1. Mick West

    Explained: Why a Spirit Level on a Plane Does Not Show Curvature "Corrections"

    Youtuber Darryle Marble, a believer in the "Flat Earth" theory, recently took a spirit level on a plane to attempt to demonstrate that the world was flat by showing the pilot never had to angle the plane down to compensate for the curve. Somehow the story went viral and the internet reacted as...
  2. Mick West

    Two Contrails, One Gap. How side-by-side contrails can differ

    The above image shows two parallel contrails, the one that is lower in the image is showing a gap. I took the photo because I though the second trail (just 20 seconds or so old) might also develop a gap in the same spot. But as it happened, it did not. The gap persisted, and no new cap was...
  3. Ezswo

    Debunked: MH17 - 10 Previous Flightpaths Different From 17-7

    A "rumor" that keeps popping up on various websites is that the flightpath of MH17 on the day of the crash is significantly different than the previous 10 flightpaths of MH17. The image seems to originate from a Twitterer called Vagelis Karmiros who placed the following tweet on the 17th of...