Earth

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

Mysterious Lights Spotted in Japan Spark Alien Sighting Rumors

Japan isn't known as a hotspot of UFO activity, making widely reported sightings quite rare. That's why a recent flurry of social...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 22 January 2018 - 10:52AM

Bill Gates: Improving Photosynthesis Can Solve World Hunger

Though we may be experts at ignoring it with our #firstworldproblems, the world hunger epidemic is not going away. The UN projects...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 11:27AM

The Worst-Case Climate Change Scenarios Have Just Been Debunked

For the past decade, the fight against climate change has been driven by the knowledge that we're racing against the clock: If...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 11:26AM

New Discovery Finds Meteorites Brought Water to Earth Over 4 Billion Years Ago

Science has long sought to explain exactly how water came to exist on Earth in the first place—now, we finally have an answer....

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 18 January 2018 - 10:07AM

Impending Geomagnetic Storm Could Wipe Out Earth's Satellites and Power Grid

It's like Y2K all over again, except this time the force that could supposedly leave the planet in the dark is from space and not a...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 11:02AM

We Just Discovered Chameleons Have Fluorescent Bones That Glow in the Dark

While most maintain that the late Jim Morrison of The Doors earned his psychedelic honorific, "The Lizard King," a new reptile might...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 10:47AM

Giant 'Fireball' Meteor Terrifies Detroit

Meteors fall to Earth every so often but seldom do they enter our atmosphere with a flash of light and a massive seismic...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 10:11AM

Hidden 'Alien Tech' UFO Spotted on Air Force Base in Florida

We Floridians are a stubborn lot. With a year-round outdoor lifestyle that few other states can match and a sun-kissed climate that...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 10:41AM

Pilots From 'British Roswell' Were Abducted by Aliens, Claims Senior Officer

Based on all evidence from official government sources, UFOs seem to really love Earth military bases.Perhaps this is a case of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 10:36AM