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10/18/2003 Bizarre burrowing purple frog found

Mysterious creature hails from time of Gondwanaland

10/12/2003 Egyptian Ruins in the Grand Canyon?

Perhaps the most amazing suppression of all is the excavation of an Egyptian tomb by the Smithsonian itself in Arizona. A lengthy front page story of the Phoenix Gazette on 5 April 1909, gave a highly detailed report of the discovery and excavation of a rock-cut vault by an expedition led by a Professor S.A. Jordan of the Smithsonian.

10/02/2003 Update On Deep Water Megalithic Stones and Structures Near Western Cuba

Back in 2000, Paulina Zelitsky had been contracted to take ocean current temperatures at various depths for a global warming study and was working in the waters northeast of Cabo San Antonio offshore from the Guanacahabibes Peninsula. That peninsula is geologically anomalous compared to the rest of Cuba and geologists think it originated from the continental margin of the Yucatan Peninsula. Both have lots of porous limestone mixed with bentonite clay and extremely fine sand. What stunned Paulina about the unexpected structures on the sea floor were the 90 degree angles and regular spacing of large objects as deep as 2200 feet.

9/10/2003 Ducks quack really does echo, after all!

Experts in acoustics have debunked one of the more esoteric myths of the modern age - that a duck's quack is the only sound that does not produce an echo.

8/17/2003 Face of Nefertiti 'recreated'

Egyptologists believe they have recreated the face of the legendary Queen Nefertiti.

8/14/2003 North America Black Out

Just in case somebody hasn't figured it out yet, the "photo" at right is a hoax -- a doctored-up satellite image.  It is not an actual photo of the blackout, it it somebody's concept of what the blackout looked like from space.  In fact, the "blackout" was nowhere near this severe!  Click on the link to see actual photos of what it looked like.

8/01/2003 Environmental Reality

Despite the panic-stricken tone of environmental commentary and politics, all environmental trends in the U.S. except for greenhouse-gas accumulation are favorable.

7/31/2003 Alzheimer's Disease Filmed

A short but dramatic film has for the first time shown doctors how Alzheimer's disease engulfs the parts of the brain responsible for memory, orientation and carrying out routine tasks.

7/25/2003 101 amazing facts about the earth

We live on a sphere of extremes and oddities. In fact it’s not really a sphere, but it is a wild planet, mottled with deadly volcanoes, rattled by killer earthquakes, drenched in disastrous deluges. But do you know which were the worst?

7/23/2003 GRACE Maps the Gravity of Earth

Why do some places on Earth have higher gravity than others?

7/16/2003 It's Official in Russia: UFOs are Real

In the British-based UFO Magazine, editor Graham Birdsall interviewed Valery Uvarov, who says, "I am head of the Department of UFO Research, Science and Technical, National Security Academy, based in St Petersburg, Russia… We are constantly analyzing data coming in from all over the world…The other aspect of our research stems from asking the question: Do UFOs exist or not? …We know they exist, but what is behind their activity, their interest?"

07/14/2003 The Satellites that Surround Earth

Thousands of satellites orbit the Earth. Costing billions of dollars, this swarm of high altitude robots is now vital to communication, orientation, and imaging both Earth and space.

07/12/2003 The Mechanics Of Baseball

Baseball has evolved in favor of the hitter. Here are nine factors that have changed the game.

07/11/2003 How To Foil An Alien Abduction

You're driving along a dark, deserted road when suddenly a UFO appears overhead in front of you. You pull over just as a beam of light radiates from the craft, and you can see five gray-colored aliens descending in the beam. You get out of your car for a closer look. Uh-oh! The aliens are rapidly moving toward you, and you think that you're going to be abducted. What should you do?

07/07/2003 Scientist Weighs the Soul

Dr. Duncan MacDougall says that if there's a soul that exists separately from our brains and bodies, then it has to take up physical space and have weight, and this can be measured.

06/27/2003 Mysterious Light Over Crop Circle

Italy has had mysterious lights associated with some of its crop formations this year.

06/27/2003 SpaceShipOne

Slung below its equally innovative mothership dubbed White Knight, SpaceShipOne rides above planet Earth, photographed during a recent flight test.

