We try to give you variety here at TDG. UFOs, monsters, poltergeists, masons and zen – the Thursday news briefs.
- By collecting thousands of cases of children who spontaneously (without hypnosis) remember a past life, Dr. Ian Stevenson offers convincing scientific evidence, if not proof, for reincarnation.
- New archaeological evidence suggesting that the first national leader of the British Isles was a Scot. Let’s hope the next one is too…
- Here’s columnist Stephen Strauss with a sceptical take on the Global Consciousness Project.
- Hava a look at this remarkably detailled UFO photo snapped by a teacher from Dorset in the UK. Real or fake?
- Did a UFO crash in Nebraska in the 19th Century or was it one of Bill’s failed Philedelphia experiments?
- Here’s another photo of a British UFO, this time from Grangemouth, Scotland. Do they steer by means of some electrokinetic principle?
- Everything you ever wanted to know about the Skull and Bones Society but were afraid to ask.
- A granite artwork known as the ‘Cursing Stone’ blamed for bringing misfortunes of “biblical proportions” to a city has been saved from destruction.
- The Israel Defense Forces believe incoming recruits and soldiers who play Dungeons and Dragons are unfit for elite units because they are detatched from reality. They’re asking for a fireball up the nose.
- Fossil reactors – the remnants of natural nuclear reactors nearly two billion years old were found in the 1970s in Africa.
- A Guernsey couple watched in amazement as ball lightning entered their home.
- US scientists are trying to teach a parrot to surf the web. Arthur, an African Grey, can switch between four “sites” at the moment, but this is very much the beginning of the project. I think Shadows is ahead of them there.
- Last year, there were twelve seperate sightings of “yellow spheres” flying above a village in Scotland.
- The tragic case of Tina Resch, the troubled teenager at the centre of possibly the most famous modern case of poltergeist activity.
- We are visited and controlled by UFOs from the M15 Globular Star Cluster – the densest Black Hole driven ‘Core Cluster’ – the capital of the Universe (India Daily).
- Could poltergeists be caused by faultlines in the ground which our ancestors marked with sacred sites and some now call ley-lines?
- A blast from the past issues of DUAT magazine: “Mysteries of Rosslyn Chapel, the Templars and the Grail.”
- The Mogollon Monster, Arizona’s version of Bigfoot.
- The hunt for artificial muscles has taken a macho step further with an arm wrestling contest between three prototypes and a girl.
- The United Nations yesterday approved a declaration urging governments to ban all forms of human cloning, including the cloning of human embryos for stem cell research – but Britain will defy the UN.
- The latest edition of New Scientist is now available online. Check it out here.
- Saturn’s largest and hazy moon, Titan, has a surface shaped largely by Earth-like processes of tectonics, erosion, winds, and perhaps volcanism.
- The melting of sea ice at the North Pole may be the result of a centuries-old natural cycle and not an indicator of man-made global warming, Scottish scientists have found.
- To go with our current poll, here are some gallaries of masonic-themed American art – “Art From the Lodge Hall”.
- Lastly, to destress your day and give you some wonders to contemplate, we bring you 101 zen stories.
Thanks Shadows, as always a link angel.
Quote of the Day:
I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
William Allen White