The mysterious booming noises in Richmond, Virginia in recent months were probably caused by micro-earthquakes. Lots of earthquakes recently – reminds me of a Stuart Farrar novel.
Proto-historic Hawaiian temples on the island of Maui may have mushroomed up within just 30 years, not 250 as previously supposed.
Egyptian excavation returns to the web – watch Johns Hopkins University archaeologists uncover clues to ancient Egyptian life by visiting “Hopkins in Egypt Today”. (Public Health Warning: The Johns Hopkins team’s work is supervised by Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, led by its secretary general, Zahi Hawass.)
Shakespeare’s name usually inspires thoughts of kings, fairies, lovers, wars and poetic genius–not syphilis. However, some passages in his plays and sonnets indicate that the Bard may have suffered from one or more venereal infections, according to a new article.
An Epistle for the New Religion of Transhumanism – James Hughes is a transhumanist evangelist, says Wesley J. Smith, and Citizen Cyborg urges followers to be true to their faith while revealing its nihilistic shortcomings.
Tell me something I don’t know – 10 scientific discoveries we should have made by the end of 2005.
The discovery of Flores Man, apparently a new species of human, astounded the world. But is it what it seems? The controversy still rages.
In China, scientists have identified the fossilized remains of a tiny dinosaur in the stomach of a mammal. Scientists say the animal’s last meal probably is the first proof that mammals hunted small dinosaurs 130 million years ago.