Science

The unfolding story of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, and the Danish inventor she sailed with

The Strange Case of a Danish Submarine -- the UC3 Nautilus

(This is thought to be the final photo of Kim Wall -- an image capture from a smartphone video -- as she sailed out of Copenhagen Harbor onboard the Nautilus.  Seen also is Peter Madsen) October 21, 2020, UPDATE-- Please see the major updates below, including Peter Madsen’s briefly horrific escape, having threatened guards with...
Just as they evolved into a species, BAM!, a rock killed them off

Really Cool New Dinosaur with Feathers Discovered

   Imagecredit: Sergey Krasovskiy  For those who are doing home teaching during this period, some kids might love to learn about a new feathered dinosaur that has just been discovered in the US southwest. They are about the shape and...
the day the world closed down

The day the virus came

The day the virus came –Damn its double name – Is the day the world closed downWith a terra firmer frown. It’s sneaky Sino-start,In some weird menu mart, Made a fast getaway,Anxious to make hay In other earthly venuesVia air...
the day the world closed down

The day the virus came

The day the virus came –Damn its double name – Is the day the world closed downWith a terra firmer frown. It’s sneaky Sino-start,In some weird menu mart, Made a fast getaway,Anxious to make hay In other earthly venuesVia air...
Just as they evolved into a species, BAM!, a rock killed them off

Really Cool New Dinosaur with Feathers Discovered

   Imagecredit: Sergey Krasovskiy  For those who are doing home teaching during this period, some kids might love to learn about a new feathered dinosaur that has just been discovered in the US southwest. They are about the shape and...
It was hiding in plain sight

A New Bird has been Discovered

This is an artist's rendition of the proposed Scytalopus krabbei, just now confirmed through genetic analysis as a new species -- pending the IOU's final approval-- within the tapaculo group of the perching birds (passerine). They are rarely ever seen,...
The Doomsday Clock is at 100 seconds to midnight

What the Coronavirus Can Teach Us

Italian ICU My deepest hope is that when the dust has settled from this pandemic, the planet of humans will have moved closer to working together on all things that threaten our momentary existence in the cosmos. When you get...
VRM: Vaccine Toxicity – Middle Ear Infections and Autism REFUTED

pseudoscience

My youngest is doing currently doing his Junior Year at Berklee College of Music The following is his paper on Joel Lord's article VRM: Vaccine Toxicity – Middle Ear Infections and Autism. It may be the best (yea ok, I might be a tiny...
Humans increase efficiency with a robotic arm

ROBOTICS IN ASCENDANCY

Whaddaya mean, “Us,” Human...? Thias takeoff on that old Lone Ranger/Tonto joke may soon seem applicable to the ever-evolving interface between robots and humans. As far back as 1994, I recall being startled by a self-directed, rolling carrier in...