Evidence For An Ancient Biblical Story

The Bible refers to Joshua winning a battle to seize part of Canaan by praying; “Sun, stand still at Gibeon, and Moon, in the Valley of Aijalon. And the Sun stood still, and the Moon stopped, until the nation took vengeance on their enemies.” This violates numerous laws of physics – religious authorities even used […]

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Incredible Jack O’ Lanterns

Every year, NASA has a competition to create the best jack o’ lanterns for Halloween. Just like you did as a child. However, NASA employees aren’t the kind of people to do things halfheartedly, and their creations are about to put your childhood pumpkins to shame. Here they are: Incredible Jack O’ Lanterns

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Pregnancy Plus Another

A woman has recently told her story of becoming pregnant whilst already pregnant, resulting in her giving birth to two children who were not conceived at the same time and had different sets of parents. Full story: Pregnancy Plus Another

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Scott’s Antarctic Expedition

More than a century after it occurred, the tragedy of Robert Scott’s expedition to the South Pole remains Antarctica’s most famous story. It’s sad fate is usually attributed to a combination of bad luck and blundering. However, previously unstudied expedition documents lend weight to a different theory; that Scott and his men died because of […]

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Keep Your Password Safe

Your password shouldn’t be an easy guess, yet the word itself is the most common password used, according to the tech team at online electrical retailer AO.com. It’s vital that we remain careful to help protect personal details like emails, banking information, and personal content. So exactly where are most of us slipping up? Well, […]

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Daydreaming

Why do we daydream? Besides from deciding how to spend our lottery win or calculating an escape route in time for the zombie apocalypse, of course. Well, new research suggests the neuro-network that plays a role in daydreaming also allows us to perform routine tasks more efficiently. Learn more: Daydreaming

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Life After Death

Bright lights, warmth, detachment from the body, life flashbacks, encounters with spirits; these are all things that thousands, perhaps even millions of people have reported when they approach (then return from) death. These so-called near-death-experiences (NDEs) are widely recognized phenomena, but they have been met with considerable skepticism among the medical and scientific community and […]

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Evidence Of Early Ritualistic Violence

Blunt force injuries on human remains recently discovered in Peru provide the earliest evidence for ritualistic violence in the Americas to date, reports The Asahi Shimbun. The fact that the trauma was low level and showed signs of healing leads scholars to believe that the injuries weren’t designed to kill. Their findings were published earlier […]

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Control Your Dreams

A technique to induce lucid dreaming has been independently verified for the first time, and might be even more effective when combined with others. More than half the participants lucidly dreamed during the trial, a record-breaking success rate in just a week without using external intervention. Learn more: Control Your Dreams

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There’s An Apocalypse Coming

A top scientist has called for a global effort to stop the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, warning that if we don’t act now 10 million people could die a year from drug-resistant diseases. Learn more: There’s An Apocalypse Coming

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