Wuhan Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Update

February 6, 2020
(Updated Feb 06 15:15 PST to reflect current numbers) The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus (2019-nCoV) a public health emergency of international concern after its emergency committee convened on January 30, in response to... continued

GMO Bacteria May Save Honey Bees From CCD

February 3, 2020
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have developed a novel method of combating one of the suspected causes behind colony collapse disorder (CCD) that has been affecting beehives around the world: genetically-modify the bacteria that live in the... continued

A New Contactee Interview: A Close Encounter Near Puget Sound in 1966–That Lasted 11 Days

January 31, 2020
We have just added an interview to our Contactee Section with a couple who were living on Puget Sound in 1966 when a UFO dropped down behind their home, resulting in 11 days of close encounters, including a vividly remembered... continued

Dreaming While Wide Awake: DMT Produces Multiple—Even Contradictory—States in the Brain

January 29, 2020
A new study has unveiled a number of revelations regarding how the psychedelic compound N,N-Dimethyltryptamine, more commonly known as DMT, affects the electrical activity in the brain of individuals that take the substance. As the active ingredient in ritualistic substances... continued

The Oceans are Heating Up at a Rate of Several Nuclear Bombs… per Second!

January 27, 2020
Although 2019 was only the second hottest year on record for the Earth's atmosphere, it turns out that it was the hottest for a major portion of the planet that we tend to forget about: the world's oceans. The oceans have... continued

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