Solar Storms may cause some Whales to Tragically Beach Themselves

September 29, 2017
In early 2016, 29 male sperm whales beached themselves along the shores of shores of France, Germany, Great Britain, and the Netherlands; with the tragic incidents occurring over a period of time totaling less than a month from January 8... continued

Governor Jerry Brown Declares California, Canadian Provinces “insurgent forces” in the Fight against Global Warming

September 28, 2017
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a formal agreement between his state and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, linking the three regions' carbon-emission markets. The deal, going into effect on January 1, creates the largest carbon market in... continued

An Expedition has been Launched to find Chichen Itza’s Mysterious Lost Underworld

September 27, 2017
A new expedition to explore the Mayan complex at Chichen Itza has been launched, that will include studying the 1,000-year-old Temple of Kukulkan, and the landscape's numerous sinkholes. The expedition's aim is an attempt to uncover the secrets of a... continued

The Sun’s Sudden Burst of Activity Puzzles Scientists

September 26, 2017
The past month has seen a startling increase in activity by the Sun with four powerful X-class solar flares recorded; including one that measured as a X9.3, the strongest since 2005. Coronal mass ejections (CME) – huge arcs of plasma... continued

The Enigmatic “Devil’s Letter”, Translated

September 23, 2017
On August 11, 1676, sister Maria Crocifissa della Concezione, a Benedictine nun with the Palma di Montechiaro convent in Italy, was found unconscious in her room, her face smeared with ink, with an undecipherable letter written in an unknown script... continued

NASA Reports the Flow Rate of Glaciers in West Antarctic has Increased

September 22, 2017
A recently-published study from NASA has revealed that glaciers in West Antarctica's Marguerite Bay have increased their flow rate, speeding up by up to 25 percent, an event that has accelerated ice loss in the region from 2 to 3... continued

2 Strong Quakes in the Pacific as Catastrophes Unfold in Puerto Rico and Mexico

September 21, 2017
Two 6.1 earthquakes struck in the Pacific, one near the island of Vanuatu and the other off the coast of Japan uncomfortably near the damaged Fukushima power plant. At the same time, frantic rescue efforts have brought out a citizen army... continued

We may have a Larger Carbon Budget Available to deal with Global Warming than Originally Anticipated

September 21, 2017
A new study published in the journal Nature Geoscience has found that the goal of the Paris climate accord of keeping global warming levels below 2ºC (3.6ºF) may be easier to achieve than originally anticipated, allowing humanity a much larger... continued

U.S. Might Close Cuban Embassy over Mysterious Sonic Weapon Attacks

September 20, 2017
More information has come to light regarding the mysterious attacks perpetrated against American diplomats working at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba: 21 individuals have now been affected by what appears to be a series of attacks employing a covert sonic... continued

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Mexico City on Anniversary of ’85 Quake

September 20, 2017
A 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico City today causing terrified people to run from swaying buildings. Damage and casualties are not yet known. The 19 September 1985 event measured 8.0 on the Richter Scale, significantly more powerful than the quake that... continued