Series of cataclysmic volcanic eruptions in Iceland during the Middle Ages spurred Icelanders to turn away from their pagan gods and convert to Christianity

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A series of Earth-shattering volcanic eruptions in Iceland during the Middle Ages may have spurred the people living there to turn away from their pagan gods and convert to...

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is now twice the size of Texas and it’s rapidly getting bigger

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The monstrous garbage patch consists of 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic and weighs roughly 88,000 tons. Scientists fear that if they can't clear the patch in time, plastic will...

This is the best white noise sound machine on Amazon

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This white noise sound machine is the absolute best one on Amazon. This compact machine was sent from the heavens to mask every shrill noise - honking cars, barking...

The mysterious Atacama alien skeleton is a stillborn girl with an astounding seven different mutations in genes responsible for bone development

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A bizarre, mummified, six-inch-long skeleton once suspected of possibly being an alien, was discovered back in 2003 in Chile's Atacama desert and was heralded by some as a potential...

Here’s Why You Probably Won’t Read This Article About Syria, Seven Years After The War Began

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Seven years after the war began, the horrific images and videos being posted online from Syria show no sign of stopping. But is anyone still paying attention? Nope! Because...

First autonomous vehicle death: Self-driving Uber car kills pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona

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​For the first time, a self-driving autonomous vehicle has killed a person. The accident occurred in Tempe, Arizona overnight, when the Uber vehicle struck a woman walking outside of...

We are drinking plastic! 93% of top bottled water brands contaminated with plastic particles

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The world's leading brands of bottled water are contaminated with tiny plastic particles that are likely seeping in during the packaging process, according to a major study across nine...

Ski lift going out of control in Gudauri, Georgia (videos)

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Only 8 people were injured as a ski lift went out in control in Gudauri, Georgia on March 16, 2018. It is still unknown why the packed chairlift went...

Scientists finally crack the mystery of the 1,500-year-old egg-shaped alien skulls found in Bavaria almost five decades ago

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Scientists have finally cracked the mystery of the 1,500-year-old egg-shaped skulls found in Bavaria almost five decades ago. The ‘alien-like,’ elongated crania were unlike anything seen in northern Europe...

Dark DNA: The missing matter at the heart of nature that is forcing us to rethink some basics of evolution

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We've been to the moon, we've mapped the continents, we've even been to the deepest point in the ocean... So what's left to explore? DARK DNA. No doubt you have...

Norway used technology previously not released outside of NSA for potentially illegal spying

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Behind an abandoned military facility 40 miles northwest of Oslo, Norway built a surveillance base in close collaboration with the National Security Agency. Its bright, white satellite dishes, some...

Bizarre Quantum Skyrmion solves the centuries-old mystery of ball lightning

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Scientists bound the magnetic fields of a supercooled quantum object into a complex knot. And what they found may have finally solved the centuries-old riddle of ball lightning, luminous...

DARPA wants to freeze soldiers on the battlefield

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When troops are injured on the battlefield, time is of the essence: How long it takes service members to receive medical care is often the single most important factor...

Receding waters suck by Nor’easter Storm Riley in Maine reveal an extremely rare Revolutionary War era shipwreck

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The recent nor'easter that struck the eastern coast of the U.S. last week revealed something on a New England beach that has been glimpsed only about once a decade...

Can sound be used as weapon? A Cuban analysis

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Government and academic investigators continue to probe reports from Cuba that, starting in 2016 and continuing through 2017, U.S. and Canadian diplomats and tourists may have been subjected to...

It’s one of the world’s most powerful spy alliances. And yet most people have probably never heard of it

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It is one of the world’s most powerful alliances. And you probably never knew it existed. Because its existence is a closely guarded government secret. The “SIGINT Seniors” is a...

This 5,000-year-old mummy is the earliest known tattooed woman

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A new analysis of two ancient Egyptian mummies has uncovered the earliest known examples of “figural” tattoos on human beings - that is, tattoos that are meant to represent...

Strange pole-shifting physics conjures a truly alien world

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Some exoplanets are tidally locked - like how only one side of the Moon ever faces the Earth - and we already know that planets like Mars and Earth...

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We are just a few steps toward IRL lightsabers

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We are just a few steps toward IRL lightsabers. A team of physicists has created a new form of light that permits up to three photons to bind...

