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posted on Jan 23, 2015, 108 flags
Social Issues and Civil Unrest
I think studies like this are important they help us look at problems in a different light. We are taught that certain substances cause addiction and although this is not in dispute it seems the reasons for addiction might not be as simple as first thought. There is a simple well known experiement in which you put a rat in a cage alone with two water bottles one containing a addictive substances and the other plain water. The rat will quickly become obsessed with the water containing the substance and will eventually kill itself. Professor of Psychology Bruce Alexander noted the experiment odd. So instead he designed it differently....
posted on Jan 25, 2015, 86 flags
Aliens and UFOs
The modern age of the UFO runs along parallel to the history of the Cold War. Both began shortly after World War II during the late 1940s and continued for 4 decades. Those years produced the majority of ‘classic’ UFO cases that fill books, websites and TV documentaries with most of their content to this day. By the early 1990s the Cold War was over. Shortly afterwards the last flashes of that ‘classic’ UFO age also seemed to blink out with the Phoenix lights in 1997. This post looks at how just one Cold War project may have been linked to UFO cases of that era. It is something of a spin off from my previous post: It probably has some relevance to this thread as well : ...
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posted on Jan 23, 2015, 71 flags
Education and Media
I DO NOT HATE, I CARE, I HAVE LOVE, I DON’T DEBATE HATE, THESE ARE MY OPINIONS, NOT #AceNews - DON’T HATE! Please I will leave the title above, and say again “Majority of Americans WILL NOT debate these images” Many will dismiss...
posted on Jan 23, 2015, 40 flags
Global Meltdown
In a world of limited resources and with an ever increasing population is it moral or even functional to have a few amassing these resources and depriving the masses of those resources? "But even the architects of the crisis-ridden international economic order are starting...
posted on Jan 24, 2015, 33 flags
Social Issues and Civil Unrest
Want to see some pure, 100% BS with absolutely no shame whatsoever? "http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2015/01/24/think-loaded-guns-are-the-biggest-of-the-tsas-concerns-wait-until-you-see-the-claymore-mine-and-the-pri son-shanks/ On Friday, the Transportation Security Administration...
posted on Jan 24, 2015, 31 flags
Aliens and UFOs
The "Phoenix Lights" are now known as a series of two separate events that occurred in the late evening hours of March 13, 1997. The first event involved a V-shaped formation of lights that traveled across the state and were reported between 8:30pm and 8:45pm. The second event involved a string of multiple...
posted on Jan 24, 2015, 26 flags
US Political Madness
" Oklahoma Republicans are fighting the legalization of marriage equality in their state with a number of bills restricting same-sex or atheist couples from being able to wed. The Daily Oklahoman...
posted on Jan 24, 2015, 22 flags
Other Current Events
I came across this article the other day and was kind of shocked at what I found out. Many might already know about this, I didn't and some others may not as well. It's a common mistake many people make so here's your warning: Storing batteries in metal tins is a big no-no! Some...
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posted on Jan 21, 2015, 128 flags
General Conspiracies
While Science Logic COO, Don Pyle and five of his family are still , we may presume all have been tragically killed in the horrifying fast-moving fire that consumed his Annapolis, MD mansion. Several reports indicate that friends and family believe they were in the house at the time...
posted on Jan 21, 2015, 60 flags
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
Shahr-e Sukhteh in South Eastern Iran is known as the Burnt City. It was founded around 3200 BC and burned down three times before being abandoned in 1800BC. A recent discovery of a piece of leather covered in drawings add to the mystery...
posted on Jan 21, 2015, 53 flags
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
I'm a fan of accidental archaeological find stories and this one that just showed up on is a perfect example! Twelve years ago a farmer in East Rudham, Norfolk, was plowing his field when he discovered a bent piece of bronze in the soil. Not quite realizing what he'd found,...
