Bidding for Blue Origin’s first human flight hits $4.5 million as online auction comes to close

Bidding for a seat on Blue Origin’s New Shephard rocket alongside Jeff Bezos and his brother topped $4.5 million on Thursday as the second phase of the online auction comes to a close.  According to the company’s website, the highest bid to ride on the July 20 flight is currently $4.5 million, over a million … Read more

Joint China-WHO study into origins of Covid-19 ‘has provided no credible answers’

Joint China-WHO study into origins of Covid-19 has provided no credible answers and a new probe is needed with or without Beijing, group of international scientists say Twenty-four top researchers from around the world said the report was tainted  The probe last week concluded that the virus did not leak from a Wuhan lab It … Read more

105,000-year-old artifacts found in Kalahari challenge idea that human origins are linked to coasts

Stone tools, burnt eggshells and other artifacts discovered in the Kalahari have experts questioning the long-held belief that civilization emerged from coastal regions. The items date back more than 100,000 years, when the South African desert received enough rain to sustain human inhabitants. Researchers also found nearly two dozen small pieces of calcite, which are … Read more

WHO SCRAPS plan to publish interim report on its Wuhan coronavirus origins investigation

The World Health Organization has scrapped plans for the team that visited Wuhan to publish its interim report into the origins of coronavirus.  The Wall Street Journal reported late last night that the initial findings from the probe, which took place in China earlier this year, will not be released as previously stated.  Instead a … Read more

Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell reveals the origins of Notorious B.I.G.

The origins of the iconic rapper Notorious B.I.G. are told in the trailer for Netflix‘s new documentary Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell. The documentary is comprised of rarely seen footage filmed by Biggie’s best friend, Damion “D-Roc” Butler, including new interviews with his family and friends. The late rapper, born Christopher Wallace, was shot … Read more

The dark underbelly of Chippendales: Historian lays bare ‘sordid’ origins of the all-male revue

The dark underbelly of the infamous Chippendales all-male review is being laid bare in a new true-crime podcast that details how greed and jealousy among its founders led to arson, murder, and suicide.    Host Natalia Petrzela, a historian and fitness instructor, interviewed more than 60 people for her new podcast Welcome to Your Fantasy, including former dancers, investigators, … Read more

WHO experts finally begin their investigation origins of Covid-19

A team of doctors from the World Health Organisation today ended a 14-day Covid quarantine in the city of Wuhan and set off on a fact-finding mission to trace the origins of the virus. The 13-strong team, which arrived in Wuhan on January 14, received documents certifying they had completed their isolation period Thursday morning … Read more

Mike Pompeo reveals intel implicating Wuhan lab in origins of COVID-19 pandemic

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called on the World Health Organization to fully investigate the possibility that the COVID-19 virus accidentally escaped from a lab in Wuhan, revealing new U.S. intelligence that he says raises troubling questions. Pompeo issued the public call on Friday night, one day after a WHO research team landed in … Read more

WHO scientists finally arrive in Wuhan to investigate origins of Covid

A team of WHO experts arrived in Wuhan today on a politically-charged mission to investigate the origins of the coronavirus, amid fears that China will try to obstruct the sensitive probe.  The 10 scientists, who will be quarantined for two weeks before starting their work, were met by Chinese officials in hazmat suits after arriving … Read more

Fury as China denies entry to WHO experts to investigate origins of Covid

Politicians and experts today blasted China for refusing entry to members of a World Health Organization(WHO) team being sent to the country to investigate the origins of the coronavirus pandemic. Number 10 described the move as ‘disappointing’, insisting that it was vital the probe happens. Tory MP and founder of Britain’s China Research Group, Tom … Read more