Jules Verne sent his fictional submarine, the Nautilus, to the South Pole through a hidden ocean beneath a thick ice cap. Written 40 years before any explorer had reached the pole, his story was nevertheless only half fiction. Continue reading
The mantra of “Black Lives Matter” has been pounded into our heads 24 hours a day, and we’re told it’s an enlightened, progressive statement while anyone who claims “White lives matter” is somehow a racist bigot. Even worse, those who utter “ALL lives matter” are now threatened with being killed by this Harvard graduate, and people are being fired from their jobs for claiming “all lives matter.” Continue reading
It is very difficult to stare truth in the face especially when the news is unpleasant. However, one can no longer ignore the signs of impending disaster in the world across social, economic, financial, political and environmental fronts. We are suffering though the beginning of the greatest and fastest civilization collapse in history. “Sometime in the next year, we will all stare into the financial abyss. Imagine if, in addition to all the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic, you woke up one morning to find that the financial sector had collapsed,” writes The Atlantic.
The mass exodus away from the tech tyrants is now underway as millions of people are leaving Facebook, Twitter and YouTube due to extreme censorship and “viewpoint discrimination.” The left-wing lunatic-run tech tyrants have decided that they alone get to decide what views and opinions are allowed to be uttered in the public square, and since they are all run by drooling, sniveling left-wing mobs, they’ve decided that “hate speech” is anything they hate. Continue reading
What does 10 years mean to our 4.6 billion-year-old sun? Probably about as much as the last millionth of a second meant to you. Still, every decade that our old sun burns on is a decade of turbulent, sometimes violent change — a fact that becomes beautifully evident in a new time-lapse video from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). Continue reading
“Beam me up” is one of the most famous catchphrases from the Star Trek series. It is the command issued when a character wishes to teleport from a remote location back to the Starship Enterprise. Continue reading
A game theoretical study shows that envy coupled with competition divides society into an upper and lower class Continue reading
Researchers have found a “graveyard” of about 60 mammoths ahead of the construction of an airport just outside Mexico City, according to the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) in Mexico. Continue reading
The giant tectonic plate under the Indian Ocean is going through a rocky breakup … with itself. Continue reading
Scurvy is a devastating disease caused by not enough vitamin C in your body. While it’s often associated with pirates and seafarers from long ago, the disease is making a comeback in the modern day, even in developed countries where, theoretically, scurvy should no longer exist Continue reading
Reference article: Facts about the Spanish flu.
In 1918, a strain of influenza known as Spanish flu caused a global pandemic, spreading rapidly and killing indiscriminately. Young, old, sick and otherwise-healthy people all became infected, and at least 10% of patients died. Continue reading
- By 1577 the difference between the Julian calendar and the Earth’s position relative to the sun was out of sync by 10 days
- A more accurate leap year system was commissioned by Pope Gregory XIII to synchronize the Earth’s movements around the sun with the calendar
- The chance of being born on leap day is 1 in 1,461; those odds were broken by a Norwegian family
- In addition to an extra day every four years, intermittently an extra second is added to the clock