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

The Birds of The Nazca Lines: Astronomical Illustrations or Sacred Signposts?

January 13, 2020
Researchers studying the morphological traits of the birds of Peru's famous Nazca Lines have made an interesting revelation regarding the animals depicted by the massive earthworks: none of them are native to the Nazca region, but instead represent coastal creatures,... continued

Why Have 100 of the Galaxy’s Stars Gone Missing?

January 11, 2020
A recent comparison of star catalogues taken nearly two-thirds of a century apart have revealed that our local stellar neighborhood has lost at least 100 stars since the 1950s. The team of researchers that conducted the survey are at a... continued

Iran’s 13 “Revenge Scenarios” Likely Involve Cyber Attacks. Texas Ag Department Already Hit

January 8, 2020
The January 3 assassination of Iranian Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani by a US missile strike has prompted calls for revenge against the US from Iran's top officials, with the secretary of the country's Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, considering... continued

Australia’s Deadly Wildfires: “Unprecedented”

January 6, 2020
An "unprecedented" series of massive wildfires have been burning for more than a month in numerous areas across Australia, especially in New South Wales, displacing tens of thousands of people and leaving 25 dead. Despite being an annual occurrence, this... continued

Colorado Residents Are Baffled by the Nightly Appearance of a Phantom Drone Fleet

January 3, 2020
A mysterious squadron of unidentified drones has been conducting nighttime operations in the skies over northeastern Colorado for a number of weeks now, leaving both residents and authorities alike baffled as to who is coordinating the machines. The six-foot drones... continued

2019 Was a Banner Year for UFO News

January 1, 2020
2019 was a year alive with UFO news, with a plethora of information—including acknowledgement of the phenomenon—flowing from official sources. These stories ran the gamut from new witnesses to the infamous Nimitz and Roosevelt incidents coming forward, members of Congress... continued

The Ocean Cleanup’s Plastic-Gathering Prototype Is Working

December 30, 2019
An effort to rid the oceans of plastic waste that was launched seven years ago has finally borne fruit: the nonprofit organization The Ocean Cleanup reports that one of their ships was able to successfully gather plastic pollution from their... continued

US Space Force Now a Reality

December 29, 2019
The order to form the United States Space Force has been passed by the US Congress, and was signed into law by President Trump on December 20. Officially called "United States Space Force", this organization will operate as a new... continued

Easter Island’s Enigmatic Moai May Have been Fertility Idols That Actually Worked

December 24, 2019
The enigmatic moai, the imposing statues that stand guard over the island of Rapa Nui—more commonly known as Easter Island—have long presented a mystery to the modern world, the story of their true origins having been lost to the sands... continued