Planet Earth Report –“Faster Than Speed-of-Light to The Last Human Game”

Earth from the ISS

 

The “Planet Earth Report” connects you to the days’ headlines on the discoveries, people, and events changing our planet and the future of the human species.

Where’s Our Warp Drive to the Stars? –Physicists haven’t given up on the dream of zipping around the universe. Now they’ve come up with a far-out idea for making it happen.

Games to Play at the End of the Anthropocene –It was the last game a human would ever play—or the first, depending on how you saw it.

From the X-Files –“Is the Pentagon Hiding UFOs in a Las Vegas Hangar?

Inside an Early 1900s Attempt to Catalogue all of the Information on Earth –The Mundaneum is more than an antiquated indexing system. It’s an ahead-of-its-time testament to the power of information.

Apollo’s Daring Mission -The Inside Story

There Is No Such Thing as Conscious Thought –Philosopher Peter Carruthers insists that conscious thought, judgment and volition are illusions. They arise from processes of which we are forever unaware.

Do Walls Work: The Great Wall of China’s long legacy –The Ming dynasty built a giant wall stretching 5,000 miles to keep invaders out of China, but how effective was it against the enemy?

17 Ways Americans Are Shocked by European Culture

New discoveries at Pompeii come amid renaissance at site –Man who died fleeing Mount Vesuvius eruption is one of several key finds in latest dig

New discoveries at Pompeii

New York City cops will fly a drone over the New Year’s Eve celebration at Times Square

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