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Study Finds Placebos Work Even When Patients Know They’re Taking Them

Written by on December 26, 2010 in Science with 0 Comments
Study Finds Placebos Work Even When Patients Know They’re Taking Them

In a recent study, reported online in the journal Public Library of Science (PLoS), researchers found that placebo pills taken by patients were successful in treating irritable bowel syndrome even when the patients were told they were being treated with placebos. “The conventional wisdom is you need to make a patient think they’re taking a […]

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Total Lunar Eclipse and Winter Solstice on Dec 21, 2010

Written by on December 19, 2010 in Earth & Space with 2 Comments
Total Lunar Eclipse and Winter Solstice on Dec 21, 2010

A rare and significant astrological event will occur in less than 24 hours.  In the early morning on December 21, 2010, a unique conjunction will occur: a full moon, a total lunar eclipse, and the Winter Solstice.  The last time that there was a conjunction between the solstice, the full moon, and a total eclipse […]

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Ultra Low Frequencies Detected From Space Prior To Hatian Quake

Written by on December 13, 2010 in Earth & Space
Ultra Low Frequencies Detected From Space Prior To Hatian Quake

 The No Agenda show revealed a story discussed in MIT’s Technology Review in which the French satellite, DEMETER detected a surge in ULF radiation emanating from Haiti prior to the 7.0 quake hitting Haiti in January. DEMETER (Detection of Electro-Magnetic Emissions Transmitted from Earthquake Regions) was launched in polar orbit in 2004 in order to study low frequencies […]

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A Death Star May Be Hurling Comets At Earth

Written by on December 8, 2010 in Earth & Space
A Death Star May Be Hurling Comets At Earth

 Astrophysicists believe a colossal heavenly body may be hiding at the edge of the solar system and propelling comets and other space debris toward the Earth.  This faraway region known as the Oort cloud sits nearly 93 billion miles from the sun and goes out as far as three light years and hosts comets into the […]

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We Probably Live in a Programmed Reality Says Jim Elvidge

Written by on December 5, 2010 in Science with 2 Comments
We Probably Live in a Programmed Reality Says Jim Elvidge

Earlier this week on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory, Jim Elvidge, author of The Universe – Solved!, said that his book presents compelling evidence that it is “definitely possible, and actually very probable” that our world is a computer simulation that is controlled by a program.  The phrase “programmed reality” was coined way […]

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Sea Shepherd: Dolphins Killed on Thanksgiving but ‘Godzilla’ Stopped Whalers

Written by on December 2, 2010 in Nature with 0 Comments
Sea Shepherd: Dolphins Killed on Thanksgiving but ‘Godzilla’ Stopped Whalers

The Sea Shepherd organization reported bad news recently but ended with positive results. Of course the bad news first is last Thanksgiving weekend the Japanese fishermen in Taiji drove defenseless dolphins into the Cove by hitting pipes making a clanging noise which confuses and disorients them, closing a net behind them, and then guttet them […]

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Scientists Develop Camera That Sees Around Corners

Written by on November 29, 2010 in Technology with 0 Comments
Scientists Develop Camera That Sees Around Corners

Scientists have created a camera that does not have to rely on linear line of sight to capture images.  New technology that utilize “echoes of light” and uber-fast imaging called “Femto-Photography” as a nickname for “femtosecond transient imaging system.” The process is achieved using quick bursts of light that bounce off of various objects then eventually […]

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U.S. On the “Dark Side” of the Moon in 2016

Written by on November 26, 2010 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
U.S. On the “Dark Side” of the Moon in 2016

A manned mission to return to the Moon for the first time since 1972 may be possible by 2016 in an effort to explore the “dark side” of the moon in a dry run for a manned mission to Mars.  The aerospace engineers at Lockheed Martin intend to establish a stationary orbit around the moon […]

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Does NASA Image Show Ancient Alien Ruins on Mars?

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Earth & Space with 1 Comment
Does NASA Image Show Ancient Alien Ruins on Mars?

A video posted on YouTube earlier today illustrates how to navigate the NASA.gov website to locate a photograph of the “Intrepid” crater on Mars that was taken by NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity on November 11, 2010 . The video also shows how to download the image, zoom in to a specific area, and change […]

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Acoustic Archaeology Shows Ancients Had Advanced Sound Knowledge

Written by on November 17, 2010 in Archaeology with 0 Comments
Acoustic Archaeology Shows Ancients Had Advanced Sound Knowledge

In the field of acoustic archaeology, high-tech scientific analysis of sound allows archaeologists to gain insight into the invisible sonic properties present at a site. More and more, when evaluating the sophistication of any given civilization, researchers look for evidence of the manipulation and utilization of sound as a clue to how advanced the civilization […]

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J.R. Gott Recommends Mars Colonization on Coast to Coast AM

Written by on November 16, 2010 in Earth & Space with 0 Comments
J.R. Gott Recommends Mars Colonization on Coast to Coast AM

Yesterday, on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory, astrophysicist J. Richard Gott stated that the goal of the space program should be to increase our survival prospects by colonizing space.  Space colonization would provide a life insurance policy against unpredictable, cataclysmic events that occur every couple of million years. Therefore, if we can expand […]

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2,600 Year Old Buddhist Monastery Discovered in Afghanistan

Written by on November 15, 2010 in Archaeology with 0 Comments
2,600 Year Old Buddhist Monastery Discovered in Afghanistan

Ancient Buddhist statues were uncovered by a Chinese mining company in Afghanistan.  The monastery dates back to the seventh century B.C. along the famous Silk Road which links Asia to the Mid-East.  The site is in Mes Aynak, Afghanistan 20 miles (30 km) south of Kabul, mes means ‘copper’ in the local Dari language. The […]

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Alleged Time Traveler Andrew Basiago Appears on Coast to Coast AM

Written by on November 12, 2010 in Science with 4 Comments
Alleged Time Traveler Andrew Basiago Appears on Coast to Coast AM

This morning on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory, Andrew D. Basiago revealed his time traveling experiences as part of DARPA’s Project Pegasus.  Basiago was one of 140 American children who participated in teleportation experiments in the late 1960s and early 1970s.  He claimed that he was sent back in time to 1 million […]

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Can You Tivo Your Dreams?

Written by on October 28, 2010 in Science with 0 Comments
Can You Tivo Your Dreams?

Scientists have developed a way in which dreams could soon be recorded.  Researchers plan to create a dream recorder that will process electronic information.  Volunteers allowed scientists to surgically implant electrodes into their brains so that they could get direct access to brain activity. Dr. Moran Cerf said that one benefit of this technology could […]

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Dolphins Choose to Walk… On Water

Written by on October 24, 2010 in Nature with 0 Comments
Dolphins Choose to Walk… On Water

Dolphins teach themselves to “walk” on water according to research by the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society.  The actual “walk” means that their body is out of the water and they are fiercely flailing their fluke and they transverse the water. This is not for any practical reason according to Dr. Mike Bossley who says that […]

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