Shaun Douglas

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THE MYSTERY OF THE ‘MUMMIFIED ALIENS OF NAZCA’ SHOULD ‘CHANGE WORLD HISTORY’

A paranormal website has now released ten films claiming to have historically found evidence that intelligent aliens arrived on Earth thousands of …

NASA ANNOUNCED THAT IT COMMUNICATED WITH FOUR RACES OF ALIENS

“Sorry. We just kinda assumed everyone knew about it” NASA spokeswoman Trish Chamberson told a packed press conference at their headquarters in …

Deadpool's Ryan Reynolds tweets hilarious Avengers rejection letter

It never hurts to ask. But this epic diss it might have pierced the cold, burnt, scab covered thing that is Deadpool’s heart.<p>Ryan Reynolds tweeted a …

Suicide machine that could be controlled by the blink of an eye sparks euthanasia debate

Opponents of euthanasia have expressed concern at the creation of a “suicide machine”, which has been developed by Dr Philip Nitschke.<p>The well-known …

The Latest Images From Krypton Spotlight The Visual Design of The Doomed Planet

Krypton is often depicted as either a lavish, ornate world at the pinnacle of its opulence, or as a utilitarian utopia. But rarely, if ever, is it …

Syfy

Forensic investigation reveals headless Highland body is that of a young woman, not an 18th century clan chief

Modern forensic techniques have solved a centuries-old mystery by revealing that a headless skeleton in a Highland mausoleum is that of a young woman, and not an infamous 18th century clan chief.<p>Simon Fraser, the 11th Lord Lovat and a Jacobite sympathiser who backed Bonnie Prince Charlie, was the …

Suspended – Medium

The #KyloRenChallenge Is The Natural Evolution of The Last Jedi's Best Meme

Thanks to Rian Johnson, Adam Driver, and, strangely enough, John Mayer, the whole internet is getting in on the glory of high-waisted pants.<p>Whether …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The Funniest Wildlife Photos Of 2017 Are Also Pretty Freakin' Adorable

They have our seal of approval.<p>The animal kingdom has a whole lot of jesters.<p>The winners of the annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards were announced on Thursday, recognizing photos that are “light-hearted, upbeat, possibly unpretentious and mainly about wildlife doing funny things,” the contest …

New Evidence Is Forcing Scientists to Rewrite The History of Human Migration 'Out of Africa'

We may find our answer in Australasia.<p>Where did we humans come from?<p>Some 40 or so years ago, our origins seemed quite straightforward.<p>But now we see …

Anthropology

30 Cold, Hard Facts About Die Hard

The 1988 movie <i>Die Hard</i> broke new ground in many ways. We had heartwarming Christmas family movies, and we had Christmas horror films, but this was a …

Movies

Ancient Egypt: Two Mysterious 3,500-Year-Old Tombs Reveal Mummy and Vast Treasures in New Excavation

In the southern Egyptian city of Luxor, site of the ancient metropolis of Thebes, two new artifacts have been added to a place that is already …

A New Trilogy is Exactly What Star Wars Needs

Opinion: It’s time to leave the Skywalkers behind.<p>It was announced this week that Rian Johnson, the director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, will be …

Wildfires devastate California pot farmers, who must rebuild without banks or insurance

She knew just where she had buried the gold and silver coins — down a ravine from her home by a big Douglas fir.<p>After Cheryl Dumont lost her entire marijuana crop, her income for the year, she was anxious to see whether that savings had survived the Redwood fire.<p>She hiked down to the tree with a …

California

Let's Analyze the Ridiculous Physics of the Bugatti Chiron

At one point in the past, I was a teenager. Hard to believe, I know, but it's true. During that time, I thought about teenager things. In particular, …

Sports Cars

Ancient Humans Knew Incest Was Gross and Built a Safety Net

They put Game of Thrones characters to shame.<p>Cultural disavowal aside, incest and subsequent inbreeding are not great. Incestuous relationships …

Anthropology

An algorithm deduced the sexuality of people on a dating site with up to 91% accuracy, raising tricky ethical questions<p>Artificial intelligence can accurately guess whether people are gay or straight based on photos of their faces, according to new research that suggests machines can have …

Artificial Intelligence

A Student Found an Ancient Canadian Village That's 10,000 Years Older Than The Pyramids

Incredible!<p>For hundreds (perhaps thousands) of years, generations of the Heiltsuk Nation - an indigenous group in British Columbia - have passed down …

Ice Age

A Strange Fossil Just Changed What We Know About Animals Evolving to Walk on Land

Is this our fishy ancestor or not?<p>There's something to be learned from every fossil, but now and then, a fossil is found that doesn't quite seem to …

Paleontology

Epson just unveiled a 130-inch ‘screen-free’ laser TV that launches this fall for $3,000

The home projector market is likely far bigger than you think, and Epson is the market leader by a wide margin, with a 53% market share in the United …

How we'll nap our way to Mars

This is what real suspended animation will look like.<p>Imagine a road trip that lasts six months—no pit stops, black night the whole way. That’s how long it would take you, and how monotonous it would be, to fly to Mars. To avoid the boredom (and its cousins depression and anxiety), you could spend …

Lost Languages Discovered in One of the World’s Oldest Continuously Run Libraries

Saint Catherine’s Monastery, a sacred Christian site nestled in the shadow of Mount Sinai, is home to one of the world’s oldest continuously used …

9 new trailers you should watch this week

I was pretty sucked in by <i>Christine</i>’s tailer when it hit last year, and now that the film is on Netflix, I finally got around to checking it out. It’s a really great movie — and Rebecca Hall’s performance is just amazing — but the weird thing is, part of me wishes it hadn’t been confined to …

If You Think You’re Brave, We Dare You To Watch These 17 Horror Movies On Netflix Alone At Night

Horror has been a part of human civilisation since its inception. Be it wild animals or the mystery of the unknown, we have always been terrified of …

40-ton whale filmed jumping fully out of the water like it's some kind of hotshot dolphin or something

An enormous adult humpback whale was filmed breaching fully out of the water off the southeastern coast of South Africa in early July. The massive …

We may have cracked the mystery of Stonehenge

The more archaeologists study Stonehenge, the more mysteries unfold. But a coherent story is beginning to emerge.<p>Stonehenge is one the UK’s most visited tourist attractions – and one of the world’s most enigmatic ancient monuments. People come from all over the world to stare at the iconic stone …

Archaeology

A visual guide to every contender for the Iron Throne on “Game of Thrones”

Winter is here. Finally.<p>Season seven of HBO’s hit fantasy drama <i>Game of Thrones</i> begins Sunday (July 16) at 9pm US Eastern time. Because the show features so many characters and interweaving plot lines, we thought we’d help you catch up for the new season.<p>Below are convenient (shareable!) trading …

Crocodiles Are Prehistoric Monsters Who Survived The Dinosaur's Extinction

It's not exactly headline news that alligators and crocodiles are basically living dinosaurs. Except they aren't dinosaurs. For one thing, they're …