Archive for From the Web: Nature, Science & Tech
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 [...]
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. [...]
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.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
An underground cave in Vietnam is probably beyond anything you’ve ever come across! It’s mesmerizing, it’s mysterious, it’s beautiful and magical. Published by Ivan in [...]
Scientist Dr Robert Lanza says in his book 'Biocentrism', that death is an illusion generated by our consciousness. Furthermore, life does not end when the body dies, and it can [...]
From the northern lights to noctilucent clouds, the range of subjects in this year's competition covers all things astronomical. Here is a selection of the shortlisted images. [...]
Facebook abandoned an experiment after two artificially intelligent programs appeared to be chatting to each other in a strange language only they understood. Andrew Griffin [...]
Alarm bells have been sounding for years but most smartphone users ignore them, and are seen forever hunched over their device, busy with seemingly urgent transmissions. So here's [...]
Colourful yet hauntingly disturbing images of EMF's have been brought to light. Alanna Ketler at Collective Evolution has the story and encourages your body to take breaks from the [...]
Wanting to unleash a good April Fool’s joke on you all, we found that there is so much fake news going around that a good old joke won’t raise even an eyebrow! Hence we go for [...]
How the indigenous Tibetan population evolved to live with so little oxygen has been a mystery. Now we are beginning to understand that another species may lie behind their [...]
People when flying in a plane from here to there to nowhere usually take it in stride, thinking they know all about it. Well, maybe not. This Infographic by SilverDoor.co.uk might [...]
Hawking says, "This aggression may destroy us all by nuclear or biological war. We need to control this inherited instinct by our logic and reason." By Aatif Sulleyman, published [...]
The light from a 1800 year old star collision will arrive to be seen from Earth in 2022, writes Sarah Knapton in The Telegraph, UK. Published on January 7, 2016.