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Each year, I travel and camp or cottage in "Northern" Ontario. This year was no different, and I thought I'd share some of the creatures I managed to photograph while on my adventure. I think these photos serve as...
Something big is swimming in the sea near Alaska… A video captured in 2009 by an Alaskan fisherman shows a creature moving along the surface of the water that resembles the sea monster, Nessie. Some are claiming that the...
Mokele-mbembe – Almost Like Nessie In the Lingala language, Mokele-mbembe literally means, “the one who stops the river”. Just like Nessie, the Mokele-mbembe is said to be a living dinosaur of the sauropod kind which dwells in the Republic of...
“An asteroid the size of a tour bus zipped by Earth today (June 27) in a flyby so close that the space rock was nearer to the planet than some satellites.” At 5 to 20 metres wide, this guy...
This is Part 2 of our short series, "Abiogenesis and the Origin of Life". Read Part 1 HERE. How do scientists think life began? First, it must be noted that like many aspects of scientific knowledge, understanding the processes and mechanisms...
Mahatma Gandhi’s face has been found on Mars! Sort of. On first glance, it is a very compelling image, and Matteo Ianneo was quick to point that out using Google Mars. Located at 33°12’29.82?N, 12°55’51.21?W, the blurry image looks like...
One of the greatest mysteries on Earth is the origin of life. Abiogenesis is the subject of biology and chemistry that focuses on the emergence of life from non-living matter. While many aspects of abiogenesis are not yet fully understood...
It's an Owl! It's a Crane! No, it’s... Mothman!?? It’s been 45 years since the first reported sighting of the famed Mothman. No, not the character "Killer Moth" from Batman, but the creature who stands 6 to 7 feet tall...
Preface “If it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed which could not possibly have been formed by numerous, successive, slight modifications, my theory would absolutely break down.” Charles Darwin, Origin of Species With this statement, and like any good scientist,...
An explanation of the “Moon Illusion”. When you look up at the evening sky as the moon begins to rise above the horizon, it seems to swell and then retract as it goes higher in the sky. This effect, where...
I happen to know a teacher, and his Grade 1 students had a small assignment where they had to write down their favorite community helper, and a few points about them. Here’s a little sample: Title: My Favorite Community Helper 1....
According to 89-year-old radio evangelist Harold Camping, you've got only three days left until the apocalypse. Of course, he also said the world would end in 1994 - and was wrong - but this time, he's confident that the...
I love to watch everything I can about zombies… movies; TV shows; books; stories; and video games. I realize they are purely fiction and for entertainment purposes only, but occasionally have to have a bit of a debate when people...
NASA has recently released a video collage from the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). In the last year, the sun has gone from its quietest period in years (the solar minimum) to the activity marking the beginning of solar cycle...
On April 20th, 2011, The Daily Mail reported, “Body of ‘dead alien’ is found in frozen wastes of Siberia after claims of UFO hurtling to Earth… but is it an elaborate hoax?“ Igor Molovic, one of the two teens who...
I'm not a huge Facebook user - I pretty much only use it to pimp out my own website (such as this one), but I'm on it enough to be irritated by four things. Have you ever noticed that...
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