Category: History

String theory – Brian Greene

String theory – Brian Greene

Physicist Brian Greene explains superstring theory, the idea that miniscule strands of energy vibrating in 11 dimensions create every particle and force in the universe.

The Oldest Humans to Ever Live

The Oldest Humans to Ever Live

The one thing that we have continued to seek as humans is the ability to live a longer life. In these contemporary times, we are living longer than ever. This is due to the...

The Rise of the Machines – Why Automation is Different this Time

The Rise of the Machines – Why Automation is Different this Time

The automation is going to take over those jobs too, and pretty much every unskilled AND skilled job that exists.

Decoding the ancient astronomy of Stonehenge

Decoding the ancient astronomy of Stonehenge

The Stonehenge monument in England is known for its alignment with the summer solstice sunrise, and a is popular destination for revelers welcoming the longest day of the year. The inner “horseshoe” of the...

In one year, drug overdoses killed more Americans than the entire Vietnam War did

In one year, drug overdoses killed more Americans than the entire Vietnam War did

More Americans died of drug overdoses in 2016 than died in the entirety of the Vietnam War — the result of the US’s opioid epidemic. That’s one takeaway from a new report by Josh...

The fight to rethink (and reinvent) nuclear power

The fight to rethink (and reinvent) nuclear power

In 2011, following the Fukushima Disaster in Japan, Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that the country would completely phase out its use of nuclear power by 2022. This move was hailed by anti-nuclear activists,...

Our Story in 6 Minutes

Our Story in 6 Minutes

I have compressed billions of years into 6 minutes. This is our story as revealed by science.

Noah’s Ark Found

Noah’s Ark Found

God tells Noah in the Bible before the time of Jesus Christ to build an Ark and save the world from a flood – this Ark may have been found along with the graves...

They were opioid addicts on their way to recovery. Then the hurricane hit.

They were opioid addicts on their way to recovery. Then the hurricane hit.

Methadone is a long-acting prescription opioid primarily used as a replacement therapy for opioid addiction. Patients are prescribed controlled doses of the drug to help them recover from heroin or painkiller addiction. There are...

Climate change did not “cause” Harvey or Irma, but it’s a huge part of the story

Climate change did not “cause” Harvey or Irma, but it’s a huge part of the story

Climate is not central, but by the same token it is grossly irresponsible to leave climate out of the story, for the simple reason that climate change is, as the US military puts it,...