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19 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

We tend to think of learning a new skill or “going back to school” as something you’d do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your …

Another Interesting Leak: A Second NASA Scientist Tells Us That ‘Somebody Else’ Is On The Moon

I'm in!<p>We live in a strange world, and as Neil Armstrong once said, there are “great ideas undiscovered, breakthroughs available to those who can …

A Japanese lifestyle guru explains how to organize your home once — and then never again

Marie Kondo is the queen of organization. Her book, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing," reveals her instructions for organizing your space in one sitting, and then never having to do it again.<p>Her methods have garnered a significant social media …

A Stanford professor asked 24 volunteers to spend 2 weeks in prison and the results were catastrophic

During the summer of 1971, 24 volunteers living near Stanford University were interviewed, selected, and arrested.<p>They'd all responded to a simple newspaper ad calling for male college students whom, it said, would get $15 a day to participate in a "psychological study of prison life" that …

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 …

Ancient History

All The Times ‘Phineas And Ferb’ Forgot To Act Like A Kid’s Show

<i><br>Phineas and Ferb</i> just announced that it is ending this summer, making it the longest running Disney Channel original series ever. It has been on television longer than <i>Kim Possible</i>, <i>That’s So Raven</i>, or <i>The All-New Mickey Mouse Club</i>. There is a very good reason for that — it is smart, funny, and …

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Conspiracy of Confirmation: "Govspeak" and UFOs

<b>In George Orwell’s classic novel 1984, the world as controlled and conditioned by the overtly usurping “Big Brother” set the precedent for what would</b> …

In pictures: Hyper-real pencil drawings that look like photos

To an untrained eye these pictures would look nothing more than standard photographs. But they are in fact hand drawn.<p>These are the works of …

The terrifying “smart” city of the future

Cities across the country are implementing smart technologies — with grave implications for our personal freedoms<p>Imagine a world without waste. A place where the train always comes on time, where streets are plowed before snow even stops falling, and watchful surveillance cameras have sent rates of …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Literature

Maya Mural Found in Guatemala Reveals Ancient ‘Photobomb’

An ancient Maya mural found in the Guatemalan rainforest may depict a group portrait of advisers to the Maya royalty, a new study finds.<p>Most Maya murals depict life within the royal sphere, but the newfound mural, uncovered in the Guatemalan rainforest in 2010, shows a vibrant scene of …

Archaeology

How the CIA gets away with it: Our democracy is their real enemy

The inside, untold story of CIA’s efforts to mislead Congress — and the people — about torture will horrify you<p>On March 11, 2014, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein stepped to the well of the Senate to deliver a speech exposing in stark terms a struggle between congressional investigators and their …

Russia Warns Obama: Tell The World About UFOs And Aliens Or We Will

At the World Economic Forum in 2013, the Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev made a sensational announcement that the “time has come” to tell the …

From Back to the Future to Project Almanac, a short history of suburban sci-fi

At first glance, <i>Project Almanac</i> isn’t the most conventional of stories. The movie, which opened this past weekend, is about a bunch of high school misfits that just happen to build a time machine out of an Xbox after running into some secret blueprints in their basement. But despite the outlandish …

10 of the Biggest UFO Cover-Ups in Recent History

Advertisement<p>1. Westall UFO Incident: April 6, 1966 in Melbourne, Australia<p>Some 50 years ago, more than 200 elementary and high school students, …

Paranormal

28 Genius Hacks Every Lazy Parent Needs To Know

Because you deserve to be a little lazy with all that you do.

Watch "Do Try This At Home," science series using common items

At-Bristol's Live Science Team has a wonderful video series of experiments that can be done with inexpensive materials available at typical hardware, …

Who Will Win the Internet Space Race?

Up until a week ago, the crazy idea that a company would beam internet service around the entire planet from the sky was just that: a crazy idea. …

“CIA Dumped a Phony, 17-Year-Old Disinformation Exercise Back Into the News Cycle"

Tweet<p><b>NPR joins the comics</b><p>By Billy Cox<br>De Void<br>1-6-15<p>Can’t let 2014 get away without taking a parting shot at that little year-end CIA dustup last week, …

How one man’s wild geological treasure hunt could set off a new great oil boom

HALIFAX, Canada—In 2007, Sandy MacMullin was sitting across from his boss, a deputy minister in Nova Scotia, on Canada’s east coast. They had struck a windfall—enough natural gas royalties to pay $500 to every man, woman and child in the province, with cash to spare.<p>But MacMullin and all else in …

Oil & Gas Industry

Hubble Revisits an Icon, the Pillars of Creation

Twenty years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope snapped one of its most iconic images ever. The three towering columns of gas bathed in the light of hot, young stars came to be called the Pillars of Creation — and they showed up on everything from t-shirts to coffee mugs to rugs. Now, to celebrate its …

Cosmology

Action Lab takes 'Puppet Master' from film to comics

Evil comes in all sizes — and now it comes to comics.<p>Action Lab Entertainment has drafted the cult horror movie franchise <i>Puppet Master</i> as the newest …

Comic Books

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