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NASA photo reveals a startling 300-foot-wide rift in Antarctic Ice Shelf

The breakup of the massive Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica is getting closer and will eventually produce an iceberg the size of Delaware prowling …

The Entire Universe As We Know It In One Spectacular Photograph

There’s a tremendous amount of information available about the universe, so much so that it’s a feat to even comprehend how much scientists have documented. In 1946, we saw the very first photograph from outer space; 70 years later, we have images of over 5,500 different galaxies courtesy of the …

Hidden water below Antarctica provides hope for life on Mars

Antarctica is the Earth environment that most resembles Mars<p>The McMurdo Dry Valleys form the largest ice-free region in Antarctica. They also make up the coldest and driest environments on the planet. Yet, despite these extreme conditions, the valleys' surface is home to a large diversity of …

Patent Exposed: The Flying Saucer of Nikola Tesla • Latest UFO sightings

At the end of the 19th century, the most distinguished engineers and scientists declared that no known combination of locomotion and materials could …

What can your hands reveal about your personality and future?

Your hands are a real encyclopedia that can reveal a lot of things about your personality: they reveal your character, your health and even what you …

WATCH: Insane Meteor And UFO Footage

Thrilling amateur footage of strange lights in the sky. Watch as the lights separate into three lots of three and then recombine again. Very large …

The incredible earthquake detector invented nearly 2,000 years ago

Although we still cannot accurately predict earthquakes, we have come a long way in detecting, recording, and measuring seismic shocks. Many don’t …

10 Craziest Superstitions From Around the World

People believe the nuttiest shit for no apparent reason.<p>Photo by: Victor Bezrukov<p>Perhaps an expression of our collective OCD, or our attempt at controlling things that are out of our control, crazy superstitions of all kinds have existed for millennia. Some relate to luck, others to wealth and sex, …

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

Scientists Discover Another Earth!

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope recently discovered an Earth-like planet orbiting a nearby star within the habitable zone of our galaxy. Kepler-186f is …

Habitable Zone

Construction workers in China accidentally unearth dinosaur eggs

Heyuan is a city in the mountainous Guandong province of China that bills itself as the "Home of the Dinosaurs," and rightfully so. In 2004 the local museum was awarded a Guinness World Record for the largest collection of fossilized dinosaur eggs (10,008 at the time), and almost 17,000 egg fossils …

Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?<p>Many of the headlines say so. “No, Human Head Transplants Will Not Be Possible by 2017,” said <i>Popular Science</i>. The <i>International Business Times</i> pronounced …

Immune System

Ocean on Saturn Moon Enceladus May Have Potential Energy Source to Support Life

Saturn's icy moon Enceladus is looking better and better as a potential abode for alien life.<p>Chemical reactions that free up energy that could …

Astronomy

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Sergei Lavrov suggests the Government is trying to distract attention "having …

75-million-year-old dinosaur blood and collagen discovered in fossil fragments

Scientists have discovered what appear to be red blood cells and collagen fibres in the fossilised remains of dinosaurs that lived 75 million years ago.<p>Traces of the soft tissues were found by accident when researchers at Imperial College in London analysed eight rather shabby fossils that had been …

Paleontology

Found in a 78-year-old's cellar: a WWII tank

It took 20 soldiers almost nine hours to remove a World War II "Panther" tank from a pensioner's cellar in a wealthy community in northern Germany—and that's in spite of the fact that the German army sent in modern recovery tanks to help confiscate the vintage 1943 vehicle, reports the …

The Unique Weapons of Ancient Japan

When I imagine a samurai, I envision a warrior with a sword. And not just any sword, but the world-renowned Japanese katana – a curved blade …

Martial Arts

21 rare and weird facts about World War II

Ghost fleet: Amazing photos of a WWII ship graveyard in Truk Lagoon

This dream and these ships came to life for me during a recent trip aboard the MV Odyssey live-aboard. Truk Lagoon, now known as Chuuk, is most certainly one of the world's greatest wreck diving destinations.<p>These lush green islands with palm trees and calm blue waters make it almost impossible to …

A Gel That Can Stop Bleeding In Under 10 Seconds Gets Closer To Human Use

If you put the gel on skin, it will have the properties of skin. If you put it next to the liver, it will take on the properties of the liver.<p>Joe Landolina was a 17-year-old recent arrival at New York University when he made a discovery that could save millions of lives. He’s now gearing up to take …

Medicine

By 2100, Earth Will Have an Entirely Different Ocean

A complete guide to the hotter, higher, trashier, fish-free oceans of the near future.<p>The ocean is in the midst of a radical, manmade change. It can seem kind of crazy that one of the most immense properties on Earth—the ocean washes over 71 percent of the planet—could be completely transformed by …

India's Mars orbiter sends stunning canyon photo

The country's space agency has also released 3D images of the massive canyon known as the Ophir Chasma.<p>Just in time for India's Independence Day, the country's first interplanetary mission has sent back beautiful images of the Red Planet's surface.<p>The Indian Space Research Organisation's Mars …

Mars Orbiter

Crash Course Astronomy: The outer solar system.

Where does the solar system end?<p>You might think of the solar system as being the Sun, a bunch of planets*, and various asteroids and …

14 Beautiful Yet Inhospitable Planets

.By<p>Thanks to the incredible Telescopes being developed, scientists know more than ever about planets that are millions of light years away from us. …

Neptune's Strange Magnetic Field Stretches Arms in New Model

Scientists knew Neptune’s magnetic field was strange—just not this strange.<p>Neptune, the eighth planet from the sun, has vivid blue clouds and fierce …

Sounds of the solar system: probing Pluto's predicted score

We are starting to discover what it looks like, as the data from the New Horizons mission is beamed back to Earth - but what might Pluto sound like? The question isn’t quite as idiotic as it seems. Nasa has previously released sonic predictions of the electromagnetic vibrations of the planets – …

Astronomy

NASA Mission Brings Pluto Into Sharp Focus — But It's Still Not a Planet

The new pictures that NASA’s New Horizons probe has begun to beam back have revealed Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, in ever greater detail from …

Should Pluto return to the planet club?

In 2006, Pluto had its planet status revoked. Now a petition hopes to get it restored -- but would other dwarf planets ride in on its coattails?<p>When NASA's New Horizons Pluto probe launched on January 19, 2006, Pluto was still officially considered a planet.<p>By the end of 2006, it was no longer …