Inside the Search for a Better High

It was once simply understood that, if you smoked weed, there were good effects and there were bad. A strain for relaxation might also lead you to gorge an entire box of cookies; a variety that helped ease social anxiety for a party might leave you unable to mutter a single coherent sentence. But in the dawning new age of […]

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BBC Weather: Europe braced for THUNDERSTORMS as temperatures ROCKET in Britain and France

Europe is set for thunderstorms this week as temperatures rise in the north, but remain chilly further east. There will be “increasing amounts of sunshine” in London and Paris, despite temperatures dropping across Spain and Portugal. BBC Weather presenter Stav Danaos said: “It’s been very unsettled over the Mediterranean in the last week or so. Temperatures well below the seasonal […]

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UK Weather: Met Office warns temperatures ‘well BELOW average’ as thunderstorms STRIKE

Temperatures are set to plummet as “hefty showers” and thunderstorms hit Britain throughout the week. Met Office warned of a north and south “split”, with onshore winds striking parts of Scotland. Met Office meteorologist Marco Petagna said: “We will see north and south split weather-wise across the UK during the first half of this week. Plenty of fine weather towards […]

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Fossils show world-wide catastrophe on the day the dinosaurs died

WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) – Sixty-six million years ago, a massive asteroid crashed into a shallow sea near Mexico. The impact carved out a 140km-wide crater and flung mountains of earth into space. Earthbound debris fell to the planet in droplets of molten rock and glass. Ancient fish caught glass blobs in their gills as they swam, gape-mouthed, beneath the strange […]

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How DIY science is battling the baffle and dullness

Many people think science is inaccessible but a cohort of engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs are advocating and teaching on YouTube in a way that's thought-provoking and LOL-worthy. They're building wacky machines, debunking viral science stories and testing clever ideas to revisit concepts such as the scientific method, without the boring lecture. There are three types of YouTubers reimagining STEM (science, […]

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Mars One is dead so nobody is moving to the Red Planet

Mankind will be headed for Mars sooner or later, but planning and executing the first manned mission to another planet is obviously a complex and expensive endeavor. Mars One was one of the first and most ambitious attempts at getting a manned Mars mission off the ground. But it was terribly mismanaged, shortsighted and possibly even fraudulent in nature. It […]

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Mysterious interstellar object may just be space dust

The debate about what exactly the mysterious interstellar object known as “Oumuamua” is, continues to rage on, as some researchers believe it could be a “lightsail” sent from another civilization, while others believe it is a remnant from another solar system. NASA, which admitted it did not originally see the object, believes it is a “metallic or rocky object” approximately […]

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