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A place to discuss alternate theories such as paranormal phenomena, UFO sightings, cryptozoology, etc.
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Scientists in Antartica harvest 1st vegetables without earth, daylight or pesticides
Scientists in Antartica harvest 1st vegetables without earth, daylight or pesticides from 'space' greenhouse Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: April 5, 2018 Updated: April 5, 2018 11:27 AM EDT The undated photo provided by the... (by spaminator)
Apr 5th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Centre of the Milky Way is teeming with black holes
Centre of the Milky Way is teeming with black holes Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: April 4, 2018 Updated: April 4, 2018 2:52 PM EDT This illustration provided by Columbia University shows the supermassive black hole... (by spaminator)
Apr 1st, 2018 by Danbones last post
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Lockheed Martin Now Has a Patent For Its Potentially World Changing Fusion Reactor
Lockheed Martin Now Has a Patent For Its Potentially World Changing Fusion Reactor When it first announced the project, the company said it could have a working prototype of the revolutionary power source as early as 2019. Lockheed Martin has... (by Danbones)
Mar 29th, 2018 by spaminator last post
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Distant galaxy void of dark matter baffles astronomers
Distant galaxy void of dark matter baffles astronomers Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: March 28, 2018 Updated: March 28, 2018 1:48 PM EDT This Nov. 16, 2017 image made with the Hubble Space Telescope shows the diffuse galaxy... (by spaminator)
Mar 27th, 2018 by darkbeaver last post
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“Hawking was a pop scientist who ipso facto contributed nothing of value
Home thunderblogs A BRIEF HISTORY OF UNICORNS A BRIEF HISTORY OF UNICORNS sschirott March 21, 2018 thunderblogs OP-ED: A BRIEF HISTORY OF UNICORNS The Death of Stephen... (by darkbeaver)
Mar 26th, 2018 by pgs last post
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Vanishing: The extinction crisis is worse than you think
We're entering the Earth's sixth era of extinction -- and it's the first time humans are to blame. CNN introduces you to the key species and people who are trying to prevent them from vanishing. Source: CNN ... (by Cliffy)
Mar 26th, 2018 by sophiewilson019 last post
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ALERT! Monkeys have been cloned; Are people far behind?
ALERT! Monkeys have been cloned; Are people far behind? Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: January 24, 2018 Updated: January 24, 2018 6:02 PM EST By Malcolm Ritter, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK For the first time,... (by spaminator)
Mar 21st, 2018 by Cliffy last post
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happy spring
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Mar 19th, 2018 by TheeAceMan last post
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Albert Einstein's complete archives to be posted online
For devotees, the bored and the over edumacated: Albert Einstein's complete archives from personal correspondence with half a dozen lovers to notebooks scribbled with his groundbreaking research are going online for the first time. The... (by Locutus)
Mar 19th, 2018 by Gilgamesh last post
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Pass the Freak Dijon Mustard Please
A Moratorium on Genetically Manipulated (GMO) Foods By F. William Engdahl Global Research, May 22, 2009 US Association of Physicians calls for Moratorium on GMO Foods The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) has... (by darkbeaver)
Mar 19th, 2018 by mentalfloss last post
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The Population Bomb Has Been Defused
As someone who's occasionally concerned about overpopulation, this is fantastic news. This may actually help us resolve global warming as well. The Population Bomb Has Been Defused So far, the prophets of overpopulation have been defeated... (by mentalfloss)
Mar 18th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
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Boaty McBoatface survives ice mission
"Boaty McBoatface" has executed its most daring dive yet. The nation's favourite yellow submarine swam under a near-600m thick ice shelf in the Antarctic, returning safely to its launch ship after 48 hours away. It was an important test for the... (by Blackleaf)
Mar 17th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
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A man can now get paid to bash a woman's head.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAAlFya89aw I agree with most of the video except the statement that women sleep around like men which presumes that men are necessarily promiscuous. (by White_Unifier)
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)