Month: January 2015

  • Reverse evolution. Strange as Evolution…

    The saga of the Osedax “bone-eating” worms began 12 years ago, with the first discovery of these deep-sea creatures that feast on the bones of dead animals. The Osedax story grew even stranger when researchers found that the large female worms contained harems of tiny dwarf males. Examining bone worms collected at 700 meters (2,296 […]

  • Falling drop. Falling asteroid.

    If you’ve ever wondered what an asteroid impact on the Earth would look like in slow motion, have a look at this incredible new video (above) from researchers at the University of Minnesota. In the video, a raindrop stands in for the asteroid, and a layer of sand stands in for the surface of the […]

  • Asteroids. Spark of life. Testing hypotheses.

    Some scientists believe microorganisms from outer space hitched a ride to Earth aboard an asteroid or a comet, since life arose during a period when our planet was pelted with space rocks. Other scientists say life arose from spontaneous chemical reactions on Earth. Now, chemists in the Czech Republic say they have evidence to support […]

  • Atheists, CNN, censorship, free thinking.

    Seconds After NFL Star Says “Jesus Died For My Sins”, CNN shuts him down. (1) Being a “free thinker” is hard. Atheists claim to be such, but when their beliefs come to the test they fail miserably. Listen to what others have to say. Whether they are atheists, theists, agnostics or just kids. Find wisdom […]

  • Mental disease as a blessing. [OR: How healers are born]

    In the shamanic view, mental illness signals “the birth of a healer”, explains Malidoma Patrice Somé. Thus, mental disorders are spiritual emergencies, spiritual crises, and need to be regarded as such to aid the healer in being born. ‘What those in the West view as mental illness, the Dagara people regard as “good news from […]