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The science of spying: how the CIA secretly recruits academics

In order to tempt nuclear scientists from countries such as Iran or North Korea to defect, US spy agencies routinely send agents to academic conferences – or even host their own fake ones. By Daniel Golden<p>The CIA agent tapped softly on the hotel room door. After the keynote speeches, panel …

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Massive Ancient Underground City Once Housed 20,000 People

Photo: Nevit Dilmen [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons<p>Many of us have fantasized about having a door in our home that leads us to a hidden world, but can you imagine a buried city laying just behind the walls of your house? In 1963, a Turkish man knocked down a wall in his basement, only …

Archaeology

Babylonian Tablet Inscription: ‘Ritual for the Observances of Eclipses’ Circa 300 BCE | #SolarEclipse

August 16, 2017 AT 9:28 am<p>Babylonian Tablet Inscription: ‘Ritual for the Observances of Eclipses’ Circa 300 BCE | #SolarEclipse

Wrestlenomicon

<i>Wrestlenomicon</i> is coming to Kickstarter soon and to playtesting EVEN SOONER. Sign up now!<p><i>Wrestlenomicon</i> is a trademark of Dennis Detwiller and Shane …

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How to covertly toss an apartment, Stasi style

In 1984, the Stasi -- East Germany's notorious secret police -- searched the flat of an auditor to determine if he'd leaked files that put the …

Special forces are getting a stealth motorcycle that's silent and deadly

Here comes the dirt bike, beware of the dirt bike.<p>A dirt bike is a tool for getting a person to a place they shouldn't be. Lightweight, made for rough terrain, and fast, motorcycles allow special forces to slip through woods, navigate narrow canyons, sneak through alleyways, or hurtle down …

Aerospace

Study finds belief in aliens and religious belief share a similar psychological motivation

New research suggests that paranormal beliefs about extraterrestrial intelligence are linked to the need to find meaning in life.<p>The study of 1,146 …

Weird Life Found Trapped in Giant Underground Crystals

Boston, Massachusetts<p>Floating in pockets of fluid, the microbes are likely new to science and may be up to 50,000 years old, a NASA researcher says.<p>Creatures that thrive on iron, sulfur, and other chemicals have been found trapped inside giant crystals deep in a Mexican cave. The microbial …

Biology

Doctors are scarce on India’s river island – so the witch-hunters are back

Victims face abuse or even death in villages in Assam where belief in the occult retains its grip<p>Days before Rajan Pegu was beaten to death, the villagers of Baspora had held a meeting. A string of unexplained deaths had occurred within weeks and the villagers believed some dark magic was at play. …

India

Ten Extremely Weird Documents in the CIA’s Online FOIA Archives

Nazi gold, UFO sightings, psychic probes of Jupiter, and petty office complaints about soda.<p>On Tuesday, the CIA uploaded 12 million declassified …

From UFOs to its psychic Stargate tests, the CIA just dumped 13 million declassified pages online

The collection includes scientific research, policy files, intelligence, senior correspondence and yes, UFO sightings and psychic experiments<p>The CIA …

UFOs

Miniature Brain and Skull Found Growing Inside Teen’s Ovary

While performing a routine appendectomy on a 16-year-old girl, Japanese surgeons uncovered an ovarian tumor containing bits of hair, a thin plate of …

Biology

WHAT? Azealia Banks Posts Video of 'Blood-Stained' 'Witchcraft' Room After Chicken Sacrifices

Welp, here's something we don't see everyday:<p>On Friday, rapper Azealia Banks posted a now-deleted bizarre video on Instagram of what she claims to be …

2007 Carancas impact event

impact site<p>The <b>Carancas impact event</b> refers to the fall of the <i>Carancas</i> chondritic meteorite on September 15, 2007, near the village of Carancas in …

Scientists Dug Out A Bizarre Nazi Chest. What They Found Inside Is “Unlike Anything Known To Man”

<b>An old chest bearing the symbol of a secret Nazi organization was dug out by a team of scientists in rural Southern Russia. What was found inside the</b> …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Economically, teens are dependent on their parents for longer.<p>11:45 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017<p>This father feels uncomfortable asking his nanny, who works …

Billie Jean King

Two Billion-Year-Old Water Found in Canadian Mine

Canadian Geoscientists have uncovered water that dates back a whopping two billion years. It’s the oldest water ever discovered on Earth, and it …

University of Toronto

Captivating CIA maps give an insight into eight decades of top-secret intelligence

The CIA is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its cartographic division by releasing a cache of its maps online dating from the second world war …

Maps

What is the military hiding? Bikers held at GUNPOINT at entrance to Area 51

Dramatic video uploaded to YouTube shows the pair’s terror as the armed “cammo dudes” confront them just outside the gates of the top secret Area 51 …

Human blood, organs, and a surprising virus detected in ancient pottery

Sometime between 600 and 450 B.C.E., a high-status individual in what is today Germany developed some disturbing symptoms: large bruises, bleeding …

Skeleton Lake of Roopkund, India

A lake with hundreds of ancient skeletons surrounding it. The surprise is what killed them…<p>In 1942 a British forest guard in Roopkund, India made an …

Archaeology

The FBI Debunked These UFO Documents in the Most Childish Way Possible

<i>Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world’s hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.</i>Everyone knows the story of the alien …

UFOs

Area 51 Aerial Time Lapse Shows How the Secretive Location Has Grown

More buildings, more runways, more mystery.<p>America's most mysterious government base is Nevada's Area 51. A sprawling airfield and military test facility lodged between a dry lake bed and a mountain, Area 51 was where the U-2 spy plane, SR-71 Blackbird, and the F-117A Nighthawk stealth fighter were …

Area 51

Modern Witchcraft Classes

<b>What is Modern Witchcraft?</b><br>Modern Witchcraft, as I teach it through The Sojourner Whole Earth Provisions, is a path of wisdom, reason, empowerment and …

Strange Numbers Found in Particle Collisions

An unexpected connection has emerged between the results of physics experiments and an important, seemingly unrelated set of numbers in pure …

Look Inside the Windowless New York Skyscraper Linked to the NSA

Since publishing a story about an apparent National Security Agency surveillance site in New York, The Intercept has obtained several previously …

Graphically Improved Delta Green Conspyramid

A few months ago, we posted Agent Jacob Moffitt’s Delta Green adaptation of the Conspyramid from Night’s Black Agents. Since then, another dedicated …

A Bunch of WWII Shipwrecks Have Mysteriously Vanished

American, British and Dutch warships have likely been the victim of scrappers.<p>Allied warships that sank off the coast of Indonesia during World War II have completely vanished. Recent sonar images of known shipwrecks have turned up empty seabed, leading to speculation the wrecks were pillaged for …

Military History

The NSA’s Spy Hub in New York, Hidden in Plain Sight

They called it Project X. It was an unusually audacious, highly sensitive assignment: to build a massive skyscraper, capable of withstanding an …