‘In unseen worlds, science invariably crosses paths with fantasy.’
- Phil Plait asks “Did a skydiver almost get hit by a meteorite?”
- Mississippi trail cam captures strange object spooking deer.
- Bigfoot hunter Rick Dyer confesses to another hoax.
- A university lecturer claims to have photographed fairies in the Rossendale Valley in Lancashire. Dr Beachcomber gets to the bottom of it.
- Boulder carved with mysterious face discovered after falling off a Scottish cliff.
- Extract from Daisy Campbell and John Higgs’ interview with Alan Moore – voicing FUCKUP in Campbell’s play of Robert Anton Wilson’s ‘Cosmic Trigger’.
- Remembering Terence McKenna.
- Teller’s version of Shakespeare’s The Tempest takes magic literally.
- Ten ancient stories and the geological events that may have inspired them.
- Are animals fleeing Yellowstone a sign of an impending eruption?
- The Junkie Genius: new biography reveals the extremes of William S. Burroughs.
- Visions of the Impossible: Jeffrey Kripal explains how ‘fantastic’ stories unlock the nature of consciousness.
- Why physicists make up stories in the dark.
- Time to build a real Jurassic Park?
- Why psychics don’t win lotteries.
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Long live transfinite mountains, the hollow earth, time machines, fractal writing, aliens, dada, telepathy, flying saucers, warped space, teleportation, artificial reality, robots, pod people, hylozoism, endless shrinking, intelligent goo, antigravity, surrealism, software highs, two-dimensional time, gnarly computation, the art of photo composition, pleasure zappers, nanomachines, mind viruses, hyperspace, monsters from the deep and, of course, always and forever, the attack of the giant ants!