I don’t mind if Yellowstone ‘breathes’ – just so long as it doesn’t come down with a bad case of the hiccups, or even worse, a cough.
- Scientists confirm historic massive flood, caused by climate change 8,200 years ago.
- Online amateurs crack Nazi codes.
- Italian commission says Soviets ordered the 1981 assassination attempt on the late Pope John Paul II.
- The missing library of Iona.
- Medieval ship found in muddy depths of Stockholm bay.
- Of all the secrets of secret societies, one of the most profound enigmas has always been, why do people join?
- Polish archaeologist unearths Europe’s most ancient graves.
- Corn, arrowroot fossils in Peru change views of pre-Inca culture.
- Now that dinosaur history has been rewritten, and T-Rex is no longer king, do you know which dino was the biggest carnivore?
- A not-so-brief history of time: Medievalist says historians are in thrall to a chronology of the human race that is now embarrassingly out of date.
- Scientists stunned by discovery that mice have another organ which has long been overlooked.
- 2102 space rock has a one in 1,000 chance of Earth collision, which would cause sub-continent scale devastation.
- Scientists solve the mystery of methane in Titan’s atmosphere.
- Total solar eclipse to be webcast live on March 29th.
- Pulse reveals beating heart of a supervolcano.
- Tsunami disaster forces rethinking of theory of giant earthquakes.
- Pointing out that photovoltaics could match or exceed the nuclear industry’s output before any new reactor could begin operating, UK researchers argue that solar power is the way to go.
- Having developed a neural probe that can manipulate and decode brain signals, the Pentagon hopes to use remote-controlled sharks as spies. But The Register has a catchier headline: Pentagon to enslave shark-kind.
- Humanity’s real challenge could turn out to be, we have no firewall for our minds.
- Biologists come up with a new answer to the question, Sex: Why bother?
- Exploring one of the few firm behavioral boundaries separating humans from other animals, anthropologists have delved into the evolution of right and left handedness.
- Study suggests human capacity for altruism emerges as early as 18 months of age, and chimps can be selfless helpers too.
- In the 21st century, anti-aging technologies may extend human lifespans at an unprecedented rate, bringing with them a host of social and economic challenges.
- With privacy rights sinking fast in the U.S., paying too much on your credit card bill now gets you reported to the Department of Homeland Security.
- Disgracing felines worldwide, a cat in Germany has fallen victim to bird flu, the first European mammal known to have become infected.
- Four Indian scientists have been searching for answers ever since they spied a UFO in the Himalayas during a scientific expedition in 2004.
- Is Bigfoot roaming around Kiowa Camp in Blackfeet Country? Now, that’s a footprint!
- Crop Circles: A product of the collective consciousness, a calling card from ET, or something else?
- Mysterious orbs of light spotted at Texas church. A videotape showed one orb moving through the body of a church member, starting at her feet and going out the top of her head.
- Beijing scientist develops the ‘flying China saucer’.
- An alien presence – in Puerto Rico?
- MUFON meeting reveals tales of time travel, aliens and more.
- ThothWeb is celebrating its first anniversary with a 100-question quiz covering everything from ancient mysteries to UFOs, so sign in, and test your alternative chops.
- Dragons came down to Earth from Sirius to share their wisdom with humans, say myths, but a Swiss religion researcher says our ancestors actually met and communicated with dragons.
- For Jameske: Harry Browne, R.I.P.
Quote of the Day:
You start off with Harry Potter, who comes across as a likeable wizard, but you end up with the Devil. There is no doubt that the signature of the Prince of Darkness is clearly within these books.
Gabriele Amorth, the Vatican’s chief exorcist, repeating his condemnation of the Harry Potter novels.