Dramatic Footage from the 2019 Nebraska Floods
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This is footage from the aftermath of the worst flooding Nebraska has seen in 50 years. Back in March, a "bomb cyclone" hit the Midwestern United States, which resulted in massive flooding...
"Houston, We've Had a Problem"
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On April 11, 1970, the Apollo 13 mission to the moon was launched from Kennedy Space Center. The lunar landing mission was aborted after an oxygen tank exploded two days after launch, on April 13...
The Eridanus Supervoid: Gateway to Another Dimension?
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It’s the largest known structure in the universe. It baffles cosmologists and catches the imagination of quantum physicists. It defies known patterns and statistical probability. And it’s a giant...
Documenting the Dreams of the Dying
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Just a few weeks before my grandmother died, I was sitting in the living room with her and a neighbor that had come over her house to visit. Although I didn't know she had cancer at this time, you...
Are Rocks Balancing on a Comet?
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Scientists think they may have found rocks "balancing" on the surface of Comet 67P. The phenomenon is strange enough when it's seen on earth, but now, because of the observation, scientists are...
What Causes Halos Around the Sun?
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There seems to be more and more sightings of this strange phenomenon. The question is, what is causing it, and is it natural? A few years ago, a ring around the sun actually sparked fear among...
An Incredible Gift from High School Robotics Students
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A group of Minnesota high school students studying robotics just completed an electric wheelchair for two-year-old boy Cillian Jackson, who suffers from a rare genetic condition. A similar...
Executive Order 6102
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President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 6102 on April 5, 1933. This order forbade the "hoarding of gold coin, gold bullion, and gold certificates" by United States citizens...
Is the Moon Inside Earth's Atmosphere?
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According to decades-old data that was collected by scientists at Russia’s Space Research Institute, the atmosphere of Earth extends further out into space than we realize. In fact, according to...
"I've Been to the Mountaintop"
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On April 3, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his final (and fairly prophetic) speech at Mason Temple, in Memphis, Tennessee (not to be confused with a Masonic Temple). In this speech, King...