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News Briefs 13-11-2006

Monday again already?

  • NASA scientists announced in the journal Nature that there may have been geological activity on the Moon in modern times.
  • NASA is struggling to find the missing Mars Global Surveyor. Maybe it doesn’t want to be found.
  • The above article may answer the question in this one: how safe is travel to Mars?
  • An incredible hurricane has been recorded on Saturn by the Cassini spacecraft. Video here.
  • A former naval intelligence crypto-tech describes his recent UFO encounter and how his skepticism has changed to curiosity.
  • An extract from Timothy Good’s Unearthly Disclosure (Amazon US or UK) about aliens underwater. I’d like to be, under the sea, in an extraterrestrial’s garden in the shade.
  • Strange lights are seen in conjuction with Elvis impersonators in Las Vegas, coinciding with a UFO conference.
  • On November 17th 1896, the Sacramento Evening Bee reported that a man named Leon was building a ‘flying machine’.
  • Salvadore Freixedo has challenged the Catholic Church, witnessed phantom animals, photographed the carcasses of mutilated cattle, and climbed a mountain in search of alien contact.
  • A new case of cattle mutilation on a Montana ranch, the udder, genitals and rectum removed with disturbing precision.
  • Loren Coleman discusses whether November 12th should be considered the anniversary of the first Mothman sighting.
  • A Scottish financial advice firm has been forced to call in a priest after being targeted by a suspected ghost.
  • Actor Jack Palance has died. Believe it, or not.
  • Was Nguyen Binh Khiem the Vietnamese Nostradamus of the 16th Century?
  • It was the eleventh of the eleventh on Saturday, and many believe there are mystical meanings behind 11:11. Uri Geller discusses the 11:11 phenomenon. I experience it all the time, but I’m very skeptical of 11:11 groups.
  • “Lunatic fringe,” “head case” and “one-eyed pinhead”” are some of the names scientists give to genes they discover. When are you gonna tell Isis what her middle name is, Greg?
  • Atmospheric scientists report that ocean phytoplankton may influence the formation of clouds.
  • Two recent discoveries in astrobiology challenge many of our assumptions about biospheres on Earth.
  • Wired Magazine test-drives BMW’s Hydrogen 7 car that uses an internal combustion engine that can switch between hydrogen and gasoline fuel.
  • ThothWeb asks if our modern civilisation is the first of its kind, or if we’ve been here before. Ah, I remember my first trip to the Cave of No Return.
  • Researchers in the fabled Mali town of Timbuktu are fighting to preserve tens of thousands of ancient texts that may predate the European Renaissance.
  • A 2600-year-old ancient Mexican moon calendar has been shown to the public for the first time.
  • Archaeologists have returned to the Burnt City in Iran to search for evidence of a 5000-year-old temple.

Thanks Kat.

Quote of the Day:

“Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!”

Lewis Carroll, Through The Looking Glass