The Chinese say there is. Apparently, before it “took a nap,” their Yutu-2 rover snapped some photographs of a strange substance on the dark side of the moon. Once they saw the odd goo, scientists reactivated the machine and had it begin testing the gunk to try and figure out what it is. Currently, the … Continue reading Is There Liquefied Glass on the Moon?
Check out this fantastic article about a sunken palace discovered in an Iraqi reservoir: Drought in Iraq Reveals 3,400-yr-old Palace that Astounds Archaeologists Jul 3, 2019 Nancy Bilyeau After a drought caused water levels to recede dramatically in an Iraq reservoir, a 3,400-year-old palace was temporarily revealed that was hailed as an “archaeological sensation.” The discovery … Continue reading A Dry Discovery
Alt-history writers might find this article interesting. Most people do not know that the Nazis attempted to build their own nuclear reactor and weapons during World War II. Due to Allied sabotage memorialized by Sabaton* and other factors listed in this Vintage News story, they never completed the project. That does not mean the program’s … Continue reading A Nightmare from History
Check out the story behind this mineral that arrived on Earth with the Khatyrka meteorite, readers! Siberian Mystery Meteorite Contains “Impossible to Naturally Exist” Crystal Aug 7, 2019 Ian Harvey A crystal, or at least what appears to be a crystal, still causes excitement from an incredibly rare meteorite found in Siberia. Even with all the … Continue reading Mystery Mineral from the Stars
How far would you go to test a theory, readers? Scientists these days range from the overly cautious to the far too curious. Whether the man in today’s post falls into the latter camp is up for debate, since he seems to have survived his experiment. In August of this year, Seamus Blackley baked bread … Continue reading The Staple of the Pharaohs
History is a fascinating subject, and not just for the big events that shaped the world as we know it today. There are many comparatively “minor” events that make the past worth studying. For instance, did you know that an African man once held the rank of bushi – what we in the West call … Continue reading The Black Samurai
Click the link below to learn more, readers! The Wieliczka Salt Mine: An astonishing underground city, dating from 13th century Jul 28, 2017 Marija Georgievska The Wieliczka Salt Mine, located in southern Poland in the town of the same name, looks like an underground kingdom made from salt blocks filled with many pits and chambers. Opened … Continue reading An Underground City – Made of Salt?
Check out this article on the Carrington Event, readers: When the Northern Lights were so Powerful they Started Fires in Observation Equipment Sep 16, 2018 Reed Des Roches Auroras, also known as northern lights, are a phenomenon that causes brilliant and colorful lights that shine in the sky. The bright green and red glows can … Continue reading The Beauty and Danger of the Aurora Borealis
We have all heard of the Titanic, of course, but very few have heard of the Vasa. Built in the 17th century, the Vasa was meant to be a magnificent warship. Designed to be the pride and joy of the Swedish fleet, it set off on its maiden voyage… …when it promptly sank. The Vasa … Continue reading Sweden’s Greatest Sunken Warship