We’ve deviated off the beaten path today in celebration of Friday, or something, so be careful. Hang-on the the sissy-bar if necessary. Comment at will.
- Geologists digging deep into the Chesapeake Bay impact crater are uncovering more signs of a space rock that smacked us 35-million years ago.
- A Danish student found some dinosaur footprints that were left by a sauropod 170-million years ago.
- An ancient belch may have have triggered extinctions like the demise of the dinosaurs 10 million years before the Eocene.
- A helmet-shaped critter that dates back 600-million years may be ancestor of most animals.
- The ancient Egyptians enjoyed political satire, scatological and vomiting humor, jokes concerning sex, slapstick, and animal-based parodies. Doesn’t everyone?
- Pollution in North America falls 10-percent over three years.
- Does the Atlantis myth represent a memory of major Earth change?
- Were the ‘Giants On The Earth’ really genetic experiments?
- Soldiers in Iraq help preserve 5,000-year old archeological sites.
- The trial of two men accused of stealing ancient artwork from an American Indian site has sparked a discussion about the best way to protect artifacts — by keeping them secret or posting signs.
- What goes on in the brain of a gambler? Seeing the other side of eleven’s tummy on the first roll isn’t a bad sign, is it?
- The Techno Maestro’s Amazing Machine. This is either bogus or incredible, I can’t decide which.
- The Catholic Church has enlisted a retired chemistry professor to determine whether religious objects in a Brisbane church are actually bleeding and weeping.
- Baby food could trigger meningitis.
- Can nuclear radiation improve human health?
- Put your phasers on ‘stun’. An invisible beam tops list of the Pentagon’s new, nonlethal weapons.
- Huge, freed pet pythons have invaded the Florida Everglades.
- Scientists are finding strange life forms in the Great Salt Lake.
- Plants are living creatures with feelings.
- If it is true that big cats haven’t lived wild in the U.K. for 2,000 years, then there’s a lot of large house cats now roaming the British countryside.
- Love really is blind…..
- A 17th-century solar oddity believed linked to global cooling is rare among nearby stars.
- A meteorite accompanied by sonic booms lit-up the skies in the U.S. Pacific northwest.
- Chemtrails and terror in the age of nuclear war.
- One of the UK’s best-known scientists, Professor James Lovelock, claims that we should fear the wrath of Gaia.
- A seven-spoked, 166 feet diameter, ‘wagon wheel’ crop circle has appeared in a wheat field in Peach Orchard, Arkansas.
- The Portuguese air force has been on alert since late on Tuesday, when several authorities and witnesses reported seeing a silent, luminous UFO. In English, even.
- Let’s zoom-in on this UFO in Provo Canyon, Utah. Man, that thing looks like a classic flying saucer.
- It’s time for a retro-UFO tale – an arrowhead-UFO sighting that lasted for three-days.
- It is now June, the Impact is coming. Here’s an end of the world warning from ‘Aussie Bloke’. Better tie-up those loose-ends; don’t say you weren’t warned.
- It’s not quite a fox, or a cat. Wait! It’s an ….., uh, unidentified creature photographed in North Carolina that stumps the experts. With pic.
- The ability to write backwards in the form of mirror writing is probably inherited. I worry more about people can taste sounds and hear colors.
- The Centaurus A galaxy’s last big meal was a spiral galaxy, now twisted into a parallelogram-shaped structure of dust.
- An astronomer has turned observations of the early universe into a sound clip that represents a primal scream from the first million years after the Big Bang. It doesn’t sound like a bang.
- A major galactic mystery has been solved that will help astronomers in their quest to understand the chemical evolution of the Milky Way.
- Nearing the end of its seven-year journey to Saturn, the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft has primed its engine in preparation for the real mission scheduled to begin 30 June.
Quote of the Day:
I looked, and I saw a windstorm coming out of the north-an immense cloud with flashing lightning and surrounded by brilliant light. The center of the fire looked like glowing metal.