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- Has Atlantis been discovered off the coast of Cyprus? I wonder how Greece and Turkey will react.
- Will the Cairo Museum discover what killed Tutankhamun? Will they admit that most of the treasure in King Tut’s tomb was pilfered from another Pharoah?
- 5’000-year-old artifacts discovered near Texas coast provide insight into prehistoric America.
- Homo Floresiensis has no relation to the short-statured negrito Aborigines from the North Queensland rainforest. I like how Dr Loos presumes he knows everything without bothering to investigate.
- Finns discover what could be the most significant relics of Bolivian antiquity. I highly recommend the Finns’ new album, Everyone Is Here (Amazon US or UK).
- Afghanistan asks the UK to return the Dead Sea Scrolls of Buddhism.
- Were the Dead Sea Scrolls written exclusively by the Essenes, or did other cultures have a hand in their making?
- Has Kent Weeks found the skull of Rameses II’s firstborn son? Lloyd Pye has a skull he might be interested in.
- The Russians have their own 4000-year-old version of “Stonehenge”. This is a pile of ruble that’ll get Moscow accountants excited.
- There was once a good king called Zulqarnain … I’ll let you complete the limerick.
- The Texas chupacabra mystery gets weirder.
- Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage wants to meet the Tibetan Yeti. Tip to Mr Cage: use the millions you made from National Treasure to fund Cryptozoology and maybe you’ll get your wish. Cage’s honesty is refreshing, usually Hollywood actors say they’d like to meet the Dalai Lama.
- From the Lake Champlain monster to Bigfoot — something is out there.
- Did you hear about the freak cloud formation 8000-metres-deep that blacked out Shenyang?
- NASA to test hypersonic scramjet. I’d hate to be a pigeon …
- The European Space Agency’s Smart-1 probe, and its revolutionary ion-drive.
- “First Light” laser weapon successfully tested. I wonder if Virgin Airlines will place an order.
- The EPA’s planned experiment to expose kids to pesticides has been suspended. Let’s see what happens when we take away the puppy …
- Everything you thought you knew about Saturn’s moon Titan is wrong.
- NASA’s Mars Rover looks for a detour.
- Mars gullies may have been formed by underground aquifiers, suggesting the red planet has subsurface water reserves … and possibly life.
- Here are some fantastic 3D photos of Phobos.
- The Arctic’s indigenous population urges the US to help slow the polar ice melt. What they need is an armoured polar bear named Iorek Byrnison.
- As kids learn how to tie their shoelaces, some scientists are learning to tie knots in beams of light. They didn’t teach me that knot in boy-scouts.
- UFOlogist veteran Robert Hastings has some interesting things to say.
- Experts ask how should we market ourselves to extraterrestrial civilisations? Not killing each other and respecting differing views would be a start.
Quote of the Day:
Thanks Steve and Bill.
To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.