They’re Dancin’ Machines: Boston Dynamics’ Robots Cut a Rug To Ring in the New Year

January 1, 2021
Atlas is back, and is wondering if you love Boston Dynamic's anthropomorphic android, now that it can dance? The robotics design company recently posted a video titled "Do You Love Me?", named after The Contours 1962 hit song. The video shows off... continued

Korea’s KSTAR Fusion Reactor Sets a New Record: 100 Million Degrees for 20 Seconds

December 31, 2020
On November 24, the Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research fusion reactor (KSTAR) set a new operating record, running at over a million degrees Celsius for twenty seconds. While this might seem like a less-than-useful amount of time to have run the high-tech... continued

Early Humans May Have Endured Harsh Ice Age Winters by Hibernating

December 28, 2020
A new study suggests that some ancient humans may have had an ability that many of us would like to have at the end of each year: to be able to hibernate through the cold winter months. This new theory... continued

Santa Knows Who’s Naughty or Nice—and Can See Your Christmas Lights From Space

December 25, 2020
Throughout the centuries that Santa Claus has been conducting his annual round-the-world aeronautical adventure, cities have grown and the technology to light them has improved, resulting in a marked increase in the brightness emitted from our collective communities. But what... continued

Astronomers Detect a Radio Transmission From Proxima Centauri – “The First Serious Candidate Since the ‘Wow! Signal”

December 24, 2020
Astronomers with the Breakthrough Listen project have intercepted a mysterious radio signal that appears to have originated from our Solar System's closest neighbor, Proxima Centauri. According to the astronomers studying the strange transmission "it is the first serious candidate since the... continued

Whitley’s New Book Jesus: A New Vision Now Available as a Kindle Pre-Order

December 21, 2020
Whitley Strieber's new book, Jesus: A New Vision is now available as a Kindle format pre-order on The Kindle version will be published on January 15 and audio, hardcover and softcover editions will follow shortly.   To pre-order the... continued

The UK’s Recent COVID-19 Surge is Driven by a Newly-Mutated Coronavirus Strain

December 21, 2020
A new, faster-spreading variant of the coronavirus has been identified in the United Kingdom, one that appears to be 70 percent more transmissible than the original virus. Although researchers have found no evidence that the new mutation has any impact... continued

France Okays the Development of Super-Soldiers, but With Strict Ethical Restrictions

December 18, 2020
Citing the need to keep pace with the military development of other countries, a military ethics committee in France has released a report that allows French researchers to begin developing new technologies to enhance the performance and effectiveness of soldiers on the... continued

Physicists Have Figured Out How To Remotely Project a Magnetic Field Into Open Air

December 16, 2020
In 1842, mathematician and physicist Samuel Earnshaw laid out a theorem that states that it's impossible to project a magnetic field into empty space: any magnetic field found in nature will always be centered on the physical object that's producing it. But a... continued

Pulsed Microwave Energy May Be Behind ‘Havana Syndrome’, According To National Academy of Sciences

December 11, 2020
  A rash of neurological injuries suffered by diplomats assigned to U.S. embassies in Cuba and China were likely caused by directed microwave energy, according to a new report from the National Academy of Sciences. The report, titled "An Assessment of... continued