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Science and Environment

Species Extinction Problem – Is the Animal Kingdom at Risk?

Species Extinction Problem – Is the Animal Kingdom at Risk?

Over the years, overfishing, pollution and habitat destruction have been slowly eating away at our environment. In the UK alone, almost two thirds of species have declined in the past 50 years, yet all we can ask ourselves is why have we let this build of carbon dioxide so rapidly overtake the lives of hundreds […]

By September 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
TELEPATHY EXPERIMENT SEND FIRST MENTAL MESSAGE

TELEPATHY EXPERIMENT SEND FIRST MENTAL MESSAGE

FOR the first time, scientists have sent a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two, thousands of kilometres apart in India and France.   For the study Conscious Brain-to-Brain Communication in Humans Using Non-Invasive Technology, two participants, one in India and one in France, were able to communicate […]

By September 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
New branch of life discovered

New branch of life discovered

 A Mushroom-shaped sea animal discovered off the Australian coast has defied classification in the tree of life. A team of scientists at the University of Copenhagen says the tiny organism does not fit into any of the known subdivisions of the animal kingdom. The animals, known as Dendrogramma, resemble mushrooms and consist mainly of an […]

By September 5, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Health and Lifestyle

A vitamin D variant may be key to treating deadly pancreatic cancer

A vitamin D variant may be key to treating deadly pancreatic cancer

Good  vitamin D can help combat pancreatic cancer. U.S. researchers have found an amped-up version of vitamin D can make pancreatic cancer tumours more vulnerable to chemotherapy. The study from the Salk Institute in California found a drug the researchers developed that makes vitamin D more stable, resilient and effective increased the lifespan of mice by […]

By September 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
CAN YOU READ THIS? VISUAL TRICK
By September 13, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Could coffee protect DNA from damage?

Could coffee protect DNA from damage?

Four-week coffee consumption affects energy intake, satiety regulation, body fat, and protects DNA integrity I have always been a green tea lover but I am considering to become a coffee addicted, and I will tell you why: Three to four cups of a ‘special’ coffee rich in green coffee bean compounds and roast products may […]

By September 1, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Anthropology and Psychology

Life’s a video game?

Life’s a video game?

If you’re a keen gamer maybe it’s difficult to put the controller down and turn off the Xbox or Playstation, and detach yourself from the virtual world you were experiencing. It’s possible you’ll continue thinking about the game well into the rest of the day or night, planning and strategising. This is pretty normal behaviour […]

By September 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Trying to learn a new language? Then trying harder won’t help!

Trying to learn a new language? Then trying harder won’t help!

Many adults who try to learn a new language often struggle, whilst children can pick up a language with relative ease, whether it is being immersed in a foreign environment or learning at school. For adults, however, even being immersed in a language can still prove difficult – and if they try harder to learn […]

By September 7, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Get smarter by zapping your brain?

Get smarter by zapping your brain?

If you want to increase your intelligence and reaction times then a simple solution is now at hand – pick up an electrical brain stimulation kit (now readily available on the internet) and zap away! By using transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) you can increase your brain power by ‘20-40%’ and even reduce stress and […]

By September 5, 2014 3 Comments Read More →

Space and Universe

Cosmic Shrapnel: The Unseen Hazard

Cosmic Shrapnel: The Unseen Hazard

A manned trip to Mars is still many years away, but would-be travelers have been training for their maiden interplanetary spaceflight for a while now. One such project is Mars-500. On a summer day in 2010, six people went into a 550 cubic-meter chamber of four hermetically sealed, interconnected tubes, inside a research facility, outside […]

What Can Be Blacker Than Black?

What Can Be Blacker Than Black?

Anyone familiar with the works of Richard Serra, the American Minimalist, knows that he’s singularly devoted to a single color, whether graphite, ink, charcoal, or PaintStick—black. His steel-plate pieces or circles are all utterly black. Space is black. Acoustic speakers are black. Tar is black. Ebony is black. But all that black pales, literally, in […]

Beam Your Postcard To Mars

Beam Your Postcard To Mars

Fifty years ago, on November 28, 1964, NASA sent Mariner 4, an unmanned probe, off to Mars. After an eight-month-long trek, it reached its orbit, performed a successful fly-by, took a good many grainy shots of its topography, and beamed them back home. These were the first photographs of another planet, ever to be sent […]

History and Archeology

When World Collides: The untold story of the Americas after Columbus

When World Collides: The untold story of the Americas after Columbus

The untold story of the Americas after Columbus. This series, originally airing on National PBS television, explores the changes to both Europe and the Americas after 1492. The program was filmed on location in Spain, The Netherlands, Mexico, Peru and Bolivia. Hosted by Ruben Martinez. When Worlds Collide from Mitch Wilson on Vimeo.

By September 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Belintash – Bright Star Over Rhodope

Belintash – Bright Star Over Rhodope

Belintash is a Thracian sanctuary, located 30 km from Asenovgrad in the Rhodope Mountain,Bulgaria. Belintash is a word meaning white or good stone. It might also have a Turkish origin meaning rock of knowledge. In recent years Belintash became an attractive center for many followers of esoteric trends; ufologists, psychics and others. The surface of […]

Rape is Crime Against Humanity. Prosecute Vatican, Now

Rape is Crime Against Humanity. Prosecute Vatican, Now

What would you think of a state that consciously allowed abusive actions to occur? A state that has no interest that such actions are a violation of basic human rights as well as a number of international treaties? A state where any attempts of accountability made by international bodies have led to shameful cover-ups? This […]

Unexplained and Unknown

By Road, Sea, Air, Space, And Wormhole

By Road, Sea, Air, Space, And Wormhole

Try as we might, we simply, can’t beat the speed of light: 186,000 miles per second. That’s the cosmic speed limit, imposed on us by the immutable equation, E=mc². Yet, most “ships of the imagination”—to borrow a phrase from Neil deGrasse Tyson—invented by science-fiction writers and Hollywood screenwriters, continue to enthrall us with their ability […]

Why can’t we find Atlantis?

Why can’t we find Atlantis?

It would help if we had some idea where to start looking. It’s been claimed to be off the coast of Ireland, in the Bermuda Triangle, and I’ve even heard of it being in the Andes. This much I can however say with some certainty: if it’s here, we will one day find it. We […]

By September 16, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
Adam and Eve: Ancestors or Hybrids?

Adam and Eve: Ancestors or Hybrids?

It’s now been proven that an Eve did exist. She is the most recent common ancestor of all humans living today. If you’re interested in working out how many greats go before grandmother, she lived between around 140-200,000 years ago. Don’t forget though that, according to the Bible, humans back then lived to nearly a […]

By September 12, 2013 3 Comments Read More →

Other Recent Posts

The Cat In The Box

The Cat In The Box

In the age of the selfie and the selfie-stick, it’s worth quizzing ourselves on how a camera takes a picture? By capturing the light that bounces off an object. But in an experiment, led by Gabriela Barreto Lemos, at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna, reported in the journal, Nature, the team was able […]