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Is Outer Space the Sustainable Energy Solution?

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Sources of sustainable energy continue to be pursued with little to no avail; while well-thought out strategies are presented with good intention, it seems there’s always a fatal flaw that is uncovered. Solar power, hydro-power, nuclear, and wind power have all been dragged through the mud to some extent; ‘traditional […]

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How to get fresh water out of thin air

Fog-harvesting system developed by MIT and Chilean researchers could provide potable water for the world’s driest regions. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — In some of this planet’s driest regions, where rainfall is rare or even nonexistent, a few specialized plants and insects have devised ingenious strategies to provide themselves with the water necessary for life: They pull […]

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Meet Prince Rupert’s Drop. It’s about to blow your mind.

Stop what you’re doing and watch this. No, really. Clear your schedule for the next seven minutes and have a seat. This here’s the story of Prince Rupert’s Drop – and if you’re into physics, high-speed video, explosions, or the feeling of your jaw falling open in an involuntary expression of sheer wonderment, it’s a […]

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First Archaeological Evidence of Vampires?

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. It seems the fetish for vampires spurred by Twilight and True Blood wasn’t shared in the early 1900′s, specifically in Gliwice, southern Poland. The surprise discovery of four bodies took place as construction workers were digging in preparation for laying a road. All skeletons were buried with their heads between […]

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Remote Controlled Humans Now a Reality

Every day seems to bring new revelations in the area of neuroscience. Obama’s BRAIN project appears to being paying dividends. Just in the last month or so, we have learned that scientists have been working on “neural dust” to create a remote-controlled computer pathway to the brain; and that scientists have been successful implanting false memories in mice. This was followed by an […]

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Scientists in the Stone Age?

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. 5 stone balls discovered in Scotland (Kincardineshire, Aberdeenshire, and Banff), part of a collection at the Ashmolean Museum, are baffling archaeologists in their purpose. Dating back to 3,000 and 2,000 BC, the five stones at the museum are just some of over 425 stones which have been found, all featuring […]

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NASA Detects Water on Moon’s Surface

NASA-funded lunar research has yielded evidence of water locked in mineral grains on the surface of the moon from an unknown source deep beneath the surface. Using data from NASA’s Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) instrument aboard the Indian Space Research Organization’s Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists remotely detected magmatic water, or water that originates from deep within […]

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Sunken, Lost City of Heracleion Brought to Life in 3D

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. The ancient city of Heracleion, home of Cleopatra’s inauguration, was thought to be myth, such as the lost city of Atlantis, until underwater archaeologist Dr Frank Goddio unexpectedly came across its ruin in 2001. Findings of extraordinary wealth were discovered after removing settlement from over 1,200 years ago. More than […]

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