Michael Lee Blackburn

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NASA images of the Red Planet are strong evidence that aliens exist! [VIDEO]

The video shows three symmetrically aligned one mile-high structures, which seem to be constructed with perfection.<p>Conspiracy theorists have come up …

Fake News in 1947 Was the Reason for a Real Life X-File

The Security Matter–X file made it all way to the director of the FBI at the time, J. Edgar Hoover.<p>It's not every day that a freedom of information request is this good, but recently released FBI docs have it all: flying saucers, private meetings with intelligence officers, and a mysterious plane …

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This Strange 'Spherical' Cloud Appeared in The Sky Over Japan

Not a Death Star.<p>Bizarre pictures coming out of Japan last week show what appears to be an oddly spherical cloud hovering over the city of Fujisawa, …

Leaked Hillary Clinton emails show U.S. allies Saudi Arabia and Qatar supported ISIS

Emails released by WikiLeaks add to the growing body of evidence that Gulf regimes have backed the Islamic State<p>A recently leaked 2014 email from Hillary Clinton acknowledges, citing Western intelligence sources, that the U.S.-backed regimes in Saudi Arabia and Qatar have supported ISIS.<p>"We need to …

Is NASA about to reveal that it has found alien life on Jupiter’s moon?

For decades, radio telescopes have scanned the skies – but could extraterrestrial life be lurking a little closer to home?<p>NASA has just released a …

Astronomy

US to fly 'radiation sniffer' jet off Korean Peninsula

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Air Force is expected to fly its "radiation sniffer" jet off the Korean Peninsula to take air samples to determine if a nuclear event occurred in North Korea.<p>The Air Force WC-135 jet, dubbed the "Constant Phoenix," will look for distinctive elements a nuclear test of any type would …

This small slice of the night sky contains 48,741 galaxies

This image makes me feel so incredibly small.<p>Each of these 48,741 dots represents a galaxy. Each galaxy is a collection of billions of stars. The stars themselves trap untold planets, asteroids, and possibly even life in their gravitational clutches.<p>But this image, which is just one-twentieth of …

Universe

A Step By Step Guide On How To Remove Your Online Presence

Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your …

The Unbelievable Tale of Jesus’s Wife

A hotly contested, supposedly ancient manuscript suggests Christ was married. But believing its origin story—a real-life Da Vinci Code, involving a Harvard professor, a onetime Florida pornographer, and an escape from East Germany—requires a big leap of faith.<p>On a humid afternoon this past …

Journalism

Google launches Science Journal to turn your phone into a research lab

Google believes there’s a scientist in all of us, so it’s launching a new app that turns your phone into a powerful little research lab.<p>Called Science Journal, the app uses the sensors in your phone to measure and record data in real time, including movement, light and sound:<p>See something you want …

Undivided Mind: Integrating Our Lay Buddhist Practice

Over the last half-century, Buddhist practices in the West have grown in popularity. Mindfulness has become associated with stress reduction, …

11 forbidden places around the earth you wish you could visit

Our planet is loaded with many secrets places that you may not know about. What’s more, even the general population that think about the mystery …

8 Ways to Be Smarter With Your Money Today

We all can be guilty of not paying close enough attention to our finances. Whether you’re saving for something big, or just want to have a bit of …

Earth, Mars, and the Sun Are Aligning This Weekend to Put On a Beautiful Show

And the moon even has a trick up its sleeve, too.<p>If you're lucky enough to live in a place with a clear sky this weekend, grab your binoculars, because there's going to be a lot to watch this weekend.<p>The Associated Press reports that on Sunday morning, Earth, Mars, and the Sun will be perfectly …

Astronomy

Pump Up Your Pecs

Overview<p><b>Exercises:</b> 3• <b><br>Total Sets:</b> 5• <b><br>Total Minutes:</b>• <b><br>Best For</b>: Muscle• <b><br>Body Targets</b>: Chest<p>This workout is guaranteed to make your pecs pop. That’s because it hits your chest muscles from three different angles, using a classic training technique called drop sets.<p>“The muscle pump is INSANE,” says Gaddour. …

Muscle

In Search For Cures, Scientists Create Embryos That Are Both Animal And Human

A handful of scientists around the United States are trying to do something that some people find disturbing: make embryos that are part human, part animal.<p>The researchers hope these embryos, known as chimeras, could eventually help save the lives of people with a wide range of diseases.<p>One way …

This brick wall is the latest optical illusion messing with everyone's heads

This optical illusion of a brick wall that is confounding the internet may leave your brain smoking after a few minutes.<p>It just looks like a simple brick wall with nothing too special about it, but there's something more depending on how you look at it.<p>The illusion was posted on Facebook by Arron …

Why Did the Genetic Code of All Life on Earth Suddenly Stop Evolving?

Around 3,000 million years ago, something stopped the genetic code from growing.<p>All life on Earth exists thanks to a universal genetic code. This biological rulebook tells our cells how DNA should be translated into life-supporting proteins, without which we couldn't survive.<p>Even though the genetic …

DNA secrets of Ice Age Europe unlocked

<b>A study of DNA from ancient human bones has helped unlock the secrets of Europe's Ice Age inhabitants.</b><p>Researchers analysed the genomes of 51 individuals who lived between 45,000 years ago and 7,000 years ago.<p>The results reveal details about the biology of these early inhabitants, such as skin and …

Letters

<b>Among the thousands</b> of Mesopotamian tablets containing both official and personal letters, one example stands out as the first recorded customer …

Are we alone? A new twist on the famous Drake Equation ups the odds that we aren’t

From the UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER:<p>In 1961, astrophysicist Frank Drake developed an equation to estimate the number of advanced civilizations likely to …

​This Haunting Survivor Artwork Depicts the Horror of Nuclear Weapons

These illustrations by atom bomb survivors are a chilling reminder of the visceral power of visual storytelling.<p>Seventy years after the Cold War, the threat of the Atomic Age is greater than ever. Nine countries have stockpiles of nuclear weapons thousands deep and more powerful than the atom bomb …

Stonehenge Was Built By Satan's Giants, Creationist Claims

"That’s just one out of hundreds and hundreds of gigantic places around the world."<p>Who built Stonehenge? One creationist claims to have the answer: Giants.<p>Not just any giants, either. Theologist Dr. Dennis Lindsay, president and CEO of Christ For The Nations, claims Satan created a race of giants …

US Navy official: Russia's submarine activities are at their highest since the Cold War

Speaking of the spread of submarines, their aggression, buildup, and capabilities, Admiral Mark Ferguson warned that the situation could pose serious problems for NATO in the coming years.<p>"The submarines that we're seeing are much more stealthy," Ferguson told CNN. "We're seeing (the Russians) have …

NFL Draft 2018 - Latest Draft News and Predictions - CBSSports.com

Mock Draft Central<p>2018 prospect rankings<p>La Canfora: Ranking the first six QBs drafted<p>In rankings where team situations play as big a role as ability, …

NFL

Complex Ideas Can Automatically Enter Consciousness

<b>It’s difficult to look at pictures of cars shown on a computer and then keep yourself from saying “car” inside your head the next time one shows up</b> …

Billionaire Yuri Milner And Stephen Hawking Team Up To Send Nanospaceships To Alpha Centauri

Last summer, billionaire technology investor Yuri Milner announced he was investing $100 million into searching for extraterrestrial life.<p>Today, the billionaire science philanthropist has once again teamed up with physicist Stephen Hawking to announce a new investment – $100 million with a goal of …

Space Travel