An Internet Apocalypse Could be Triggered by a Solar Superstorm

September 14, 2021
While the danger posed by major solar storms to our civilization's power grids is well documented (such as Whitley's must-read 2012 ebook on the subject, Solar Flares), the potential effects of such storms on another network vital to the functioning of... continued

A Sad, Special and Powerful Anniversary (and Much Unfinished Business)

September 11, 2021
On this day 20 years ago, the United States experienced the worst attack since December 7, 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Since 911, the country has changed profoundly. There is still much that is not known about what... continued

Celestial ‘Treasure Map’ Narrows Down Where Planet Nine Might Be Hiding

September 8, 2021
New research from the California Institute of Technology has narrowed down the area of the sky that the elusive Planet Nine might be hiding in. The new data includes a more succinct estimate of the planet's mass and orbital characteristics, offering ongoing... continued

US Intelligence Community Unable to Determine COVID-19’s Origin

September 7, 2021
The US intelligence agencies tasked with uncovering the origins of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus are divided on the so-called "lab leak" hypothesis, with four of the five agencies drawing a conclusion saying that the virus was transmitted from an infected animal... continued

With Double the Wind Power and Torrential Rainfall; Hurricane Ida Walloped the Gulf Coast and the Northeast

September 2, 2021
Hurricane Ida's destructive appearance marks the first Category-4 hurricane of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, causing massive damage and flooding across the state of Louisiana. The storm's impact was compounded by the resilience of its powerful Category-4 winds, a tempest... continued

Former Intelligence Officer Announces a Scientific Expedition to Secret Alien Base

August 31, 2021
Retired intelligence officer and contactee Angelia Schultz has announced that she will be heading a scientific expedition to an alien base hidden beneath a mountain in the Mojave Desert. Schultz says that she communicated with the inhabitants of the mountain... continued

Rain Falls at the Center of Greenland for the First Time Ever

August 28, 2021
For the first time in recorded history rain has fallen at Greenland's Summit Camp, lasting several hours, this event melted more than a third of a million square miles of ice in one day. At 5:00 AM local time on... continued

The Pentagon’s UAP Task Force Has Its Mission Formalized, and Is Ordered To Deliver Quarterly UFO Reports

August 25, 2021
The Pentagon's Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force (UAPTF) has received a significant extension to its powers through the recently-passed Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 (IAA), mandating that the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and Secretary of Defense require the... continued

A Radical New Definition for Life on Earth (And Beyond) Has Been Proposed

August 21, 2021
Two researchers from the Santa Fe Institute in New Mexico are proposing a redefinition of the term "life" to extend beyond individual biological organisms to include structures and concepts that are produced not only by what would traditionally be considered... continued

July Breaks Monthly Temperature Record, Along With 2021’s Cool Streak

August 19, 2021
July 2021 is officially the hottest month of July on record, according to NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information. Last month's global average temperature was 0.93°C (1.67°F) above the 20th-century average, edging out 2016's record by 0.01°C (0.02°F). The escalating... continued