As Jeff Goldblum would say, “Life . . . uh . . . finds a way.” Wherever we look, it seems that some species or other has adapted to live there. Each time we find an extreme or unexpected location that some life-form calls home, we uncover more about the possibilities of life throughout the universe. If it’s anything like life on Earth, […]
One of the many reasons that skeptics dismiss fantastic stories of the supernatural and surreal is because of the people telling those stories. Bigfoot sightings, UFO abductions, and ghostly encounters are considered the province of yokels, uneducated folks, or loonies. “Consider the source” is a skeptic’s refrain when it comes to evaluating the veracity of […]
Whether a person called Jesus Christ ever actually existed or not, the story attributed to Him is largely, although unofficially, agreed by most atheists to be an allegory for the yearly journey of the Sun. Written accounts can be found that predate the lifetime of Jesus by thousands of years, and each draws from a […]
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The legendary King Arthur—Britain’s great king who fought dragons and fairy queens alongside the magician Merlin—is so clouded in myth and fantasy that it’s hard to imagine that there is any real, historical fact in any of it. But there is a little truth hidden in the myth. There was a real person who, it’s […]
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The UAE has become the playground for the wealthy and powerful. But beneath the jaw-dropping architectural wonders, there exist stories that cast a shadow on the dazzling lights of the cities. Here are ten creepy urban legends from the United Arab Emirates. 10 The Abandoned Palace Photo credit: Masala Built at a whopping cost of […]
It is no secret that television is a powerful medium. It has the ability to influence us, from our political ideas to the way we dress and how we live our lives. In some cases, it is not just used as a source of entertainment. Whether intentionally or accidentally, television has helped to catch out […]