06/05/2003 Battle Of The X-Planes

A secret air war is being waged in clear California skies and in dreary Pentagon briefing rooms. It is the battle of the X-planes -- some so secret they have never been photographed. The outcome of this quiet conflict will determine where and how the nation fights its future wars: in air or space, with humans or silicon chips in the cockpit.

05/29/2003 Male Sweat Relaxes Women

Ladies! Looking for a way to relax? Then try sniffing a man's underarm. New research shows that armpit sweat calms female volunteers.

05/04/2003 Were Einstein and Newton Autistic?

"Geeks," such as mathematicians, engineers and physicists, have a relatively high rate of autism in their families. Einstein and Newton both had the three key symptoms of Asperger syndrome: obsessive interests, difficulty in social relationships, and problems communicating.

05/04/2003 A Sonic Boom

Many people have heard a sonic boom, but few have seen one.

05/03/2003 New subatomic particle found

Researchers have stumbled across a new subatomic particle. The mysterious body is causing theorists to rethink their ideas about the strong force, which binds subatomic particles together into atoms.

04/11/2003 New Roswell Witness

Anne Robbins now lives in Midland, Texas. She's the widow of a career military man who was stationed in Roswell during the Roswell crash in July, 1947. She remembers the description of the saucer that her husband, Technical Sergeant Ernest Robert Robbins, told her he helped recover and the three small beings that were found outside the craft. Now 84 years old, Robbins has never before spoken publicly about Roswell, but she now says that what her late husband saw was not a downed weather balloon. 

04/09/2003 Miraculous Messages from Water

Water has a very important message for us. Water is telling us to take a much deeper look at our selves. When we do look at our selves through the mirror of water, the message becomes amazingly, crystal, clear. We know that human life is directly connected to the quality of our water, both within and all around us.

04/08/2003 Daylight Savings Time

Come learn the history of daylight saving, from Benjamin Franklin to the present....

03/29/2003 Is the Earth preparing to flip?

It is not just the plot for a far-fetched science-fiction disaster movie. Something unexplained really is happening to the Earth's magnetic field.

03/17/2003 Global Earth Tremors Update: 3-16-03

A global seismic event was recorded again at the USGS Seismic Servers Website for several hours today. Things have since returned to calm. Today's event was not as vigorous as the March 11th event, but it was definitely a global seismic disturbance.

03/16/2003 Squash Appears Filled With Letters, Symbols 

Yellow Squash Contains Seeds Engraved with Letters and Symbols from Different Languages

03/13/2003 Evidence Of A Parallel Universe?

Two Australian scientists believe they have found evidence of a parallel universe of strange matter within our own Solar System. 

03/05/2003 Stonehenge Built as Female Symbol?

The reason Stonehenge was built 4,800 years ago remains mysterious. Archeologists have speculated that it was a place of worship or an early calendar. But a gynecologist thinks its design may be based on female genitalia. Gynecologist Anthony Perks first got the idea after noticing how the inner stones are arranged more in an egg-shaped pattern than a true circle. When he compared the layout with the shape of female sexual organs, he found surprising parallels.

03/05/2003 New Orleans Sinking Fast

We read about Venice sinking into the sea, but New Orleans is sinking right here at home. Most of North America is built on bedrock, but New Orleans is built on Mississippi River silt, which is settling, due to gravity. This settling has been going on for a long time, but lately the surface has been dropping fast. 

02/28/2003 Riddle of 'Baghdad's Batteries'

Arran Frood investigates what could have been the very first batteries and how these important archaeological and technological artefacts are now at risk from the impending war in Iraq. 

02/17/2003 K-bot's face is modelled on one of her creator's friends New robot face smiles and sneers

K-bot has a feminine face and is capable of 28 facial movements, including smiling, sneering, furrowing her brow and arching her eyebrows. She also has cameras in her eyes to recognise and respond to humans.

02/12/2003 Why Do We Hiccup?

Scientists finally think they may be able to explain why we get the hiccups.

02/10/2003 The History of Michael Jackson's Face

Not quite science news -- or is it??!?