posted on Jan 21, 2015, 51 flags
Fragile Earth
edit on 21-1-2015 by watchitburn because: I didn't use the original title of the article because I found it a little sensationalist, and this isn't a News forum, so yeah... Now, I'd never claim to be the brightest spoon in the tool box. But I like to think I'm smarter than the average bear....
posted on Jan 20, 2015, 45 flags
Fragile Earth
It appears we have a flurry of smaller seismic activity somewhere between YMR and YHL going on. And it is persistent, with over 30 events now that I can count, and more coming in by the minute. Will update, stay tuned... Take a look at YMR: And YMC: on...
posted on Jan 21, 2015, 45 flags
Posse Comitatus
"A federal judge has done what Congress and the Obama administration have failed to do — open a discussion on whether marijuana should continue to be listed as a Schedule 1 drug, a classification that is supposed to be used only...
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posted on Jan 16, 2015, 78 flags
Philosophy and Metaphysics
**That's the title of the article and not my title. Social cognition in social anxiety: first evidence for increased empathic abilities. The US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health published the study which was conducted by the Department...
posted on Jan 19, 2015, 73 flags
Social Issues and Civil Unrest
I'm currently in a very warm city in the middle of summer, so it's difficult for me to imagine the how cold the temperature would be in Moscow. Suffice to say it would be very cold, and I imagine most people would be rugging up against the weather, and trying to stay warm....
posted on Jan 17, 2015, 68 flags
Cryptozoology
Always been interested in hairy hominid reports and there's a recent article over on website about Bob Garrett which sounds pretty intriguing (if only from a government conspiracy angle) -here's what M.B. had to say about it: "[size=3]The Government...
posted on Jan 20, 2015, 62 flags
US Political Madness
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: We are fifteen years into this new century. Fifteen years that dawned with terror touching our shores; that...
posted on Jan 15, 2015, 60 flags
Fragile Earth
"At the rate things are going, the Earth in the coming decades could cease to be a “safe operating space” for human beings. That is the conclusion of a new paper published Thursday in the journal...
posted on Jan 16, 2015, 56 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" The eerie and never-before seen picture reveals a spectral-like ‘ghost particle’ discovered in debris gathered from outer space. Exclusively unveiled by the Daily Express, it shows what is thought to be a ‘living...
posted on Jan 18, 2015, 54 flags
Other Current Events
From ATS about trailer The trailer itself: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gy7FVXERKFE APPLE VALLEY — A couple and their child have been killed in an apparent Christmastime murder-suicide in Apple...
posted on Jan 16, 2015, 53 flags
Ancient & Lost Civilizations
Among the most remarkable finds of recent times was the discovery of the relatively intact burials of the Assyrian Queens of Nimrud, the importance of which was largely overshadowed by the Gulf war. "Iraqi excavations in 1988–1990 revealed the tombs of a number of Assyrian queens...
posted on Jan 18, 2015, 53 flags
Survival
That man is me. Wait..don't email this thread to FBI or something hear me out, I am about to teach you city folks a lesson. I like fishing and the kind of fishing I like is where no one will bother me. NO ONE. When I come to a spot other...
posted on Jan 17, 2015, 52 flags
General Conspiracies
OK Guys and Gals, So The Most Viewed Picture of The Week (Many of The World's Politicians Arm in Arm in Solidarity with The People Against Terrorism) seems like it might just have been a fabricated bit of propaganda, to fool us all into thinking...
posted on Jan 16, 2015, 49 flags
Aliens and UFOs
”Texas couple describes triangle UFO at 20 feet” Hi ATSians and Good Morning! I found this scintillating first-hand UFO report posted by MUFON's Roger Marsh on January 12th. " A Texas couple near Leon Valley and San Antonio reported...
posted on Jan 18, 2015, 49 flags
Deconstructing Disinformation
Fox News is in hot water for comments made by their terrorism "expert" Steven Emerson as of late. During a discussion, he stated that "large swaths of European cities have been overtaken by Muslim...