Major announcement scheduled for today by SETI: “for all of you out there who have been waving your arms around and speculating, this is not an announcement about finding a signal from ETs, the face on Mars, or anything else.” I don’t normally wave my arms around when I speculate, but it does make for an interesting visual (if a little dangerous for bystanders)…
Richard Dolan gets a gig on Sci-Fi Channel. Richard’s book UFOs and the National Security State (Amazon US and UK) is absolutely required reading for anyone interested in ufology.
Paul Kimball says he likes mysteries. A news piece just before the New Frontiers Symposium last weekend. Here’s a follow-up story reviewing the conference.
Cartoon tribute to Pope John Paul to be released on DVD. I hope he’s a Transformer, it would be cool to watch the Pope turn into a jet…”pontiffs, in disguise”.
Pagan graves in the Vatican’s basement. Hmmm, Pope in the TV, pagan graves under Vatican…sounds like Poltergeist IV.
Mexican archaeologists believe that the recently discovered Aztec monlith may be the largest stone idol ever found, and that it may be a door to a hidden chamber beneath the temple.
Author traces journey of “God’s gold“. Another article about the new book God’s Gold: The Quest for the Lost Temple Treasure of Jerusalem by British archaeologist Sean Kingsley (available now from Amazon UK, or pre-order from Amazon US for May 2007 release).
Reuters opens a news bureau in the virtual world of Second Life. Who’s got time for a second life…I can’t even fit everything into this one.
US population to hit 300 million sometime this morning. Maybe now. Or now. Perhaps now? Now?
Quote of the Day:
You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you’re finished, you’ll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird… So let’s look at the bird and see what it’s doing — that’s what counts. I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.