01/26/2003 Top 10 Out-Of-Place Artifacts

Walk into any modern museum, or open any history textbook, and the picture of the past presented is one in which humanity started from primitive beginnings, and steadily progressed upward in the development of culture and science. Most of the artifacts preserved in archaeological and geological records have been neatly arranged to fit this accepted linear view of our past.

Yet many other tantalizing bits and pieces unearthed offer a very different story of what really happened. Called out-of-place artifacts, they don't fit the established pattern of prehistory, pointing back instead to the existence of advanced civilizations before any of the known ancient cultures came into being.

01/23/2003 Four-winged dinos from China

Recently discovered fossils of feathered dinosaurs with four wings are raising new questions about the origins of flight. The turkey-sized creatures probably lived in the trees about 130 million years ago and used their wings and long tail to glide from branch-to-branch.

01/21/2003 'Oldest star chart' found

The oldest image of a star pattern, that of the famous constellation of Orion, has been recognized on an ivory tablet some 32,500 years old.

01/20/2003 Earth’s capture of the moon circa 2000 BC

How Earth gained such a large moon is still one of the great unsolved mysteries of our time. I propose past planetary chaos involving Earth, Mars and Venus resulted in the capture of the moon in orbit around the Earth circa 2000 BC. This chaotic ‘capture’ of the moon paralleling a “Dark Age” as proposed by archaeologists.

01/17/2003 Magnets Can Change Your Mind

Unexplained magnetized objects have been removed from the bodies of close encounter witnesses by Dr. Roger Leir. Now we know that magnetism can be used to alter the mind, so maybe we're not far from understanding what the implants are doing inside abductees. It's also possible that the reversal of magnetism between the north and south poles, which is on the way, could affect the way our brains work — the same way it seems to be affecting migrating animals.

Confused penguins migrate to nowhere

The penguins at the San Francisco Zoo are swimming around in circles for hours at a time because they have been bamboozled by six new birds into performing a mock migration, officials have said. 

01/15/2003 Radiation mayhem if Earth's poles flip

The North Pole is on the move. Scientists have found large holes appearing in the Earth's magnetic field, suggesting the north and south poles are preparing to reverse positions in a magnetic flip.

01/10/2003 Georgian skull's link to our past

He did not know it yet, but in his hands he held the almost perfectly preserved skull of the most ancient human being ever found in Europe — 1.8 million years old.

01/09/2003 Warping Space

Abell 1689 is seen to warp space as predicted by Einstein's theory of gravity — bending light from individual galaxies which lie behind the cluster to produce multiple, curved images.

01/09/2003 UFO or Clouds?

Three Oklahoma helicopter pilots took some intriguing photos of lenticular clouds, which are often mistaken for UFOs because of their circular shape. However, the third photo shows a small round object in the center of the cloud, so the question is: do the photos show clouds, a UFO — or both?

01/08/2003 Einstein proven right on gravity

The speed of gravity has been measured for the first time, revealing that it does indeed travel at the speed of light.

01/08/2003 Ring Of Stars Found Circling the Milky Way

A team of scientists from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey has discovered a previously unseen band of stars beyond the edge of the Milky Way Galaxy.

01/01/2003 Ape Learns to Talk

A bonobo who has grown up among humans may have developed the ability to talk, claims a research team from the US.

01/01/2003 Living Underwater

Life, say the experts, began in the sea. And if the way we spend our vacations is an accurate indicator, there are few things we enjoy more than revisiting our submerged roots. Cavorting with dolphins, badgering sharks from the safety of steel cages and photographing exotic fish through the portholes of tourist submarines fascinates landlubbers from Prague to Peoria. For those who find these forays into Neptune's realm too brief, Italian naval architect Giancarlo Zema has the perfect dream home, the Trilobis 65. Part yacht and part submarine, it could convince Capt. Nemo to hang a "for sale" sign on the Nautilus.

12/29/2002 City At Sea

Norman L. Nixon loves to talk about the enormity of it all. "Walk in a straight line for about 12 minutes," he says. "If you don't dawdle, you'll cover slightly less than a mile. Now, make a right turn and walk beyond the length of two football fields. Duplicate these lines to make a rectangle, then look up to the height of a 25-story building. This is what Freedom will be." Listening to him talk about it, you begin to understand why Nixon doesn't refer to Freedom Ship as the world's largest vessel, but the world's first floating city.

