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Ocean Plastic Increases By 4.8 Million Metric Tons Each Year

Pollution

A recent study suggests the amount of plastic in the ocean increases by more than four million metric tons each year. Researchers with the University of California, who conducted the study, further concluded that a vast majority if the waste originates in Asia. In addition to being unsightly, ocean plastic poses a serious threat to… Read more »

NASA Is Planning To Send A Submarine To Titan, Saturn’s Largest Moon

The submarine would be largely autonomous, due to Titan's distance from Earth

NASA has unveiled conceptual plans to send an autonomous submarine to Titan, Saturn’s moon, in a bid to explore the vast icy reaches of the Kraken Mare. At the recent 2015 NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Symposium in Cocoa Beach, Florida, researchers revealed the Titan Submarine Phase I Conceptual Design, an outline for a… Read more »

Full 9/11 Disclosure Imminent — Russia To Release Satellite Evidence Of 9/11 ‘Inside Job,’ Truthers Say

9/11

Recent events are raising expectations among members of the “9/11 Truth movement” that an earthshaking 9/11 disclosure is imminent. The Russian-language Pravda.ru, an offshoot of Pravda, the former official mouthpiece of the Communist Party Of the Russian Federation, recently echoed the buildup of hopes and expectations in the “9/11 truther” community. In a Feb. 7… Read more »

Twitter Loves Ken Ham’s #DarwinWasWrongDay

Ken Ham declares #DarwinWasWrongDay, twitter eats it up.

Thanks to Ken Ham, #DarwinWasWrongDay is trending on Twitter. Then, perhaps it might be more accurate to say that the hashtag is trending thanks to Ham’s detractors — though there are a few serious posts scattered about, the majority are mocking the Creation Museum’s denial of evolution. The hashtag arose after Ham opposed a motion… Read more »

Apollo 11 Treasures Found In Neil Armstrong’s Closet

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Apollo 11 was the famous NASA mission that put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon in 1969. Now, 46 years later, some treasures used in the historic landing have been found in a closet in Armstrong’s Ohio home. The artifacts used by Armstrong and Aldrin when they guided the Lunar Module Eagle sat… Read more »

Search For Life Turns To Exomoons As NASA Supercomputer Joins The Hunt

NASA artist depiction of exomoon

Moons have big potential in the search for life and NASA’s Kepler telescope intends to find any potentially habitable exomoons — or moons outside our solar system. There’s just one problem, finding those little celestial bodies is very difficult. To compensate, NASA is bringing in its Pleiades supercomputer to sort through the data from Kepler…. Read more »

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness 'Orch OR' Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective reduction”) recently had a review, and the scientists supporting this idea are claiming the recent discovery of quantum vibrations in “microtubules” inside brain neurons corroborates their beliefs. In a related report by the… Read more »