Earth

NASA and DARPA Building Robots to Sabotage Enemies in Space

Apart from an EMP airburst that fries iPhones and internet servers across the country, the worst thing that can happen to our...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 11:26AM

Cthulhu Awakens: Scientists Just Discovered a New Breed of Giant Octopus

Last year, scientists discovered about 18,000 new species. Now, that's a lot of animals to catalogue, track, and understand, but you...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 12:11PM

Oceanographers Spot Double Vortexes Powerful Enough To Devour Sea Life

Between weird phenomena like St. Elmo's fire and optical illusions like the Fata Morgana, it's no wonder that old-timey sailors were...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 10:25AM

Bundle Up: Scientists Predict 'Mini Ice Age' Will Hit Earth in Five Years

In the modern world, most people are very used to hearing scientists prophesying of the dangers of man-made climate change, often...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 8:37AM

Bizarre Worm Species Without a Brain or Anus May Be Our Earliest Ancestor

When people imagine humanity's earliest ancestors, they probably think of a hairy ape-human hybrid, or maybe a furry little mammal...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 12:42PM

The Great American Eclipse Left 'Bow Waves' in Earth's Atmosphere

Just about everybody and their grandma spent August 21st, 2017 looking up at the sky wearing a pair of cheap paper glasses, trying to...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 12:09PM

Meteor Or...? Fireball Lights Up New England Skies

Just because NASA keeps tabs on asteroids like Oumuamua (and that one killer rock that keeps swinging by Earth every couple decades)...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 - 9:59AM

Neil deGrasse Tyson Is Skeptical Of Pentagon's UFO Footage, Doubts Aliens Have Visited Earth

Neil deGrasse Tyson expresses his doubts over Pentagon UFO videos on CNN.

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:51AM

An Ancient Loch Ness Monster Has Been Uncovered in Antarctica

Researchers found a 12 meter plesiosaur fossil near Antarctica.

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 22 December 2017 - 10:47AM

Harbinger Of Doom? Asteroid Looks Like Human Skull

Three years ago on Halloween, a 2,100-foot-wide asteroid came just within 300,000 miles of Earth—the closest an object of that size...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 10:41AM

Our Odds of Finding Alien Life Just Skyrocketed Thanks to This Fossil Discovery

Scientists concluded years of research on ancient fossils to prove that life on Earth started over 3.5 billion years ago, which...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 - 9:54AM

Oldest Fossils Ever Discovered Prove Life on Earth Started Over 3.5 Billion Years Ago

Imagine finding the oldest fossils in the world and being told they were just strange minerals. This is what Professors J. William...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 10:15AM

'Dangerous' Asteroid Will Skim Earth Tomorrow

If receiving the exact date of humanity's ultimate destruction by asteroid wasn't unnerving enough, the Earth will have a brush with...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 15 December 2017 - 10:16AM

This 512-Year-Old Shark May Be the Oldest-Living Vertebrate Ever

A shark discovered in the North Atlantic off the coast of Greenland has stunned scientists. Researchers believe it may be 512 years...

Ian S.
Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 11:29AM

Life on Earth Came From Outer Space, Claims New Study

The further we get into exploring the solar system, the more it looks like naturally occurring life is a disappointingly rare...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 11:04AM

Microbes From Earth Could Put Mars Colonies in Serious Danger

Between rocket malfunctions, loss of air pressure, space madness, xenomorph-infected crewmates, and running out of candy, a thousand...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 10:14AM

Two Scientists Are Turning Hurricanes Into Music

Hurricanes aren't particularly musical, unless you count the sound of car alarms and breaking glass. Other than that, it's primarily a...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 - 11:24AM

NASA's Plan to Defend Earth and Mars From an Alien Invasion

In HG Wells' classic sci-fi horror novel War of the Worlds, alien invaders who conquer the Earth are ultimately killed by an...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 11 December 2017 - 11:29AM

Earth's Mysterious Humming Noise is Recorded at the Ocean Floor

It's been known for awhile now that the Earth gives off "free oscillations," which is a fancy way of saying that the planet makes a...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 10 December 2017 - 12:48PM

Is Saturn's Moon Titan the Future of Energy on Earth?

One of the big challenges that humanity faces in its future is finding a way to adequately fuel our comfortable lifestyle.Many of the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 07 December 2017 - 10:38AM