What Goes On in the Brain of a Psychic Medium?

April 12, 2017
What goes on in the brain of a psychic medium? According to the results of a study conducted in Brazil in 2012, the answer is 'not much' -- although that's a good sign in this case. The study focused on... continued

Trump’s Ecological Policies Face Fierce Opposition from 75 U.S. Cities

April 11, 2017
On March 28, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order ordering the rollback of a large number of environmental policies put into place by the Obama administration. Rules regulating emissions for power plants, methane leaks, the moratorium on federal... continued

Methane Released from Melting Permafrost is forming Explosive Underground Bubbles in Siberia

April 7, 2017
The continued thawing of Arctic permafrost is causing the accelerated release of previously-trapped methane deposits, as evidenced by both satellite imagery and findings made by field researchers in Siberia. Accumulated after having been produced by biological activity, these methane deposits... continued

Researchers to Search for the Presumed-Extinct Tasmanian Tiger

April 4, 2017
This April, the hunt is on for researchers looking to confirm the continued existence of the presumed-extinct thylacine, better known as the Tasmanian tiger, following recent reports of sightings of the creature. The last known specimen died in captivity in... continued

Little Girl Encounters Curbside Robot, Assures It, ‘You Are Loved’

April 1, 2017
Despite the uncertainty surrounding the coming revolution in artificial intelligence, there are those of us that prefer not to see the rise of the robots as the advance of an army of tyrannical exterminators or job-stealing drones, but rather a... continued

New Studies add Evidence to the Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis

March 31, 2017
Two new studies have added new evidence to the theory that a major airburst from a meteor or comet occurred over North America, ushering in a 1,400-year cooling period called the Younger Dryas that occurred between the Pleistocene and the... continued

ExxonMobil to Trump: Don’t Abandon Paris Climate Accord

March 30, 2017
As President Trump moved to unwind Obama-era regulations designed to bring the US into compliance with the Paris Climate Accord, ExxonMobil, long a climate change denier, urged him not to abandon the climate accord. The company sent a letter to Trump's... continued

WMO Report Announces 2016 as the Warmest Year on Record, with Weather Extremes Continuing into 2017

March 25, 2017
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has released its "Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2016", an annual detailed analysis of the state of the world's climate. The WMO remarked that "The year 2016 made history, with a... continued

‘They Have No Plan.’ Governments Unprepared for Contact Says UFO Expert Nick Pope

March 24, 2017
When asked as to what the government's contingency for handling a first-contact scenario with extraterrestrials, UFO investigator Nick Pope had a simple answer: "There’s no plan." "There’s no contingency plan as far as I’m aware," Pope elaborated, during an interview... continued

Trump’s Budget will leave the U.S. Out in the Cold when it comes to Jobs in the Growing Renewable Energy Sector

March 23, 2017
Around the world, the renewable energy sector has become a major growth industry: according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), employment in this sector rose by 5 percent in 2015, accounting for 8.1 million jobs around the world. The... continued