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‘Magic Mushroom’ Trip Comparable To Giving Birth? Scientists Think So


“Magic mushrooms” give users a trippy experience, but they do so by hyperconnecting the brain. LiveScience reports that magic mushrooms contain the active ingredient in the psychedelic drug, psilocybin. Psilocybin completely rewires the brain, cutting off normal communication barriers. This allows parts of the brain that normally don’t communicate to connect. This rewiring of brain… Read more »

Climate Change Report: Fossil Fuels Must Be Eliminated By 2100

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Scientists are sounding more desperate than ever. In its Fifth Assessment Synthesis Report, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stressed the dire situation of climate change and called for a complete end to the use of fossil fuels by 2100. IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri explained that if humanity was to keep the… Read more »

SpaceShip Two Crash Cause Confirmed — But Is There More To The Story?

Virgin Crash

The cause of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two crash has been determined by investigators, according to Fox News. SpaceShip Two’s feathering system, which slows the spacecraft as it returns to Earth, deployed too early and without a prompt from the pilot. However, the accident remains under investigation by the NTSB. Reportedly, the feathering system of SpaceShip… Read more »

Why NASA Never Returned To Moon: Documentary Explains Why [Video]


It’s been nearly 50 years since the Apollo 11 Mission was successfully carried out when astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first stepped on the surface of the moon, while Michael Collins floated in lunar obit awaiting their return. Since then, nine other humans have walked the lunar surface. However, a question about the space… Read more »

Middle East Stone Circles Mystery Aided By Aerial Imagery

Middle East Stone Circles in Jordan

Huge geoglyphs in Jordan, often referred to as the Middle East Stone Circles, are a mystery to archaeologists, but new aerial photography of the stone circles may help explain their purpose. There are 11 sets of Middle East stone circles known so far, and they are estimated to be about 2,000 years old. They appear… Read more »

ESA Uses Science Fiction To Draw Attention To Comet Mission


You wouldn’t think that the ESA (European Space Agency) would need to pull any stunts to promote its Rosetta mission to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The prospect of successfully trailing and landing a remote satellite on the comet seems thrilling enough. However, the ESA teamed up with an Oscar-nominated movie director, Tomek Bagiński, to produce a short… Read more »