I closed my eyes and clicked links at random.
- Ellen Lloyd has written an excellent article about the possibility of alien stargates in Peru. She also has a book, Voices from Legendary Times (Amazon US or UK).
- NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has found lakes on Titan’s surface.
- The frozen outer reaches of our solar system could be littered with more objects than previously thought.
- American astronomers claim that black holes may not exist. Then please explain what happened to the crew of the Palomino!
- Sugar molecules have been found in a cloud of gas and dust near the center of our Milky Way Galaxy, providing a clue to the origin of life. This also proves we’re living in God’s coffee mug, the spiral swirl of galaxies stirred by His spoon.
- Here’s some more information about galactic sugar from Astrobiology Magazine.
- A drug made to enhance memory appears to trigger a natural mechanism in the brain that fully reverses age-related memory loss.
- The New Yorker has an excellent article about the Red Pill … er, I mean Wikipedia! I like the Onion’s article best.
- Those with bachelor’s degrees are finding their incomes stagnate despite a growing economy. Mine comes with a free happy meal.
- Argentinian scientists have discovered fossils from one of the largest dinosaurs ever to roam the Earth.
- Archaeologists are refuting claims by a Canadian architect that 15th Century ruins on Cape Breton belong to Chinese explorers. Paul Chiasson has written a book, The Island of Seven Cities: Where the Chinese Settled When They Discovered North America (Amazon US or UK).
- Indiana University archaeologists believe they are closer to discovering some of Christopher Columbus’s lost ships, and answering the mystery of what they carried. There’s a conspiracy novel idea worthy of Dan Brown.
- Archaeologists who measured the Pyramids of Giza over a century ago were surprisingly accurate, according to a review of historical surveys. According to an Egyptian hatter, the measurements of Zahi Hawass’s cranium are also surprising.
- Enjoy higher energy and self-esteem levels by carrying Pyracards. I bet Zahi’s is platinum.
- Information and photo-tours of Malta’s prehistoric megalithic temples.
- Remarkably preserved ancient human footprints almost 20’000 years old have been discovered in Australia.
- Japanese researchers have found a 7th Century painting of a Simorgh, a mythological Persian bird, in an Afghan cave. “Osama Bin Laden hearts CIA” was found nearby.
- Is it a bird? A plane? Examining an Ancient Egyptian enigma, the Bird of Saqqara.
- The Ninki-Nanka continues to elude cryptozoologists searching for this legendary dragon-dinosaur in the jungles of West Africa.
- Erroneous claims of a ‘spooky synchronicity’ between the text of an ancient psalm book, recently unearthed from an Irish bog, and Israel’s war in Lebanon, were based on the assumption that the Vulgate version of Psalm 83 is the same as the King James version. As the director of The Museum of Ireland recently explained, they are not the same.
- A State Museum in Malaysia has opened an exhibition displaying artifacts from the region’s supernatural folklore. The Johor Bigfoot got in for free.
- Here’s a great article examining the views, opinions and analyses of the many psychologists who have investigated the UFO/alien abduction phenomenon.
- What are these UFOs hovering in a photograph of a Greek sunset?
- Is there a connection between lights in the skies of Phoenix and ancient petroglyphs?
- An interview with Chris McKay, a planetary scientist with the NASA Ames Research Center, about human exploration of Mars and life on other planets.
- A new documentary reveals how desperate the Americans were to put a man on the moon before the Russians – and how NASA’s haste almost saw them stranded there.
Thanks Doug, Ellen and Kat.
Quote of the Day:
“Physicists and astronomers see their own implications in the world being round, but to me it means that only one-third of the world is asleep at any given time and the other two-thirds is up to something.”
Dean Rusk (American Statesman 1909-1994)