Global Warming Forces an Arctic River to Dramatically Change Course

April 20, 2017
Scientists have announced that a river in northern Canada has been dramatically re-routed due to the effects of global warming. Meltwater from the Yukon territory's Kaskawulsh glacier, formerly flowing north into the Yukon River via the Slims River, now flows... continued

China is Testing the EM Drive Aboard the Tiangong-2 Space Station

April 19, 2017
In the escalating space-race that has been re-kindled between the world's spacefaring nations, the controversial EM Drive could be taking a leading role in propelling new spacecraft through the cosmos, as China has not only successfully tested their own version... continued

A New DNA-Based Search for the Loch Ness Monster is being Launched

April 18, 2017
A university professor from New Zealand is planning to put our modern knowledge of genetics to work in solving a decades-old mystery: does the Loch Ness Monster, nicknamed 'Nessie', actually exist? The University of Otago's Professor Neil Gemmell is proposing... continued

New Research into Developing Intuition and Precognition is being Conducted by the U.S. Navy

April 15, 2017
Unknown Country readers are well-versed in the comings and goings of the various psychic research programs conducted by branches of the U.S. military. In addition to these programs, it turns out that the United States Navy is currently conducting a... continued

Food for Lifeforms has been Found on Saturn’s Moon, Enceladus

April 14, 2017
NASA has announced that they have confirmation that Saturn's moon Enceladus has a food source that could support potential microbial lifeforms. This crucial ingredient accompanies Enceladus' grocery list of elements needed to support life: carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, organic molecules,... continued

Four New Candidates for Planet Nine have been Discovered

April 13, 2017
Four possible candidates for the elusive Planet Nine have been discovered, following an intense, three-day search involving approximately 60,000 amateur astronomers, coordinated through a Zooniverse citizen science project by Siding Spring Observatory at Australian National University (ANU). In addition, the... continued

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