)
Jan 26th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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The Eastern Cougar Is Declared Extinct
The Eastern Cougar Is Declared Extinct After Not Being Seen For 80 Years The eastern cougar is now officially extinct. The big cat used... (by B00Mer)
Jan 26th, 2018 by Hoid last post
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Cape Town Is Set to Run Out of Water in Less Than One Hundred Days
Cape Town Is Set to Run Out of Water in Less Than One Hundred Days (by B00Mer)
Jan 23rd, 2018 by B00Mer last post
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Tsunami warning after magnitude 8.2 earthquake hits off coast of Alaska
Tsunami warning after magnitude 8.2 earthquake hits off coast of Alaska A huge earthquake has struck off the coast of Alaska, shaking buildings hundreds of miles away. People reported feeling the earthquake, which was a magnitude 8.1, last for well... (by mentalfloss)
Jan 21st, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Buckingham Palace is riddled with ancient fossils
Republicans and anti-monarchists have long grumbled that Buckingham Palace is riddled with fossils from a bygone era. And now scientists have shown that, in one respect, its true. A new study led by the Australian National University (ANU) has ... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 18th, 2018 by Corduroy last post
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The Unhealthiest State in America Has the Best Vaccination Rate:
The Unhealthiest State in America Has the Best Vaccination Rate: Offit January 16, 2018 The Unhealthiest State in America Has the Best Vaccination Rate: Offits Orwellian Logic Fails to Connect the Dots By the World Mercury Project Team (by darkbeaver)
Jan 18th, 2018 by OmegaOm last post
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The fireball of Michigan
A fireball was seen yesterday particularly in the sky of Michigan (and reported to be seen in some other northern states of America in addition to Canada. v49qgQpBUq0 Comments: 1- There was a bright light, then explosion. 2- There is a cold wave... (by Torch light)
Jan 12th, 2018 by avro24 last post
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Measles deaths fall to new, incredibly low record due to vaccinations
Stick that in your needle and pump it. Measles Deaths Fall to a Record Low Worldwide For the first time in history, annual deaths around the globe from measles have fallen below 100,000, the World Health Organization announced this year. As... (by mentalfloss)