This Rescued Blind Owl has Stars In His Eyes

Meet Zeus a rescued blind owl that has stars in his eyes. The owl was injured but rescued and found at the Wildlife Learning Center in Sylmar, California. He was named “Zeus” after the Greek god of sky and thunder because of his stunning eyes. It’s like a whole galaxy where you can stare into.. via…

Japan Unveils Designs For First Underwater City

We've seen people living in tiny homes, big homes and everything in between -- but nobody has ever taken underwater dwelling to a level like this. A Japanese architecture firm has unveiled renderings of what would be the world's first underwater city, which the firm says could be constructed as early as 2035. The massive,…

15 Creepiest Modern Technologies

From inventions that can imprint stories in your mind, to advertisements that can communicate directly into your skull, we count 15 horrifyingly real technological advances that we’d just rather not see 15 - Invisible Pain Ray This is part of the Pentagon’s official weapons program, designed to deter advancing troops by heating the skin of…

Frog Freezes Solid in Winter and Comes Alive in Spring

Animals have the amazing ability to survive even the harshest of circumstances. Some animals hibernate (go into a deep sleep) so they can survive throughout the cold season when the weather is freezing and the food is scarce. Hibernation truly is a clever survival mechanism. We all know about the bears and their ability to…

Finding a star to call home

By Donna Burton, University of Southern Queensland We live on a rocky little planet perfectly situated around a middle-aged G2 spectral type yellow star. In many ways, a very boring and ordinary star, but with an extraordinary difference: it has at least one habitable planet. And, in fact, one inhabited world with the right temperature…

In the quantum world, the future affects the past

By Diana Lutz An experiment shows that hindsight and foresight together more accurately “predict” a quantum system’s state than foresight alone. We’re so used murder mysteries that we don’t even notice how mystery authors play with time. Typically the murder occurs well before the midpoint of the book, but there is an information blackout at…

Cancer Cures More Deadly Than Disease

By Dr. Hardin Jones Treatment for cancer will kill you a lot sooner than if, nothing were done at all, claims a prominent cancer researcher. "My studies have proved conclusively that untreated cancer victims actually live up to four times longer than treated individuals," Dr. Hardin B. Jones told MIDNIGHT. "For a typical type of…

Smoking Causes Thinning of Vital Part of Brain, New Study Reveals

Years ago, children were warned that smoking could stunt their growth, but now a major study by an international team including the Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University and the University of Edinburgh shows new evidence that long-term smoking could cause thinning of the brain’s cortex. The cortex is the outer layer of the brain…

20 Adorable Couples That Prove Love Exists In The Animal Kingdom Too

The Valentine’s Weekend has left some scent of love in the air. If you are still wrapped in the misty feeling of joy and affection, you’re not alone. Take a look at these animal couples as they are photographed in moments that look like they could to your favorite romantic movies. 1. A handful of…