Prepare these documents before a hurricane hits

This article was originally featured on Sotherly. Many Americans turn to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for help on the long road to recovery after a disaster. The agency is tasked with providing individuals with financial assistance for a variety of situations, from home repairs to medical expenses. You can only apply for aid … Read more

US gov’t report proposed nuking the moon, newly released documents reveal

The moon looms in the foreground, with a small Earth in the background. (Image credit: Getty) The US account now-defunct Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP) spent millions of taxpayer dollars to research bizarre, experimental technologies such as invisibility cloaks, antigravity devices, traversable wormholesand a proposal to tunnel through the moon with nuclear explosives, according … Read more

US government report proposed nuking the moon, newly released documents reveal

The moon looms in the foreground, with a small Earth in the background. (Image credit: Getty) The US award now-defunct Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP) spent millions of taxpayer dollars to research bizarre, experimental technologies such as invisibility cloaks, antigravity devices, traversable wormholes, and a proposal to tunnel through the moon with nuclear explosives, … Read more

Secret US Defense Program Proposed Nuking The Moon, Documents Reveal

The US Order now-defunct Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP) spent millions of taxpayer dollars to research bizarre, experimental technologies such as invisibility cloaks, antigravity devices, traversable wormholes, and a proposal to tunnel through the Moon with nuclear explosives, according to dozens of documents obtained by Vice.com. The documents, which include nearly 1,600 pages of … Read more

Read the raw documents from “The Facebook Papers”

Last year, whistleblower and former Facebook product manager Frances Haugen shared the thousands of pages of internal company documents she obtained with 17 US news outlets, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and a separate consortium of European news organizations. These documents, called “The Facebook Papers,” formed the basis of reported news articles and analysis about … Read more

We May Have Been Calling Machu Picchu The Wrong Name For Over 100 Years

One of the most famous archaeological sites in the world may be named after a simple misunderstanding. The ancient Incan city we know as ‘Machu Picchu’ should probably be called ‘Picchu’ or ‘Huayna Picchu’, according to a new analysis of historical documents. In 1911, when the White American historian and explorer Hiram Bingham was first … Read more

No One Can Understand What You’re Saying – Why Legal Documents Are Often So Impenetrable

An[{” attribute=””>MIT study identifies ways that lawyers could make their written documents easier for the average person to read. Legal documents, such as contracts or deeds, are notoriously difficult for non-lawyers to understand. A new study from MIT cognitive scientists has determined just why these documents are often so impenetrable. After analyzing thousands of legal … Read more

Huge Discovery of 18,000 ‘Notepads’ Documents Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

Archaeologists have uncovered the largest collection of ancient Egyptian ‘notepads’ found since the beginning of the 20th century. In the long-lost city of Athribis, in central Egypt, researchers have cataloged more than 18,000 inscribed pieces of pottery, some of which seem to have been written by students. The shards of inked pottery are known as … Read more