The Americas May Have Been Populated by Humans Twice as Long as Previously Assumed

August 4, 2020
  A new archaeological discovery in a cave in Mexico is once again pushing back the timeline of human presence in the Americas, this time by at least 15,000 years earlier than the generally-accepted date of roughly 13,000 years ago.... continued

Former Pentagon UFO Researcher Investigated “Off-World Vehicles Not Made on This Earth”

July 31, 2020
A former consultant to the Pentagon's Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP) has come forward with details regarding his role in the Pentagon's UFO investigations team, including the scientific analysis of UFO reports, and assembling a dossier of scientific reports... continued

Two COVID-19 Vaccines Show Promising Early-Stage Test Results

July 29, 2020
Medical research teams in England and China are reporting that COVID-19 vaccines being developed are prompting a protective immune response against the coronavirus in subjects that have been injected with the new formulations. This is good news, as other researchers... continued

The First Half of 2020 was the Second Hottest on Record

July 27, 2020
Despite the massive changes brought about around the world in 2020, one factor has managed to maintain its status quo from the pre-pandemic era: global warming is still on the rise. In terms of being the hottest January-through-June period on... continued

Debunking the Health Myths Surrounding Face Masks

July 20, 2020
Numerous health myths regarding the wearing of face masks are circulating the internet, causing many individuals to be hesitant to don the garment that has the potential to stem the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak. Concerns that masks might lower... continued

Four Rings to Marvel Them All: Astronomers Discover Mysterious ORCs in Deep Space

July 16, 2020
Astronomers have discovered what appears to be a new, mysterious class of astronomical object in the depths of space, in the form of distant ring-shaped objects that emit light only in the radio spectrum. The phenomenon's discoverers have dubbed these... continued

Chinese Embassy Warns of a Deadly Pneumonia Outbreak in Kazakhstan

July 13, 2020
The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan is warning of an outbreak of what they are calling an "unknown pneumonia" that is deadlier than COVID-19, following a spike in cases of pneumonia in the landlocked central Asian country. Kazakh authorities are denying that... continued

Third Time’s the Charm? Comet F3 NEOWISE Appears Set to Grace the July Sky

July 9, 2020
Comets ATLAS and SWAN might have turned out to be duds for sky watchers, but a new celestial spectacle, Comet F3 NEOWISE, is already exceeding the expectations set by its two predecessors. Already-visible to the naked eye, Comet F3 NEOWISE (or... continued

New Mutated Coronavirus Strain May Be More Infectious Than the Original Chinese Variant

July 7, 2020
Lab-based research conducted on the most dominant strain of the coronavirus appears to indicate that this variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is more infectious than the version that first emerged in China late last year. Although this mutation doesn't increase... continued

Global Warming has hit an Arctic Town with a Triple-Digit Heat Wave

July 3, 2020
A small town in Siberia's far north has recently gained the dubious distinction of breaking a record-high temperature for the Arctic, hitting 100.4°F (38.0°C), a temperature typically only experienced in heat waves that occur much farther south. Although it's only... continued