Rare White Rattlesnake Appearance Could Be a Political Warning Sign

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Rare White Rattlesnake Appearance Could Be a Political Warning Sign
A rare white rattlesnake was found last week at a park in Texas. The white snake or serpent is an important sign to Native Americans, appearing in a famous Iroquois prophecy concerning the prophet Deganawidah, better known as The Great Peacemaker. A few days after the white rattlesnake appeared (and its photo went viral on […]
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Solution to the Gaia Hypothesis Puzzle Shows How Earth Could Function as a Living Organism

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Solution to the Gaia Hypothesis Puzzle Shows How Earth Could Function as a Living Organism
Scientists may have found the missing piece to the puzzle of the “Gaia hypothesis.” First proposed by James Lovelock and Lynn Margulis in the 1970’s, the Gaia hypothesis is an attempt to explain how Earth has managed to sustain life in the face of the multitudes of cosmic and terrestrial cataclysms that have befallen our […]
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The Air Force’s ‘rods from god’ could hit with the force of a nuclear weapon — with no fallout

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The Air Force’s ‘rods from god’ could hit with the force of a nuclear weapon — with no fallout
The 107-country Outer Space Treaty signed in 1967 prohibits nuclear, biological, or chemical weapons from being placed in or used from Earth’s orbit. What they didn’t count on was the US Air Force’s most simple weapon ever: a tungsten rod that could hit a city with the explosive power of an intercontinental ballistic missile. During […]
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Loch Ness DNA Tests Could Justify Harmful Hydro Plant Construction

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Loch Ness DNA Tests Could Justify Harmful Hydro Plant Construction
Cryptozoology stalwart Nessie might seem old fashioned compared to some of the more modern mysteries and wonders, but that hasn’t stopped the legendary creature from continuing to poke its head or tail or…whatever from the cold waters of Scotland’s Loch Ness now and again to give us all a glimpse of something truly magical. Or […]
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We Could Be the Multiple Personalities of a Cosmic Consciousness

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We Could Be the Multiple Personalities of a Cosmic Consciousness
Dissociative identity disorder, or DID, remains one of the most mysterious psychological conditions known to science. DID, formerly known as multiple personality disorder, causes individuals consciousnesses to essentially ‘split’ into distinct personality states. In these states, body language, vocal patterns, and even emotional states can vary significantly. Many individuals do not remember events that occurred […]
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Get ready for a gold rush in space: Mining asteroids could unlock enough wealth to ‘earn everyone on Earth £75 BILLION’, claims Nasa

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Get ready for a gold rush in space: Mining asteroids could unlock enough wealth to ‘earn everyone on Earth £75 BILLION’, claims Nasa
Several space companies are vying to be the first to mine nearby asteroids Certain space rocks are loaded with platinum, nickel, iron and gold  Deep Space Industries is building steam-powered thrusters for spacecraft  The firm envisions swarms of probes flying out to draw resources from asteroid Humanity’s next gold rush could take place aboard small […]
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Trading Our DNA Could Save Us from Being Annihilated by Aliens

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Trading Our DNA Could Save Us from Being Annihilated by Aliens
Science fiction is full of tales of malevolent alien races who invade Earth in an attempt to enslave, annihilate, or assimilate the human race. In most of these, ragtag bands of human survivors band together to bravely fight off these invaders and reclaim our home planet through sheer bravery and a little help from Bill […]
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Beer on Mars: Students Find Red Planet Could Grow Hops

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Beer on Mars: Students Find Red Planet Could Grow Hops
Here’s an interplanetary botany discovery that took college students and not NASA scientists to find: Hops — the flowers used to add a pleasant bitterness to beer — grow well in Martian soil. “I don’t know if it’s a practical plant, but it’s doing fairly well,” said Edward F. Guinan, a professor of astronomy and astrophysics […]
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Could you live forever? Humans will achieve IMMORTALITY using AI and genetic engineering by 2050, expert claims

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Could you live forever? Humans will achieve IMMORTALITY using AI and genetic engineering by 2050, expert claims
Old age could soon be old news, according to a leading futurologist who claims people born after 1970 could live forever. He predicts that by the year 2050, humans could outlive the constraints of the physical body. Genetic engineering could be used to extend the body’s life expectancy, by reducing or reversing the ageing of […]
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Suicide machine that could be controlled by the blink of an eye sparks euthanasia debate

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Suicide machine that could be controlled by the blink of an eye sparks euthanasia debate
Opponents of euthanasia have expressed concern at the creation of a “suicide machine”, which has been developed by Dr Philip Nitschke. The well-known advocate of individuals’ right to die has regularly caused controversy by assisting what he calls “rational suicides”. Having developed machines in the past that could be used by individuals to inject themselves […]
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