Month: December 2018

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After Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the scientific community by announcing last month that he had edited the genes of human babies, he mysteriously vanished. And now he’s been found.    The New York Times reports that guards are holding He in a guesthouse at his university, the Southern University of Science and Technology. It’s unclear whether the guards work for the Chinese government, the
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Data breaches, widespread malware attacks and microtargeted personalized advertising were lowlights of digital life in 2018. As technologies change, so does the advice security experts give for how to best stay safe. As 2019 begins, I’ve pulled together a short list of suggestions for keeping your digital life secure and free of manipulative disinformation.  
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It has long been speculated by conspirators that aliens from thousands of years ago played a massive role in the construction of the pyramids. In Amazon Prime’s “The Secret KGB Files”, it is claimed that an alien life form was discovered during a research mission by members of the KGB. The documentary, released in 2001, shows an interview with Dr. Viktor
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Mining corporation Rio Tinto says that an autonomous rail system called AutoHaul that it’s been developing in the remote Pilbara region of Australia for several years is now entirely operational — an accomplishment the company says makes the system the “world’s largest robot.”   “It’s been a challenging journey to automate a rail network of this size and scale
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Adam and Eve might have managed it in the Bible, but scientifically speaking, would two people be enough to repopulate our world from scratch, despite the inevitable health issues associated with inbreeding and a limited gene pool?    First of all, let’s deal with the obvious problems. The first ‘new’ generation would obviously all be brothers
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There are currently 3 named storms raging around the globe: Eboni (USA), Usman (Philippines), Yeti (Russia; I gave it the name!), creating a wave of weather chaos around the world. Here the latest updates: Yeti (Russia) A powerful and now deadly cyclone is currently hitting the Kuril Islands, Sakhalin, the Khabarovsk Territory and Kamchatka, Russia
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One week after the devastating volcanic tsunami in Indonesia, another powerful geological event occurred in this very active region of the dangerous ‘Ring of Fire’. A major quake hit Mindanao, Philippines, on December 29, 2018, triggering brief tsunami warnings for Philippines & Indonesia. A M7.0 earthquake hit 83km ESE of Pondaguitan, Philippines on December 29
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Thanks to Jake and Mari of the Grand Solar Minimum YouTube channel we have an excellent overview of all significant volcanic eruptions of the year. Out of an estimated 1 500 active volcanoes, on average 50 – 70 erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava. There were 77 confirmed eruptions at some
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The Malaysia Airlines plane disappeared whilst flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing carrying 239 people and the mystery is yet to be solved. The investigators’ conclusion that the Indian Ocean is the most likely location of the jet was based on pingring data from the British satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat. The data revealed the known
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The sun has been without spots every day for almost two weeks. No sunspots? No problem: A G1-class geomagnetic storm erupted last night, sparking bright auroras around the Arctic Circle. Yes very weird indeed! Here some amazing northern lights captured in Alaska: G1 Aurora taken by Sacha Layos on December 27, 2018 @ Fairbanks, AK via SpaceWeatherGallery G1 Aurora taken by Sacha Layos on December
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Australia’s post-Christmas heatwave continues to sweep across the country, with a near record-breaking 49°C [120°F] forecast for Western Australia, and fire danger, health and air quality warnings issued across the nation.Temperature records have been broken as a heatwave continues across the country and parts of South Australia are expected to enter catastrophic fire conditions later on Friday.
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A recent jump in the number of sightings of alleged TR-3B aircrafts has sparked a panic among online conspiracy communities. Experts fear that there “is something going on” amid concern over top-secret US military experiments or the involvement of extraterrestrials. Michael, of the YouTube channel MrMBB333, posted the latest sighting of the alleged TR-3B in
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Keep us going strong – subscribe today and get your ad-free account  Producing content you read on this website takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work. If you value what we do here, please consider subscribing today. SUBSCRIBE TODAY Tropical Depression “Usman” continues moving erratically over the Philippine Sea. The current forecast track