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Rare World War II photos printed in colour show the conflict the way our ancestors would have seen it

THIS extraordinary collection of rare colour photographs reveal the Second World War as the people living through the conflict would have seen it.<p>A …

World History

If We’re Searching for Earth 2.0, Would We Know It When We Find It?

In the past few decades, there has been an explosion in the number of extra-solar planets that have been discovered. As of April 1st, 2018, a total …

Science

What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?

Mercury is the closest planet to the sun, but far from being a dull cinder of a world, it has instead turned out to be a real eye opener for …

Astronomy

The Story of the F-23 Fighter: The Plane That Would Have Replaced the F-22 - Warrior Maven

No Way Out? Aliens on 'Super-Earth' Planets May Be Trapped by Gravity

"Super-Earth" planets are giant-size versions of Earth, and some research has suggested that they're more likely to be habitable than Earth-size …

Moon

Syria and the beginning of a new Cold War

Russia and the West are transferring their increasingly hostile confrontation to Syria.<p>Recent US-led coalition strikes in response to an alleged chemical attack in Douma, a suburb of Damascus, had Western analysts hoping for a tectonic change in Washington's policy on Syria. Russia, on the other …

Geopolitics

US military hopes to launch rockets in 'days, not years'

Even in the era of private spaceflight companies, the process of getting a rocket into space is glacially slow: it can take months or years to schedule and prepare for a mission. That was fine when launching <i>any</i> rocket was a special occasion, but DARPA thinks the industry can do better. The military …

Space Exploration

Saudi Arabia considers deployment of troops in Syria

EPA-EFE/AHMED YOSRI<p>Click for full view<p>Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir attends a press conference during the 29th Arab Summit, in Dhahran, Saudi …

Middle East

Explorers Journey Into Africa's Okavango Delta

In northwestern Botswana, the arid ground of the Kalahari Desert gives way beneath the thousand green fingers—an unfurling hand of permanent marshes and seasonal floodplains, knuckled with islands, whorled by shifting channels and streams—known as the Okavango Delta.<p>The inland terminus of a massive …

Groundhog Day

Newly revealed government statistics hidden from public destroy liberal gun control narrative

Newly discovered statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which were allegedly “never publicly released,” dismantle the liberal gun control narrative that firearms are not regularly used in self-defense.<p>What do the statistics show?<p>As Reason noted, the CDC is legally unable to …

Guns

California fault line is 'tectonic time bomb' for disastrous earthquake, researchers say

Residents in the San Francisco Bay Area are living along a fault that is a "ticking time bomb" that could generate an earthquake that could kill hundreds, according to a report released Wednesday.<p>The U.S. Geological Survey said in a report called the "HayWired Scenario" that a magnitude 7.0 …

Geology

The world’s top wind turbine can power your home in one spin

Wind turbines are getting bigger. Last week, the world’s most powerful wind turbine rose out of the sea off the coast of Aberdeen, Scotland. It’s the …

Hydroelectric Power

Scientists Tested How Much Know-It-Alls Actually Know, And The Results Speak For Themselves

Some people have what's referred to as "belief superiority".<p>People who think their knowledge and beliefs are superior to others are especially prone …

Psychology

Report: Gunfire outside king's home in Saudi Arabia

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>Gunfire and explosions have been reported outside the home of the Saudi king in Riyadh, the country's …

Saudi Arabia

US Admiral warns: Only war can now stop Beijing controlling the South China Sea

THE island fortresses are built. The airfields are ready. The harbours are open.

China

A fabulous taste of the Amalfi Coast: EXCLUSIVE for MoS readers – a culinary tour of ‘the world’s most beautiful coastline’

The most beautiful stretch of coastline in the world? With its towering cliffs, dramatic seaside towns and the glittering Tyrrhenian Sea, the Amalfi …

Travel

NASA reveals its plans to have astronauts orbiting the moon by 2025

2019 will likely be a busy year for NASA. At the Space Symposium conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Associate Administrator William …

Space Exploration

British and Russian Subs in "Cat-and-Mouse' Pursuit Ahead of Latest Syria Strike - Warrior Maven

Military

New Study Finds Group of People Are Genetically Adapted for Life Underwater

A Bajau child looking just at home underwater as above. Image: BBC/Filipinow<p><b>The Bajau Laut have been sea nomads for centuries.</b> In the waters they …

Research

Scientists Find a Way to Bend And Stretch Diamond, One of The Hardest Materials on Earth

Pushing the boundaries of physics.<p>Diamond isn't the first material that springs to mind when it comes to bending and stretching, but scientists have …

Nanotech

61 Sensational Soviet Space Posters

Artists from the Soviet Union looked to the skies and foresaw a Utopia in space. The Communists would bring peace and prosperity not only to the …

Posters

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

Humanity

Chinese Warships "Challenge" Australian Frigates in S. China Sea

On April 15, three Australian naval vessels had a "robust" encounter with Chinese forces in the South China Sea, according to Australian officials. …

China

The Yellowstone Supervolcano Is a Disaster Waiting to Happen

Let's talk about this.<p>Yellowstone National Park sits squarely over a giant, active volcano. This requires attention.<p>Yellowstone has been a national …

Geology

The Secret Reason No Nation Wants to Fight America's Tanks in a War

The Secret Reason No Nation Wants to Fight America's Tanks in a War

United States

US Commander: People’s Liberation Army now controls South China Sea, could only be stopped by ‘war’

According to the head of US Fleet Forces Command, China has amassed enough defenses to control the entire South China Sea.<p>The remarks were made in a statement to the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, by Navy Admiral Philip S. Davidson, who wrote: “Once occupied, China will be able to …

China

Four Years of NASA NEOWISE Data

NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission has released its fourth year of survey data. Since the mission was …

Astronomy

If we weren’t the first industrial civilization on Earth, would we ever know? - MIT Technology Review

The Silurians are a species of lizard-like creature that appeared in the cult science fiction TV show <i>Dr. Who</i>. They achieved industrial expertise …

Climate Change

Quantum Radar Could Make Stealth Technology Obsolete

The frigid Canadian arctic is a rough place to try and catch a spy.<p>For one, the region is smack dab on top of the world's magnetic North Pole, where …

Quantum Mechanics

Players Have Crowned A New Best Board Game — And It May Be Tough To Topple

If we’re living in a golden age of board games, then the website BoardGameGeek is the internet’s sifting pan. The bounty of games overfloweth — one …

Board Games