fact or fiction

Is it science fact or science fiction? Futurism presents both sides to determine the truth.

Scott Lavelya month ago
The Mandala Effect
**THIS IS SIMPLY A THEORY, NOT MEANT TO DEFAME OR INSULT ANY COMPANIES, PEOPLE, COUNTRIES, AND ANY OTHER PARTIES** The Mandala Effect's name comes from Nelson Mandala, who some people incorrectly reme...
Scott Lavely2 months ago
The Moon Landing Conspiracy Theory
**THIS IS SIMPLY A THEORY, NOT MEANT TO DEFAME OR INSULT ANY COMPANIES, PEOPLE, COUNTRIES, AND ANY OTHER PARTIES** The moon landing was widely debated and still is to this day; was it real or was it simply a hoax? I do have my beliefs when it comes to this, but I'll get to that later. In order to properly understand why this came about, we need to understand what went down (allegedly or factually); Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong were the two men that worked with NASA to do this moon l...
Iain Baker2 months ago
The Implausibility of Popular Sci-Fi Aliens - Part Three
Communicating and interacting in any meaningful way with a truly alien species might prove extremely difficult, and perhaps impossible. In this concluding part of the trilogy, we will investigate some...
Sage Sandoval4 months ago
The Mandela Effect
See anything wrong with the above quote? Well, of course you don't, it's one of the most iconic pop culture references ever. For decades, people have been quoting this scene from Star Wars: The Empire...
Paul Levinson5 months ago
Why Time Travel Is so Enjoyable
A little talk I gave at an academic conference this past Fall, fleshing out the very first essay I had published here in Futurism.
Sasha Konikovo6 months ago
10 Terrifying Glitch in the Matrix Stories
Did you ever have a moment where you recalled something that everyone else seems to remember differently? If so, you are probably well aware of the Mandela Effect. The Mandela Effect is defined as the...
Danna Molina7 months ago
The Origin of the Universe
There are several theories about the origin of this wonderful and complex system we call the universe, I refer to it is a system since it has multiple sub-systems, such as galaxies, stars, among other...
How Real Is Real?
Humans have sought to explain reality since of the dawn of our species. Our thirst for the answers of the unknown is the driving force behind all innovations and advancements. When answers could not b...
Iggy Paulsen7 months ago
9 Strange Stories Involving Gateways to Other Dimensions
Did you ever watch a TV show with a parallel universe, and wondered what you would be like in another world? I know I have. When I was younger, I used to daydream about being able to blip in and out o...
Justin Runyon7 months ago
Jobs of the Future
Let's look at jobs that may be created 25 years from now:
Iria Vasquez-Paez8 months ago
Weather Magick During Fire Season in California
Weather magick has been used in California to make the storms come and take care of the Camp Fire blazing inferno, which had started on November 8 but has now been contained on November 25th, 2018. Th...
Edward German9 months ago
The 'Unexplained Mysteries' Podcast
The Unexplained Mysteries podcast is a weekly podcast devoted to answering the questions of some of the most intriguing mysteries of our time. The series' stories range from ancient times to the moder...
Iria Vasquez-Paez9 months ago
Psychic Attack
Psychic attack is the meanest thing we earth humans can do to each other. It involves thoughts becoming things, and sending a lethal negative thought to someone becomes possible. Some thinketh that th...
Traci E.9 months ago
We Have All Time Traveled
You know that feeling of déjà vu? When something feels so familiar, you must have experienced it before? We have all felt it at some time or another. Sometimes it is a little thing like a place you ha...
Tom Baker9 months ago
Attack of the Jellied Whatsits
Alien encounters are pretty boring these days. Usually, they involve big-headed, black-eyed "Greys" coming into your bedroom, swooping down on your vehicle, or, in some other way, plucking you out of your normal, waking life, to throw your luckless butt into the saucer (or triangle, or indistinct sort-of flying lightship), and giving you a medical exam. These UFO astronauts always look the same, talk the same (they actually seem to speak telepathically, not with their tiny slit-like mouths), and...
Amy S10 months ago
4 Stories of Time Travellers from the Future
And you can time travel, too. Just check out your kitchen sink.
Authentikei [K.C.]10 months ago
Why Would Empathy Make Me Psychic?
So, how many “10 Signs You’re an Empath” articles have you read before you got here? You’re another walking radar of emotion and you just want to understand how that constitutes as psychic. Basically,...
Authentikei [K.C.]10 months ago
How Kinetic Abilities Are Really Supposed to Work (Telekinesis and More)
The mind and body are constantly communicating. We don’t think about how natural it is until we try out our mental energy on something that isn’t inherently natural to us, but some people have tried a...