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Jules Verne is a name that many will immediately associate as being the “Father of Modern Science Fiction” and it would be incredibly difficult to disagree with that notion, especially given what the French author was able to achieve during his lifetime. He has proven to be an incredibly popular writer following his death in 1905, with the author having become the second-most translated since 1979, with his books such as 20,000 Leagues Under the…

After the horrifying news of murder hornets, people are finding it hard to cope with the news of flying spiders. Social media was full of people expressing their fears over flying arachnids and how they wanted to leave the planet because of it. Are flying spiders real? We’ll cover all the facts along with proofs from the experts so you may sleep peacefully. This year, Chicago residents claimed about their encounters with flying spiders in…

About 66 million years ago the event of sudden mass extinction of three quarters of the earth’s plant and animal species was caused by a massive asteroid strike on earth termed as Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event. New research states that this event of mass extinction led to the world’s oceans being disrupted for millions of years. The global species of plankton at the base of the ocean ecosystem were disrupted for 2 million years after the…

Glaciers are melting and sea levels are rising. Scientists think that climate change might put the brains of individuals at risk. According to new research, by 2100, an increase in water temperature due to a warming planet might result in 96% of the world’s population not getting access to omega-3 fatty acids. Everyone knows that omega-3 fatty acid is vital for brain health and function. DHA is the most common fatty acid. It is…

What started as a Facebook joke soon triggered plans for a big alien-themed party and events in the Nevada desert. An event is scheduled to take place on 20th September. The joke was about making a run on the well-guarded military test site in Southern Nevada, to get a glimpse of alien and their spacecraft. However, the US Air Force stated that they would remain ready to protect America and also the assets. …

In a shocking discovery, scientists have discovered a new species of Electric Eel capable of delivering a massive shock of 860 volts in the Amazon Basin.Given a scientific name of Electrophorus Voltai , the species electric shock voltage is greater than the previously highest recorded 650 volts. With such massive electric potential the species is slated to be the highest bio electricity generator. Earlier it was assumed that only one species inhabit the Amazon Basin,…

Hummingbirds, in spite of its diminutive size, are pretty attractive to look at. The hummingbird got recognition for its tiny size and jewel-like color. One gets to see around 328 species of hummingbird. Watching Hummingbirds Can Be Pretty Exciting What can be more exciting than getting the chance to watch hummingbirds coming to flying in the backyard?  The best way to get more enjoyment from the hummingbirds is to make hummingbird food with honey…

China’s latest mission to the dark side of the moon most definitely got attention of the scientific community. However, the Chinese scientists have managed to take this experimentation up a notch by growing the first ever plant on moon. The seeds carried by this Chinese probe were actually cotton. The seeds successfully sprouted and hence marked the initiation of what could be uncovering of new mysteries. This announcement was made by the Chinese government on…

On 20th January, the upcoming Sunday night if sky conditions permit, we just might be in for an amazing astronomical treat. A complete Lunar Eclipse to last at least 62 minutes in on the way for 20th and 21st January night. The view shall be up for residents of South and North America including the people living in the U.S. and the parts of Africa and Western Europe. This full moon to be held in…

The rapid shift in the northern magnetic pole requires early release for latest models of the magnetic field meant for civilian and military navigation in area surrounding the Arctic. A partial shutdown for federal government shall eventually delay release of the model starting January 15 till January 30. Even with the request by U.S. Military for early update, the same cannot be delivered. According to sources, there is no answer to why this change accelerated…