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You’ve probably already heard of these two videos – The Mountain, and Aurora. They are both incredible examples of time lapsed photography by Terje Sorgjerd, who is a passionate landscape and video photographer. From his Facebook page: I have been...
Many of us, Christian or not, are familiar with the story of Genesis. It tells us how the universe, our Earth and it’s inhabitants were created. It is similar to other Mesopotamian creation myths and offers a monotheistic (single...
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...
As children, we've probably all tried a Ouija board at one time or another. Remember how it went? Two or more players would gather around the board, and each would place two fingers on the planchette (the pointer). Each...
Our planet is home to a number of natural wonders, and it’s difficult to pick out the “best” ones since, at least for this post, the list is subjective. Inspired by the 7 Natural Wonders of the World website,...
The short answer, is that people want to believe. According to Brian Cronk, a professor of psychology at Missouri Western State University, "The human brain is always trying to determine why things happen, and when the reason is not...
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...
What this blog's about... I'm often asked how I got interested in skepticism and why I started this blog. So, finally, I'm going dedicate a post to answer these questions. This post will also be added to the About page. Formally,...
The recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan provide us with a stark reminder of nature's raw power. Earthquakes, while geologically fascinating, are one of the Earth's most destructive forces. Livescience.com and Graphic.Is have provided several infographics which illustrate how...