New Field Study Shows Honeybee Colonies are Impacted by Commonly-Used Pesticides

July 7, 2017
A new large-scale study of neonicotinoid-based insecticides has demonstrated that the use of this common pesticide is causing damage to honeybee colonies. This is the first in-field study of the effects of the substance on bees, with previous studies being... continued

The Secret to Ancient Roman Concrete may have been Cracked — and this Might Save Coastal Populations from Sea Level Rise

July 6, 2017
Amongst the myriad secrets lost to the ancient world was the formula for Roman concrete: uncannily more robust than today's mixtures, there are ancient Roman seawalls and harbor piers, built two millennia ago, that are still standing today, whereas modern... continued

A Shelly Island in the Stream

July 5, 2017
Of many mysteries surrounding the area known as the Bermuda Triangle, a recent emergence of a mile long sandbar, dubbed "Shelly Island" by a child collecting shells, has attracted much attention from the community nearby at North Carolina's Hatteras Point.... continued

Two High-Strangeness Cases from Britain’s Declassified UFO Files

July 4, 2017
While the recently-released batch of 15 UFO documents from the UK's Ministry of Defence failed to reveal any information amounting to the proverbial "smoking gun" evidence that the ufology community has been searching for, the files did contain provocative reports... continued

Was Göbekli Tepe Home to a Neolithic Skull Cult?

July 1, 2017
Researchers studying the archaeological site at Göbekli Tepe have uncovered the remains of human skulls that have had long grooves deliberately carved into them. The carved skull fragments, belonging to three different individuals, are amongst the remains of hundreds of... continued

The UK’s MoD Releases (most of) Their 18 Remaining UFO Files

June 30, 2017
The UK's Ministry of Defence has released the majority of a series of 18 long-awaited UFO files to the National Archives, but have still withheld three of the documents. This release lacked a press announcement publicizing the event, and the... continued

The Environmental Protection Agency is Cutting Over 1,200 Jobs

June 29, 2017
News has surfaced that the Environmental Protection Agency is planning on cutting more than 1,200 jobs from the agency by September of this year, keeping in line with President Donald J. Trump's campaign pledge to dismantle the EPA. This news... continued

A New Worldwide Ransomware Attack called “Petya” is Currently Underway

June 28, 2017
Organizations and corporations around the world were once again hit by a massive ransomware attack, in a manner similar to the WannaCry attack launched (and foiled) last May. Cybersecurity experts have dubbed the malware responsible forthis new round of attacks... continued

New Solar-Powered Paint can Produce Hydrogen as a Clean Energy Source

June 24, 2017
In science's quest to develop less polluting sources of energy, hydrogen gas has often been used as an example as a potential replacement for fossil fuels: aside from being the most abundant substance in the universe, it is also the... continued

Leaked MJ-12 Document Questioned

June 23, 2017
An alleged Defense Intelligence Agency UFO briefing document has been leaked to the host of the late-night talk radio program Midnight in the Desert, Heather Wade. Wade reported her receipt of the document on June 13, 2017, from two retired... continued