12/27/2002 America's Nuclear Flying Saucer

From 300 miles in space the LRV would be able to rain nuclear destruction on the Soviet Union, Red China and North Korea. 

12/27/2002 Why Women are More Religious Than Men

For decades researchers have pondered a mysterious gender disparity in religious commitment. It turns out they may have been asking the wrong question, according to a University of Washington religious scholar.

12/27/2002 A new exhibit on Albert Einstein dissects his slippery science

Science exhibits don't often come with a warning sign. But there's one at the entrance to a sprawling, new exhibit on Albert Einstein's life and science at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The sign has no words. It's a video screen whose center is dominated by a dark blob. Around the blob yawn strangely bloated, bowed, stretched, and sometimes doubled images of museum visitors. That's how they might appear if light from them were distorted by a black hole — an unimaginably dense package of matter whose existence follows from Einstein's theories.

12/15/2002 Tiahuanacu, ancient seaport 12,500 feet above sea level

As an amateur mesoamerican history buff, I have always wanted to see Tiahuanacu, an ancient city perched high in the Andes above La Paz, Bolivia — the remains of a civilization predating the Incas which may be over 17,000 years old.

12/14/2002 Record Ice Loss in Arctic

Melting was so severe on the Greenland ice sheet in June that field researcher Konrad Steffen wondered just how he would get off the continent.

12/13/2002 More Signs That Solar System Has Tenth Planet

The solar system may have a tenth planet lurking beyond the orbit of Pluto, calculations by astronomers in Britain and Argentina indicate. "Planet X" could lie 60 times further from the Sun than the Earth, roughly 600 million miles out. But nobody would have spotted it directly because, if it exists, it orbits in a direction that astronomers rarely study.

12/11/2002 Evolution of Crop Patterns Near Britain's Chilbolton Radio Telescope Observatory, 1999 - 2002

As I have investigated and reported about crop formations since 1991, I began to wonder if the patterns were connected over arcs of time at the same geographic locations. One example of what seems to be patterns related to each other year after year occurred near the Chilbolton Radio Telescope Observatory between June 1999 and August 2002.

12/04/2002 Man Prepares to Ascend Vertically into Space in Own Rocket

There's an infamous line from the old Star Trek television series: "To boldly go where no man has gone," and it just happens to be the goal for one Oregon man who plans to become the world's first backyard astronaut. 

12/03/2002 Human Skulls Are 'Oldest Americans'
Tests on skulls found in Mexico suggest they are almost 13,000 years old - and shed fresh light on how humans colonized the Americas.
11/26/2002 Spiders Weave Huge Natural Wonder in B.C.

A biology professor in northern British Columbia has spotted a clover field crawling with spiders. "When you see horror movies with spider web festooned from this place to that place and so on, it comes nowhere near approaching what occurred in this field," Thair told CBC Radio's As It Happens. 

11/25/2002 Earth's Magnetic Field

Why does the Earth have a magnetic field?

11/24/2002 CIA releases new 'Noah's Ark' documents

The CIA has released two new documents that indicate the search for ''Noah's Ark'' reached the level of the White House, according to a report in Insight Magazine.

11/21/2002 Dearborn Teens Create Antigravity Machine

Three Dearborn teenagers are among the first high school students to develop an "antigravity machine." According to its creators, the lightweight, triangle-shaped craft defies Newton’s third law of gravity and flies without the aid of fans, jets or even an engine.

11/20/2002 Shocking Face Lift for Big Ben

Chaos and confusion reigned in central London today as commuters in Westminster found themselves witnesses to an extraordinary and disturbing event. At eight minutes past eight this morning the clock face of Big Ben - the capital's most recognised symbol - underwent a startling and sudden transformation.

11/10/2002 Green Flash from the Sun

Many think it is just a myth. Others think it is true but its cause isn't known. Adventurers pride themselves on having seen it. It's a green flash from the Sun. The truth is the green flash does exist and its cause is well understood.


