Andrea Garza

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China set to make first contact with aliens

China, which on its way to emerge as a Space Superpower, claims be the first nation to make contact with alien life using the world's largest radio …

China

Fiction Writing Contests Worth Your Time (Winter 2017 Edition)

Inspired by Lit Hub’s 100 rejections per year post, my goal was to make at least 50 submissions in 2017. Since my last contest roundup, I’m at 108 …

Creative Writing

Suspended – Medium

Why I Never Post Pictures of My Child—Ever

“What? You have a baby?” Amanda shouted to me over Facebook messenger.<p>“Yes! Actually, he’s two years old!” I wrote back.<p>“OMG! How did I not know …

The Answer To Life, The Universe — And Everything? It's 63

Often, as we go through the world, the key is to ask the right question.<p>When it comes to figuring out the nature of physical reality, part of that process starts at the absolute edge of the observable universe — the cosmic horizon, a distant layer from which light has only just, in this very …

Dark Matter

This Creationist Thinks He Just Disproved Major Evidence for Evolution

November 12, 2017 by Hemant Mehta<p>We know humans and chimpanzees have genomes that are almost entirely identical. Any two living beings have some …

10 things reporters won’t tell you

<b>1. “We’re a dying profession.”</b><p>To see how much less the public trusts the press today than it did in the past, one could take a look at how reporters …

WATCH: Has 'US security service jet cam recorded first ever confirmed UFO sighting'?

SCU•USHDIt is claimed the video was leaked from the US Homeland Department<p>The almost four minute long footage is being taken seriously by UFO and …

Here's why a blurry image of Earth from Mars is the ultimate #ThrowbackThursday picture

Humans have gotten pretty good at photographing planets in space - but this fuzzy picture of the Earth and the moon represents an important step in …

Peaceloving aliens stopped nuclear war on earth, says retired astronaut

Edgar Mitchell was the sixth man to walk on the moon and long claimed to have evidence of extra terrestrial visitors<p>Aliens flew to earth on peace missions to prevent nuclear war between America and the Soviet Union at the start of the Cold War, according to a former Nasa astronaut.<p>Dr Edgar Mitchell …

Paranormal

11 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

I Asked Atheists How They Find Meaning In A Purposeless Universe

If there's no afterlife or reason for the universe, how do you make your life matter? Warning: The last answer may break your heart.<p>"The way I find meaning is the way that most people find meaning, even religious ones, which is to get pleasure and significance from your job, from your loved ones, …

Faith

How To Take Advantage Of Your Brain’s Hidden Productivity Powers

Your mental lists are distracting you from other, more productive uses of your brain. Here’s how to do a weekly brain dump instead.<p>If you think keeping everything you need to know neatly packed away in your head is a smart way to run your life, you’re probably hurting your productivity and stifling …

Six tips to help you write and publish your first book

For many years I have been fielding questions on how to publish a book. Is it my imagination, though, or have the frequency and the intensity of the pleas for help and access increased? It is now a rare week in which I don't get sent a pitch for a historical ghost-mystery novel or a memoir about a …

Scientists Discover Farthest Galaxy From Earth Ever Recorded

Scientists have just found a galaxy so far away from Earth that it offers a glimpse back in time to the Big Bang.<p>The galaxy, discovered at the W. M. …

A simple choice between two gorgeous photos reveals your personality

Check out the two gorgeous photos below. If you had to choose one place to go on vacation, where would you go: the beach or the mountains?<p>If you said the beach, you’re in the majority. More people pick the beach than the mountains. And since it’s August, you may be dreaming of a dip in the …

Personality

Blue moon lights up the night sky around the world, in pictures - Telegraph

What Happened to the American Mafia?

The FBI says that the mob is still an existential criminal threat in America. We asked some former Gambino family soldiers and two La Cosa Nostra experts if that's really the case in 2015.<p>The Italian-American Mafia is embedded in our popular culture. Hollywood movies, books, reality shows, video …

Crime

'Flying Saucer' UFO Video From Texas Looks So Real It Has To Be Fake

This astonishingly clear video of a UFO over Texas is a fake, or at least it has to be if you're going by the concrete rules that apply to UFO …

10 Ways to Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

Do these eight things and you will be more creative and insightful, neuroscientists say

Tests of human intelligence show that even as IQ, the measure of our analytical thinking skills, appears to be on the rise, our more expansive, creative thinking skills may be on the wane as our hyper-busy world promotes more narrow, analytical thought. Neuroscientist John Kounios, a professor of …

Creativity

Writers Are Going Cuckoo For KU

If you haven’t been following the Indie writing market I don’t blame you. It’s pretty crazy right now. After Amazon decided to tweak the royalties payouts to reflect how much readers actually read the books they downloaded as part of the Kindle Unlimited service writers have gone into an absolute …

What's it like living with mental illness? Ask Wil Wheaton.

Actor, writer, and producer Wil Wheaton recently recorded a video discussing what it's like living with mental illness.<p>You might know him from his …

Mental Health

Courting the Divine Feminine, Embodying the Sacred Masculine.

Somewhere in the mists of time, a goddess roamed the woods and fields of the Old World, celebrated widely for her essential life-giving presence.<p>Her …

The History of the U.S. Constitution we weren't taught in school

<i>The U.S. Constitution outlines the government of the United States, but very few know it’s actual origins. This post originally appeared on this blog</i> …

Why We Believe in Alien Abductions

It’s no coincidence that alien abductions, which presumably never happen, are described so consistently. Inside the neurological patterns that bring …

Paranormal

13 Profound Pieces of Art Tell The Story of America: Where We've Been and Where We're Heading

1. On Christmas Day, 1776, General Washington planned a sneak attack against enemy forces. It was a crucial turning point in the Revolutionary …

Andy Warhol

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

Psychology

Which of These 5 Dating Personality Types Are You?

Have you ever noticed that people follow distinct patterns when it comes to their dating habits? Have you identified your own pattern? When it comes to dating, most of us can be pretty predictable and fall into one of five basic dating personality types.<p>There is no positive or negative here. Your …