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Japanese “UFO Boy” Can Allegedly Contact UFOs Telepathically

Japanese social media was abuzz this weekend with news of a 13-year-old boy who can allegedly contact UFOs telepathically. The photos of unidentified …

Paranormal

RETIRED AREA 51 EMPLOYEE GETS DRUNK AND TELLS THE TRUTH

If you needed any further proof about the shady practices at the world’s most infamous facility where alien technology is developed and tested, …

Days, Weeks, Years? Scientists Say Hawaii Volcano Eruption Has No End In Sight

<b>Updated at 10:25 p.m. ET</b><p>The eruption at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano continues. The lava has now destroyed at least 35 structures and covered the equivalent of more than 75 football fields.<p>Scientists have been tracking this event since it started last week — but there are still big unanswered …

Geology

Pretty sure Google's new talking AI just beat the Turing test

So that whole Turing test metric, wherein we gauge how human-like an AI system appears to be based on its ability to mimic our vocal affectations? At the 2018 I/O developers conference Tuesday, Google utterly dismantled it. The company did so by having its AI-driven Assistant book a reservation. On …

Want to Know If Someone is a Narcissist? Watch For How Often They Buy This Type of Thing

Narcissists are much more likely to make certain purchase decisions, research shows.<p>How do you know if you're working with a narcissist? One way is to get him or her to submit to a Narcissisti Personality Inventory, the most commonly used measured of narcissism. (Good luck with that.) Or you could …

Doctors raise alarm about ancient HTLV-1 virus: 'Prevalence is off the charts' in Australia

<b>(CNN) —</b> An ancient virus infecting residents across Australia's Northern Territory is leaving death and despair in its path, and doctors are now calling for greater efforts to stop the spread of infections.<p>The rates of human T-cell leukemia virus type 1, or HTLV-1, infection are exceeding 40% among …

Public Health

How 2 Massive Carvings Found Near Egypt Pyramid Were Rescued from Looters

Two massive limestone blocks decorated with hieroglyphs and carved images have been discovered beside the Pyramid of Amenemhat I at Lisht in …

The Amarna Letters | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Amarna Letters are a group of several hundred clay tablets inscribed with cuneiform (“wedge-shaped”) writing that date to the fourteenth century …

Slaughtered Rhino Suggests Ancient Humans Traveled in the Pleistocene Age

We were off by 600,000 years.<p>Early humans may have lived in the Philippines as early as 709,000 years ago, according to new research published in the …

New Study Says Ancient Humans Hunted Big Mammals To Extinction

Over the past 125,000 years, the average size of mammals on the Earth has shrunk. And humans are to blame.<p>That's the conclusion of a new study of the fossil record by paleo-biologist Felisa Smith of the University of New Mexico.<p>Smith studied fossils going back 65 million years, when dinosaurs died …

Research

China plans to build manned 'lunar palace' powered by the sun

China has announced plans to build a manned moon base which will explore lunar resources and act as a launchpad for missions to Mars.<p>The lunar outpost is expected to have "multiple tube cabins that interconnect and provide oxygen to people inside", according to a video seen by Chinese media.<p>The …

Fossil footprints ‘unique in the world’ show a human chasing a giant sloth

Each year 500,000 people visit New Mexico's White Sands National Monument to hike and frolic among gypsum dunes. Aside from the tourists, few animals in the region get much larger than a coyote or bobcat. But in an epoch called the Pleistocene, which started 2.5 million years ago and ended about …

National Parks

Scientists Discover Almost Completely Black Planet

The dark planet only reflects 1 percent of the light hitting it.<p>Astronomers have found plenty of exoplanets—planets orbiting other stars—over the last few years, and usually they can measure some of the properties of these planets. At the very least, astronomers can generally measure the size of …

Not Only Can Horses Read Your Facial Expressions, They'll Hold It Against You Later

Nice horsey!<p>Giving your horse the old stink-eye is a sure way to get it on your bad side, and research backs that up.<p>A new study shows they don't …

Ecstasy ingredient could help ease PTSD symptoms, study finds

MDMA, the main ingredient of the party drug ecstasy, could help reduce symptoms among those living with post-traumatic stress disorder, research suggests.<p>Post-traumatic stress disorder is commonly treated with drugs, psychotherapies or both. However, some find little benefit, with certain talking …

