I’ve been hiding under my bed wearing a tinfoil hat since April 1st.
- Villagers witnessed a UFO crash in Somalia; currently parked in the desert, it glitters in the daylight and speaks a strange language at night. If it’s shaped like a lemon, then it’s probably just Bono.
- Considering Somalia is a hotbed of Islamic militarism, is the UFO just an American UAV? If a gang of Jawas come and carry it away, then may the Force be with you.
- In Zimbabwe, the Vadoma are a small group of people who all have inherited ectrodactyly.
- Were jets from the RAF base at Lakenheath scrambled to intercept a UFO?
- Former Arizona governor Fife Symington, who came clean about the Phoenix Lights, talks about his extraterrestrial experience.
- A team from Saber Enterprises will search for evidence of the UFO that crashed near Roswell in 1947. Would the US Military leave any evidence?
- Paul Kimball discusses why witnesses saw an airplane crash in Shag Harbour, but it was the military who classified it as a UFO.
- Brian Vike director of HBCC UFO Research, discusses the recent UFO flap over Ontario Canada.
- Earth lights are a phenomena witnessed across the globe, from Japan to Britain, and across time, from prehistory to the modern era.
- Whitley Strieber has a tingling feeling that alien visitors may be about to show up. Will they knock this time, or just let themselves in again?
- NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has found that planetary systems are as common around double stars as they are around single stars. Excellent news story can be watched here.
- Perhaps NASA need look no further than our own neighbourhood, which may be a binary star system according to Walter Cruttenden’s very convincing Lost Star of Myth and Time (Amazon US or UK).
- Workers digging a new tram line in a Palestinian suburb of Jerusalem have stumbled upon the remains of an ancient Jewish city from the first century AD.
- This May is the 400th anniversary of the first permanent English settlement in the USA, but one journalist speaks up for the neglected pueblos and rock art of Native America that face destruction from development.
- A French architect says the Great Pyramid of Giza was built from the inside out, with excellent slideshow.
- French archaeologist Jean-Yves Empereur thinks Cleopatra’s palace may be found in the submerged ruins of Alexandria.
- Graham Hancock has a few things to say about a sunken Alexandria in his book Underworld (Amazon US or UK).
- Who was Cleopatra? Mythology, propaganda, Liz Taylor, and the real Queen of the Nile.
- A review of The Invisible Sex: Uncovering the True Roles of Women in Prehistory by Jim Adovasio (Amazon US or UK). Crikey, the Anmatyerre women of Australia’s Northern Territory hunt with crowbars and axes!
- Lisa Shiel laments the lack of women who study Bigfoot. Perhaps because they’ve all seen King Kong. Backyard Bigfoot, by Lisa Shiel and Nick Redfern (Amazon US or UK).
- A court in Austria will rule whether a chimpanzee named Hiasl has equal human rights. Pretty soon the chimps who write for TDG will be demanding minimum wages and free bananas in the staff kitchen.
- Why has Google replaced post-Hurricane Katrina satellite maps with pictures taken before the storm?
- China has unveiled the nuclear-powered rover they will use for their first unmanned mission to the moon in 2012. Uh oh … “nuclear-powered” and “2012” doesn’t make me feel all warm and fuzzy.
- China added more than 1500 big scraps of debris, and millions of smaller debris particles, to the junkyard orbiting the Earth when they destroyed a defunct weather satellite using a missile. The Chinese official who suggested they should blow up the debris using more missiles has disappeared.
- The cremated remains of James “Scotty” Doohan will be blasted into space next month. Considering the orbital junkyard, photon torpedoes may be needed.
- The FDA has found melamine, a chemical commonly used to make plastic cutlery, is the contaminent in pet food that has been killing animals across the US. I’ll never drink from a melamine cup ever again.
- Do animals have telepathy, or can dogs just smell what we’re thinking?
- As fun as flinging Dubya around is, it’d be better with spiky things. Or you can watch the real reason why Donald Rumsfeld was fired (Did Obama’s people post that, or Hilary?).
Quote of the Day:
In writing songs, I’ve learned as much from Cezanne as I have from Woodie Guthrie.