The Covid Lockdown and U.S. Stock Markets – August Update

Stock markets took an initial heavy hit back in March when the governments of the world issued edicts shutting down the economies of entire nations.  Investors were scared silly.  . .…

WHO Declares a Global Ebola Health Emergency

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Given documented cases of Ebola survivors becoming long term symptomless carriers, this outbreak should worry everyone, though for now the WHO claims the risk of…

Magical Plastic

News Brief by Kip Hansen Plastics are as much in the news as climate change, and hold the same honored place as a universal scapegoat — an item so odious…

Confirmed by space radar: North Korea's nuclear test site collapsed

Study: Radar imaging shows how the mountain collapsed after North Korea’s most recent nuclear test As North Korea’s president pledges to “denuclearize” the Korean peninsula, an international team of scientists…

Tesla "Model S" Battery Fire Kills Teenagers

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Two teenagers died in Fort Lauderdale after being trapped in a Tesla car which burst into flames after a crash. Federal agency will investigate Tesla…

NASA Mars rocket launch may produce spectacular early morning display over SoCal

Remember this fantastic view from a launch in 2015? We might see one that looks similar this weekend in Southern California. NASA is about to do something it has never…

The 'Population Bomb' (that bombed) Turns 50

Essay by THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D. This month marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most destructive books of the last century, The Population Bomb, by Paul Ehrlich. The 1968 doomsday bestseller generated…

Study confirms: #FakeNews travels faster than real news

This may explain why so much alarming (but false) information exists about climate change, chemtrails, Fukushima radiation, UFO’s etc. Mark Twain was amazingly prescient, even before the age of Twitter…

Yellowstone Eruption: More Quickly, not Sooner

Arrgh. Three days ago, a New York Times article reported: Yellowstone’s last supereruption occurred 631,000 years ago. And it’s not the planet’s only buried supervolcano. Scientists suspect that a supereruption…

Scientific Breakthrough: Malaria Could be a Thing of the Past

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Scientists working at Queensland’s Griffith University have developed what they claim is the world’s first long term effective Malaria vaccine. If this new, cheap vaccine…