Science & Environment


Subforums
Our cooling world last post
10 hours ago by petros
Climate Change
A place to discuss issues around climate change and global warming.
god code last post
3 days ago by socratus
Alternate Theories
A place to discuss alternate theories such as paranormal phenomena, UFO sightings, cryptozoology, etc.
Science and Environmental issues.
Views: 289,205
Feb 29th, 2008
18 hours ago by petros last post
2,743 Views
424
Heat wave smashes records around the world — a look at the sizzling temperatures POPULAR!
Cue the usually excuses from the conbots and Trumptards. Heat wave smashes records around the world a look at the sizzling temperatures A persistent heat wave is gripping parts of the Northern Hemisphere and smashing weather records in Canada,... (by mentalfloss)
2 days ago by Walter last post
183 Views
39
Hurricane Florence
MSM will call Florence Trumps Katrina. It wont bring POTUS down, though. The clean-up and recovery response will increase the red wave in November. (by Walter)
6 days ago by MHz last post
64 Views
4
Arctic Sea Ice Ignores Alarmists Dire Predictions
Arctic sea ice has gone under the radar a bit this summer, with alarmists’ propaganda drawn to heatwaves elsewhere. ... (by petros)
1 week ago by petros last post
132 Views
13
Monsanto owners call weed killer 'safe' after jury orders big payout
Monsanto owners call weed killer 'safe' after jury orders big payout Berlin (AFP) - Monsanto's German owners insisted Saturday that the weed killer Roundup was "safe", rejecting a California jury's decision to order the chemical giant to pay nearly... (by Danbones)
2 weeks ago by Blackleaf last post
136 Views
11
Galileo: Funding pledge for UK rival to EU sat-nav system
Funding for the UK's own satellite navigation system to rival the European Union's Galileo project is expected to be announced. It comes after the UK was told it would not be able to access the EU-wide programme after Brexit next March. At... (by Blackleaf)
2 weeks ago by Curious Cdn last post
198 Views
9
The killer comet that gave rise to civilization as we know it
The killer comet that gave rise to civilization as we know it Postmedia News Published: August 10, 2018 Updated: August 10, 2018 9:50 AM EDT Ever wondered how our civilization came to be? It was all thanks to a comet that obliterated the earth... (by spaminator)
2 weeks ago by MHz last post
84 Views
3
MAY CAUSE CANCER: Some drugs containing valsartan recalled
MAY CAUSE CANCER: Some drugs containing valsartan recalled Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: July 10, 2018 Updated: July 10, 2018 12:22 PM EDT (Getty Images) OTTAWA Several heart and high blood pressure drugs that contain... (by spaminator)
3 weeks ago by Bar Sinister last post
387 Views
45
Category 4 Hurricane Lane threatens Hawaii
Officials tell Hawaii residents ‘we don’t have enough shelters’... (by Torch light)
3 weeks ago by Torch light last post
372 Views
56
Water on Moon ? ... never
How can water exist on Moon, in any form .. while Moon has no atmosphere? .. any water will evaporate, any alleged ice on Moon will sublimate and go away into the outer space. Moreover, they... (by Torch light)
4 weeks ago by Curious Cdn last post
74 Views
1
Tropical sexually transmitted disease can cause genitals to rot away
Tropical sexually transmitted disease can cause genitals to rot away Brad Hunter Published: August 22, 2018 Updated: August 22, 2018 12:54 PM EDT A new tropical STI that has been found in the UK can cause your genitals to rot away. (Postmedia... (by spaminator)
4 weeks ago by petros last post
100 Views
8
Cold Atlantic Water Means Less Hurricane Activity As Peak Approaches
But but but "record smashing" heat waves, the globe on fire and multiple sasquatch sightings... We are approaching the latter part of August, which typically means that we are entering the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season. According to National... (by petros)
Aug 16th, 2018 by petros last post
116 Views
10
Green energy survey
Would you allow an oil company to store oil in your driveway or garage with you floating the cost of the storage vessel, oil and up keep? Have you figured out where I'm going with this? Think whirlygigs, solar arrays and EV batteries. (by petros)
Aug 15th, 2018 by MHz last post
348 Views
8
Bear hybrid in Alaska
They call him Grandpa, he lives in Angoon Alaska. On all fours, top his shoulders to... (by Cliffy)
Aug 14th, 2018 by spaminator last post
152 Views
12
'MIND-BLOWING': NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet
'MIND-BLOWING': NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet Associated Press Published: August 12, 2018 Updated: August 12, 2018 6:55 PM EDT CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Embarking on a mission that scientists have been dreaming of since the... (by spaminator)
Aug 12th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
249 Views
5
The mega-shark three times bigger than Jaws
IT was the mega-shark three times the size of a great white, with each of its 270 teeth as big as a hand. Now, 2.5million years after its extinction, the mighty megalodon is being brought back to life on film. The Meg, starring Brit action man... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 12th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
239 Views
0
Perfectly preserved 40,000 year old horse found in Russian crater
