Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

A map of human problems

I want something I can’t find on the net: a visual interactive map of human problems and where we are along the various paths to solutions. I want everyone to … Continue reading

June 21, 2014 · 5 Comments

NASA Study: Civilization collapse difficult to avoid on current course

A new study sponsored by Nasa’s Goddard Space Flight Center has highlighted the prospect that global industrial civilisation could collapse in coming decades due to unsustainable resource exploitation and increasingly … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

Clue to earthquake lightning mystery

Mysterious lightning flashes that appear to precede earthquakes could be sparked by movements in the ground below, US scientists say. Unidentified glowing objects were spotted moments before major quakes in … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Plans to Destroy the Earth’s Protective Radiation Belts

Since we’re coming up on the Fourth of July, and towns everywhere are preparing their better-than-ever fireworks spectaculars, we would like to offer this humbling bit of history. Back in … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beijing smog: industry getting away with mass murder

Beijing faced some of its worst smog levels ever starting Friday, when the government raised the city’s four-tiered smog alert to “orange,” the second-highest level on the Chinese government’s air … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Coventry residents left baffled by mystery ‘Independence Day’ noise

A mystery noise described as sounding ‘like something out of Independence Day’ has been heard in the skies over Coventry. As wet and windy weather battered the city, several people … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Warming Arctic May Be Causing Jet Stream To Lose Its Way

Mark Twain once said: “If you don’t like the weather in New England now, just wait a few minutes.” He was making an unknowing reference to the , which drives … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment
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