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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Map Mystery: Russia’s Largest Island Vanishes After North Korean Missile Test

 Someone swiped Sakhalin. The 76,000-square-kilometer Sakhalin Island disappeared from Russia’s Pacific coast on the online Yandex.Maps service overnight on August 28-29, around the time of what some say was one of North Korea’s most provocative missile tests to date. The mysterious glitch was spotted after Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan’s northern Hokkaido island, which lies […]

Virgin Mary Statue Survives Hurricane Harvey, Inspires Hope

As Houston drowned, a Robstown neighborhood burned but the miraculous made an appearance. As Hurricane Harvey bore down on southeast Texas, the Rojas family decided to evacuate from their suburban Corpus Christi home. They returned Sunday to a pile of ash. As winds tore through their neighborhood, an electrical fire erupted and devoured their home. […]

Let’s Say I Knew How To Make Your Phone Stay Charged Forever Without Plugging...

Scientists have created a clear film that *could* charge a cellphone. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for a prototype! Are you ready to never plug in your phone again? Meet the clear solar panel. It can go on your smartphone and tablet to power them using solar energy “The first place [they] […]

America Is Falling Into The Trap Of Divide and Conquer

Tensions have never been higher after the horrible events which occurred at Charlottesville. Many people on the left see this as a call-to-arms against the ideological right, which many of them view as actual Nazis, while the right sees the move to tear down the Robert E. Lee statue as an attack on history and […]

Hidden GMO Dangers In Children’s Meals

This explosive exposé reveals what the biotech industry doesn’t want you to know – how industry manipulation and political collusion, not sound science, allow dangerous genetically engineered food into your daily diet. Company research is rigged, alarming evidence of health dangers is covered up, and intense political pressure applied. Chapters read like adventure stories and […]

Awesome ‘Origami’ Pots Grow With Your Plants

London-based designers have invented an ‘origami’ pot that grows with your plant! Gardeners with green thumbs know that as a plant grows, it will at some point need to be transferred to a larger container. But thanks to London-based designers Studio Alaskan, a solution to this inconvenience now exists: an origami-based pot that evolves with […]

Here’s How They Screw You Over At The Gas Pump

Did you know gov’t regulations actually decrease MPG? So much would be possible if it weren’t for the government. Government, remember, is not composed of experts in much of anything – except control and manipulation. Politicians and bureaucrats are not people who do things. They force others to do things. In the car world, you […]

Extinct Tree Grows New From Ancient Jar of Seeds Unearthed By Archaeologists

For thousands of years, Judean date palm trees were one of the most recognizable and welcome sights for people living in the Middle East — widely cultivated throughout the region for their sweet fruit, and for the cool shade they offered from the blazing desert sun. From its founding some 3,000 years ago, to the dawn of […]

Beijing Hero Cop Rescuing Baby Girl From Public Toilet

The picture of a heroic Chinese cop rescuing a newborn baby girl, who was dumped in the pipe of a public toilet in Beijing, has captured a lot of hearts. The baby survived and is now recovering in a local hospital thanks to her guardian angel. A police station in western Beijing received a call […]

10 Reasons It’s Great To Be Single

Two months after my ex-husband’s sudden disappearance, I wrote the following in my journal: It is the quiet times that are painful. As long as I’m at work or with friends, I am good. But, then there are days like today when I am home alone and it is quiet and the house feels too […]

Panda Babies Sleeping In Baskets Make Their First Public Appearance

These baby pandas are a cause to celebrate! Ten pandas were born this year at the Ya’an Bifengxia Giant Panda Breeding Center, and this past Friday, they made their debut public appearance. The pandas range in age from two weeks to two months old. The deputy minister of Animal Management at the China Conservation and […]

Study Reveals How Birth Order Influences Personality

We’ve all heard the claims: oldest siblings are bossy, younger ones are funnier to get noticed, middle children fear not having their voices heard. You can find thousands of articles online endorsing these stereotypes. However, a study with a large sample size finds that the effects are so small as to be nearly meaningless. The perception that one’s order […]

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