Halszkaraptor is One Weird Dinosaur: Part Penguin, Part Swan… All Raptor

December 9, 2017
After having been hidden away in a private collection for a decade-and-a-half, a new, extremely novel species of dinosaur has been discovered -- and it's one that's odd-looking enough for researchers to have assumed at first that it might have... continued

No Sonic Weapon involved in Attacks on U.S. Diplomats in Cuba — But What Caused Their Injuries?

December 8, 2017
Information regarding the condition of 24 U.S. diplomats working in Cuba that succumbed to what appeared to be a sonic attack earlier this year has been leaked by an anonymous source, offering new insight into the situation, and possibly ruling... continued

The Sudden Breakup of an Antarctic Iceberg has Researchers Worried about its Parent Glacier

December 6, 2017
In September 2017, a large iceberg roughly four times the size of Manhattan calved off of the Pine Island glacier in Antarctica (not to be confused with last July's massive iceberg that originated from the Larcen C ice shelf further... continued

2018 might be an Earthquake-Heavy Year

December 5, 2017
An increase in the number of devastating earthquakes around the world is being predicted for 2018, according to the University of Colorado's Roger Bilham and Rebecca Bendick of the University of Montana. The two geologists have made a detailed study... continued

DARPA’s New Device can Boost the Brain’s Learning Ability by 40 Percent

December 3, 2017
A new, non-invasive technique has been developed by researchers working for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that can boost the brain's cognitive ability by up to 40 percent. The international team, working under DARPA’s Restoring Active Memory (RAM)... continued

A Village in India is being Plagued by Mysterious Sheep Mutilations

December 1, 2017
Mysterious sheep mutilations have been occurring in the Niali region of India, with over 180 animals being killed since last June. The afflicted sheep are reportedly found with their livers removed, and although government officials are blaming the attacks on... continued

Microbes from Outer Space have been Found on the ISS

November 30, 2017
In a recent interview with Russian News Service TASS, cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov discussed the presence of microbes that were found on the outside of the hull of the International Space Station, that were not present after the launch of the... continued

Does Evolution Progress at a Snail’s Pace, or can it Leap Forward Rapidly?

November 29, 2017
A new study that documented rapid changes in the physiology of snail kites in the Florida Everglades has prompted researchers to question exactly how fast evolution can occur in a longer-lived animal – in this case: instead of occurring over... continued

Could Peculiar Signals from 234 Stars be from Extraterrestrial Civilizations?

November 28, 2017
A Canadian physics professor claims that he has uncovered evidence of communication from 234 extraterrestrial civilizations, in the form of signals that are encoded in the emanations of stars much like our own Sun. In analyzing the composition of the... continued

The Phenomenon of Mysterious Booms Continue Worldwide

November 25, 2017
The phenomenon of mysterious booms is continuing around the world, with the sound of unexplained explosions being reported from locales as diverse as Michigan, Lapland, St Ives, Swansea and Yorkshire. Booms reported by residents of six counties in Alabama have... continued