fact or fiction

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

Yvonne Glasgow5 days ago
Six Reasons Not To Play With a Ouija Board
I own a Ouija Board. I like my Ouija and I even have used Ouija Boards many times throughout my life. However, I also had one that did weird things, like moving by itself from one room to another. Nop...
M. Mossburg6 days ago
Shadow Life
This was a horrible way to approach the topic of relinquishing my rights to my privacy, or so I thought. What had happened was the wall between me and another state of being had started to be crumbled...
Shannon Spran7 days ago
Magic: Ceasing to Be Fiction?
Throughout the years, it has been apparent that series based around magic have accumulated large fan bases (Also known as fandoms). One of the more infamous of these series is known as Harry Potter, w...
Skinwalker Ranch
It’s midnight in Utah, and a full moon engulfs the ghoulish landscape with a pale blue light. It’s a typical Saturday, except that I’m camping on tribal Indian land. My guide (and protector) for the evening is security from the Ute Indian Tribe. I could swear he’s just as anxious as me. We’re exploring an area historically known for it’s high-strangeness, it’s UFOs, Skinwalkers, and paranormal activity. I can’t help but wonder why I’ve agreed to be bait for this excursion. Yep, human bait. Where...
Kevin McClintocka month ago
What if D-Day Had Failed?
When Group Captain James Stagg of the Royal Air Force (RAF) met Eisenhower on the evening of 4 June, he and his meteorological team were unable to give him a firm enough assurance that the weather wou...
Sarah McDaniela month ago
Top Alternate Universe Theories
For the longest time, alternate universes were just used as an excuse to have a new character, a weird plot line, or just a cool story in media. If you're like me, you've probably wondered what life w...
Kevin McClintocka month ago
Unnatural Philosophy?
Thank goodness today's natural philosophers have their fancy tools at hand when it comes to proving their theories and letting us know just what's what. Imagine the embarrassment of say, Aristotle, we...
Sarah McDaniela month ago
What is Consciousness?
Perhaps one of the strangest mysteries of the universe is the question of how we became cognizant creatures. Being conscious is one of the bare-bone requirements of being alive, and yet, we still don'...
Rowan Marleya month ago
What Would Aliens Really Look Like?
Society has become totally obsessed with the search for alien life. The media is filled to the brim with stories about alien abductions, sightings of strange crafts, as well as stories about alien inv...
We Might Actually Live in a Simulation
Elon Musk is constantly both shocking and fascinating the world with visionary concepts and contraptions. In the last decade, he’s re-invented the electric car and developed groundbreaking battery tec...
Intelligence: Reshaping The Human Brain
The brain is the very center of our humanity, personality, and sense of being, yet we know almost nothing about its massive complexity. With the help of advanced technology, scientists have been able ...
Megan Burton2 months ago
Our Fascination with the Unknown
What is humanity's fascination with the unknown really about? Is it all about our curiosity, the need to explain the unexplainable, or is there a deeper meaning? Urban legends, stories of the paranorm...
Stephanie Gladwell2 months ago
How We Make Our Superstitions Real
Superstition has been defined as “a widely held but unjustified belief in supernatural causation leading to certain consequences of an action or event, or a practice based on such a belief.” In common...
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Debbie knight2 months ago
Haunted Town
Me and my best friend were always fascinated by ghosts, curses, demons. Anything paranormal. Little did we know this fascination would follow us throughout our lives. Our small town, in western Pennsy...
Kelly Hawks2 months ago
Top 10 Ways to Survive an Alien Invasion
Living in a world where, at this point, anything can happen, you must be prepared for every scenario. If Earth was taken over by an alien race, it’s important to keep your head on straight, or else yo...
Paul Levinson2 months ago
What Amelia Earhart Photo Says About the Power of Photography
I've been thinking about that newly uncovered photograph of Amelia Earhart and its upending of history, telling us she indeed survived that dive her plane apparently took into the Pacific Ocean in 193...
Pouria Nazemi3 months ago
Winter Is Here, but Why?
Winter is coming! For last six years, we celebrated summer (in the northern hemisphere at least) with the promise of inevitable winter and this year finally winter is here. The Game of Thrones TV show...
Sarah McDaniel3 months ago
The Mysteries Surrounding Black Holes
Black holes are probably the strangest thing in existence. For many reasons, they don't seem to really make sense at all. Black holes are formed when a star stars, which in their core contains nuclear...