An amazing 40,000 year old horse has been found perfectly preserved in a Siberian crater nicknamed the “Mouth of Hell”. The three month old dark brown foal dating from the Palaeolithic era is described as “unique in the world”. The animal had been... (by Blackleaf)
Aug 10th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
243 Views
15
SpaceX launches U.S. Air Force's X-37B super-secret space shuttle
SpaceX launches U.S. Air Force's X-37B super-secret space shuttle Marcia Dunn, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS First posted: Thursday, September 07, 2017 10:14 AM EDT | Updated: Thursday, September 07, 2017 10:27 AM EDT CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. SpaceX has launched... (by spaminator)
Aug 6th, 2018 by Johnnny last post
121 Views
8
Conservation group urges Canadians not to spread invasive species
Conservation group urges Canadians not to spread invasive species Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: August 4, 2018 Updated: August 4, 2018 12:09 PM EDT The emerald ash borer beetle is spread by moving firewood, the spotted... (by spaminator)
Aug 2nd, 2018 by Hoid last post
66 Views
1
The shocking reason this Wisconsin man's legs, hands were amputated: Dog saliva
The shocking reason this Wisconsin man's legs, hands were amputated: Dog saliva Washington Post More from Washington Post Published: August 1, 2018 Updated: August 1, 2018 9:43 AM EDT Greg Manteufels symptoms began with fever and vomiting, as if... (by spaminator)
Aug 1st, 2018 by Danbones last post
98 Views
3
This Parasite Drugs Its Hosts
This Parasite Drugs Its Hosts With the Psychedelic Chemical in Shrooms Imagine emerging into the sun after 17 long years spent lying... (by Cliffy)
Aug 1st, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
129 Views
1
Electromagnetic properties pyramids new paper
Great Pyramid EM: ... Got a headache? Cosmic rays. (by darkbeaver)
Aug 1st, 2018 by MHz last post
99 Views
1
Don’t call dolphin hybrid spotted off Hawaii a ’wholphin’
Dont call dolphin hybrid spotted off Hawaii a wholphin Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: July 31, 2018 Updated: July 31, 2018 2:50 PM EDT This Aug. 11, 2017, photo provided by Cascadia Research shows a hybrid between a... (by spaminator)
Jul 31st, 2018 by taxslave last post
180 Views
9
Plastic-eating worms could help us get rid of our plastic trash.
Plastic-eating worms could help us get rid of our plastic trash. A caterpillar found to eat plastic bags could help scientists develop a biotechnological solution to the plastic waste that chokes oceans and landfill sites. Iky7w6SbR8E (by B00Mer)
Jul 29th, 2018 by Danbones last post
96 Views
4
The longest lunar eclipse of the century
A total lunar eclipse occurred tonight 26th/27th of this month; it has been observed in many parts of the world .. the moon appeared red : Blood Moon Eclipse. This is a photo of the moon in total eclipse in the sky of Baghdad; Mars appears below the moon... (by Torch light)
Jul 29th, 2018 by MHz last post
180 Views
20
A water 'lake' declared on Mars
ESA, the European Space Agency radar discovered the evidence of water below the surface of Mars. It means life is present on Mars. So this new discovery affirms the older statement by the... (by Torch light)
Jul 22nd, 2018 by spaminator last post
50 Views
0
GIFFORD-JONES: Fatty liver disease on the rise
GIFFORD-JONES: Fatty liver disease on the rise Dr. W. Gifford-Jones Published: July 21, 2018 Updated: July 21, 2018 7:00 AM EDT (Getty Images) Who hasnt heard of the Mayflower the ship that brought pilgrims to the U.S. in 1620? What is rarely... (by spaminator)
Jul 21st, 2018 by Danbones last post
94 Views
1
A'Mhoine Peninsula, we have a problem
A remote, boggy stretch of land on the north coast of Scotland is set to become the UK's first spaceport. The A'Mhoine Peninsula in Sutherland has been chosen as the most suitable place from which to launch rockets vertically to put satellites in... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 21st, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
61 Views
0
Wanted: Any name other than Spacey McSpaceface
GHere's your chance to name the European rover that will go to Mars in 2020. Currently called ExoMars, the six-wheeled robot needs something a bit more engaging and inspiring for when it lands on the Red Planet. Astronaut Tim Peake is leading the... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 21st, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
59 Views
0
How the Lovell telescope becomes art
Looming up out of the green Cheshire countryside, listening to Deep Space, the Lovell telescope is an icon of science. And while it listens, the third largest radio telescope in the world becomes - for just a few days every summer - a massive,... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 21st, 2018 by Jinentonix last post
106 Views
6
Astronomers spy star that could be chomping a planet
Astronomers spy star that could be chomping a planet Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: July 18, 2018 Updated: July 18, 2018 5:35 PM EDT This artists illustration depicts the destruction of a young planet, which scientists may... (by spaminator)
Jul 18th, 2018 by Tecumsehsbones last post
62 Views
2
MOONS OVER JUPITER: Astronomers confirm planet has 79 — 18 more than Saturn
MOONS OVER JUPITER: Astronomers confirm planet has 79 18 more than Saturn Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: July 17, 2018 Updated: July 17, 2018 12:05 PM EDT This April 3, 2017 image made available by NASA shows the planet... (by spaminator)
