Fortean Blogscan 23-04-2009By Gregon Thursday, April 23rd Catching up on a few interesting articles and blog posts I missed while traveling over Easter: The latest issue of New Dawn magazine is out; on their website you’ll find the free article “The Captain Cook Conspiracy“. Note too that ND’s Special Issue #7 has been released with a focus on the paranormal and supernatural. A bunch of updates to the Rennes-le-Chateau Research and Resource website while I was traveling: “The Holy Blood of Bruges“, “The Bas Relief of Rennes-le-Chateau” and “Altar of the Church in Rennes-le-Chateau“. At Paranormalia, Robert McLuhan has written “The Ghost in the Machine – More from ‘Irreducible Mind’“. Also posted at Paranormalia while I was traveling: “Religion at Easter“. In his Sci Fi Worlds column at Binnall of America, Richard Thomas offers his top ten of “Alien Bad Guys“. At Histories and Mysteries, Robert Hastings writes about “A UFO Almost Triggered a Nuclear Launch“. The Blogsquatcher investigates “Skeptics and Their Skepticky Ways“. At UFO Mystic, Greg Bishop asks “Was Bill Moore a CIA Agent?” This week’s eSkeptic newsletter features the article “ Sensed Presences in Extreme Contexts“, by James Allan Cheyne. At Cabinet of Wonders, Emps looks back on “The Man Who Invented the Men in Black” – Gray Barker. Michael Tymn tells of the conversion of skeptic Dr Richard Hodgson to a belief in the afterlife. This week’s Binnall of America Audio interview is with William K. Zabel, discussing conspiracy theories about the Columbine shooting (available as mp3/podcast download, or streaming via Flash). The Skeptiko podcast with Alex Tsakiris features a “Psychic Detective Smackdown“. Filip Coppens investigates massive meteor impacts on his website. Also, from last week: “The Power of Sedona“. The Psychedelic Salon is featuring a podcast of Terence McKenna’s talk, “What Science Forgot“. Enjoy!