Virulent Coronavirus Outbreak Prompts High-Level Quarantine in Central China

January 24, 2020
An outbreak involving a novel coronavirus is currently underway in China's city of Wuhan, causing a flu-like illness in over 1,354 people, with at least 41 deaths having been reported. The disease's virulent nature has prompted Chinese authorities to suspend... continued

Dimming Supergiants and Strange Gravity Waves: Is Betelgeuse About to Explode?

January 22, 2020
For the past month the star Betelgeuse has been acting strangely, having dimmed to a luminosity lower than at any point in history, prompting speculation that the supergiant star might be about to explode into a supernova. Although astronomers point... continued

Release of UFO Documents Would Compromise Us National Security, According to US Navy

January 20, 2020
In early December 2019, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request revealed that the US Navy has media in the form of top-secret presentation slides and video regarding the "Tic-Tac" UFO encountered by the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group off of... continued

The 2010s Were the Hottest Decade on Record

January 17, 2020
2019 is now officially the second warmest year on record, according to a joint press release from NASA and NOAA, with 2016 still holding the dubious distinction of being at the top of the global warming thermometer. Unfortunately, because the... continued

Winter Is Coming—At Least for Artificial Intelligence

January 16, 2020
The 2010s were a decade that saw huge developments in the field of artificial intelligence, with machines being built with the capacity to teach themselves how to play (and win at) strategy-based board games, take a stroll through the woods,... continued

The Birds of The Nazca Lines: Astronomical Illustrations or Sacred Signposts?

January 13, 2020
Researchers studying the morphological traits of the birds of Peru's famous Nazca Lines have made an interesting revelation regarding the animals depicted by the massive earthworks: none of them are native to the Nazca region, but instead represent coastal creatures,... continued

Why Have 100 of the Galaxy’s Stars Gone Missing?

January 11, 2020
A recent comparison of star catalogues taken nearly two-thirds of a century apart have revealed that our local stellar neighborhood has lost at least 100 stars since the 1950s. The team of researchers that conducted the survey are at a... continued

Iran’s 13 “Revenge Scenarios” Likely Involve Cyber Attacks. Texas Ag Department Already Hit

January 8, 2020
The January 3 assassination of Iranian Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani by a US missile strike has prompted calls for revenge against the US from Iran's top officials, with the secretary of the country's Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, considering... continued

Australia’s Deadly Wildfires: “Unprecedented”

January 6, 2020
An "unprecedented" series of massive wildfires have been burning for more than a month in numerous areas across Australia, especially in New South Wales, displacing tens of thousands of people and leaving 25 dead. Despite being an annual occurrence, this... continued

Colorado Residents Are Baffled by the Nightly Appearance of a Phantom Drone Fleet

January 3, 2020
A mysterious squadron of unidentified drones has been conducting nighttime operations in the skies over northeastern Colorado for a number of weeks now, leaving both residents and authorities alike baffled as to who is coordinating the machines. The six-foot drones... continued