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Entangled particles face sudden death

January 30, 2009

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Two particles can become entangled so completely that a change in one immediately affects the other, no matter how far away it is. Until now, scientists have assumed such a marriage would endure forever. But in a paper published today in the journal Science, two physicists show that entangled particles can suddenly and irrevocably lose […]

Boys With Unpopular Names More Likely to Break Law

January 30, 2009

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Boys in the United States with common names like Michael and David are less likely to commit crimes than those named Ernest or Ivan. David E. Kalist and Daniel Y. Lee of Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania compared the first names of male juvenile delinquents to the first names of male juveniles in the population. The […]

UFO over Germany official – says air traffic control

January 30, 2009

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Crack Luftwaffe fighter pilots were scrambled in a UFO drama over German airspace, it emerged today (Thursday). The mystery object was tracked moving across the entire country at high speed after being spotted by Germany’s air traffic controllers on January 19. Now an official report into the UFO sighting is being compiled by the country’s […]

Secret UFO archives opened

January 30, 2009

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The Danish Air Force has opened its UFO archives, providing information on over 15,000 reported extraterrestrial sightings to the public UFO archives are now readily available to the public, detailing sightings from over the last 30 years. The Danish Air… UFO archives are now readily available to the public, detailing sightings from over the last […]

Hospital calls in exorcist after ghost spotted

January 30, 2009

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Staff at Derby’s new City General, soon to be renamed the Royal Hospital, which is built on the original City General site, claim a black-clad figure wearing a cloak is stalking the corridors and wards. Senior manager Debbie Butler has now reportedly briefed the terrified employees via email, explaining that they have hired an exorcist […]

Feds allege plot to destroy Fannie Mae data

January 30, 2009

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A fired Fannie Mae contract worker pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges he planted a virus designed to destroy all the data on the mortgage giant’s 4,000 computer servers nationwide, according to federal prosecutors. If the virus had been released as planned on Saturday, the Justice Department said the disruption could have cost millions […]

Volcano in Alaska could erupt within days

January 30, 2009

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Mount Redoubt volcano in Alaska could erupt within days to weeks, say scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey, amazing the rest of us with their certainty. Here’s what makes them so sure: Magma rising toward the surface from beneath a volcano like Redoubt can cause earthquakes and other seismic rumblings. And seismic activity at Redoubt, […]

Rock reveals moon had liquid metal core

January 30, 2009

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One of the most enduring mysteries stemming from the Apollo moon missions is why rocks brought back to Earth for analysis are magnetized. There’s no magnetic field on the moon today and scientists suspect it had always been too small to form a core like Earth’s that could generate a field by the flow of […]

Global warming is ‘irreversible’

January 30, 2009

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A team of environmental researchers in the US has warned many effects of climate change are irreversible. The scientists concluded global temperatures could remain high for 1,000 years, even if carbon emissions can somehow be halted. The report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Colorado comes as President Obama announces a review of […]

UFO Flashback, Navy Nuclear Sub Encounters Flying V UFO

January 30, 2009

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U.S. Navy Sailor: “I was assigned to USS Memphis (SSN-698), home port Titusville, FL. (Cape Canaveral.) Our mission was Special Assignments which meant we protected the Space Program. We would go to sea and patrol while the shuttle was on the pad. “On October 24 and 25, 1989, my ship (submarine) was on patrol about […]

Project Orion Video: The Secret Story of the Atomic Spaceship

January 30, 2009

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World renowned physicist Freeman Dyson’s son, George Dyson, tells the spellbinding story of Project Orion, a massive, nuclear-powered spacecraft the size of the Empire State building fueled by atomic bombs with the power to destroy half of Planet Earth. The mission was to take us to Saturn in five years. With an insider’s perspective and […]

Chasing A Star Named MIRA — A Star’s Tail

January 30, 2009

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Astronomers found a tail of carbon, oxygen, and other material trailing behind a dying star called Mira. People have watched the star break down for 400 years, but only recently have astronomers noticed that it is leaving material behind as it cruises through the universe at 80 miles per second. When viewed with ultraviolet imaging […]

Kary Mullis: Celebrating the scientific experiment

January 30, 2009

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New pornography laws ‘could make comic books illegal’

January 30, 2009

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… The comic book campaigners claim that if the new rules are interpreted harshly, their hobby could be criminalised. In a statement, comicshopvoice.co.uk, a comic fans’ website, said of the rules outlawing sexual violence: “Isn’t that how Batman, Punisher, Judge Dredd get anything done? “A kick in the balls or a— would constitute this, and […]

Estimated 1.3 million homes & businesses without power after ice storm

January 30, 2009

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Hundreds of thousands of ice storm victims hunkered down in frigid homes and shelters Thursday, expecting to spend at least a week without power and waiting in long lines to buy generators, firewood, groceries and bottled water. Utility companies in Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio, Arkansas and West Virginia warned that many of the estimated 1.3 million […]

MS stem-cell treatment ‘success’

January 30, 2009

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Stem-cell transplants may control and even reverse multiple sclerosis symptoms if done early enough, a small study has suggested. Not one of 21 adults with relapsing-remitting MS who had stem cells transplanted from their own bone marrow deteriorated over three years. And 81% improved by at least one point on a scale of neurological disability, […]

Man dies in fetish accident

January 30, 2009

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Ralph Santiago was discovered collapsed in the men’s lavatory following a seedy sex session that involved watching internet porn and sniffing toxic vapours. Shocked colleagues raised the alarm after turning up for work early in the morning and finding the lifeless guard dressed in the tight latex suit and diving mask. Police analysis of his […]