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Neuroscience Explanations For 'Alien Abduction' Aren't So Out of This World

<i>Summary: Researchers provide more real, scientific explanations as to why some people are convinced they have experienced alien encounters.</i><p>Source: …

Creepy pic of ‘ghost’ girl freaks out small town

An eerie photo of a young girl in the woods had some upstate New Yorkers convinced ghosts exist – but it took a granddad to prove them wrong.<p>The hazy …

The 5 Weirdest Disappearances In History That Nobody Can Explain

<i>“We are not lonely, because we chose to be alone.</i> <i><br>We are not lost, because we chose to disappear.”</i><p><i>Steve Wilson</i><p>When a person or even group of people …

North Atlantic

How Would The Universe Change If We Grew An Extra Dimension?

Imagine, if you can, the ability to move in an extra direction: one beyond up-and-down, north-and-south, or east-and-west. That there’s an independent direction beyond our conventional notions of x, y, and z-axes. And let’s make it more interesting for you: imagine that you’re the only one in the …

Physics

Scientists capture first ever image of dark matter web that connects galaxies

For the first time ever, scientists have captured an image of a dark matter bridge, confirming the theory that galaxies are held together by a cosmic …

Dark Matter

Event Horizon Telescope: Peering into the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way

Global network of telescopes will be used to try to take a picture of a supermassive black hole.<p>For the first time ever, scientists are trying to …

Judge rejects Trump defense against claim he incited violence at rally

A federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump’s free speech defense in a lawsuit in which he is accused of inciting violence against protesters during his campaign.<p>White Donald Trump supporters shove black protesters at Kentucky rally<p>Read more<p>Trump’s lawyers sought to dismiss the lawsuit by …

New Simulations Suggest Dark Energy Might Not Exist

68 percent of the Universe might not exist.<p>Ever since the late 1990s, physicists have been fairly certain that the Universe isn't only getting …

Mind-Blowing New Theory Connects Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Gravitational Waves

The past few years have been incredible for physics discoveries. Scientists spotted the Higgs boson, a particle they’d been hunting for almost 50 …

Trump moves decisively to wipe out Obama’s climate-change record

By Juliet Eilperin<p>, Reporter<p>Brady Dennis<p>, Reporter<p>President Trump on Tuesday took the most significant step yet in obliterating his predecessor’s environmental record, instructing federal regulators to rewrite key rules curbing U.S. carbon emissions.<p>The sweeping executive order — which the …

Fossil Fuels

FACT CHECK: Trump Says Obamacare Is 'Exploding.' It's Not

President Trump is doing his best to put a good face on defeat in his party's attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.<p>His strategy is simple: declare that the law is failing. And he is selling that message in his own distinctly Trumpian way: concocting it out of simple, …

Health Care

Florida Skunk Ape Encounter in the Everglades

...Upon return, they noticed that shack door was broken off the hinges and heard noises inside. One of my dad’s friends thought it might be a be an …

Travel To Mars? A New Rocket Can Make Fast Human Trips Possible, Researcher Says

Human space travel to Mars is largely considered a far off moonshot – though not entirely impossible – to the international scientific community, …

First casualty for House Freedom Caucus after health care meltdown

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rep. Ted Poe announced Sunday he has resigned from the conservative House Freedom Caucus over its opposition to the Republican health care plan, becoming the group's first public casualty in the fall-out over its role in defeating the bill.<p>How Trump's health care loss will shape his …

Ted Koppel to Sean Hannity: You’re ‘Bad for America’

'The Hate U Give' is required reading for this American moment

To read <i>The Hate U Give</i> as a young black person is to stand in front of a mirror.<p>The No. 1 <i>New York Times</i> best-selling young adult novel that’s been …

Books

Stop Blaming. Start Governing.

Who’s to blame for the failure of the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare? Who cares? What matters now is that Democrats stop gloating, Republicans stop sulking, and each party come to the table to improve a health-care system that both parties agree needs work.<p>After the bill collapsed …

Health Care

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President …

Republicans

Sen. Lindsey Graham Faces Angry Constituents at Town Hall

Meet Indivisible, the young progressives leading the resistance to President Trump

The idea started with a public Google document.<p>In the weeks after Donald Trump won last year's presidential election and Republicans kept control of Congress, Sarah Dohl, along with a handful of friends and former Capitol Hill colleagues, wanted Americans — mostly distraught Democrats — to know …

Donald Trump

Mystery 'alien' noises heard in the skies over Sweden, America and Belgium now captured in BRITAIN

Mystery 'alien' noises have been baffling people across the globe from Sweden to America to Belgium - and now they have popped up in Nottingham, …

How to Project Your Thoughts Magic of Believing

<i>(An excerpt from “</i><i>The Strangest Secret Library</i><i>” — available on</i> <i>Amazon</i><i>.)</i><p>Success is a matter of never-ceasing application. You must work at it …

Paranormal

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution.<p>With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a …

Artificial Intelligence

Man describes the 'total weirdness' of meeting his doppelgänger on flight

A photograph of doppelgängers that went viral on Friday has taken an unexpected turn after the two men pictured unexpectedly met again – and had a …

Dinosaur chickens, a bee-stung penis and the time taken to pee: Ig Nobels celebrate weird science

Do all mammals take the same time to urinate? Where’s the most painful place on the body to be stung by a bee? Does a chicken walk like a dinosaur if you stick a fake tail on it?<p>The researchers who have found the answers to these burning questions have been rewarded with an Ig Nobel prize, a parody …

Apple's iPad Pro proves Microsoft was right about the Surface

If you’ve been on the internet at all this week, you probably know that Apple launched a bunch of new devices. But the most shocking announcement wasn’t the new iPhones, redesigned Apple TV or fancy new Hermès watches.<p>It was a version Microsoft’s Surface – or at least something that looks a lot …

Britain's battleship of the future

<b>(CNN) —</b> Torpedoes that travel at almost 350 mph, an electromagnetic rail gun with the range of cruise missiles, a quad-copter that fires lasers, drones made on board and a holographic control room.<p>Those are just a few of the things that some of Britain's youngest and brightest scientists and …

Military

Six lesser-known wonders of the ancient world

While many historical landmarks attract millions of travellers every year, these ancient sites lie off the typical tourist trail.<p>When it comes to ancient wonders, there’s more to explore than Petra, Angkor Wat and the Coliseum. So to uncover a few structures that aren’t typically on the tourist …

Micronesia