Surprising fact of the day: the Aztec Empire came into being 200 years after Oxford University began teaching students…
- Islamic State sets its sights on the destruction of the Great Sphinx and pyramids.
- Is the Himalayan Yeti a real animal?
- China establishes earthquake early-warning centre that uses changes in animal behaviour to predict imminent quakes.
- Science and the agony of ignorance.
- How many craters are there on Earth? Not as many as you might think…
- Why a meta-analysis of 90 precognition studies does not provide convincing evidence of a true effect.
- Couple married for 75 years die in each others arms within the space of a day.
- Haunting images of Italy’s ‘incorruptible’ saints.
- The five most mystifying extraterrestrial sightings of the past year.
- Why do UFOs love this Utah ranch so much? (We covered the ‘Skinwalker Ranch’ comprehensively back in 2006 – researcher interview, book review, and guest article)
- Star Trek got it right: Convergent evolution suggests there should be some extraterrestrials that look human. But where are they?
- Early-morning canoeist shocked as man dressed as an undertaker emerges from morning fog standing in a coffin.
- 100 feet to hell: Centipedes discovered a kilometre underground.
- Image(s) of the Day: Animals around the world keep riding each other, and it’s starting to freak me out.
Quote of the Day:
A monopoly on the means of communication may define a ruling elite more precisely than the celebrated Marxian formula of ‘monopoly in the means of production.
Robert Anton Wilson