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‘Alien’ manuscript from 15th century decoded using AI

Scientists have harnessed the power of artificial intelligence to unlock the secrets of an ancient manuscript that has baffled experts.<p>Discovered in …

Artificial Intelligence

Chinese sub docks at Malaysian port for second time this year | Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A Chinese submarine has docked in Malaysia, the second such visit to the Southeast Asian country this year, as western powers fret over China’s expanding reach in the South China Sea.<p>China claims nearly all the South China Sea, through which an estimated $3 trillion in …

China

Ancient Philistine Cemetery Could Solve Biblical Mystery

'With this discovery we are close to unlocking the secrets of their origins'<p>The enduring biblical mystery of where the ancient Philistines came from …

Bilderberg Planning to Trigger Financial Collapse » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

<b>For the second time in the space of ten years, the powerful Bilderberg group is plotting to trigger a financial collapse, with elitists already</b> …

Hubble can see galaxies impossibly far away. Here’s what happens when it looks at Mars.

Behold, the cheddar-colored marble.<p>In May, skywatchers got a rare treat. The planet Mars was bigger and brighter than it has been in a decade. That's because Mars and the sun were aligned in "opposition." When that happens, the planet shines extra bright in the night sky.<p>(A bonus was the fact that …

Egyptian mummy's symbolic tattoos are 1st of their kind

More than 3,000 years ago, an ancient Egyptian woman tattooed her body with dozens of symbols — including lotus blossoms, cows and divine eyes — that may have been linked to her religious status or her ritual practice.<p>Preserved in amazing detail on her mummified torso, the surviving images …

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Archeologists clash in Egypt over King Tut tomb theory

CAIRO (AP) — Archeologists clashed at a conference in Egypt on Sunday over a theory that secret burial chambers could be hidden behind the walls of …

Archaeology

These are the 'strange sightings' featured in a Swansea Bay UFO group's new database

A man who claimed to have been abducted by aliens in the Vale of Neath in 1857 to a “flying jellyfish” over Langland Bay, Gower... and a strange …

Ex-NASA Astronaut Tom Jones 'Used To Be A Big UFO Fan.' Not Now.

"I haven’t seen the proof that would satisfy me that there’s really something there."<p>Stories have been told for decades about American astronauts who supposedly have seen unexplained aerial phenomena (as Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton prefers to call UFOs).<p>But how many astronauts …

A Ghost Ship Mysteriously Appeared on the Coast of Liberia

Where did Tamaya 1 come from?<p>A "Tamaya" is a shrine used to honour one's ancestors in the Japanese Shinto religion.<p>It's also the namesake of a 64-foot oil tanker named Tamaya 1, which left the port of Dakar in Senegal on April 21 and broadcast her last known location on April 22.<p>A week later, the …

Scientists See Potential for Aliens on 3 New Earth-Like Planets

In the search for life in space scientists have found three Earth-like planets approximately 40 light-years away. Popular Science Projects Editor Sophie Bushwick explains the significance of this discovery.<p>“This is a really big deal because we’re going to be able to study these planets more closely …

Astronomy

Sitting Ducks? ISIS threatens American troops in Egypt's Sinai

Concerned that hundreds of American forces based in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula are vulnerable to attack by a nearby Islamic State affiliate, top administration officials are worried about their safety and what to do next.<p>The State Department said Wednesday the U.S. troops will not be withdrawn from …

Middle East

California initiative calls for pols to wear NASCAR-style donor logos

A California businessman is trying to expose the influence of money in politics by getting an initiative on the November ballot that would require state legislators to wear the logos of their top donors -- NASCAR-style.<p>The Name All Sponsors California Accountability Reform initiative (NASCAR for …

Government

Meet The 'Rocket Girls,' The Women Who Charted The Course To Space

In the 1940s, an elite team of mathematicians and scientists started working on a project that would carry the U.S. into space, then on to the moon and Mars. They would eventually become NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (or JPL), but here's what made them so unusual: Many of the people who charted …

Jet Propulsion

WATCH | Unique Second Temple-era tools discovered at ancient synagogue

Ancient implements dating back to the Second Temple period has been discovered at Magdala, a 2,000-year-old Jewish town in the Galilee region.<p>The …

Archaeology

Gym poster slammed after claiming aliens will take fat people first

People are not happy with this gym billboard that claims aliens will take fat people first.<p>The massive poster in Sawley, Derbyshire, depicts a UFO …

5 Historic Codes Yet to Be Cracked

Edgar Allan Poe, in a July 1841 article for <i>Graham's Magazine</i>, wrote that while people tend to think it's a relatively simple thing to create an …

Comic Books

Emperor Hadrian's villa yields posh, arty apartment

A 1,900-year-old building that would have served as an apartment within the estate of Roman Emperor Hadrian has been discovered in Tivoli, Italy. The building is full of lavish artwork, archaeologists said.<p>"The exceptionally well-preserved decoration of the rooms includes mosaic floors with both …

Archaeology

Builders find remnants from Byzantine period in Gaza | Reuters

GAZA (Reuters) - Construction workers in Gaza have discovered ancient ruins that archaeologists say may be part of a Byzantine church dating from around 1,500 years ago, the Palestinian tourism and antiquities ministry said on Monday.<p>Palestinian boys look on in front of an excavator at the site …

Archaeology

U.S. Navy says it seized weapons from Iran likely bound for Houthis in Yemen | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Navy ships in the Arabian Sea intercepted and seized an arms shipment from Iran likely bound for Houthi fighters in Yemen, the military said in a statement on Monday.<p>The weapons seized last week by the warships Sirocco and Gravely were hidden on a small dhow and included …

South Asia

Newly Discovered State of Matter Could Be a Breakthrough for Quantum Computing

Quantum spin liquids seem to defy the laws of nature.<p>Physicists have finally detected the existence of a mysterious new state of matter known as quantum spin liquid in a real material.<p>This new discovery is not only exciting in its own right, it presents vast possibilities for the future of quantum …

Just a Nuclear Submarine Breaking Through Ice in the Arctic Circle

Los Angeles-class submarine USS Hartford (SSN-768) breaks through several feet of solid ice in order to surface in the Arctic Circle.

Arctic Circle

Discovery Could Rewrite History of Vikings in New World

POINT ROSEE, Canada<p>Guided by ancient Norse sagas and modern satellite images, searchers discover what may be North America's second Viking site.<p>It’s a two-mile trudge through forested, swampy ground to reach Point Rosee, a narrow, windswept peninsula stretching from southern Newfoundland into the …

Tutankhamun tomb: further analysis needed to find hidden chambers

Experts had said there was a 90% chance the ancient Egyptian tomb would also contain remains of Nefertiti, but expectations have now been lowered<p>Further analysis is needed of the tomb of pharaoh Tutankhamun to determine whether the resting place also contains the remains of legendary beauty Queen …

Archaeology

This Milk Packaging Is All about Alien Cow Abduction - Technabob

The only thing that aliens like more than capturing and probing humans is capturing and mutilating cows. Sick space scum! To celebrate cow abduction, …

Russian defense minister’s plane followed by NATO jets over Baltic Sea

Heading towards Kaliningrad over the neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu’s plane got shadowed by a bunch of NATO …