A bit slow on the news front this weekend, but still a few interesting stories out there…
- Mathematicians and historians piece together a puzzle that Archimedes pondered.
- A sailor’s tribute to Aphrodite is uncovered by Olympic constructors. Why would they ever get rid of such temples?
- 6,000-year-old human skull found in Shanghai.
- Cheops’ 45 century old solar boat unearthed 50 years ago this month.
- Peru a mecca for explorers — so much still to find many Inca ruins are undiscovered in mountainous terrain near Cuzco.
- Archaeologists discover Neanderthal man’s tooth in Montenegro.
- Mysteries of Anasazi revealed in Chaco’s centuries-old corn.
- Jamaicans angry over US treasure hunt.
- Is Troy true? The evidence behind movie myth.
- Energy researcher Dr. Eugene Mallove has been murdered.
- Interplanetary “Day After Tomorrow”? An Enterprise Mission hyperdimensional report part 1.
- Increasing ozone smog over the Atlantic Ocean.
- Corporates warm to climate change, response to carbon survey increases threefold.
- Solar wind to shield Earth during pole flip. That’s comforting, let’s hope they’re right.
- Scientists discover new type of volcano containing asphalt instead of lava. The perfect parking lot maker?
- Satellites see shadows of ancient glaciers, as the land gradually bounces back.
- Unidentified, invisible aerial objects videotaped in infrared by Mexican Air Force pilots. Sighting in Mexico rekindles UFO interest.
- April 2004 UFO sighting report from North Dakota.
- Callers report strange lights in central Florida sky, unidentified objects filmed in sky.
- The latest UFO reports from NUFORC, Filer’s Files and UFO Roundup.
- Public attitudes towards space exploration surveyed.
- Robotic space tug could save Hubble.
- Why move an asteroid?
- Deficit and war costs may shortchange moon and Mars goals.
- Private spaceship almost in space as it aims for the X-prize.
- Hoardes of US cicadas make racket.
- Placebos effect revealed in calmed brain cells.
- Blood-spattered house mystifies elderly couple.
- Subject of ‘sex reassignment’ commits suicide.
- A scheme to insert DNA from a dead person into an apple tree to create a living memorial of that individual’s “biological essence” has run into problems.
Quote of the Day:
Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.