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The End of Blood Diamonds? Scientists Say They Can Now Make Them in a Microwave

Remember the old saying that pressure makes diamonds? Well, that is still true if we're talking about the natural ones that are...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 11:12AM

Is the Nibiru Rapture Real? Christian Numerologist Says End Times Are April 23

Doomsday prophets are nothing if not persistent, we'll give them that--almost two years ago to the day, Outer Places called the last...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 12 April 2018 - 11:11AM

A Neutron Star 'Glitching' is Finally Recorded By Astronomers After Three Years of Waiting

Neutron stars are definitely not the largest objects in the universe, but they are the most massive (aside from black holes).A typical...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 8:19PM

Alien Researchers Say This NASA Photo Shows a Real-Life Stargate on the Moon

This isn't the craziest conspiracy theory we've covered (that goes to the claim that reptilian aliens helped the Nazis during World...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 1:13PM

ESA Swarm Mission: The First-Ever Images of Earth's Mysterious Second Magnetic Field

Say what you will about the many, many, many scientific inaccuracies in the 2003 disaster movie The Core, but it did teach a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 11:32AM

New Study Finally Reveals the Secret Behind Dark Matter—Alien Civilizations

Even with ambitious projects like the Breakthrough Listen initiative, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence has come up empty...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 11:00AM

If This Interstellar Asteroid Is an Alien Spaceship, Astronomers Say It's Keeping Quiet

Back in October, researchers using the Pan-STARRS1 telescope in Hawaii spotted a long, red asteroid passing through our solar system...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 10:58AM

Large 'Hole' in The Sun Will Cause a Geomagnetic Storm and Flashier Auroras

Looks like our sun has a hole in it again. It's a little too cosmically enormous to patch up, and it'll eventually go away, but Earth...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 - 8:29PM

Neighboring Star Proxima Centauri Roasts an Exoplanet With a Solar Flare

Located in one of the closest star systems to our own at just 4.2 lightyears away, the exoplanet Proxima b seemed like a great...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 - 7:16PM

New Study Says Our Eyebrows Evolved to Give Humans More Subtle Communication Skills

The general consensus is that about 55 percent of communication is non-verbal: subtle things like facial expressions and one's...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 - 12:49PM

This Archaeologist's 88,000-Year-Old Finger Bone Discovery May Rewrite Human History

In most people's imaginations, archaeologists spend their days carefully unearthing artifacts and ancient fossils by arduously...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 - 12:23PM

A Fossil Collector's Giant Icthyosaur Jawbone Discovery Just Solved an Ancient Mystery

A female blue whale living in the northern hemisphere is about 82 feet long, but luckily for seafaring humans, they only feed on...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 - 11:34AM

Northrop Grumman is Blamed For The Disappearance of Mysterious Government 'Zuma' Satellite

At the beginning of the year, SpaceX got themselves into some major hot water when a government satellite launched atop one of their...

Jonathan Kesh
Monday, 09 April 2018 - 6:45PM

An Astrophysicist Says Isaac Asimov's Legendary Sci-Fi Planet 'Kalgash' Could Be Real

Isaac Asimov's 1990 novel Nightfall takes place on Kalgash, a planet illuminated by a ring of stars that only sees nightfall once...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 09 April 2018 - 12:45PM

Is the Buzz Aldrin Lie Detector Test UFO Story a Hoax? Astronaut Says 'It Was Not an Alien'

This week, a lot of noise has been made online about Buzz Aldrin's claims that he saw a UFO during the Apollo 11 mission to the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 09 April 2018 - 11:34AM

New Survey Finally Explains the Real Reason There Are So Many Flat-Earthers

In case you missed it, a DIY rocket scientist named Mike Hughes recently launched a homemade rocket over the California desert as part...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 09 April 2018 - 11:31AM

British Antarctic Snowfall Study Deepens the Mystery of Global Warming

Over the past century, the Antarctic has gone from being a vast Terra Incognita to a continent-sized ticking time bomb: according to...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 09 April 2018 - 11:04AM

DARPA Develops an Experimental Brain Implant Which Can Improve Your Memory

Unless you're Elon Musk, you may be uncomfortable with adding a "brain implant" into your head (unless it teaches you kung fu). And...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 08 April 2018 - 6:27PM

NASA's First Mission to The Sun is Entering Its Final Preparations Before Launch

There isn't much that can approach a powerful star like the sun without burning up from the heat. And that's part of what makes the...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 08 April 2018 - 1:48PM

An Artificial Intelligence Learns How to Navigate Cities Using Only Google Street View

It's not easy to navigate without a map. Even if you've lived in a certain city for your entire life, there's occasionally going to be...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 07 April 2018 - 4:33PM