Unseen Tsunami Footage.

Saw this today and really felt like sharing it because it’s one of those things you have to see to believe. Sure we have the cinematic spectacle of movies like “The Impossible” which is a pretty visually awesome – kudos to the makers of that for sticking with as much real-water and live-action visuals as…

The Lost News: Nuclear runoff and millions of dead fish

I have a long history with the people that know me, of harping on and on and on about how there’s this severely unbalanced attitude towards what constitutes news. It’s one of the reasons I do things like share news of scientific interest here on my page under the “Knowledge Bomb” tagline/category/what-have-you and on my…

19-Year Old might save the planets oceans – how is this not bigger news!?

19-year-old Boyan Slat has unveiled plans to create an Ocean Cleanup Array that could remove 7,250,000 tons of plastic waste from the world’s oceans. The device consists of an anchored network of floating booms and processing platforms that could be dispatched to garbage patches around the world. Instead of moving through the ocean, the array…

Holy Iceberg Batman! Al Gore was right?

Before anyone thinks I’m raising an alarm for flood warnings ala that wonderful(?) movie, 2012, no I’m not. I don’t imagine this is going to result in flood-waters spreading or immediate global catastrophe – however it is an indicator that we need to start paying more attention to the bigger picture, something I harp on…

NEW FIFTH FORCE OF NATURE?

We’ve always understood there to be four fundamental forces of nature; gravity, weak and strong nuclear forces and electromagnetic, but a new breakthrough in particle physics means we may be on the path to discovering a fifth “force of nature”. So what is this fifth force? The fifth force is based upon “long-range spin-spin interactions”…