Big History

Five new human rights for the digital age (excerpt from the book ‘Technology vs Humanity’)

This is a slightly modified and hyper-linked excerpt from my new book ‘Technology vs Humanity’. Originally posted on my blog.<p>Find out more about …

Human Rights

This Video Of A Monster Crushing A Puppy To Death With His Car Is A Sign That Humanity’s Really Dead

For all the progress we've made as a race, we humans have somehow still not cracked the most basic principle of existence - harmony with other living …

Helping Others Ascend ∞The 9th Dimensional Arcturian Council

“Greetings. We are the Arcturian Council. We are pleased to connect with all of you.We are ready, and willing, and able to help all of you in your …

Spirituality

Why the Humanities?

<i>Thoughts about how to change the game for advocates of the humanities</i><p><i>(and how to cope when you can’t)</i><p><b>a guest post by Owen Williams</b><p>I work in an …

Humanities

The Enslavement System Is Crashing

8. MIND CONTROL through inplants, frequency weapons, and etheric manipulation.<p>9. Etc…<p>All of them are crashing now.<p>In the midst of chaos and …

Spirituality

NASA To SMASH Spaceship Into ASTEROID In A Mission To Save All Of HUMANITY!

Space

The Anthropocene: Scientists respond to criticisms of a new geological epoch: 'Irreversible' changes to the Earth provide striking evidence of new epoch

'Irreversible' changes to the Earth provide striking evidence of new epoch<p>'Irreversible' changes to the Earth provide striking evidence of new epoch, …

Anthropocene

Extinction or Survival: How Storytellers Explore the Ethics of Colonizing Other Planets

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Anthropocene

New telescope can detect the ancient history of the universe

Learning the secrets of the universe demands that humanity study its most ancient star-building regions, and the HERA radio telescope allows …

Ancient History

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is Based Around a Perfect Apocalypse

Movies offer us vivid depictions of post-apocalyptic worlds. If you've ever seen The Day After, the 1983 TV film about the direct effects of a …

Anthropocene

8 Tracks: To Restore Your Faith In Humanity With Group Zero

Let's be honest, planet earth sucks. Seriously, we don't deserve such a paradise when we continue to breed such hate and carnage. Anyway, moving on...<p>…

Music

Types of Rocks

Geologists classify rocks into three major groups: igneous rock, sedimentary rock, and metamorphic rock. Metamorphic Rock forms from other rocks that …

Geology

The Biggest Shift Ever On The Planet Is Happening NOW: Be In The Mission

by <b>Leda de Zwaan</b><p><b>LIVING A MISSION- IT IS TIME NOW.</b><p>I believe everyone has a MISSION. And when you feel that Mission, in every cell of your body and DNA, …

Spirituality

NASA announces 2 new institutes helping humanity to colonize the solar system

If you really want to explore the unknown, it’s necessary to put every effort possible into this venture. According to NASA, that’s exactly what they …

Space Science

She Says: Come From Away is Where Humanity is Redeemed | Times Square Chronicles

She Says: Come From Away is Where Humanity is Redeemed<p>The cast from Come From Away<p>When I first heard about Irene Sankoff and David Hein’s new musical</i> …

U.N. Expert: Biodiversity Is Essential To Human Rights

The extinction crisis has “grave and far-reaching implications for human well-being,” writes law professor John Knox.<p>WASHINGTON — For the first time, a United Nations report has recognized biodiversity and healthy ecosystems as essential to human rights.<p>The report, authored by U.N. Special …

Anthropocene

New Study Confirms Sharks’ Ancient Ancestors

Sharks are ancient predators, and for many species, their body plan hasn’t changed much over the course of millions of years. But even predators as …

Paleontology

Scientists Found a New Window Into the Hellish Ancient Earth

Four and a half billion years ago, some dust from a cloud orbiting around a star coalesced into a rocky planet. But unlike most of the dusty balls in …

Science

Humans may have transformed the Sahara from lush paradise to barren desert

Once upon a time, the Sahara was green. There were vast lakes. Hippos and giraffe lived there, and large human populations of fishers foraged for …

Anthropocene

Why don't we write words the way pronounce them?

How much energy and brain power do we devote to learning how to spell? Language evolves over time, and with it the way we spell — is it worth it to …

TED Talks

Remnants of Earth’s original crust preserve time before plate tectonics

Not all of the newborn Earth’s surface has been lost to time. Transformed bits of this rocky material remain embedded in the hearts of continents, …

Plate Tectonics

'We're going to be okay': Humans not destined for extinction, says former NASA chair

Astrobiologist and author David Grinspoon outlines trends towards longterm human survival<p>Between melting ice caps, water scarcity. and a warming …

Anthropocene

For UK, 2010s Are Decade Of Slowest Pay Growth Since Napoleonic Wars - Rightly So

We have various pieces of news today about the British jobs market. Unemployment, at 4.7%, is now down to its lowest in four decades, to the levels of 1975. Nominal wage growth is at 2.2 % and inflation means that real wage growth is down at 0.8%. At which point the Resolution Foundation tells us …

Economics

World’s oldest fossil plants could rewrite life's early history

Scientists have discovered the fossilised remains of 1.6 billion year-old red algae from India. Advanced multicellular life began much earlier that …

Biology

Indian rocks may harbor 1.6-billion-year-old ancestors of complex life

Life forms that eventually gave rise to animals and plants may have appeared on Earth 400 million years earlier than previously believed. That’s the …

Biology

strategy - Medieval strategy | military

Medieval strategy<p>Most military histories skim over the Middle Ages, incorrectly believing it to be a period in which strategy was displaced by a …

Ancient History

Novel minerals show humans’ imprint on the earth

The SS Cheerful was on her way from Falmouth to Liverpool in thick fog when she was struck by another ship. The vessel, loaded with stamped ingots of …

Anthropocene

"Living Well and Dying Well in the Early Modern World" a call for papers

<i>by Sarah-Jayne Ainsworth, Harry McCarthy, Josh Rhodes (conference organisers)</i><p>Following the success of our inaugural conference last year, the Centre …

History

24 Signs that You are an Original Annunaki Descendant on the Earth Today

<b>1. Annunaki believe that you can truly create something from nothing.</b><p>The Annunaki are rumored to be many things. Supposedly they were the charged …

Spirituality

More than memory

The true purpose of the world’s great prehistoric sites were to act as vast repositories for cultural knowledge, argues Australian oral history …

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