Climate scientist and leader of the expedition Chris Turney said in an interview he expected melting ice to play a part in the expedition.
Called for help at 5am Christmas morning after becoming submerged in ice
Australia's back-up ship, Aurora Australis could not break through
In an embarrassing effort to document evidence of 'global warming', scientists have been stuck aboard a ship trapped in antarctic ice since Christmas Day, with repeated sea rescue attempts being abandoned as Read more [...]
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh contends the 2011 U.S. Navy Seals raid that resulted in the killing of 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden is “one big lie.”
“Not one word of it is true," Hersh told The Guardian newspaper in an interview meant to drum up publicity for his new book about national security.
"Nothing's been done about that story, it's one big lie,” the 76-year-old Hersh told The Guardian.
The book, still untitled, will reportedly include a chapter on Read more [...]
In a dramatic and unprecedented videotaped interview, Dr. Franciszek Piper, senior curator and director of archives of the Auschwitz State Museum admitted on camera that 'Krema 1,' the alleged 'homicidal gas chamber' shown off to hundreds of thousands of tourists every year at the Auschwitz main camp, was, in fact, fabricated after the war by the Soviet Union -apparently on the direct orders of Josef Stalin.
What Piper said - in effect and on camera - was that the explosive 1988 Leuchter Report Read more [...]
Many events led to renaissance, but monster homers made game popular.
So Barry Bonds will hobble toward the home run record, heading down a tarnished path toward a mark Major League Baseball and many fans prefer he never reach.
Free from indictment — for now — Bonds always will walk under a cloud of suspicion. He’ll forever be the very symbol of the Steroid Era, a time when everything good about the game came under attack.
Which makes this hard to say: Steroids saved baseball.
Cal Read more [...]
Carlos Barrios, Mayan elder, interviewed nearly 600 traditional Mayan elders to widen his scope of knowledge about the end of the Mayan Calendar.
Carlos found out quickly there were several conflicting interpretations of Mayan hieroglyphs, petroglyphs, Sacred Books of ‘Chilam Balam’ and various ancient text. Carlos found some strong words for those who may have contributed to the confusion:
Carlos Barrios: “Anthropologists visit the temple sites and read the inscriptions and make Read more [...]
The frigid plunge the Titanic made into the Atlantic ocean was foretold years before by not one, but four authors in books depicting striking similarities to the actual event. Every one of the books that we're about to explore boast multiple mindblowing similarities to the sinking of the great ship.
Let's take a look at what those similarities are:
The Sinking of a Modern Liner (1886)
In this story by W.T. Stead, the ship embarks on a journey from Liverpool to New York City, and along the Read more [...]
You've re-elected liar-in-chief Obama for another term as your US President.
Let's celebrate this insanity by looking at some of the blatant lies he has told you.
Obama Lie #1
"If we have not gotten our troops out by the time I am president, it is the first thing I will do. I will get our troops home, we will end this war. You can take that to the bank."
Obama Lie #2
In Obama's campaign, he promised to "eliminate entirely" income tax for seniors Read more [...]
The Rocky Mountain High just got a whole lot higher. On Tuesday night, Amendment 64 -- the measure seeking the legalization of marijuana for recreational use by adults -- was passed by Colorado voters, making Colorado the first state to end marijuana prohibition in the United States.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a vocal opponent to the measure, reacted to the passage of A64 in a statement late Tuesday night:
The voters have spoken and we have to respect their will. This will be a complicated Read more [...]