New Nanowire Device Literally Produces Electricity out of Thin Air

February 21, 2020
Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a device made out of bacterial nanowires that uses only moisture from the atmosphere to generate a current of electricity—basically, this device can produce energy out of thin air... literally. The... continued

Is the Slowdown of the North Atlantic Current Making Europe’s Winter Storms Worse?

February 19, 2020
Northern Europe has been hit hard by a rapid succession of winter storms that have resulted in extensive flooding and storm damage across Europe, with the last two extratropical cyclones, Storms Ciara and Dennis, leaving 24 dead along paths that stretched from North America... continued

The Solar System Had a Gentle Formation, According to a Trans-Neptunian Snowman

February 18, 2020
Data collected from the New Horizons space probe's 2019 flyby of a snowman-shaped object at the edge of the solar system has settled a debate about how the early solar system formed. Previously, there had been two prevailing theories regarding how this happened: either the matter in the proto-planetary disk... continued

Antarctica Sets a New High Temperature Record

February 14, 2020
A record-high temperature was recorded in Antarctica on February 6, with the thermometer hitting 18.3°C (64.9°F) at Esperanza Base, on the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, according to Argentina's Servicio Meteorológico Nacional (SMN). This temperature beats the previous record... continued

Coronavirus Death of Whistleblower Doctor Sparks Outrage in China

February 13, 2020
Chinese citizens are outraged over the death of Li Wenliang, a 33-year-old doctor that was amongst a group of whistleblowers censured by authorities for trying to warn their colleagues about the potential spread of what would later be identified as... continued

UK’s RAF to Release of Their Archive of UFO Reports

February 7, 2020
The Royal Air Force in the UK has announced that they will publish their archive of UFO reports online sometime in the first quarter of 2020. This follows a series of releases made by the Ministry of Defence, with the... continued

GMO Bacteria May Save Honey Bees From CCD

February 3, 2020
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a novel method of combating one of the suspected causes behind colony collapse disorder (CCD) that has been affecting beehives around the world: genetically-modify the bacteria that live in the... continued

Wuhan Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Update

February 6, 2020
(Updated Feb 06 15:15 PST to reflect current numbers) The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus (2019-nCoV) a public health emergency of international concern after its emergency committee convened on January 30, in response to... continued

A New Contactee Interview: A Close Encounter Near Puget Sound in 1966–That Lasted 11 Days

January 31, 2020
We have just added an interview to our Contactee Section with a couple who were living on Puget Sound in 1966 when a UFO dropped down behind their home, resulting in 11 days of close encounters, including a vividly remembered... continued

Dreaming While Wide Awake: DMT Produces Multiple—Even Contradictory—States in the Brain

January 29, 2020
A new study has unveiled a number of revelations regarding how the psychedelic compound N,N-Dimethyltryptamine, more commonly known as DMT, affects the electrical activity in the brain of individuals that take the substance. As the active ingredient in ritualistic substances... continued