Mental Health

Stephen Hawking's final research paper has been published, and it's mind-bending

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stephen Hawking may be among the stars now, but he has managed to gift the world one more research paper, published this week in the Journal of High Energy Physics.<p>True to Hawking's oeuvre, the paper tackles the same questions as any other bubbly beach read: Do we live in a multiverse? Did …

Physics

Scientists Discover 'Time Crystals' Growing Right Under Their Noses

Scientists spent nearly a decade learning how to create time crystals. A new discovery shows they were hiding in plain sight the whole time.<p>In 2012, Nobel Prize-winning scientist Frank Wilczek proposed the existence of a new type of crystal. While most crystals have a structure that repeats in two …

The New Science of Psychedelics

Recent studies are finding that drugs such as LSD and psilocybin can help to alleviate depression, anxiety and addiction—and may have profound things to teach us about how the mind works<p>To anyone who lived through the 1960s, the proposition that psychedelic drugs might have a positive contribution …

Mental Health

Earth's Terrifying Magnetic Field Reversal Just Got a New Timeline

Cue a collective sigh of relief.<p>There are easily a dozen ways the age of humans could come to an end. At this point, an antibiotic-resistant plague, …

Magnetism

Ancient Artifacts Smuggled by Hobby Lobby Traced to Mysterious Sumerian City

Some of the 5,500 stolen artifacts purchased by Hobby Lobby are believed to have originated in the long-lost city of Irisagrig.<p>Thousands of ancient Mesopotamian artifacts were smuggled by Hobby Lobby, the corporation behind a chain of arts and crafts stores, into the United States in 2011. Today, …

Facebook will allow users to opt out of letting Facebook collect their browsing history

It’s arguably the company’s biggest update since the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke.<p>Facebook users will soon be able to opt out of one of Facebook’s key data gathering practices: Its collection and use of people’s web browsing history, which the company uses to sell targeted ads.<p>Facebook …

How a lonely, depressed student became a confident porn star

If things had gone according to the plan, 25-year-old Jade would now be working in the fashion industry.<p>It was her dream since she was little, and …

Is It Possible to Have "Too Many" Orgasms? Experts Explain How Overstimulation Works

• Popsugar<br>• Love & Sex<br>• Sexual Health<p>Can You Have Too Many Orgasms?<p>Is It Possible to Have "Too Many" Orgasms? Experts Explain How Overstimulation …

Scientists discover how to harness the power of quantum spookiness by entangling clouds of atoms

From tunnelling through impenetrable barriers to being in two places at the same time, the quantum world of atoms and particles is famously bizarre. …

Five Reasons Why Sex Is Better On Weed

For millennia, marijuana has been used as an aphrodisiac. There are even claims that this particular herb can help make sex so phenomenal. Note …

My life in sex: ‘Monthly isn’t enough for my libido’

When I met my wife, it was clear she didn’t enjoy sex in the way I did. I optimistically believed this would change in time, as we got on so well, and shared interests and values. Life was fun together, and 30 years later, it still is – apart from the area of sex.<p>She initially convinced me her …

Relationships

I Have Been With My Boyfriend For 5 Years and the Sex Has Never Suffered — Here's Why

• Popsugar<br>• Love & Sex<br>• Sex<p>How to Keep Sex Interesting in a Relationship<p>I Have Been With My Boyfriend For 5 Years and the Sex Has Never Suffered — Here's …

Relationships

Amateur astronomer films THREE UFO's flying between Earth and the Moon in eerie footage

An amateur astronomer has captured three UFO's flying between Earth and the Moon on camera.<p>The footage was filmed on April 22 and uploaded on to you …

Canadian man dragged by the neck and lynched by Peruvian mob after being accused of shaman's death

A Canadian man who went to Peru to study hallucinogenic medicine was lynched by a murderous mob last week after locals blamed the 41-year-old for the shooting death of a village shaman, authorities said.<p>Sebastian Woodroffe’s body was dug up from an unmarked grave on Saturday in the Ucayali region …

A Secret Tunnel Found in Mexico May Finally Solve the Mysteries of Teotihuacán

In the fall of 2003, a heavy rainstorm swept through the ruins of Teotihuacán, the pyramid-studded, pre-Aztec metropolis 30 miles northeast of …