Astronomers Have Released the First Direct Image of a Black Hole

April 17, 2019
An international team of astronomers have released the first direct image of a black hole, a long-distance snapshot of high-energy particles as they irreversibly plummet toward the black hole's event horizon, the point where nothing—not even light—can escape. "We have... continued

Catastrophe in Paris: Notre Dame is Gutted

April 15, 2019
Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the world's most beautiful and iconic cathedrals, has experienced a catastrophic fire. The stone roof has collapsed into the nave and many if not all of the magnificent stained glass windows have been severely damaged... continued

An Ancient Species of Humans — and a New Mystery — has been Discovered

April 13, 2019
Paleontologists have announced the discovery of yet another new species of ancient human, one that lived in the Philippines between 50,000 and 67,000 years ago. Much like the 'Hobbit' species known as Flores Man that was found in Indonesia in... continued

Canada’s Climate has Warmed by More Than Double the Global Average

April 10, 2019
The increase in average annual temperatures across the country of Canada has risen by more than double the current global average, according to a report commissioned by the Government of Canada that was leaked to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)... continued

Russian Special Forces Use Psychic Techniques on the Battlefield

April 8, 2019
The official magazine of Russia's Defense Ministry has published an article that described the Russian military's use of parapsychology. The psy-soldiers trained under these programs were reportedly able to telepathically convey instructions to trained dolphins, disrupt and eavesdrop on computer... continued

New High-Temperature Records have been Broken in Alaska

April 3, 2019
Despite the presence of unseasonably low temperatures seen across the country over the course of March, Alaska has been hit with record-high temperatures, with 55 temperature records across the state being either met or broken, and at least one town... continued

Moths Eat Shroud of Turin

April 1, 2019
Fr. Guido Sarducci, curator of the Holy Shroud, has announced that the shroud has been destroyed by an infestation of moths. Fr. Sarducci said that they "came out of nowhere." He added that there were "hordes of them. So thick... continued

Astronomers Have Made the First Direct Observation of a Planet Beyond our Solar System

March 30, 2019
Astronomers with the European Southern Observatory (ESO) have broken new ground in exoplanet research by directly observing a planet in another solar system using a new imaging technique. This new method provided enough detail about the far-flung planet to reveal... continued

Extensive Flooding in the U.S. This Spring is being Forecast by NOAA

March 27, 2019
Nearly two-thirds of the lower 48 states are facing an increased risk of flooding this spring, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, with 13 million people in 25 states facing the potential threat of "major or moderate flooding".... continued

The 173 Kiloton Explosion that Nobody Noticed

March 25, 2019
A meteor exploded over the Bering Sea on December 18, 2018, at 11:48 a.m. local time, with a force equivalent to roughly 173 kilotons of TNT, roughly ten times the energy released by the bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945.... continued