Oregon UFO incident sends F-15s scrambling – New FAA tapes

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Last November, The War Zone posted an exclusive story detailing a bizarre incident involving an unidentified aircraft that transited the skies of the Pacific Northwest in the early evening...

These two ancient skulls discovered in China appear to be hybrids of humans, neanderthals and a third mysterious race

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Two 100,000-year-old skulls unearthed in China are up-ending ideas about human evolution. They appear to be hybrids of humans, neanderthals — and a third mysterious race. the so-called ‘mosaic’...

The world’s first ski tournament for robots was held near the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics – and they had no problem with the extreme high winds

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I heard the Alpine skiing has been postponed again due to wind conditions. That’s a pity. Robots are doing fine here. While Alpine skiers fought high winds at the...

Have you ever seen ice stars?

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What the heck is going on over this small frozen pond of Slavkov-u-Brna, Czech Republic. I have never seen that! It really looks like stars... like ice stars or...

Mysterious wind blows down big trees at once in Olympic National Park Washington – Small quake recorded – Weather experts baffled

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What in the world could possibly blow down more than 100 trees in the middle of a national park when no other major weather event was recorded in the...

Russian security officers have arrested several scientists working at a top-secret Russian nuclear warhead facility for allegedly mining crypto-currencies

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Look! Water is gushing out of this tree in Montenegro and it’s totally weird

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Is that the greatest miracle of the year? Look at that! The water has suddenly started running out of this tree, turning the old mulberry tree in a village...

CERN physicists find evidence of quasiparticules ‘Odderon’ first predicted in the 1970s

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Scientists have uncovered some preliminary evidence for a nuclear physics effect first predicted back in the 1970s. The physics universe you’re about to enter into in order to understand...

Previously unknown language discovered in Malaysia (video)

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A previously unknown language has been found in the Malay Peninsula by linguists from Lund University in Sweden. The language has been given the name Jedek. Jedek is not a...

Newly discovered form of superionic water ice is ‘Really Strange’

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Scientists have confirmed a form of water that is simultaneously solid and liquid. It is the latest advance in the study of water, a seemingly simple substance that can...

The untold story of the Pentagon Papers co-conspirators or the crucial role that a small band of others played in helping Daniel Ellsberg leak the documents to journalists

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History always remember a name. But in most of the cases, others were involved and without their helps, nothing would have happened. Here the untold story of the Pentagon...

Major car crash due to fog in Abu Dhabi, UAE (video)

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Bomb squad officer hit by exploding car (video)

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If you've ever seen a photo of a bomb disposal squad in thick armors, aka bomb suits, then you've probably asked yourself if the officer can survive a close...

The Berlin Wall has now been down longer than it was up: 28 years, two months and 27 days

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TO MILLIONS the Berlin Wall — which as of today has been down for longer than it was up — was above all a symbol. It was a by-word...

Globally, about 90 per cent of people are righties. But why?

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Funny thing, in any given class, around 10 per cent of the students were lefties. It turns out this is true for all human populations, not only middle-America university...

A physical map of religious faith in the USA: The Mormons welcome you to UTAH ISLAND

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In the aftermath of Donald Trump's election, you might have seen maps showing "TrumpLand" and the "Clinton Archipelago", essentially, creating two new geographic bodies out of the areas that...

Erasing Native Americans From U.S. National Parks from Yosemite to Bears Ears

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Immersed in the American West during the early 19th century, artist George Catlin made it his goal to capture idyllic scenes of nature, often featuring the frontier’s many Native...

Border Patrol finds mysterious 75-foot tunnel in El Paso, Texas – And it’s origin could go back 100 years

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Border Patrol agents in El Paso, Texas found a 75-foot tunnel along the U.S. bank of the Rio Grande river during construction work. And one former Border Patrol chief...

US States are using beet juice, molasses, cheese waste, and beer to de-ice roads

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Most cities around the United States throw salt on the roads when it snows. But some experts are turning to something a little less conventional to get the job...

Large metallic spheres fall from the sky in a loud roar terrifying residents in Peru

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Residents of eastern Brazil and northern Peru were left baffled when a mysterious object started disintegrating in the sky accompanied with loud booms on January 27, 2018. Then, residents...

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