Jul 15th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
79 Views
0
Nation's botanical treasures to go on display
A potato plant collected by Charles Darwin during his voyage on the Beagle is among botanical treasures to go on display to the public for the first time. The specimen was re-discovered in a cabinet in the herbarium of the Royal Horticultural Society... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 14th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
67 Views
0
Attenborough's "Boaty McBoatface" set for launch
The 10,000-tonne hull of the UK's new polar ship will be put in the River Mersey later - around 12:20 BST. Named after the TV naturalist Sir David Attenborough, the vessel has been assembled at the Cammell Laird yard in Birkenhead and placed on ... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 13th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
103 Views
1
Self-Ear Adjustment / Relief of Sinusitis, Congestion, Tinnitis, Vertigo, & Headaches
Self-Ear Adjustment / Relief of Sinusitis, Congestion, Tinnitis, Vertigo, & Headaches - Dr Mandell For some of my fellow sickoes...just sayin...it's easy to try at any rate. r2PsV8NYKVM :) This DR has some very interesting little "tricks" that... (by Danbones)
Jul 11th, 2018 by spaminator last post
105 Views
0
Top 10 deadliest volcanic eruptions caught on camera
Top 10 deadliest volcanic eruptions caught on camera Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: July 11, 2018 Updated: July 11, 2018 8:16 AM EDT Nothing on earth inspires fear and awe like a volcanic eruption. The sight of hot lava and... (by spaminator)
Jul 9th, 2018 by Bar Sinister last post
106 Views
5
Bananas on the brink of extinction?
Bananas on the brink of extinction? Postmedia News More from Postmedia News Published: July 6, 2018 Updated: July 6, 2018 2:26 PM EDT (Getty Images) Could a tropical disease spell the end of the worlds banana crops? Scientists are racing to... (by spaminator)
Jul 7th, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
71 Views
1
Lost history of brown bears in Britain revealed
A new study reveals the hidden history of brown bears in Britain, suggesting they still roamed wild 1,500 years ago. The research raises two scenarios. Either "native bears" went extinct around the early Middle Ages, or they disappeared some 3,000... (by Blackleaf)
Jul 3rd, 2018 by spaminator last post
59 Views
0
See the first image of baby planet being formed
See the first image of baby planet being formed Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: July 2, 2018 Updated: July 2, 2018 2:57 PM EDT BERLIN Astronomers say theyve captured the first confirmed image of a planet forming in the... (by spaminator)
Jul 1st, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
105 Views
2
Remains of 2,000-year-old wolf found in Scottish Highlands
The remains of what experts believe to be a 2000-year-old wolf have been unearthed in the Highlands. A digger driver was extracting peat for crofter Duncan MacKay at Rogart in Sutherland when the ancient remains were discovered. The wolf was found... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 28th, 2018 by Walter last post
75 Views
1
Cigar-shaped object Oumuamua actually a comet, not an asteroid, scientists claim
Cigar-shaped object Oumuamua actually a comet, not an asteroid, scientists claim Associated Press More from Associated Press Published: June 27, 2018 Updated: June 27, 2018 2:24 PM EDT This artist's rendering provided by the European Southern... (by spaminator)
Jun 27th, 2018 by White_Unifier last post
147 Views
10
Stunning Blue Dune Discovered in 'Field of Dunes' on Mars
In a field of dunes, one shows stunning azure in enhanced color. NASA/JPL/University of Arizona NASAs Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has... (by Mowich)
Jun 24th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
65 Views
0
The 'Baby' that ushered in modern computer age
Seventy years ago was arguably the start of the modern computer age. A machine that took up an entire room at a laboratory in Manchester University ran its first program at 11am on 21 June 1948. The prototype completed the task in 52 minutes, having... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 24th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
63 Views
0
Woolly mammoth bone discovered on beach
A bone believed to have come from a woolly mammoth has been discovered on the south of Scotland coastline. The find was made near Stranraer by Nic Coombey, co-ordinator of the Solway Coastwise project. He said he realised straight away that it was... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 24th, 2018 by Blackleaf last post
66 Views
0
Woolly mammoth tusk uncovered at quarry
Fragments believed to have come from a woolly mammoth have been uncovered at a quarry. Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service said the remains, believed to include a tusk, were found and excavated in Staffordshire. It is one of a number... (by Blackleaf)
Jun 23rd, 2018 by Curious Cdn last post
128 Views
9
Canadians warned of toxic giant hogweed that burns, blinds
Canadians warned of toxic giant hogweed that burns, blinds Canadian Press More from Canadian Press Published: June 22, 2018 Updated: June 22, 2018 2:15 PM EDT A giant hogweed plant is shown in a Nature Conservancy of Canada handout photo. Experts... (by spaminator)