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Real search for aliens gets weird signal from a sci-fi world

In the late 22nd century, a terraforming project is underway on the planet Selika, orbiting the star 107 Piscium some 24 light-years from Earth. Plans to bomb and remake the planet in the image of Earth have ignited controversy because they also threaten to destroy all native life there.<p>That's part …

The Unsolvable Mysteries of the Voynich Manuscript

The word “ink” is a child of the Latin <i>incaustum</i>, which means “having been burned.” In the Middle Ages, people thought that ink burned its way into parchment, because iron-gall inks go onto the page pale, then darken. This is not what’s happening, physically, but it makes sense as a metaphor: a …

Literature

The Levelland, Texas Landings

The Levelland, Texas Landings

Final proof? As bone and claw are 'found on Mars' UFO hunters declare 'aliens must exist'

Separate videos posted to YouTube by Martian investigators have laid claim to the discovery of proof of alien life in images taken by NASA's …

Top 10 UFO Sightings Not Proven Fake

<b>5. Cash-Landrum UFO Incident</b><p>The Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyoming has witnessed several alleged UFO sightings since 1965. However, in a …

Archaeologist Claims to Have Unlocked Phaistos Disk Mystery

The goddess of love, the Minoan Astarte, is the key figure that unlocks the mystery of the Phaistos Disk, according to linguist, archaeologist and …

Greece

Brompton Cemetery: The sealed mausoleum believed to be a fully-functioning time machine

Ray Godson and Stephen Coates are both keen to get their hands on a key to the thick bronze door that shields the entrance to an imposing granite …

All eyes on King Tut's tomb in search for ancient Egypt's lost Queen Nefertiti

Speculation is mounting that Tutankhamun’s tomb could lead the way to the last resting place of the lost Queen Nefertiti, in what would be the most remarkable Egyptian archaeological find this century.<p>Experts say scans of the site make it 90 percent likely that there is something behind the …

The 11 Most Beautiful Mathematical Equations

1 of 13<p>Introduction<p>Mathematical equations aren't just useful — many are quite beautiful. And many scientists admit they are often fond of particular …

We Already Know How To Build a Time Machine—In Theory

<i>New Scientist</i>’s fledgling Explanimator series on YouTube has already explored the burning questions of how many friends you can have, and when you …

Five-Year-Old 'Savant' Being Studied for Telepathic Abilities

A “telepathic” little boy is being studied by scientists after his mom recorded him apparently exercising his abilities.<p>The home videos recorded by …

Autism

Travel Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

'Alien megastructure' could surround giant star baffling scientists looking for new planets

A series of mysterious objects surrounding a giant star millions of miles away could be an alien megastructure, experts believe.<p>Planet spotters …

Paranormal

Evidence of Advanced Ancient Technology: Puma Punku

Pumas Punku is perhaps one of the most incredible ancient sites on planet Earth that displays the incredible stone masonry skills of its mysterious …

Does this discovery of ancient stone carvings prove that conspiracy theorist Graham Hancock was right all along?

<i>Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out wooly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations.</i><p><i>Author and historian Graham Hancock made this argument in his book Magicians of the Gods. This interview with Hancock was originally</i> …

Alien star map drawn by woman who claimed UFO abducted her in 1960s "shows she was telling TRUTH"

It was way back in 1961 that Betty and Barney Hill first claimed they were abducted by aliens.<p>The couple, from New Hampshire in the US, even tried to …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

WATCH: Now UFO conspiracists claim 'alien Black Knight satellite has visited Earth'

NASA•SECURETEAM10•YouTubeThe 1998 Nasa image left and the new Secureteam video<p>Alleged video footage of the so-called 'Black Knight satellite' moving …

Paranormal

The Case for a Formal Disclosure of Extraterrestrials Engaging the Human Race: Nuclear Tampering - CNN iReport

by Elizabeth Trutwin<br>twitter.com/aamidway<p>UFO (Unidentified Flying Object) is an acronym I do not use in my writing. I use the preferred Extraterrestrial Phenomena. The United States government has been apprehensive to acknowledge unknown observers, piloting extraordinarily superior aerial craft. …

Paranormal

WATCH: Was this the world's first ALIEN caught on camera?

ELMANANA•YouTubeThe title sequence of the video<p>Some viewers claim the blurry clip proves once and for all extra terrestrials are visiting Earth, …

Paranormal

Your Brain Is Still 30 Times More Powerful Than The Best Supercomputers

Good news, humans!<p>While we can't completely dismiss the idea of an AI-driven robot revolution in the distant future, a new study has found that even …

Artificial Intelligence

UK alien sensation: MoD 'covered up pictures that PROVE UFOs exist'

CHANNEL5A Channel 5 recreation of the best picture the MoD held made with help from Nick Pope<p>Claims that photographs of an unidentifiable …

WATCH: Legendary Black Knight 'alien satellite' captured passing ISS AND Moon

NASA•MUFONThe 1998 Nasa image and a picture taken of the Blue Moon in July 2015<p>Footage which could show the mysterious Black Knight satellite passing …

Are We Going to Get a Whole New Theory of Gravity?

Have you ever heard of Le Sage gravity? It’s an attempt to come up with a mechanical explanation for why massive objects move towards each other. …

Creature Caught on Tape in Holland – The Story So Far

Follow up to Creature Caught on Tape in Holland.

Odd Suckers: Octopus Species Is Weirdly Social

Earth - Chimpanzees and monkeys have entered the Stone Age

In the rainforests of west Africa, the woodlands of Brazil and the beaches of Thailand, archaeologists have unearthed some truly remarkable stone tools.<p>It's not the workmanship that makes them special. If anything, a casual observer might struggle to even identify them as ancient tools. It's not …

Anthropology

The weather in space is causing power outages on Earth

The Earth’s magnetic field—known as the “magnetosphere”—protects our atmosphere from “solar wind.” That’s the constant stream of charged particles flowing outward from the sun. When the magnetosphere shields Earth from these solar particles, they get funneled toward the polar regions of our …

Earth Science

Warp speed space travel a possibility thanks to Einstein's theory of relativity, astrophysicist says

Long considered a staple of science fiction, high speed space travel between galaxies — or warp speed — may actually be possible, according to …

Physics

Mystery Deepens: Matter and Antimatter Are Mirror Images

Matter and antimatter appear to be perfect mirror images of each other as far as anyone can see, scientists have discovered with unprecedented …