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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 New Online Archives

On Tuesday, the CIA uploaded 12 million declassified pages onto a searchable online database — the first time that these documents had been viewable …

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 …

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> …

Oxford University Offers Workshops To Academics Suffering Research ‘Trauma’

Academics at Oxford University are being offered therapy in case they’ve been disturbed by their research.<p>It’s come to light that postgraduates …

Conservative POV

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 …

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

Novel technique enables researchers to identify deadly virus in Iron Age pottery vessels

Archaeology

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 …

Weird

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 …

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 …

TV Series

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 …

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 …

What's inside the windowless AT&T/NSA spying hub in lower Manhattan?

The windowless, 550'-tall AT&T tower at 33 Thomas Street in lower Manhattan is the building referred to as TITANPOINTE in the NSA documents leaked by …

After Thousands of Years, Earth's Frozen Life Forms Are Waking Up

What's happening in Siberia's thawing permafrost and Greenland's melting glaciers sounds borderline supernatural. Ancient viruses, bacteria, plants, …

Biology

Mystery over Dutch WW2 shipwrecks vanished from Java Sea bed

<b>Three Dutch World War Two ships considered war graves have vanished from the bottom of the Java Sea, the Dutch defence ministry says.</b><p>All three were sunk by the Japanese during the Battle of the Java Sea in 1942, and their wrecks were discovered by divers in 2002.<p>A report in the Guardian says three …

Asshole stick: DIY USB destroyer the size of a thumbdrive

This gadget does exactly as promised: it looks like a thumbdrive (sort of) and fries the circuitry of any computer it's plugged into. It's made from …

2016 Delta Green Shotgun Scenario Contest: submissions now open!SUBMISSIONS NOW CLOSED

It's time for the annual Delta Green Shotgun Scenario Contest!<p>As usual, the aim of this year's contest is to write short scenarios. In keeping with …