Tagged: skeptic

Anatoli Brouchkov stands in front of Mammoth Mountain near the site of the bacteria's discovery. (Twitter) 1

‘Mad Scientist’ Injects Himself with 3.5M Year-Old Bacteria

‘Mad Scientist’ Injects Himself with 3.5M Year-Old Bacteria (Moscow) A scientist in Russia has reportedly injected himself with an ancient bacteria in hopes to find the key to ‘prolonged human life.’ In 2009, Anatoli Brouchkov, head of the department for Geocryology at Moscow State University discovered a 3.5 million year-old bacterial organism still living within layers of permafront at a site known as Mammoth Mounter located in Siberia. Brouchkov went against protocol, in what many researchers would deem ‘irresponsible’ at best, and what any fan of The X-Files might find ‘cringeworthy’. Puzzled by the organism’s longevity,  curiosity got the best of him so Brouchkov decided to go...

A mysterious object is observed over a Best Buy in Concorde. (Youtube) 0

UFO? Mysterious Triangular Lights Observed Over New Hampshire

UFO? Mysterious Lights Observed over Best Buy in Concord, New Hampshire (New Hampshire) Youtube User “Michael Thomas” brings us a video containing what appears to be mysterious lights in a triangular formation in the parking lot of a Best Buy and a Target in Concord, New Hampshire. Watch: Eyewitness Report “This video was taken at 7:07pm, on September 25th, 2015,” reads the Youtube video’s description. Here is a partial transcript of the discussion that took place in the video that evening: “Okay I don’t get this. I’m going to move my camera…away from the lightpost—and yet, it’s still there!” “What is...

Shadow Person captured in the "Zombie Road" area of Missouri (Paranormal Task Force) 0

‘Shadow People’ Caught on Tape

‘Shadow People’ Caught on Tape As we edge closer toward the beginning of Fall, Dark Matter News presents an intriguing look at the alleged paranormal phenomenon known to many as ‘shadow people.’ Numerous accounts of incidents involving alleged encounters with shadow people have been reported over recent years. While the phenomena of witnessing a ‘shadow person’ might be explained away by ‘tricks of the mind’ as it interprets the presence of objects and entities which might not be there (despite pareidolia and visual hallucinations made manifest through sensory deprivation) the videos of such murky apparitions continue to make for quite an interesting...

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Editorial: Sun Gazing – A Modern Practice

Sun Gazing – A Modern Practice A modern craze in alternative health claims that people can obtain, “Super human powers,” with alleged, “NASA supported research.” The practice in question has been dubbed ‘sun gazing,’ which also seems to have taken the fitness community by storm as a dietary alternative to salads and portion control. On a scale from zero to Oprah, it once even found brief popularity on the Livestrong site. It sounds incredible, but what is sun gazing? Sun gazing – What is it? Sun gazing (also called “sun eating” or “HRM“)  is practiced by ‘dieters’, ‘spiritualists’ and the undiscerningly-curious. The...