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‘Great American Eclipse’: Sky Show Will Dazzle U.S. Two Years From Now

Two years from now, on Aug. 21, 2017, North Americans will get an opportunity to observe nature's greatest sky show.<p>Picture this: The day starts off bright and sunny. Then, a bit later, you begin to notice that, although it is still sunny, the day doesn't seem quite so bright. And still a little …

Solar System

So What Really Goes Down if We Find the Aliens?

If we trip across life that's not of this world, do we blast it or befriend it? What impact would it have on our society?<p>This was the topic of a two-day symposium held at the John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress last week. Several dozen researchers -- astronomers, philosophers, …

How to Overcome the Fear of the Future

Almost everybody worries about what will happen in the future. The prospect of not knowing if something good or bad will happen to you in the near future can produce a lot of fear and anxiety.<p>As a result, here is a list of techniques and suggestions on how to manage this fear of dealing with the …

Self-help

Philae has found the building blocks of life on a comet. Is this how life on Earth began?

In its most recent dispatch from the comet 67P—which it landed on last November after taking 10 years to make the 4-billion-mile trip to get there—the European Space Agency’s Philae lander has found compounds that are known to be the building blocks of life.<p>This adds to a hunch that scientists have …

Space

Illuminati Art: Inside the Aesthetics of a Modern Conspiracy

The New World Order may not exist—but that doesn’t mean we wouldn't know what it would look like if it did.<p><i>Top L to R: Illuminati's Eye of Minerva; Masonic Eye of Providence; Yale's Skull and Bones. Bottom L to R: Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa's “De occulta philosophia libri tres”; Baphomet; Eliphas</i> …

Miley Cyrus

Science Shows Something Surprising About Drummers' Talents vs. Everyone Else's

Brutish. Ignorant. Introverted. "Bad drunks."<p>According to rock mythology, drummers are the Neanderthals on the scale of musical evolution. They don't …

Beatles' First Recording Contract Going to Auction

Paperwork, signed in 1961 when band was Tony Sheridan's Beat Brothers, is expected to sell for $150,000<p><b>UPDATE:</b> The Beatles' "My Bonnie" contract, …

Guitar

Antarctica may hold the key to regulating mining in space

Our current era may go down in history as the century of space exploration and off-Earth resource exploitation. But there are still considerable …

Tristes Tropiques by Claude Lévi-Strauss – melancholy anthropology

This careful account of an encounter with a very foreign people is freighted with great sadness at the colonial legacy his subjects bear<p>• More journeys in literature<p>“I hate travelling and explorers. Yet here I am proposing to tell the story of my expeditions.”<p>If you feel like I do, those famous …

Literature

Lord of the Rings actor warns world has 'lost its moral compass completely' and fears the end of 'Western civilization' due to ISIS threat in Middle East

• <b>John Rhys-Davies lamented the 'extraordinary silence in the West'</b> <b></b>• <b><br>He claimed Christianity was being 'wiped out' in the Middle East but neither America</b> …

Middle East

Scientists Discover Vast Water Tank 600 Thousand Kilometres Beneath The Surface Of The Earth

For a long time, the dominant theory about how water came to be on this Earth supposed that water was brought to Earth by icy comets that crashed …

Why Mark Zuckerberg wants everyone to read this book about religion

Zuckerberg's book club, A Year of Books, has focused on big ideas that influence society and business. For his 16th pick, he's gone with "The Varieties Of Religious Experience" by William James (1842-1919).<p>During his tenure at Harvard, James became the most famous American philosopher and …

Articles about country bunker on Dwell.com - Dwell

BUNKER – is a theme bar from Slovenia, set into the post-apocalyptic future, where not much has left of the world as we know it....<p>Lakes of ink have been spilled over a peculiarly American wanderlust, whether it’s our ancestors’ push westward or our current...<p>Eric and Melinda purchased a 10-acre …

Napa Valley

Perseid Meteor Shower Expected To Peak This Week

The celestial display promises to be especially spectacular.<p>The annual Perseid meteor shower is set to make a dazzling late summer appearance this week.<p>Stargazers are especially excited because this year marks the first time since 2010 that the meteor shower aligns with a new moon, making for ideal …

Meteor Showers

Mysterious fungus killing snakes in at least 9 states

NEW HAVEN, Vt. (AP) — Hidden on hillsides in a remote part of western Vermont, a small number of venomous timber rattlesnakes slither among the …

Zoology

Hundreds of Shipwrecks Revealed in Lake Michigan as Water Clears

Lake Michigan, one of the five Great Lakes of North America, is putting on a particularly rare show – crystal clear waters created by the melting of …

Scientists unearth earliest-known stone tools, 3.3 million years old

Scientists working in Kenya have unearthed the oldest known stone tools, simple cutting and pounding implements crafted by ancient members of the human lineage 3.3 million years ago.<p>At about 700,000 years older than the other stone tools excavated to date, the discovery hints that anthropologists …

Anthropology

'New species' of ancient human found

<b>A new species of ancient human has been unearthed in the Afar region of Ethiopia, scientists report.</b><p>Researchers discovered jaw bones and teeth, which date to between 3.3m and 3.5m years old.<p>It means this new hominin was alive at the same time as several other early human species, suggesting our …

Evolution

Video allegedly shows UFOs blasting out of Earth's atmosphere before NASA cuts live feed

UFO seekers are riled up over another alleged instance of NASA cutting their live transmission to keep the "existence of aliens a secret" which has …

Delta Aquariid meteors in moonlight

The annual Delta Aquariid meteor shower is expected to peak before dawn on July 28 – though, this year, in the glare of the full moon. Although it’s …

The Lives of Scribes in Ancient Mesopotamia

<i>Scribes. Scribing with their reed styli.</i> (Source)<b>Before writing</b>Around 3500 B.C., just before the birth of writing, Sumerians had already been …

Ancient History

Mississippi Senator Says State Flag 'Should Be Put in A Museum'

Mark Kauffman—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Mark Kauffman—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Mark Kauffman—The LIFE Picture …

Scientists Who Believe in Bigfoot

Bigfoot research is often the domain of amateur enthusiasts. But some highly educated scientists in relevant fields, such as primatology and …

Washington State University

Visoko: An Astronomical Map of More than 100,000 Years

I met Semir Osmanagich, three years ago, in Pescara (Italy) during a conference on Ancient Civilizations and we had several intriguing conversations …