Face recognition software and Orwell’s ‘1984’ – thanks to The Guardian and the BBC.
According to a panel of scientists, humans have ushered in a new geological epoch, writes Joe Pinkstone in MailOnline. Published on May 27, 2019.
A bald eagle was unable to fly, after a huge ice ball grew on his tail while it was hunting in the blistering cold winds of Michigan, USA. Published on BBC, February 15, 2019.
… states James Lovelock, one of the most influential environmental thinkers of our time. Published on BBC on January 24, 2019.
A portrait of Dorothy Maclean, co-founder of the Findhorn Foundation and Community, by Thomas Miller on Uplift.
Along the lines of ‘you ain’t seen nothin’ yet’, the Android Kannon Mindar was observed preaching to monks of the Kodaiji Temple in Kyoto on February 23, 2019.
Reports show that many insect populations are declining. How will that affect us? Published on BBC on February 22, 2019.
Prof Martin Rees, astronomer royal, speaks on space exploration and its implications. Published in The Guardian on February 21, 2019. (video)
A new map of the night sky charts hundreds of thousands of previously unknown galaxies discovered by using a telescope that can detect light sources optical instruments cannot see. Published on SOTT/AFP on February 20, 2019.
An ultraviolet telescope installed on the Russian satellite Lomonosov registered light ‘explosions’ in our planet’s atmosphere. Published by SOTT and Sputnik on February 11, 2019.
NASA has just gotten another view of Ultima Thule, the most distant object ever visited. Published on SOTT and RT on February 11, 2019.
Sunday, January 20 – The first of three supermoons this year, the “supermoon bloodmoon lunar eclipse” is coming to North and South America, as well as to the UK and parts of Eastern Europe this month, writes Anthony Watts.
Electrified by the eerie colour of the sky Thursday night, onlookers in New York borough of Queens speculated about an alien invasion or this being a sign from God. Published by BBC on December 28, 2018.
A unique yet natural phenomenon has been documented in Virginia and Florida, USA. Published on BBC on November 27, 2018.
A star 8,000 light years from Earth is on the verge of a huge supernova explosion, which could produce the Milky Way’s first gamma-ray explosion, a dangerous and extremely energetic event. Published on SOTT and RT on November 21, 2018.
Many people have noticed a decline in the insect population over recent years. What does it mean for the rest of life on Earth? Brooke Jarvis explores the dire findings about the decline in The New York Times. Published on November 27, 2018.
Video of stunning wildlife photos from around the world, shown at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, USA. Published on BBC on November 26, 2018.
Rahibai Soma Popere lives in the tribal village Kombhalne, Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra. Realizing that less and less of indigenous crops were growing and not longer available for consumption, she single-handedly began to collect and protect seeds throughout her environment and eventually became known as Seed Mother. Published on BBC on November 25, 2018.
A bespoke tunnel of light created from more than 57,000 LEDs is providing festive cheer and selfie heaven to city visitors in Norwich, UK. Published on BBC on November 17, 2018.
Citing concerns of cancer and other health risks, the city has moved to block the installation of 5G cell phone technology, writes Matt Agorist. Published in New Thought Project on November 12, 2018.
Britain’s biggest employer organisation and main trade union body have sounded the alarm over the prospect of British companies implanting staff with microchips to improve security, writes Julia Kollewe in The Guardian. Published on November 11, 2018.
Scientists recently uncovered the largest known structure of the ancient universe, writes Doris Elin Salazarin space.com. Published on October 17, 2018.
Just in time for the heatwave in Europe and elsewhere, a refreshing view: video taken recently at Osho Dham in New Delhi.
Although street maps by satellite can be a very helpful thing, nobody wants their open entrance or garage visible to those who might plan an unannounced visit with questionable intent. Here’s how you can prevent such elements from intruding, shown with ten easy tips.
To finally gain mastery over our inboxes, we have to deal with the root causes and not just the symptoms that frequently flare up, writes Paul Levy, University of Brighton, on BBC. Published on July 14, 2018
Big brother alive and well. A new report throws a damper on their claims that they protect their users’ privacy. Published in SOTT and RT on July 4, 2018.
If you’ve ever had the sneaking suspicion that your phone might be watching you, new research suggests you’re not being paranoid. Published on SOTT and RT on July 4, 2018.
System would allow Facebook to identify what adults and children are watching based on ambient noise. Published in The Guardian on June 29, 2018.
Mother Nature’s beautiful and mysterious ways shown in time-lapse footage. Published by RT on June 17, 2018.
Beech trees are bullies and willows are loners, says forester Peter Wohlleben, author of a new book claiming that trees have personalities and communicate via a below-ground ‘woodwide web’, writes Tim Lusher in The Guardian. Published on September 12, 2016.
Prof Stephen Hawking’s final research paper suggests that our Universe may be one of many similar to our own, writes Pallab Ghosh on BBC News. Published on May 2, 2018.
NASA has published a photo of two spiral galaxies twisting and embracing each other until they ultimately collide. Published on SOTT on March 12, 2018.
He [Sartre] should’ve been on my train when an oik* made 40 calls… in the quiet carriage! – writes Gyles Brandreth in the Daily Mail; published on February 6, 2018.
The Moon will put on quite the show at the end of the month, as a very rare, “super blue blood moon” will appear in the skies. Published in RT and SOTT on January 22, 2018.
A hot debate has gripped India, after Satyapal Singh, India’s minister for higher education, emphatically stated that Darwin’s theory of evolution is wrong. Published in The Guardian, on January 23, 2018.
Algorithms are able to balance the information exposure so that social media users can be exposed to information from both sides of the discussion. Published in Science Daily on December 5, 2017.
Traveling above Jupiter at more than 130,000 miles per hour, NASA’s $1 billion Juno probe took its ninth set of stunning flyby images on October 24, 2017. Published at Sci-Tech Universe on November 11, 2017.
Is your smartphone making you stupid? Lisa Egan has a checklist. Excerpt from her article published in SOTT and Ready Nutrition.
Stephen Hawking’s PhD thesis can now be downloaded to read this historic and compelling research by the then little-known 24-year-old Cambridge postgraduate.
Google, Twitter and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks alarmed by a race for human attention. Published in The Guardian on October 6, 2017.
Scientific argument for the mystical experience given in a riveting speech with core statements about oneness and energy by Jeff Liebermann at TEDxCambridge.
Two eminent scientists believe to have located the soul in the human body. Written by Ivan (who added a relevant quote by Osho) at Ancient Code, published on October 18, 2017.
Kabul and Afghanistan have become associated with war and violence for decades. Among all strife, people keenly aware of the importance of trees and plants persevered to maintain parks and gardens. A BBC documentary.
The vastness of the world’s oceans is something not many ponder on. Watching this spectacular time-lapse of a cargo ship’s journey over the course of a month will infuse you with just one aspect of the oceanic magnificence of Gaia and the Universe.