Video: Mysterious “Fire Object” Over Argentina and Brazil

Here’s a video of what appears to be a fireball reportedly witnessed over Brazil and Argentina earlier this month. However, the curious thing about this one is the music choice for the video that the object appears to “change direction.”

Beam me over to the next room, Scotty!

Engineers Create Teleporter that Doesn’t Actually Teleport Anything

…but it’s still pretty cool. The device, designed by German engineers, is actually a modified 3D printer, dubbed “Scotty” after the Starship Enterprise’s chief engineer in Star Trek. The process works like this: Place an object inside Scotty #1, press the teleport button, and the object is scanned by a camera one layer at a time …

Ghost of the Slender Man Spotted Multiple Times in Cannock?

Residents of Cannock and Rugeley in Staffordshire, England have reported multiple sightings of what they describe as a “long, stick-thin ghost.” Could this be the Slender Man? The Staffordshire Newsletter shares the accounts, which tell of a tall shadowy figure with terrifying red eyes. It appears dressed in old-fashioned Victorian clothing, and has been seen …

A Bright Spot...On Ceres?!

Strange Days In Science #2: Mysterious Spots on Dwarf Planets Edition

You know, my post frequency around here lately has been sporadic at best. Every few days? Once a week? Not good enough. Truth is, I get distracted. Easily. Like a squirrel. But I want to change that, so my new focus is going to be on bringing you more stories, news, and other things far …

Lucid Dream Awareness

Study Shows Lucid Dreamers More “Self-Reflecting” While Awake

Have you ever had a lucid dream? These are bizarre dreams during which the person dreaming is aware. I’ve had a few, and I’ve written about them before. Now, researchers believe they’ve found a neural connection between having lucid dreams and being self-reflective while awake. The study, titled “Metacognitive Mechanisms Underlying Lucid Dreaming,” examines at …