- Guatemala sinkhole swallows entire intersection, Agarthans not happy.
- Battle lines drawn over bypass construction at Ireland’s Hill of Tara.
- Aboriginal rock art depicting extinct megafauna may be 40’000 years old.
- Mesoamerican people perfected rubber processing more than 3000 years ago.
- Terrific feature on excavations of the Harappan city of Dholavira, India.
- Lost tomb of ancient Egyptian mayor rediscovered. Zahi-free!
- Well, almost. It was the Big Z’s birthday last week. I hope he liked my present, a copy of Darklore Vol 4 featuring Robert Bauval (Amazon US & UK).
- Saddam Hussein’s rebuilding of Babylon fitted right-wing Fundamentalist prophecy like a glove, until they dethroned him.
- Seven mega-projects that could potentially reshape life on Earth in our lifetimes.
- Smart homes soon to be commonplace in Britain. What about the occupants?
- Up to 67 pesticides found in non-organic supermarket vegies. Key quote: “Pesticides are designed to kill things. Why wait for 20 years to discover they are bad for us?”
- In spite of global financial crises, military spending skyrockets. In case we riot.
- Navy’s drone ‘death ray’ takes out targets. Greg’s safe, he padded out TDG HQ with tinfoil (Mrs Grail doesn’t know yet).
- The bizarre & venomous Hispaniolan solenodon faces extinction. Cave of bones.
- Judge Dredd of worms traps prey with riot foam. Democracy is not for the worms.
- Night of the Chupacabras, from the excelente Inexplicata.
- At the subarashii Cryptomundo, Brent Swancer hooks Japan’s Dragon Fish.
- Psychotherapist Philip Chard dares to suggest most skeptics are too dismissive (the first comment quoting Shermer will make Greg lol).
- Anthropology professor Scott Littleton witnessed the Battle Of Los Angeles UFO in 1942 & says the truth is out there.
- Alien abduction experiences were discussed at the Association For Psychological Science annual convention, with speakers including skeptical psychiatrist Susan Clancy (ouch, check out the reviews at Amazon US & UK) & Stuart Apelle (university dean & Journal of UFO studies editor).
- Aliens & Angels: Heinz Insu Enkl weaves Whitley Strieber, UFOs, Charles Tart, divine beings & more in this thought-provoking essay.
- Pilgrimage in the Mazatec Mountains: sacred healing via the Santo Niños mushrooms.
- Jung’s big Red Book: imaginary friends & life after depth.
Quote of the Day:
“If we’re not open to the possibility that things we regard as preposterous might be true, then we’re going to miss the discoveries.”
Harvard psychiatrist Dr. Roger K. Pitman