Saudi Arabia Grants the World’s First Citizenship to a Robot

October 28, 2017
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has become the first country on the planet to grant citizenship to a robot. During the October 25th announcement at the Future Investment Initiative summit being held in Riyadh, the robot receiving the honor, named... continued

The Odds of Human Civilization Being Alone in the Galaxy: 1 in 60 Billion

October 27, 2017
The scientific likelihood of Humanity being the only technologically advanced species in the universe continues to become more and more remote, as recently illustrated by a tweaking of the Drake Equation by two researchers that posit that the odds of... continued

Researchers Study the Best Way to Induce Lucid Dreaming

October 26, 2017
To many of us, being the masters of our own dreams is of great interest, and numerous techniques have been devised to enable individual dreamers to induce a state of lucid dreaming, wherein the dreamer realizes that they're in a... continued

Typhoon Lan Ties for Largest Tropical Cyclone in History

October 24, 2017
The second-largest tropical cyclone on record, Typhoon Lan, made landfall early on Monday, leaving 7 people dead and 100 injured as it passed near Tokyo. The storm was fueled by warm sea surface temperatures (86ºF/30ºC), and caused extensive flooding and... continued

Complex Brains and a Rich Social Structure in Whales and Dolphins Parallel that of Humans

October 21, 2017
A new study of 90 different species of whales and dolphins has found a striking similarity in the evolution of the brains of cetaceans and primates, including humans. The study looked at the social complexity of each species, and used... continued

A Massive Hole has Opened Up in the Antarctic Ice

October 19, 2017
A massive hole the size of Lake Superior has opened in the ice that covers Antarctica's Weddell Sea, a phenomenon that hasn't been seen since the mid-1970s. This hole, called a polynya, opens up 80,000 square kilometers (31,000 square miles)... continued

Could Ophelia Herald an Increase in the number of European Hurricanes?

October 17, 2017
If the news of a major hurricane tearing for the coast of Ireland seems odd, as was the case for Hurricane Ophelia, that's because the phenomenon of hurricanes surviving as organized storms that far east in the Atlantic Ocean is... continued

Hurricane Ophelia to Strike Ireland and the UK

October 16, 2017
Hurricane Ophelia is expected to strike Ireland and the United Kingdom with sustained winds up to 100 miles an hour. The National Hurricane Center says that gale force winds were expected to spread across southern Ireland by early Monday, then... continued

Tom DeLonge Promises Release of Declassified Documents and Clear UFO Footage

October 15, 2017
In a YouTube video released today, Tom DeLonge has promised the release of clear UFO video taken by government cameramen and declassified documents relating to the UFO issue, possibly to the video being released. In February of 2015, John Podesta's last tweet... continued

Does the Sphinx Have an Unidiscovered Twin?

October 13, 2017
Numerous archaeologists are raising the question of where the missing counterpart to the Great Sphinx at Giza is located: the solitary nature of the ancient half man, half lion sculpture is an anomaly in ancient Egypt, as virtually every other... continued