UK Government to Recognize Animals as Sentient Beings

July 8, 2021
The British Government has introduced a bill to formally recognize vertebrate animals as sentient beings.  This will be a key part of the country's broader plan to improve the state of animal welfare in the UK. If passed, the new... continued

A Stellar Giant: Comet 2014 UN271 On Course to Visit Our Inner Solar System in 2031

July 5, 2021
Astronomers have discovered a gigantic, 60-mile-wide comet that is hurtling toward the Sun. Although we only have ten years until it makes its closest approach, we needn’t worry: this Trans-Neptunian Object (TNO) is charted to miss our home planet by... continued

Record-Breaking Heat Waves Bake Canada, Russia and the US

July 2, 2021
  Numerous regions across the globe are baking under oppressive heat waves that are once again breaking records, with the most notable of these events occurring in the north, a troubling indicator of rampant global warming as the high latitudes... continued

The Pentagon’s UFO Report: The Truth Is Out There, but You Might Have To Dig for It

July 1, 2021
The Pentagon's much anticipated report on what the various government agencies know about the UFO phenomenon, titled "Preliminary Assessment: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena", has been released by the US Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), but the event came... continued

It Turns Out That the Earth Has a Steady 27-Million-Year ‘Heartbeat’

June 29, 2021
It turns out that the Earth has a 'heartbeat': a long, slow geological pulse that lasts for 27.5 million years; marked by clusters of major geological events.  Events including: volcanic activity, mass extinctions, major tectonic plate movements and sea level... continued

National Intelligence Directorate Releases Preliminary UAP Threat Assessment

June 25, 2021
The US Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) has issued its long-awaited assessment of the unidentified aerial phenomena threat in two versions, one classified and the other for public distribution. While the public report does not contain any... continued

Global CO2 Levels Are Now 50 Percent Higher Than Before Industrialization

June 23, 2021
Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels peaked to an average of over 419 parts per million over the course of May, 50 percent higher than the stable levels that were present before the industrial revolution, and the highest they've been in well... continued

‘Termination Events’ May Mark the End—and the Beginning—of Solar Cycles

June 21, 2021
A pair of rogue researchers with the University of Maryland are predicting that the upcoming solar cycle is going to be a doozy, a forecast that contradicts the commonly-accepted prediction that solar cycle 25 will be one of the quietest in... continued

A ‘Significant and Timely Topic’: House Committee Members Receive Advance UFO Briefing

June 18, 2021
A classified UFO briefing was given to members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Subcommittee on Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation on unidentified aerial phenomena on June 17, in preparation for the Director of National Intelligence's anticipated report on... continued

Pandemic Measures May Have Driven Two Flu Strains Extinct

June 15, 2021
Two major strains of the virus that causes the seasonal flu appear to have disappeared, an unintended positive effect of the measures taken over the last fifteen months to prevent the spread of the coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic.... continued