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There’s hardly anything worse than having your heart set on Chocolate Therapy, Chunky Monkey, or Cherry Garcia, and ending up with plain old Vanilla instead, so I’ve tried to do right by our missing Philadelphia-Project Editor. This first one’s for you, Bill, wherever or whenever you are.

  • Global warming: how ‘sceptic’ became a dirty word.
  • Huge gathering at Ferrybridge really was ‘the place to be’ 2,000 years ago.
  • World’s oldest known perfumery found in Cyprus.
  • Bronze Age shipwreck loaded with jewellery hailed as most important prehistoric find of its kind for 30 years.
  • Kenya’s first dinosaur dig yields fossil wealth.
  • Neandertal Advance: First Fully Jointed Skeleton Built.
  • Coin discovery sheds light on first known Turkic civilization.
  • The Codex Sinaiticus, the ancient Greek Bible written between the 1st and 4th centuries A.D., which has been divided since the mid-1800s when sections of it were removed from a desert monastery in Egypt, is to be united and made available on the internet.
  • Occult on the Canadian Prairies: blueprint of the Freemasons seems to be global.
  • Hoard of Roman bronze coins and a 4th-century gold ring found on farmland in West Norfolk.
  • Iron Age treasures found too, but fragments of Neolithic and Bronze Age pottery and flint tools at Warwickshire site date from as far back as 3000 BC, almost 2,500 years before the Iron Age began.
  • The Tut Glut: What are we learning from the mummy with his own frequent-flyer number, and more humble artefacts?
  • Prehistoric Europe was covered by thick, closed-canopy forests, not open woods and grassland, according to an analysis of pollen records.
  • Why Can’t U.S. Psychic Spies Find Osama Bin Laden?
  • The Merovingian Dynasty: Satanic Bloodline of the AntiChrist & False Prophet.
  • Paganism in Provence: How the Mother-Goddess Became the Mother of God. (From: Journal of the Western Mystery Tradition)
  • Uri Geller wants the cursing stone – for his garden.
  • Attack Of The Western UFOs.
  • The Iron Skeptic takes on cattle mutilation. Great graphic.
  • HIV immunity of some Europeans linked to plagues of the Middle Ages.
  • Homoeopathic study finds water has no ‘memory‘.
  • The Soul of Science.
  • Context for the Origin of Life on Earth.
  • Inventor of Dreams: Nikola Tesla. See today’s comments instead.
  • British success heralds gene therapy revolution.
  • Black holes influence knowledge of the universe.
  • NASA Cassini Images Reveal Titan is an Active, Earth-like World. Surface Features on Titan – Close-Ups.
  • Smithsonian honors Paul Allen, SpaceShipOne crew.
  • Astronomers Map Chaotic Galaxy’s Magnetic Field.
  • RHESSI Satellite Captures Giant Gamma-ray Flare.
  • Engineers to offer a direct line to ETs by broadcasting phone calls directly into space. And at only $3.99 per minute.
  • Mars Rover makes record-breaking sprint due to autonomous decisions when navigating around obstacles.
  • Muon Opportunists: Natural Probes to Detect the Unseen in Pyramids, Vocanoes, and other dense objects.
  • Spelunking on Mars: Caves are Hot Spots In Search for Life.
  • Cooperation is key – a new way of looking at MicroRNA and how it controls gene expression.
  • New Insights Into the Brain’s Remembrance of Emotional Events.
  • New metallic laminate rivals steel but at half the density.
  • Temperature Inside Collapsing Bubble Four Times That of the Sun.
  • New Technique to Free Seismologists from β€˜Tyranny‘ of Earthquakes.
  • An intrepid band of latter-day pioneers has nearly completed its mission: blazing a thousand-mile overland supply route to the South Pole.
  • Where would we be without it? The invention of the camera prompted a widespread rediscovery of the world.
  • Ex-Marine Says Public Version of Saddam Capture is Fiction.
  • Agents of Persuasion: Public health agenda reinforces the powerlessness of the individual.
  • Hatred of Corporations Spreads Across the Internet.
  • Not Lost in Translation: The Phraselators Are Coming. I’ve wanted one of these for decades.
  • The Friar and the Cipher: Roger Bacon and the Unsolved Mystery of the Most Unusual Manuscript in the World. Amazon US and UK.

Quote of the Day:

Science is some kind of Cosmic apple juice from the Garden of Eden.

Lewis M. Branscomb