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April 2014

Deadly Virus Spreads Throughout Middle East

It seems that the world is being assaulted by an almost biblical torrent of floods, plagues and pestilence.Our crops are being annihilated by pests and diseases, severe weather is affecting all corners of the globe, and now mysterious viruses are...
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Has Global Warming Caused a State of Emergency in Florida?

A state of emergency has been declared in the state of Florida after a monster storm caused the worst floods in decades.

In some areas over 2 feet of water accumulated in 26 hours, flooding homes and leaving motorists stranded, and the death toll has risen to 35 people across seven states.Tornado warnings have also been posted for...
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Is Climate Change Encouraging the Spread of Dangerous Diseases?

Unprecedented plagues and diseases are threatening crops across the globe, and the results could be disastrous according to scientists.

Bananas are one such crop that has fallen victim to a variety of bugs and fungal infections, which are spreading so rapidly that the government in Costa Rica, one of the biggest suppliers of the fruit...
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Risk from Major Asteroid Strike Higher Than Previously Thought

The risk of a sizeable asteroid colliding with the earth has always been purported to be extremely low, with scientists reporting that such an event was only likely to occur every twenty million years or so.

Unfortunately, our collective sigh of relief could be a little premature, as recent evidence suggests that, not only is the risk...
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Weekender: Could the Chilling Fate of Flight MH370 Soon Be Revealed?

The search for the missing plane, Malaysia flight MH370, goes on, with not a single shred of evidence being uncovered to date.

The aircraft went missing on March 8, as it travelled from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Any morsel of new information regarding its whereabouts is being seized upon by the world's media, hungry for any news that...
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Earthquakes Rock America - Could Fracking Bring The "Big One" Closer?

It's been a shaky 2014 so far across America, with a series of fairly major earthquakes rocking several regions of the continent from North to South.

As Californians were gently shaken from their slumber this morning by a 2.7 magnitude earthquake just after 5:21 AM PST today, we ask whether the "Big One" is looming.
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The Secret World of Dreams


The mysterious realm of the dream world has intrigued the human mind for millennia, but what is the secret behind these enigmatic and sometimes very powerful experiences of the psyche?

Science views dreams merely as the result of activity in certain areas of the brain during sleep, but the more esoterically-minded view them as...
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"Fingerprint Twins" Could Undermine Forensics

Criminals convicted primarily on the basis of fingerprint evidence could soon have grounds for appeal based on the comments of a leading forensic scientist.Fingerprint evidence has been employed to establish criminal involvement since forensic science was first used by the UK's Scotland Yard back in 1901, but now Mike Silverman, who introduced the...
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EASTER SPECIAL: Is Mass Extinction the Opportunity for Global Rebirth?

Easter is historically a festival celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ after His crucifixion, when, on the third day after His death, He was alleged to have risen again and lived on. Some say that the festival itself predates Christianity and actually has its roots in the worship of Ishtar, the Babylonian goddess of love, war, fertility,...
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More New Planets Discovered - NASA Could Reveal New Twin Earth

Information regarding a new "Twin Earth" could be revealed at a press conference hosted by NASA at 11 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT) Thursday, April 17.

The Kepler Space Telescope has made another important new discovery, details of which will be published in the journal Science, though publication is being delayed until after the...
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"Robot Sex" Helps Scientists To Study Evolution

The study of evolutionary patterns has received a helping hand from technology, in the form of a small colony of rampant robots.

Using robotic subjects, it was possible to accelerate the trends that drive evolution allowing thousands of years of generational progressions to be condensed into just a matter of days.
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New Report States Greenhouse Gases Now At Unprecedented Levels

A new report released last week by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has further highlighted the fact that emissions of greenhouse gases worldwide have risen to unprecedented levels, despite an increasing number of global measures to reduce climate change.

The report indicates that emissions increased more...
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Weekender:Science Proves Our Subconscious Beliefs Affect Our Health and Life Outcomes

Over the past few decades, the world has been overwhelmed by a so-called "new-age" movement that has focused on greater personal and spiritual awareness, mindfulness and the power of positive thinking.

Related books, CDs, DVDs and seminars on the subject abound as people are tempted by the prospect of manifesting riches,...
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Pentagon Secret Plane Has Been In Space For Almost 500 Days - And They Still Won't Say What It's Doing There...

The X-37B, the U.S. Air Force's secret robotic space plane, has now been in orbit for almost 500 days, a record-breaking time period for space endurance. The latest version of the relatively tiny spacecraft, which is just one quarter of the size of the space shuttles, was launched in December 2012 on a top-secret mission.

The X-37B...
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Why Do Dogs Poop In Alignment With The Earth's Magnetic Field?

It has long been recognised that birds use the Earth's magnetic field (MF) for navigational purposes, but a recent study published in Frontiers in Zoology has uncovered a rather more unexpected animal response to this enigmatic MF energy.

It transpires that, when they stoop to poop, dogs prefer to align their bodies to the north-south...
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Mining On The Moon - Will Earth's Future Depend on Off-Earth Reserves?

Fables have declared for millennia that the Moon, one of the most influential planets in our solar system, is made of green cheese.

The legend arose from an ancient tale that described how a wolf was convinced by his prey, a wiley fox, that the moon's reflection in a pool was a tasty round cheese. The hapless wolf was persuaded to...
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The Silent, Invisible Killer That Threatens The Whole World...

The United Kingdom has been shrouded in a blanket of smog for the past few days, caused by record levels of pollution.

The U.K. government stated that the situation is temporary and has arisen due to a ‘combination of local emissions, light winds, pollution from the continent and dust blown over from the Sahara', but this...
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Weekender: Fukushima - The Situation Worsens...

 As Japan finally allows residents living near to the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant back to their homes, the world is stopping to review the progress that has been made there over the past three years.

The area has been sealed off since the nuclear plant suffered severe damage after an earthquake and tsunami back in March 2011...
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Is NASA Ignoring Life on Mars?

NASA scientists have allegedly been working tirelessly for years in order to establish the possibility of finding any form of life on the planet Mars.

To date, they assert that no definitive evidence has been found, despite recent reports which suggest that the planet hosts a...
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Why Dark Chocolate Is So Beneficial For Your Health

The health benefits of eating dark chocolate have been extolled for centuries, but the exact reason has remained a mystery –– until now. Researchers reported recently that certain bacteria in the stomach gobble the chocolate and ferment it into anti-inflammatory compounds that are good for the heart.

Their findings were...
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Is There Really A Risk From Cell Phone Radiation?

Over the past few decades, the rapid influx of personal cell phones into our daily lives has prompted a debate over their safety which runs on and on. There is barely a single person in the developed world who does not carry a mobile phone; in fact, the number of mobile devices is set to exceed the world's population this year, according to a...
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