Possible Pole-Shift Precursor Found!

The Hutton Commentaries (THC) has been saying from the beginning that a shift in the poles of Earth’s rotational axis can only be caused by a significant shift of mass somewhere within our planet. Now, two scientists studying data on Earth’s gravity field have found evidence of just such a mass shift that began in 1998.

11/06/2002 Laser Weapon Destroys Artillery Fire

A high-energy laser beam shot down an artillery shell in mid flight during a US military test on Tuesday.

10/26/2002 FDA Approves Implantable Chip Sales In Humans

A surprise decision by the Food and Drug Administration permits the use of implantable ID chips in humans, despite an FDA investigator's recent public reservations about the devices.

10/21/2002 Oldest Evidence of Jesus?

Officials at the Royal Ontario Museum say they have repaired the stone burial box known as the James ossuary and in the process have made some new discoveries about its age.

10/19/2002 Boeing makes once-secret, subsonic 'Bird of Prey' public

Named after a Klingon spacecraft in "Star Trek," The Boeing Co. yesterday took the wraps off what was once one of its most classified "black" military airplane projects known as the "Bird of Prey."

10/19/2002 Cosmic rays 'linked to clouds'

German scientists have found a significant piece of evidence linking cosmic rays to climate change. They have detected charged particle clusters in the lower atmosphere that were probably caused by the space radiation. 

10/19/2002 Stone skimming formula adds new spin

The idle weekend pastime of skimming stones on a lake has been taken apart and reduced to a mathematical formula by a French physicist.

10/12/2002 Dino-mummy shows some skin

A mummified dinosaur, unwrapped from the rocks of Montana, has revealed how the creature looked and how it lived 77 million years ago — down to the texture of its skin and the contents of its stomach, scientists say.

10/11/2002 Turin Shroud may be genuine after all

The Turin Shroud bearing the features of a crucified man may well be the cloth that enveloped the body of Christ, a renowned textile historian told United Press International Tuesday. 

10/09/2002 USAF Acknowledges Beam Weapon Readiness

Directed-energy technology is ready to be used as weaponry and, in a mature state, one device carried by an unmanned aircraft could attack each of 100 targets with 1,000 pulses of energy in a single sortie, says a former director of the U.S. Air Force's high-power microwave program.

10/01/2002 Ozone Hole Over Antarctica Has Shrunk, Split in Two

The ozone hole over Antarctica is markedly smaller this year than in the last few years and has split in two, government scientists reported Monday.

10/01/2002  Virtual reality unmasks King Tut

A high-tech facial reconstruction has shed new light on the looks of King Tutankhamen, the teenage king of ancient Egypt immortalized for nearly a century by his golden death mask.

09/16/2002 Speed of Light Broken with Basic Lab Kit

Electric signals can be transmitted at least four times faster than the speed of light using only basic equipment that would be found in virtually any college science department.

09/15/2002 Discovery of new star type may defy fundamental physics

A pair of bizarre objects found by an orbiting X-ray telescope may represent a new class of star and may contain a new form of matter, defying current theories of particle physics and astronomy.

09/15/2002 FDA clears implantable microchip for sale

The Federal Drug Administration has ruled that an implantable microchip used for ID purposes is not a regulated device, paving the way for the chip's immediate sale in the United States, the manufacturer announced today.

09/15/2002 South African fossil discoveries change thinking about human evolution

Ancient bone tools and spear points found in cliff-side caves along South Africa's coast may turn back the clock on the emergence of modern human behavior.

09/15/2002 Ancient Earth Had Magnetic Field Three Times Stronger Than Once Thought

A new technique for measuring the Earth's magnetic field back to the days of the dinosaurs and beyond has revealed that the magnetic field was as much as three times stronger in ancient Earth than previous techniques suggested. The new method could help scientists better understand ancient Earth, including how its molten core behaved in its early days. The results of the first field test of the new technique appear in the March 2 issue of Science.

09/15/2002 3800 Year Old Alphabet Found On Six Continents

A journalist, while attempting to document some unusual and very old rock art in remote North America, has discovered an ancient alphabet. This alphabet is identical to ancient writing found in two other distant locations around the globe. The author's discovery is in Colorado and has been dated to 800 BCE. In the Negev desert of Israel, this writing has been dated to 1500 BCE. In southern Australia, the alphabet is estimated to be over 3800 years old.

