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Why your most vivid memories may be a fraud

Why your most vivid memories may be a fraud

By Maria Konnikova/New Yorker R.T first heard about the Challenger explosion as she and her roommate sat watching television in their Emory University dorm room. A news flash came across the screen, shocking them both. R. T., visibly upset, raced upstairs to tell another friend the news. Then she called her parents. Two and a half years after the event, […]

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The Story of an Alleged Time Traveler Who Spent 2 Years in the Future, Year 2749

The Story of an Alleged Time Traveler Who Spent 2 Years in the Future, Year 2749

Via Humans Are Free Please take the following story with a grain of salt. True or not, it’s still an interesting read. Al Bielek discusses what he remembers from his 6 weeks spent in the year 2137 and 2 years he spent in 2749. One thing that I should stress is that many of the events he described as having […]

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Triple sunrise seen in Russia

Triple sunrise seen in Russia

Via Daily Mail A triple sunrise has been spotted in a remote Russian city after the presence of tiny ice crystals in the air led to a stunning optical illusion. Citizens in Chelyabinsk, 80 miles from the country’s border with Kazakhstan, awoke yesterday morning to what appeared to be three separate suns on the horizon. The incredible halo effect – known […]

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Alien star system buzzed the Sun

Alien star system buzzed the Sun

By Paul Rincon/BBC News An alien star passed through our Solar System just 70,000 years ago, astronomers have announced. No other star is known to have approached this close to us. An international team of researchers says it came five times closer than our current nearest stellar neighbour – Proxima Centauri…….

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Vast Bed of Metal Balls Found in Deep Sea

Vast Bed of Metal Balls Found in Deep Sea

By Becky Oskin/Live Science Scattered along the seafloor, dense clusters of large metal lumps have been discovered by scientists trolling for deep-sea creatures between South America and Africa The R/V Sonne, a German research ship, was several hundred miles east of Barbados when a mesh net meant to capture marine life instead brought up balls of manganese ore that were bigger than […]

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How Would The World Change If We Found Extraterrestrial Life?

How Would The World Change If We Found Extraterrestrial Life?

By Elizabeth Howell/Astrobio In 1938, Orson Welles narrated a radio broadcast of “War of the Worlds” as a series of simulated radio bulletins of what was happening in real time as Martians arrived on our home planet. The broadcast is widely remembered for creating public panic, although to what extent is hotly debated today. Still, the incident serves as an […]

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Drone to scan for ancient Amazonia

Drone to scan for ancient Amazonia

By Jonathan Amos/BBC News Scientists are to scan the Amazon forest in Brazil to look for evidence of occupation by ancient civilisations. A drone will be sent up with a laser instrument to peer through the canopy for earthworks that were constructed thousands of years ago. The UK-led project is trying to determine how big these communities were, and to what degree […]

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Nikola Tesla – Time Travel Experiments

Nikola Tesla – Time Travel Experiments

By Bob Dougherty via In5D/Via HumansAreFree There are places where time and space are naturally bent. An example is the strange Lordsburg Door, located near Lordsburg, New Mexico. Periodically, as the door opens, a tree stump with a human leg embedded in it is seen near mile marker 17 out on US highway 90. There is some evidence that these […]

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A curious British airship experiment

A curious British airship experiment

By Justin Parkinson/BBC News Britain was seen to lag behind other countries during the global airship-building race of the 1920s and 1930s. But a quirky scientific experiment 85 years ago briefly gave a boost to the image of the giant aircraft. As airship R100 crossed the Atlantic on its maiden voyage, the captain stuck his arm out of the window. […]

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Is Our DNA Psychic?

Is Our DNA Psychic?

By Kathleen Lees/ScienceWorldReport Our DNA says a lot about us. In fact, we are composed of our DNA. Yet did you know Deoxyribonucleic acid, a molecule that encodes the genetic instructions in the development of living organisms and viruses, can also give a hint about the length of our lifespan?……        

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