Terrifyingly plausible ways the human race could go extinct that never occurred to you

Greg Holt SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY 2 Comments

SOURCE It would be better for humanity if Curiosity didn’t find anything. AP Photo/NASA The meteorite that exploded in southern Russia last month and the near-miss asteroid that passed by the same week have more than a few of us pondering humanity’s potential extinction. But to Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom, these are mere trifles. Asteroids, global warming, or even a super volcano that would take us 100,000 years to recover from “would be a brief …

‘Chewbacca bat,’ stinky beetles and other bizarre species found in national park

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SOURCE By Teo Kermeliotis, for CNN updated 5:34 AM EDT, Mon August 5, 2013 In April a team of scientists embarked on the first comprehensive biodiversity study in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique. Pictured is the “Chewbacca bat” (Triaenops persicus) — which was given its nickname because of its resemblance to the Star Wars character. STORY HIGHLIGHTS New species discovered by researchers in Mozambique Scientists carried out first major biodiversity study in Gorongosa National Park Frog …

Collapsing Earth: Why Are Giant Sinkholes Swallowing Cars, Homes And People All Around The World?

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(By The Truth) Has the crust of the earth become more unstable?  All over the planet, giant sinkholes are forming.  Many of them are so massive and are opening up so suddenly that they are actually swallowing cars, homes and even people.  So why is this happening?  Is the earth’s crust collapsing?  Is it expanding?  Is something else to blame for this phenomenon?  It seems like there is a story about another giant sinkhole in …

Photos from friends: 2013 Perseid meteor shower

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(Earth Sky News)  Awesome photos from around the world showing Perseid meteors – August’s shooting stars – streaking along in the night sky over the past few weeks. The Perseid meteor shower has probably peaked (August 11-13, 2013), giving us many, many wonderful photos of Perseid meteors, posted by friends on EarthSky pages on Facebookand Google+. We wish we could post them all here! Thanks to all who posted. Enjoy! Mike Lewinski said this Perseid fireball was …

Why Are Millions Of Fish Suddenly Dying In Mass Death Events All Over The Planet?

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My Comment:  Zephaniah 1:3  ‘I Will consume man and beast;  I will consume the birds of the heavens; the fish of the sea, and the stumbling blocks along with the wicked.  I will cut off man from the face of the ‘land’.  Say’s the Lord.’ By The Truth Wins Millions upon millions of fish are suddenly dying in mass death events all over the world, and nobody seems to know why it is happening.  In many …

More than 100,000 want to go to Mars and not return, project says

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SOURCE By Jennifer Juarez, CNNMexico.com updated 5:15 PM EDT, Fri August 9, 2013 | Filed under: Innovations Mars applicants apply here STORY HIGHLIGHTS Anyone 18 or older may apply for a one-way trip to Mars For first crew, the Mars One mission reportedly will cost $6 billion No technology is available now that can protect astronauts from an excess of space radiation Editor’s note: Read this story in Spanish at CNNMexico.com. (CNN) — More than …

ILLEGALS BRINGING DRUG-RESISTANT TB TO U.S.

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A member of Congress who for more than 30 years worked as a doctor says the baggage that illegal aliens are bringing into the United States now is killing people. Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Texas, told WND that it’s not suitcases, clothes or the like – it’s the highly infectious cases of drug-resistant and lethal tuberculosis that are walking across the Mexican border. “It is something I am aware of and it is definitely a factor …

Strange Clouds 2 – Extreme Weather Phenomena – 2013

Greg Holt SCIENCE, WEATHER/NATURAL DISASTERS 0 Comments

Do you like clouds like I do? Colorful, strange, beautiful clouds? Check out this awesome video of cloud pics! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thjVCuaaOP4?rel=0&w=640&h=360] Related articles NASA Discovers New Radiation Belt Around Earth (theepochtimes.com) Bizarre cloud formation over New Zealand isn’t Photoshopped (slashgear.com) Greg Holt Since 2014, Christian news magazine The Olive Branch Report has featured the insightful writing and reporting of Greg Holt. His writing has been featured on American Prophet, American Clarion, Eagle Rising, Capitol Hill …