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Scientists say giant asteroid could hit earth next week, causing mass destruction

Scientists have discovered a massive asteroid that is on course to hit the Earth next week, and are scrambling to find a way to divert the object. The asteroid has been named 2016-FI and measures approximately 1 km across. If it strikes a populated

Bill allowing police to withhold body camera video passes Indiana House

Video from police body cameras would not be subject to Freedom of Information laws if a bill passes the legislature. Police departments around the country are investing in body cameras in light of cases like Michael Brown in Ferguson and Laquan McDonald in Chicago.

Which countries are most likely to survive climate change? (Map)

The leaders of 150 nations, along with thousands of representatives of nearly 200 countries are currently meeting in Paris to try to come up with a plan to avoid the possible catastrophes of climate change. Scientists have known for decades that the problem of

Never before seen photos show how the Fukushima Exclusion Zone was swallowed by nature

Polish photographer Arkadiusz Podniesinski recently travelled to the site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. When he obtained permits to enter the 20km (12.5 mile) Exclusion Zone he found what looked like a post-apocalyptic film. Podniesinski is known for previously photographing the area around the

13 shocking pictures showing how we used to ‘treat’ the mentally ill

People with psychiatric problems were not always considered fully human: even within the last 100 years problems ranging from epilepsy and schizophrenia to things like dementia, post-traumatic stress, and even childhood misbehavior were treated with shocking cruelty. Humans were chained, heated, cooled, irradiated, shocked,

New Law Allows Weaponized Police Drones

It’s now legal for police in North Dakota to fly armed drones with tasers, tear gas, rubber bullets, sound cannons, and pepper spray thanks to a last-minute push by a pro-police lobbyist. House Bill 1328 wasn’t drafted to allow “less than lethal” weapons, but then a lobbyist

MMS: Miracle Mineral Scam

MMS, or the Miracle (or Master) Mineral Solution, has both gained and lost popularity in waves since 2006. The name Miracle Mineral Solution was coined by Jim Humble, a man with no medical or scientific qualifications, in a self-published book promoting the use of

What’s the problem with Bioenergy?

It’s a common assumption that bioenergy is a new green technology, or at least one that is a better alternative to current fossil fuels, but this often isn’t the case. Statistics behind bioenergy look impressive on the face of it. 33.6% of energy in

The easiest thing I did today was change the lives of 279 children

Many of us like the idea of money from the richest people in the world being divided in a fairer way to help the poor. This was largely the basis of the Occupy movements worldwide, but there wasn’t much focus on the “third world”. Although

The Truth About The Paracas Skulls

There have been multiple articles, videos, radio shows and mentions on TV about the Peruvian Paracas skulls. You may have seen some of the articles with titles such as “Initial DNA analysis of Paracas elongated skull released – with incredible results” from the Ancient