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Have you ever noticed how cocky someone can be when they've got nothing to lose?  Picture it:  you're about to take an exam for a course you barely remember taking and you don't have a hope in passing.  Maybe...
Do you believe in God? Should you believe in God? In the seventeenth century, the mathematician Blaise Pascal presented an argument for the belief in God, which is as follows: If you erroneously believe in God, then when you...
At 2pm, on Thursday, December 2nd, NASA will hold a news conference. NASA has said the conference will “discuss an astrobiology finding that will impact the search for evidence of extraterrestrial life." Sometimes I wish I wasn’t so skeptical. I would...
Deep within the Cambodian jungle lie the magnificent ruins left by the Khmer empire, including the temple of Angkhor.  The structures were built in the beginning of the eighth century AD until the fourteenth century AD.  The artistic skills...
Our planet Earth is home to an incredibly wide array of species.  These fantastically amazing, creepy, and weird animals are only a small sample of our planet's ecological diversity.  They each have unique adaptations which help them survive in...
"Bioenergotherapy"– wondering what it is? I’ll let you in the on the secret. "Bioenergotherapy is concerned with correcting energetic perturbations in bioplasma tale, called the aura. Human’s aura contains 7 layers which are responsible for a state of mental health stemming...
A filmmaker by the name of George Clarke is claiming that an extra in Charlie Chaplin’s “The Circus” is talking on a cell phone. The film was released in the 1920s. Looking at the picture, and at the video...
Science and Skepticism can take on some pretty serious issues, so every once in a while, it’s nice to relax and take a breather. Here’s a collection of comics from around the web…
Consider the following scenario… It’s a beautiful day, and you’re walking along the trolley tracks. Suddenly, you hear calls for help and notice there are five people tied up on the tracks just ahead! A trolley is bearing down on...
Yesterday, a respected doctor took a video of an unidentified flying object over the skies of Montreal (more specifically, over the Cavendish Mall). The headlines were typical for this type of story: “UFOs in Montreal? Strange sights reported: Doctor among witnesses...
This past summer, the flood waters from tropical storm Agatha caused a massive sinkhole to finally collapse and expose itself in Guatemala.  The hole is a startling 30 stories deep, and 60 feet (18 metres) wide.  When I originally...
Recently, I was watching the Biography Channel and saw an ad for a show called Celebrity Ghost Stories.  This is a show, where Class A celebrities, like the bald guy who was Carrie's friend in the show Sex and...
It still astonishes me when I hear that nearly eradicated diseases are making a comeback in industrialized nations where the diseases and their symptoms can be almost entirely avoided.  Whooping cough, featured in a previous article, is one of...
My latest trip to the cottage, located near Haliburton, Ontario, yielded a handful of images of various insects. Unfortunately, except for the carpenter ants (which I am very familiar with, as I lay siege to their nest in my...

Real Life Dragon?

Ever see the movie Avatar, with those giant flying creatures called the "toruk"?  Here's the real-life version:  Draco Volans.   This incredible image of a "real life dragon" was taken by Reddit user Biophilia_curiosus:   Biophilia_curiosus wrote: "The crazy part is that those lines...
I thought I’d share a picture I took of a dragonfly nymph’s exoskeleton. The picture was taken on the shore of Lake Penage, in Ontario. The larval stage of large dragonflies may last as long as five years. In smaller...
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