Giant Sloth Fossil Discovered In Sinkhole In Mexico

By: Kristy Hamilton/IFL Science  Buried deep within a water-filled sinkhole in the Yucatán peninsula, researchers have found the fossilized remains of an unknown species of giant sloth. The creature likely died just over 10,000 years ago, possibly falling into the sinkhole when it was dry or had little water in it. Sinkholes in Mexico, known as “cenotes”, are natural pits…

Conspiracy Theorists Predict Coming Eclipse Signals End Of The World

By: James Felton/IFL Science  Conspiracy theorist David Meade has claimed that the eclipse taking place later this month will signal the end of the world. The author of such classics as Rapture 2015 and Planet X and Hitler’s Escape to Argentina says Planet X will collide with Earth shortly after the solar eclipse, moving his previous prediction forward from October. Conspiracy theorists…

Can Cats and Dogs See “Spirits”? Science Confirms They Can See Frequencies We Can’t

By: The Mind Unleashed  It was recently brought to my attention that even mainstream science recognizes cats, dogs, and other animals can see frequencies humans can’t. After reading about it a little bit, it makes sense scientifically in a separate way from spiritually. It’s simple really: the scientific explanation is that cats and dogs can see…

A Garbage Patch The Size Of Mexico Was Just Discovered In The Pacific Ocean

By: Tom Hale/IFL Science  Scientists have found another patch of plastics, human trash, and chemical sludge deep within in a remote pocket of the Pacific Ocean. Much like the more northerly “Great Pacific garbage patch” found between Hawaii and mainland US, it’s definitely not good news. The new patch was recently confirmed by a project led…

Deadly Heart Disease Gene Removed From Human Embryos In Revolutionary Study

By: Robin Andrews/IFL Science  Last week, reports surfaced claiming that the first American attempt to make genetically modified, viable human embryos was a success. At the time, details were sparse: CRISPR, the ground-breaking gene-editing technique was employed, and the embryos were terminated after a few days. The most tantalizing missing detail revolved around the type of editing that…

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