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A place to discuss alternate theories such as paranormal phenomena, UFO sightings, cryptozoology, etc.
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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)
Jan 10th, 2018 by darkbeaver last post
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With ingestible pill, you can track fart development
With ingestible pill, you can track fart development in real time on your phone First human trials reveal gut gas... (by darkbeaver)
Jan 10th, 2018 by highsticky last post
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First known Canadian cases of dog flu found in two Ontario pooches
First known Canadian cases of dog flu found in two Ontario pooches Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: January 9, 2018 Updated: January 9, 2018 5:17 PM EST Two dogs in southwestern Ontario have tested positive for a strain of canine... (by spaminator)
Jan 9th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Biologist says whale protected her from shark
Biologist says whale protected her from shark Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: January 9, 2018 Updated: January 9, 2018 8:03 AM EST Whale biologiet Nan Hauser believes this humpback whale protected her from a nearby shark.... (by spaminator)
Jan 8th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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wild canadian year
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Jan 7th, 2018 by Torch light last post
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The interpreter and astronomers
The interpreter (who did not graduate at any school, even not any primary school) said about meteorites that meteorites in a large number circle around the earth, and around each planet; i.e. each planet has its own meteoritic rocks circling around it.... (by Torch light)
Jan 7th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Hard Sun: Just how scared should we be of solar apocalypse?
New BBC pre-apocalyptic drama Hard Sun started last night. The series opened with a man hacking into security service GCHQ and coming across a secret so terrifying the authorities want to keep it from public knowledge: that the Sun is going to cause... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 7th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Sir David Attenborough and a macabre murder mystery in Lyme Regis
Last years documentary Attenborough and the Giant Dinosaur, which traced the discovery of a new titanosaur species in Argentina, pulled in an impressive 7.5 million viewers, the highest rating for a natural history programme since an episode of... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 7th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
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Legendary astronaut, moonwalker John Young dies at 87
Legendary astronaut, moonwalker John Young dies at 87 Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: January 6, 2018 Updated: January 6, 2018 4:53 PM EST This undated photo made available by NASA shows astronaut John Young. NASA says the... (by spaminator)
Jan 6th, 2018 by highsticky last post
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Is Science just another belief system?
My old science teacher in high school would tell us, "unless you do the experiment yourself you will not really learn and only accept the beliefs of others. Not all of us can go around the world in a plane or go into orbit we must believe others that... (by DaSleeper)
Jan 6th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Trial of laser beams to scare sea eagles from lambs
Shining laser beams onto hillsides could be used as a method of scaring white-tailed sea eagles away from flocks of sheep. The technology is to be trialled in Argyll, an area where crofters and farmers have had issues with the raptors preying on... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 3rd, 2018 by highsticky last post
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Quantum nuttyness
You can always recognize a relativist, they will either ask you for your credentials, or offer their credentials without you asking foror about them. Nothing is more fantastical anda travesty of how nature works than is quantum theory. Its very... (by darkbeaver)
Jan 2nd, 2018 by Danbones last post
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The "Mystery" Of The Bermuda Triangle Has Been Solved
The "Mystery" Of The Bermuda Triangle Has Been Solved The "Mystery" Of The Bermuda Triangle Has Been Solved | IFLScience (by B00Mer)
Jan 2nd, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Scientists believe a giant ‘scaly dog’ roamed the Isle of Skye in prehistoric times
A rare prehistoric fossil found on a Scottish island could significantly advance scientists' understanding of the area. The 170 million-year-old jawbone from a dog-sized crocodile-like creature is one of a few found anywhere in the world. The small... (by Blackleaf)
Jan 2nd, 2018 by petros last post
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Diamond Batteries Made of Nuclear Waste Can Generate Power For Thousands of Years
Diamond Batteries Made of Nuclear Waste Can Generate Power For Thousands of Years WOW!!! That Tesla car can run for 1000 years (by B00Mer)
Jan 1st, 2018 by Cannuck last post
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This city will be 33 times the size of NYC and run on renewable energy
This city will be 33 times the size of NYC and run on 100% renewable energy The crown prince of Saudi Arabia today announced plans to build a new, futuristic city in the North-West of the country that is built upon principles of renewable energy,... (by B00Mer)
Dec 31st, 2017 by Cannuck last post
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Trump Administration Orders Communications Blackout For US Scientists
Trump Administration Orders Communications Blackout For US Scientists Trump Administration Orders Communications Blackout For US Scientists... (by B00Mer)
Dec 30th, 2017 by darkbeaver last post
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Underwater forest found just off the Alabama coast
Underwater forest is an ancient 'fairy world' found just off the Alabama coast The 50,000-year-old, perfectly preserved forest is showcased like never before in a newly released documentary. PKm0eRfFFfo ... (by Cliffy)
Dec 28th, 2017 by darkbeaver last post
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Mysterious fireball caught on video lights up New England night sky
Mysterious fireball caught on video lights up New England night sky Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: December 27, 2017 Updated: December 27, 2017 10:29 AM EST In this screenshot, a light is seen streaking across the Maine sky... (by spaminator)
Dec 27th, 2017 by Curious Cdn last post
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Why the GT is King of the Reef
There are places in the South Pacific you do not want to fall overboard..... ANxlmqF0wj8 (by bill barilko)
Dec 27th, 2017 by petros last post
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When half a million Americans died and nobody noticed
When half a million Americans died and nobody noticed Four years earlier, in September 2004, Merck, one of America's largest pharmaceutical companies, issued a sudden recall of Vioxx, its anti-pain medication widely used to treat... (by darkbeaver)
Dec 26th, 2017 by darkbeaver last post
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The jets of AGN as giant coaxial cables
Astronomy & Astrophysics manuscript no. Gabuzda-AA-Dec2017 c ESO 2017 December 25, 2017 The jets of AGN as giant coaxial cables. Denise C. Gabuzda,1 Matt Nagle1 and Naomi Roche1 Dept. of Physics, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. Email:... (by darkbeaver)
Dec 24th, 2017 by darkbeaver last post
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Arctic will likely never return to former frigid days, says climate change report POPULAR!
Arctic will likely never return to former frigid days, says climate change report The Arctic will likely never return to its former frigid days because of the effects of climate change, according to the 2017 Arctic Report Card. The report card is an... (by mentalfloss)
Dec 24th, 2017 by coldstream last post
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How Do black Holes Collide
This is a question I have had for many years, and I have never got a good answer for. I am hoping some of the bright minds here may help me to understand it more. According to general relativity, if I am steady away from a black hole and my friend is... (by OmegaOm)
Dec 23rd, 2017 by justlooking last post
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NASA astronaut, 1st to fly untethered in space, dies at 80
NASA astronaut, 1st to fly untethered in space, dies at 80 Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: December 22, 2017 Updated: December 22, 2017 6:55 PM EST This Feb. 7, 1984 photo made available by NASA shows astronaut Bruce... (by spaminator)
Dec 22nd, 2017 by bill barilko last post
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Snow leopards spotted for first time in eastern Tibet-pics
Snow leopards spotted for first time in eastern Tibet - Xinhua | English.news.cn Snow leopards spotted for first time in eastern Tibet Photo taken by infrared camera on Dec.... (by bill barilko)
Dec 22nd, 2017 by Johnnny last post
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60 million-year-old meteorite impact found on Skye
Geologists have found evidence of a 60 million-year-old meteorite impact on the Isle of Skye. They made the discovery while exploring volcanic rocks on the island, including at a site just south of Broadford. Meteoritic minerals found below layers... (by Blackleaf)