09/15/2002 Ancient traces of human-like life discovered in Ethiopia

Challenging the long-held belief that man's earliest ancestors first emerged on the grassy plains, scientists working in Ethiopia have found what may be the oldest known traces of human-like life - teeth and bones from up to 5.8 million years ago.

09/15/2002 American city life 4,500 years ago

At a time when the Sumerians ruled Mesopotamia and the Stone Age gripped Europe, a group of people half a world away built a city whose remains are about to rewrite a key chapter in the history of the New World.

09/15/2002 Ancient trees may illuminate story of Atlantis

Researchers say ancient pine tree stumps found in a Swedish peat bog may hold a record of the great volcanic blast that some historians link with the end of the fabled Atlantis.

09/15/2002 Light can break its own speed limit, researchers say

For generations, physicists believed there is nothing faster than light moving through a vacuum — a speed of 186,000 miles per second. But in an experiment in Princeton, New Jersey, physicists sent a pulse of laser light through cesium vapor so quickly that it left the chamber before it had even finished entering.

09/15/2002 Top sweetener condemned by secret report

Britain's best-selling sweetener was condemned as dangerous and potentially toxic in a report compiled by some of the world's biggest soft drinks manufacturers - who now buy tons of it to add to diet drinks.

06/29/2002 3D Display Offers a New View

Like something out of Star Wars, startup Actuality Systems has uncloaked a 3D computer display capable of turning flat computer-generated images into what look like solid objects.

04/25/2001 NASA Demonstrates Their New Electrostatic Levitator

Right before your eyes, floating in mid-air with no visible means of support or containment, is a molten glob of glowing metal. Scientists gather around, talking excitedly, observing and recording their measurements. Unlike the hovering sample, however, the onlookers aren't floating. Gravity holds them firmly to the ground.

03/31/2001 Fuel Cells Could Alter the Way Power is Supplied

It would be as if George Jetson took control of your home: Your own personal power plant, called a fuel cell, could run your lights, your appliances, your air conditioning. It could cut your dependence on power lines; it could cut your power bills.

03/22/2001 New Human Relative Shakes Family Tree

Scientists working in northern Kenya have unearthed a battered, but almost complete, skull for a new breed of early human ancestor that could change human evolutionary history. The 3.5-million-year old remains, damaged by minerals growing in cracks throughout the bone, have been assigned the scientific name Kenyanthropus platyops, or the Flat-Faced Man from Kenya.

02/15/2001 The Sun Does a Flip

You can't tell by looking, but scientists say the Sun has just undergone an important change. Our star's magnetic field has flipped.

02/15/2001 Time Zero for Earth

Gregg Braden is currently traveling around the United States and in the media, telling of the scientific proof of the Earth passing through the Photon Belt and the slowing of the Earths rotation. At the same time there is an increase in the resonant frequency of the Earth (Schumann Resonance). When the Earth stops its rotation and the resonance frequency reaches 13 cycles we will beat a zero point magnetic field. The Earth will be stopped, and in 2 or 3 days it will start turning again in the opposite direction. This will produce a reversal in the magnetic fields around the earth and so forth.

02/15/2001 Materials Can Heal Themselves, Scientists Say

Scientists say they have created an "immune system" for composite materials that lets them repair themselves when damaged. 

02/15/2001 'Jurassic Park' Unearthed In Argentina's Patagonia

Argentine paleontologists declared on Wednesday that they had found a sprawling "Jurassic Park" of dinosaur fossils in the heart of Patagonia they dubbed "possibly the most significant find ever". 

02/15/2001   DNA and Cellular Changes

Everyone has one double helix of DNA. What we are finding is that there are other helixes that are being formed. In the double helix there are two strands of DNA coiled into a spiral. It is my understanding that we will be developing twelve helixes. During this time, which seems to have started maybe 5 to 20 years ago, we have been mutating. This is the scientific explanation. It is a mutation of our species into something for which the end result is not yet known.  



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