Ian Bradley

22 Flips | 5 Magazines | 24 Likes | 3 Following | 10 Followers | @Braders8 | I spend a lot of time moaning on about politics & I seem to be growing increasingly left wing as I age. I hope to see Jeremy Corbyn as UK PM asap! ��

Massive 'Life-Saving' Helium Field Just Turned Out to Be Far Bigger Than We'd Hoped

No more helium shortage!<p>New analysis of a gargantuan helium deposit discovered in Tanzania last year has revealed that there may be much more of the …

New device can heal with a single touch, and even repair brain injuries

A new device developed at The Ohio State University can start healing organs in a "fraction of a second," researchers say.<p>The technology, known as Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), has the potential to save the lives of car crash victims and even deployed soldiers injured on site. It's a dime-sized …

Cell Biology

Elon Musk Admits There's a "Lot of Risk" in Debut Launch of SpaceX's Mars Rocket

All eyes on you, Falcon Heavy.<p>At the ISS R&D conference today, Elon Musk provided some much-anticipated updates on SpaceX's upcoming manned mission …

Scientists Have Reversed Brain Damage in a 2-Year-Old Girl Who Drowned in a Swimming Pool

She was in the water for 15 minutes.<p>Researchers in the US have reported what they believe is a first-of-its-kind reversal of brain damage, after …

NASA released a ton of software for free and here’s some you should try

NASA has just published its 2017-2018 software catalog, which lists the many apps, code libraries and tools that pretty much anyone can download and use. Of course, most of it is pretty closely tied to… you know, launching spacecraft and stuff, which most people don’t do. But here are a few items …

Teen Encounters Huge Orb Near Rendlesham...5 Days Before RAF Bentwaters UFO Event

<b>Don Montgomery, Jr. wrote to Darkness Radio to relay of some strange things he observed while living near Rendlesham Forest:</b><br>"My name is Don …

Is Arrival the Best ‘First Contact’ Film Ever Made?

Two Atlantic writers on the very high highs, and (perhaps) the very low lows, of the genre<p><b>This conversation discusses plot points of Arrival, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and Contact.</b><p>What if there’s more? What if, somewhere out there, there are others? What if, one day, everything—really, …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

What’s his is theirs — and the rest belongs to his wife.<p>4:40 p.m. Sept. 19, 2018<p>The flames are still flickering on that pile of smoldering Nikes, yet …

Leonardo Da Vinci

If we made contact with aliens, how would religions react?

The discovery of life on another planet might seem incompatible with faith in a deity. Yet many theologians are already open to the existence of extraterrestrials, argues the writer Brandon Ambrosino.<p>In 2014, Nasa awarded $1.1M to the Center for Theological Inquiry, an ecumenical research institute …

Paranormal

UFO expert Max Spiers 'vomited black fluid' before his death, inquest hears

The death earlier this year of Max Spiers, a British Ufologist, has continued to prompt intense speculation among conspiracy theorists, as an inquest in Kent this week heard he "vomited two litres of black fluid" shortly before he died.<p>Spiers, 39, originally from Canterbury, was found dead at an …

Conspiracies

WATCH: Mystery blacked-out military helicopter chases after UFO along British coast

The X-Files style scene unfolded over several minutes above a busy estate on the south coast.<p>Window cleaner Darren Cooper was having a cigarette in …

Paranormal

Why Our First Alien Encounter Could Happen Soon

Book Talk<p>We could discover life on the nearest Earth-like planets within the next ten years.<p>It’s one of the great questions of our age: Are we alone in the universe? A long line of films—from <i>Contact</i> to <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> to the latest entry, <i>Arrival</i>—have explored whether intelligent …

Orionid Meteor Shower 2018: When, Where & How to See It

The Orionid meteor shower is set to peak the night of Oct. 21-22, but the moon will lead to subpar views for this night sky display. The meteors that …

Astronomy

Panasonic Best in Class Compact TV Sound Board SC-HTE80 (Black) Bluetooth, Slim Low Profile

• Slim, discrete 120W sound board fits neatly beneath your TV<br>• Revel in clear, natural treble and rich, resonating base<br>• Feel the action with powerful, …

Take A Look At What Happens Every Single Minute On The Internet

Created by rewards site Qmee, “Online In 60 Seconds” is a pie chart that shows off the sheer amount of online activity that takes place every single …

‘My therapist gave me a pill’: can MDMA help cure trauma?

The ‘party drug’ is synonymous with rave culture, but an ambitious clinical study could prove it has the power to treat PTSD<p>For as long as Alice, now 32, can remember, her father, “a major drug dealer with freezers full of cocaine”, was physically abusive towards her and her mother. “My first …

Mental Health

Tesla Wins Gigantic Contract to Help Power Parts of the Southern California Grid

The energy storage units will be up and running by the end of December.<p>Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images<p>Aaron BrownView Aaron Brown's …

Kalashnikov Made a New Mini-Rifle—And a Robot Tank

The weapon the MA will replace, the AKS-74U "Krinkov," has been out of production for some years.<p>The Kalashnikov Concern is the biggest name in assault rifles. Its AK-47 is the most widespread weapon in the world with more than a hundred million made. In recent years the company has diversified …

Labour wants activism academies. Here’s what should be on the curriculum

Earlier this week, Jeremy Corbyn pledged to set up Labour organising academies aimed at teaching supporters new skills that will help transform their communities. The initiative is partly a result of the radical changes Labour has undergone since Corbyn’s election a year ago, but it is also an …

Unexplained Things

is dedicated to the discussion of things that we as humans can not explain.<br>I like to post things that interest me.<br>I also track #unexplainedthings and …

You are almost definitely not living in reality because your brain doesn’t want you to

• Information overload sucks, so we aggressively filter.<br>• Lack of meaning is confusing, so we fill in the gaps.<br>• We need to act fast lest we lose our chance, so we jump to conclusions.<br>• This isn’t getting easier, so we try to remember the important bits.<p><b>We don’t see everything.</b> Some of the information we …