You call this archaeology?
- Michael Moore is in awe of Norwegian utopia, cut from Sicko (Amazon US or UK).
- Inner-city pollution is linked to a higher risk of breast cancer in urban women.
- Debate rages in Australia after genetically-modified canola is allowed.
- Microsoft and Nintendo are in trouble for using toxic chemicals in their video game consoles, but Apple keeps the doctor away.
- The Earth’s eighth continent isn’t Atlantis or Mu, but a massive pile of floating garbage in the Pacific Ocean.
- Weather-related disasters have quadrupled over the last two decades, claims an Oxfam report.
- Satellite images have helped create the most detailed map of Antarctica yet. Is that a pyramid..?
- An ambitious project to digitize published works from throughout history and make them freely available online has scanned more than 1.5 million books.
- A new report suggests the unknown human health and environmental impacts of nanotechnology worries scientists. Author Michael Crichton agrees (Prey, Amazon US or UK).
- Loren Coleman reflects on the top ten cryptozoology stories for 2007. My driver’s license photo isn’t one of them.
- Legends of giants exist worldwide, but are they myth, or is there evidence they once strode the Earth?
- Originally published in Atlantis Rising #63, Jeff Nisbet investigates Rosslyn Chapel’s darkest secret.
- A lengthy article investigating claims by Ethiopian Christians that they guard the Ark of the Covenant.
- Despite what the article says, The Sign and the Seal by Graham Hancock is still available (Amazon US or UK).
- Speaking of Indiana Jones, new photos have been unearthed from the new movie due next year.
- Using the latest in 3D animation, director Robert Zemeckis has brought the epic Old English poem Beowulf to modern audiences.
- A useless Top 100 Movie Heroes and Villains list, but Indy’s #1. No Agents Mulder or Scully.
- Did an episode of The X-Files base its alien frozen in glacial ice on a true story?
- Why did Vernon Bowen’s An Encyclopedia of Flying Saucers manuscript, missing since 1961 when he sent it to the US Air Force, turn up in 1999??
- Spectacular images of a skybow over Oxford. The Cheshire Cat’s had his teeth done.
Quote of the Day:
Marion: You’re not the man I knew ten years ago.
Indiana: It’s not the years, honey, it’s the mileage.
Raiders of the Lost Ark