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Operation Jade Helm 15, Wal-Mart Closures Over ‘Plumbing Issues’ Spark Martial Law Conspiracy Theories

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The right-leaning conspiracy theory blogosphere has come alive once again with conspiracy theory speculations linking recent reports that several Wal-Mart stores have closed across the U.S. with Jade Helm 15 military training exercises scheduled to begin in July in some selected states, including Texas, California, Utah and Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado. According to… Read more »

First Donut In Space Launched From Norway [Video]

Donut in Space

Two Swedish brothers wanted to go where no one has gone before. With a weather balloon and a leftover pastry, they decided to launch the first donut in space. Admittedly, Alexander and Benjamin Jönsson probably have way too much time on their hands. Last week they launched their weather balloon, along with its sweet and… Read more »

Watch NASA Astronauts’ Spectacular GoPro Footage During ISS Spacewalk [Video]

GoPro Spacewalk

During spacewalks conducted earlier this year, two NASA astronauts one-upped global GoPro thrill-seekers by offering a stunning point-of-view experience of being at the International Space Station. Astronauts Terry Virts and Barry Wilmore were strapped with GoPro cameras during two separate space walks in February — and the hour-long footage provides a breathtaking first-hand view of… Read more »

NASA: Stay 70 Days In Bed And Get Paid $18,000

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NASA says it will pay $18,000 to anyone willing to take part in a three-month study that requires participants to stay in bed for 70 days under conditions that simulate the weightlessness of space flight. After 70 days, the participants will be required to engage in a series of “reconditioning” exercises to test how effectively… Read more »

NASA Curiosity: Is There Water Under The Surface Of Mars

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Does Mars contain water under its surface? This is a question that may be close to being answered by NASA’s Curiosity rover, a new report from The Guardian claims. According to new measurements, Curiosity may have evidence that the soil on the red planet is damp with liquid brine, which is deemed an essential ingredient… Read more »

100 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Remains Found — In Texas?

Four-Year-Old Discovers 100 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Bones In Texas

Just another day in Texas — well, so this father and son thought. After some light digging, the 4-year-old boy discovered prehistoric dinosaur fossils. How’s that for family time? In September of 2014, in Mansfield, Texas, a zookeeper and his son took a trip to a local shopping center. It had been common knowledge that… Read more »

CERN LHC: Large Hadron Collider Restarts After Two-Year Upgrade — Scientists Hope To Detect Dark Matter

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Scientists and engineers at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, CERN, running the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s largest particle accelerator, restarted it on Sunday after a two-year shutdown for major upgrade. The upgrade was implemented to allow physicists to extend their ability to probe deeper to unravel the fundamental forces underlying the structure… Read more »

‘Little Foot Fossil’ Is Rewriting The Story Of Human Evolution

Little Foot Fossil older than Lucy

One should never ask a lady her age, but a female skeleton known only as “Little Foot” recently divulged her secrets. The fossil, found two decades ago in South African cave, is telling scientists that far more human species roamed the Earth millions of years ago than once thought. The Little Foot fossil’s age has… Read more »