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Astronaut Kjell Lindgren answers little kids' questions about everything from astronaut food to aliens.


Posted: 3/3/2016 2:25:33 PM   Reads: 175   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: Space

Category: Space
Solenodons are one of just a handful of mammals with venom glands that deliver a powerful toxin.


Posted: 2/5/2016 8:46:21 PM   Reads: 451   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: Cryptozoology

Category: Cryptozoology
This summer Russian tech billionaire Yuri Milner announced he’ll fund the most extensive sweep yet for radio signals from alien civilizations.


Posted: 12/24/2015 6:09:00 PM   Reads: 328   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: SETI

Category: SETI
You’ve seen ’em if you’ve flown across farmland in the United States or other nations: big green circles of irrigated land, making repeated dot patterns. But they weren’t always there.


Posted: 7/22/2008 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 431   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: Crop Circles

Category: Crop Circles
If you haven’t seen the story, the upshot is that some reflected light shows up every non-overcast day on someone’s house in Calgary, and the resulting image looks something like a cross between Gollum and the Reddit mascot. Thus, aliens.


Posted: 5/7/2008 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 440   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: UFOs

Category: UFOs
Waves of UFO sightings over the waters of Lake Erie are earning the great lake a reputation as a UFO hot spot. But the lake’s new popularity may have more to do with a string of popular videos on YouTube than sightings of little green men.


Posted: 1/13/2008 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 424   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: UFOs

Category: UFOs
For one guy it will be a homecoming. For the other, it’s boldly going where he, at least, has not gone before.


Posted: 11/12/2006 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 446   Submitted By: jmoore   Source: www.wired.com Category: Space

Category: Space
After allegedly hacking into NASA websites -- where he says he found images of what looked like extraterrestrial spaceships -- the 40-year-old Briton faces extradition to the United States from his North London home. If convicted, McKinnon could receive a 70-year prison term and up to $2 million in fines.


Posted: 6/21/2006 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 433   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: UFOs

Category: UFOs
Scientists were able to view each layer of linen bandages wrapped around the mummy’s body. One of the most remarkable discoveries was the drawing of a sphinx on one layer of the bandages.


Posted: 8/3/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 463   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.wired.com Category: Ancient Civilizations

Astronomers have significantly softened the wording of the Torino scale -- an asteroid risk-assessment system for evaluating the danger of Earth-bound meteors.


Posted: 4/16/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 444   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.wired.com Category: Space

Category: Space
After 100 years of speculation, scientists have finally found proof that strong tides can trigger earthquakes.


Posted: 10/25/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 450   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.wired.com Category: Science

Category: Science
Millions of amateur astronomers are poring over pictures of the Red Planet. Experience the thrill of discovery - or self-delusion - for yourself!


Posted: 8/5/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 591   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.wired.com Category: Mars Anomalies

Category: Mars Anomalies
The entire castle complex, which looks like a combination fortress and ancient temple, was constructed of huge coral blocks, many of which exceed five tons.


Posted: 12/2/2003 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 436   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.wired.com Category: General

Category: General
WAYCROSS, Georgia -- Strange things happen in the 700 miles of mostly wet wilderness that comprise the Okefenokee Swamp.


Posted: 11/22/2003 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 438   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.wired.com Category: Mysterious Phenomena

Baur grafted a tomato plant onto tobacco roots, and voilà, he had a real, live tomacco plant.


Posted: 11/11/2003 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 461   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.wired.com Category: Oddball News

Category: Oddball News
Kiss your pillow good-bye. A new breed of drugs promises to do for drowsiness what Prozac did for depression.


Posted: 10/19/2003 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 433   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.wired.com Category: Science

Category: Science
The fantastic floating device called a lifter has no moving parts, no onboard fuel, and no shortage of wide-eyed admirers. Even inside NASA.


Posted: 7/11/2003 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 419   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: UFOs

Category: UFOs
Scientists behind the world’s largest distributed computing project are about to take a closer look at some of the most promising of the billions of radio signals they’ve collected in their search for intelligent life in outer space.


Posted: 3/13/2003 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 440   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: UFOs

Category: UFOs
WASHINGTON -- Aliens may be right under our noses -- we’re just not smart enough to see them.


Posted: 11/15/2002 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 452   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: UFOs

Category: UFOs
Last year Parnia published a study indicating that 10 percent of clinically dead patients who were later resuscitated reported memories while they were lifeless.


Posted: 10/31/2002 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 441   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: Ghosts

Category: Ghosts
The Coalition for Freedom of Information, directed by Washington lobbyist Edwin Rothschild, hopes to acquire UFO documents and debris for scientific analysis.


Posted: 10/25/2002 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 480   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: UFOs

Category: UFOs
THEY SHOW UP EVERY SUMMER: spirals and interlocking rings, alchemical and shamanic symbols, massive mandalas and Mandelbrot sets, all cut into swaths of land — some as large as two football fields set side by side.


Posted: 7/26/2002 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 457   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: Crop Circles

Category: Crop Circles
But now technological advances have opened the way for scientists to check millions of previously unknown star systems, dramatically increasing the chances of finding intelligent life in outer space in the next 25 years...


Posted: 7/18/2002 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 415   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: Space

Category: Space
It was designed as the ultimate cold war weapon: a top-secret U.S. Air Force, Army and CIA-funded flying saucer that would skim the edge of space at Mach 3 speeds.


Posted: 7/5/2001 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 71   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: UFOs

Category: UFOs
WASHINGTON -- UFO enthusiasts gathered on Wednesday to share dozens of eyewitness accounts and a thick sheaf of documents that they claim finally prove the existence of alien visitors.


Posted: 5/10/2001 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 72   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: UFOs

Category: UFOs
If you‘re going to search for ghosts, it‘s probably best to do it where the ghosts are. And the soul-searching, they say, is not for the faint-hearted.


Posted: 4/24/2001 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 72   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: Ghosts

Category: Ghosts
NASA is currently mulling over a proposal that could help answer a question that has divided astronomers since we began looking skyward: Are we alone?


Posted: 2/4/2001 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 76   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.wired.com Category: Space

Category: Space