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UFO Hunter Spots Crashed 250-Ft Alien Flying Saucer Half-Buried In Antarctica Ice On Google Earth

The online UFO community is abuzz with news of the apparent discovery of the wreckage of a UFO — an alien flying saucer — supposedly stuck in …

How to Build Survival Shelter: Getting Yourself Out of the Elements in a Pinch

Where wilderness survival is concerned, there are a few key concerns that most people agree are critical to survival: <b>food, water, and shelter.</b> …

E.O. Wilson: We should “diminish, to the point of eliminating, religious faiths”

Wilson spoke with New Scientist about his latest book, “The Meaning of Human Existence”<p>E.O. Wilson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning sociobiologist, recently spoke with New Scientist about his latest book, "The Meaning of Human Existence," in which the scientist tackles three fundamental questions of …

Life on Mars: ‘Spaceman’ spotted repairing Mars Curiosity rover

UFO experts have sensationally claimed that this photo, which they say shows a human engineer working on the Mars Curiosity Rover, could be proof of …

Short Hair

He Took His Skin Off for Me: Watch Ben Aston’s marvelous short film (VIDEO).

The premise of Ben Aston’s latest short film, <i>He Took His Skin Off For Me</i>, is self-explanatory: to satisfy his girlfriend, a man peels off his …

EXCLUSIVE: Screenwriter mysteriously killed in 1997 after finishing script that revealed the 'real reason' for US invasion of Panama had been working for the CIA... and both his hands were missing

• <b>Gary Devore, writer of Raw Deal and Time Cop, disappeared in June 1997</b>• <b><br>He had finished script alleging ulterior motive for US invading Panama</b> <b></b>• <b><br>Body was</b> …

New Theory Suggests That We Live In The Past Of A Parallel Universe

Whether through Newton's gravitation, Maxwell's electrodynamics, Einstein's special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work perfectly if time flows forward or backward.<p>Of course the world we experience is entirely different. The universe …

Dark Matter

Here's How Many Intelligent Alien Civilizations Might Live In Our Galaxy

BI Answers: How many planets in the universe have intelligent alien life?<p>More important than finding life on another planet would be communicating with those life forms. Do aliens engage in practices like philosophy, religion, mathematics, medicine, and war? The only way to truly find out is to …

Tourism Posters for Other Planets

There's a great big universe out there, and NASA is playfully inviting you to explore it. Their fictional (for now) Exoplanet Travel Bureau has …

Astronomer Royal: Life on Mars would change everything we know

If life had originated twice, independently, within our solar system, we’d have to conclude that it can’t be a rare fluke, says Martin Rees.<p>More than 100 years ago, a French foundation offered the grand prize of 100,000 francs to anyone who could prove the existence of extraterrestrial life. But …

Artist Turns DNA From Chewed Gum Into Sculptures

Plus, a perfume that can cover your genetic tracks<p>Two years ago, artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg caused a stir in both the art and biosecurity worlds when she displayed busts of people she’d never met. She determined the facial features for her “Stranger Visions” show using DNA found in the streets …

Ancient Magic: The Illusions Created in Temples by Amazing Inventions

Imagine you’re in an ancient temple, dimly lit by rays of sunlight peaking in. A worshipper lights a fire on the altar, and steps back. A statue …

Ancient History

Scientific Study: Ancient Humans Bred with Completely Unknown Species

A new study presented to the Royal Society meeting on ancient DNA in London last week has revealed a dramatic finding – the genome of one …

Christian right’s rage problem: How white fundamentalists are roiling America

Far-right Christians like Todd Starnes think their nation’s in danger. You won’t believe what they want to do next<p>Over the past few years, America has been divided by religion. The culture wars have heated up with secularists on one side and God-fearing Americans on the other, and to understate …

Of Course There Are Black Stormtroopers in Star Wars

Fans objecting to John Boyega in The Force Awakens' teaser aren't just close-minded; they misunderstand the galaxy far, far away.<p>Earlier today, it seemed like #BlackStormtrooper might actually eclipse #BlackFriday as a trending topic. That’s because the official trailer that aired Friday for the …

