Newly Discovered Egyptian Dinosaur Solves Africa's Oldest Mystery

With its lush vegetation and lack of exposed rock, Africa has proven to be one of the most difficult contenents for paleontolgists to...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - 10:07AM

Robots Exploring a Volcanic Eruption Make Unexpected Discoveries

Back in 2012, the Pacific ocean experienced the biggest volcanic eruption that the planet had seen in a hundred years. An enormous...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 7:03PM

Human Remains Found in Israeli Cave Rewrite History of When We First Left Africa

A partial jawbone found in an Israeli cave suggests that our Homo sapien ancestors left Africa much earlier than previous records...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 1:39PM

Bill Clinton Learned 'Secret Government' Was Hiding UFO Secrets While President

Plenty of people have accused the government of withholding secrets files on UFO encounters, but if there was one person who would...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 12:18PM

Gasses From Ancient Earth Hide Key to Discovering Alien Life

While the hunt for signs of life in other worlds continues, researchers rely on certain biosignatures to confirm that a planet is, or...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 11:21AM

Microscopic Air Pollution Particles Are Changing Earth's Weather in Dangerous Ways

We often hear lectures about air pollution around aerosol cans and their slow destruction of our ozone layer, and the effects that...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 29 January 2018 - 10:49AM

Astronomers Are Not Happy About The 'Disco Ball Star' Launched Into Orbit

Last week, thanks in large part to the dropping costs of launching objects into space (and the growing number of foolhardy...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 6:45PM

We Just Found the Missing Link Between Dinosaurs and Birds

These days, it seems like a new, breakthrough dinosaur discovery is happening every week--we recently discovered an Australian dino...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 11:56AM

Plastic Pollution Is Killing Coral Reefs on an Unprecedented Scale Worldwide

We've known that our planet's coral reefs were dying, an ecological tragedy that came to a head last spring when it was widely...

Justin Joffe
Friday, 26 January 2018 - 9:59AM

NASA Almost Lost Their GOLD Satellite in the Earth's Atmosphere

High above us, there exists a point where the Earth's atmosphere ends, and the black emptiness of space begins. Our planet's...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 8:50PM

Scientists Just Created Rain and Snow on Demand in Idaho With Cloud Seeding

The ability to modify the weather has long belonged in the realm of science fiction, but now a team of scientists in Idaho think...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 1:46PM

Flat Earther Vows to Launch Himself at 500MPH in Homemade Rocket to Prove Earth Isn't Round

The ultimate rebuttal to flat-Earthers of all types has been threatening to send them into space: Once they're in orbit, they'll be...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 11:44AM

6,000-Year-Old Pre-Viking Artifacts Discovered in Norway as Climate Change Melts Glaciers

Oppland, Norway, is a cold place that's only getting warmer. Preserved in its ancient ice are some extremely rare artifacts that...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 10:01AM

Tiny Volcanic Crystals Could Save Lives by Predicting Eruptions

Of all natural disasters, history and literature have a special place for the volcanic eruption. From Pompei to Tommy Lee Jones'...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 11:49AM

Geoengineering a Cooler Planet Could Kill Earth's Animals in an Attempt to Stop Climate Change

In theory, the plan to deflect heat from the sun to cool down the temperature of the Earth makes sense, but according to a new study...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 11:11AM

Guillermo del Toro Says His Real-Life UFO Sighting Left Him Surprisingly Disappointed

Recent weeks have seen an increase in the number of people who are willing to discuss alien visitations and UFOs. As it turns out, the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 11:04AM

Earth's Oceans Are the Hottest They've Ever Been Thanks to Global Warming

Congratulations, humanity: We're all doing a great job of making the planet unlivable.2017 was a big year for bizarre weather patterns...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 10:37AM

New Study Finds Centipedes Can Kill Prey 15x Their Size With Deadly 'Spooky Toxin' Venom

Many people fear all insects based on how they look, how they crawl, or because they tap into our innate squeamishness. That said,...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 9:56AM

Australia Was Part of North America Supercontinent Over 1 Billion Years Ago, New Study Shows

It's easy to forget that the world's continents have been sliding around Earth's surface, colliding and ripping apart, for the last...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 22 January 2018 - 11:57AM

Earth Is Drifting Away From the Sun Into the Darkness of Space

The potential of eternal darkness is as grim and foreboding as it sounds, and news that the Sun's grip on our planet is loosening...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 22 January 2018 - 11:29AM