Spy Camp For The Elite: Dine With A Spy And Train Like A Pro

The perfect retreat for families this Winter is the experience to get up close and personal with a real spy. Special events and even Spy Camps have been developed for the elite adventure experience for adults and their children.<p>The International Spy Museum in Washington D.C. explores the craft, …

New Research Uses 2,000-Year-Old Computer to Date Itself: Antikythera Mechanism

The Antikythera Mechanism has fascinated scientists since it was first discovered in 1901. About the size of a modern laptop, this ancient computer …

The crazy-making in Christianity: Religion’s cycle of self-doubt and self-punishment

Christians like to talk about the benefits of faith. But what if the exact opposite is true?<p><i>I am thirty years old and I am struggling to find sanity. Between the Christian schools, homeschooling, the Christian group home (indoctrinating work camp), and different churches in different cities, I am a</i> …

Antikythera Mechanism older than thought

11/25/2014 05:30:00 PM<p>A riddle for the ages may be a small step closer to a solution: Who made the famed Antikythera Mechanism, the astronomical …

Science fiction: How not to build a future society

Science fiction films have many warnings for us – not least, how the road to a perfect future society is fraught with peril. Quentin Cooper loads up the DVD player to see what lessons we can learn.<p>Science-fiction films sometimes offer us a future so bright we’ve got to wear shades. But mostly we’re …

New Kryptos clue: Hint for solving the CIA’s mysterious sculpture puzzle emerges.

<i>Reprinted from</i><p><i>This</i> <i>article</i> <i>originally appeared in</i> Wired.<p>In 1989, the year the Berlin Wall began to fall, American artist Jim Sanborn was busy working …

NASA worker claims to have seen humans walking on Mars in 1979

A woman who claims to be a former NASA employee claims to have seen evidence of the most monumental cover-up in space history in 1979 – as she saw …

1,700-year-old Silk Road cemetery contains mythical carvings

A cemetery dating back roughly 1,700 years has been discovered along part of the Silk Road, a series of ancient trade routes that once connected China to the Roman Empire.<p>The cemetery was found in the city of Kucha, which is located in present-day northwest China. Ten tombs were excavated, seven of …

27 Paintings From the Most Famous Space Artist On Earth (And Off)

"The nearest thing to an artist-in-residence from outer space." That's how Isaac Asimov once described Robert T. McCall, the renowned illustrator, …

Ancient Egyptian handbook of spells deciphered

Researchers have deciphered an ancient Egyptian handbook, revealing a series of invocations and spells.<p>Among other things, the "Handbook of Ritual Power," as researchers call the book, tells readers how to cast love spells, exorcise evil spirits and treat "black jaundice," a bacterial infection …

City of the future sinks into the ocean

Japanese firm devises plan for an Ocean Spiral community that descends nine miles to the seabed<p>With dry land increasingly at a premium, a Japanese construction company has come up with a plan to sink a spiralling city into the depths of our oceans.<p>Each Ocean Spiral will be home to about 5,000 …

Two Videos Record UFO In Phoenix, Arizona On Nov 7, 2014, UFO Sighting News.

Date of sighting: November 7, 2014 <br>Location of sighting: Squaw Peek Mt, Phoenix, Arizona, USA <br>Wow, we have two videos from Phoenix of this UFO. …

5 Dystopian Trilogies Better Than 'The Hunger Games'

With the unending details and minor dilemmas of modern day living, there is an ensnaring simplicity to the fictional task of survival. Perhaps it's callous to love dystopia, to soak up stories where the characters are much worse off than you are, but the fiction shelves of bookstores are littered …

The Ultra-Intense Workout Move That Burns Fat Fast

The burpee has a goofy name, but the fat-burning benefits are nothing to laugh at<p>Imagine an exercise that offers big cardio benefits, works every major muscle group, and torches mucho calories. That’s a burpee (aka, a squat thrust) in a nutshell. Developed in the 1930s and used by the military to …

Exercise

Behold! These Magic Tricks Were Conjured By Artificial Intelligence

Yup, that just happened.<p>Artificial intelligence researchers at Queen Mary University of London recently trained computers to devise their own …